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The sun sets on a herring boat with dories in tow near Burnt Cove in Stonington, Maine. The Atlantic herring fishery is an important one in the Gulf of Maine and is the primary bait used by lobstermen.

February 2013 issue


Sunrise off St. Barths

Camera: Canon EOS-1DS

Lens focal length: 30 mm

ISO: 100

Aperture: f/5.6

Shutter speed: 1/2,000 second

February 2013 issue


Trawler and cruising events for the new year

TrawlerPort will be part of the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach Feb. 14-18.Trawler cruisers and others who aspire to cruise under power have two options on the horizon to help them get up to speed.



Mustang recalls 11 PFD products

Mustang Survival, of Bellingham, Wash., has issued a voluntary recall of 11 inflatable PFD models and inflatable PFD re-arm kits because some of the inflator mechanisms may be faulty, resulting in a delay in inflation of the PFD or no inflation at all.



Yamaha joins the joystick movement

Yamaha's Helm Master system gives joystick manueverability to boats powered with its electronically controlled outboards.The much-anticipated joystick-equipped helm control system from Yamaha — called Helm Master — hits the market in March.



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