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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.



Seamanship Quiz January 2013

Test your knowledge with these Coast Guard license exam prep questions from the National Captain’s Institute www.captains.com



Once Around the Block: The Vendee Globe

Once Around the Block: The Vendee Globe solo, non-stop race around the world set sail Nov. 10 from Les Sables d’Olonne, France. The 20-boat fleet was winnowed down in the first two weeks of the race, as six skippers retired with damage and failures. www.vendeeglobe.org


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