Tom Kane has bought and sold a fleet’s worth of small boats through the years — in fact, his wife, Michaela, counts a dozen. But there’s one builder he keeps coming back to.
Buying a 43-foot trawler without your wife seeing the boat first? Some might consider that a risky move, but for Sandy Fink, it wasn't much of a stretch.
The 64-year-old retiree and his wife, Fran, agreed they were interested in buying a trawler, with the shared intention of cruising out of their home port in Warwick, R.I.
What do you do after you've done the Great Loop in a 39-foot trawler? In 2008, Scott and Mary Coles had just completed that dream cruise. Five years of planning and execution, it was a 6,700-nautical-mile voyage in their Mainship 390 trawler along North America's great inland waterways - the Hudson River, the St. Lawrence, the Great Lakes, the Mississippi, the Intracoastal Waterway and others.
Do you remember what you did during seventh-grade art class? Vince Falcigno was working hard on a painting of a full-rigged ship, putting down on canvas what he was reading about in his spare time.
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