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The essentials of good seamanship

There's much more to being a competent skipper than knowing how to run a boat. - Check yourself by reading these five articles. - ... more

Lobster Boat kings Convene

A symposium in Castine, Maine, brings sailors and Down East boatbuilders together.  Sailors ... more

Gentlemen of the Harbor

A day aboard a working tug in Baltimore - My valued friendship with one of the port of Baltimore’s senior tug captains enabled this small-craft sailor to experience the sights ... more

Talkin’ boats with Scott Deal President, Maverick Boat Co.

Things couldn’t have been better for Scott Deal this past Labor Day Weekend. Not only was he immersed in his passion for fly-fishing, he was teaching his 23-year-old daughter Elliott ... more

Winterize right: The effort will pay off

Fellow boaters who know me will probably accuse me of sounding like a broken record, but that’s fine because this is worth mentioning over and over. ... more

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Blogs and Columns

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Bon voyage but not goodbye, Bay Tripper

Jack Sherwood possesses one of the most authentic voices in marine publishing over the last two decades. - For the last 17 years, Jack wrote a monthly column for Soundings called “Bay Tripper,” in which he chronicled the various characters and places he encountered as...

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Sea Savvy

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Every little thing’s not gonna be all right

I’ve been amazed over the years by boat problems caused by the tiniest of things. I know about the big things — the bottom falling out, the engine quitting in...

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To heck with duct tape

- Most any boater is aware of the virtues of duct tape — the stuff can be applied to...

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Used Boat Review

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Tartan 37 sloop

Not many sailors can say they’ve run aground in Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. military base in Cuba. Philip May was an officer on a Navy...

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Running your boat in rough conditions

Last month I discussed the capabilities and limitations of planing, semiplaning and displacement hulls in rough conditions. Now let’s take a look at offshore boat-handling tactics, tips and strategies. -...

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New Boats

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300 LXF joins the Scout lineup

Scout has added another boat to its luxury fleet. The 300 LXF is the fourth model in this category, joining the 275 LXF, 320 LXF and 350 LXF.

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