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Committed to memory

- I flew to Providence, Rhode Island, last week, on my way to a meeting. It was a beautiful morning, and as we descended from cruising altitude I could clearly see Jamestown to starboard. Dutch Harbor Boat Yard was peppered with...

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Bay Tripper

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On patrol with the Maryland Natural Resources Police

“Stand your ground, surround him and don’t let him take you,” said Capt. Whitehurst to his crew and the other oyster dredgers. And when Whitehurst refused to heave-to upon the command of Capt. Clarke of the Maryland Oyster Navy sloop Folly, the...

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New England Fishing

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Variety is the spice of life: summer fishing at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

At 17.6 miles from shore to shore, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel takes vehicular traffic on U.S. Route 13 across the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. A pleasant side effect of this engineering marvel is that it creates a massive chunk of underwater structure...

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Loose Cannon

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Peter Swanson's Soundings blog

PassageMaker executive editor Peter Swanson weighs in with his thoughts on recreational boating and the boating lifestyle.

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Swamp Yankee

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Bill Sisson's refit blog

Soundings editor-in-chief Bill Sisson details the refit of a 22-year-old Down Easter.

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