Simply put, a good trawler is one that will handle the kind of cruising its owner intends, and do so safely, reliably and comfortably. The Catch-22 is that there are no working crystal balls, and many people starting their search for the perfect trawler have no idea what kind of cruising they'll be doing.
Mark Hayhoe feels at peace producing fewer emissions courtesy of his revolutionary Campion Allante 645.
Emissions - even if we hate them, we create them. And if we don't, others do while making the stuff we buy. What those emissions are and how much of them go into the atmosphere or into the ground and water is largely taboo.
Winter in the Maine boat shop
Benjamin Mendlowitz photos
Like the forest trees that traditionally provided wood for skiffs, workboats and yachts, Maine's boat shops respond to the seasons.
Call it the yin and the yang of canvas. Although rooftops of buildings have been used for solar power for decades, boats - especially sailboats - have been difficult to adapt.
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