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Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: EF24-105mm f/4 IS USM
Shutter speed: 1/160th second
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 400

This photo image originally appeared in the August 2011 issue.


Crew takes correct steps in Alaska rescue

The 60-foot Bayliner motoryacht Nordic Mistress sank in the Gulf of Alaska earlier this year. All five crew were rescued, and the Coast Guard praised them for being prepared.The Coast Guard praised five boaters who were rescued this spring after their 60-foot motoryacht sank in the Gulf of Alaska, saying the crew was well-prepared for the emergency and the conditions.

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Pilot mooring fields in Florida will help develop policies

Mooring and anchoring regulations have been topics of much debate in Florida.Florida has chosen four locales for pilot mooring fields, expecting that they will make cruising more enjoyable while spurring more communities to install moorings for cruisers.

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Talkin’ Boats with Steve D’Antonio, Marine consultant

With nearly 25 years of experience as a marine mechanic, electrician, consultant and boatyard manager, Steve D’Antonio ranks as one of the most knowledgeable boating experts in the country. He has operated Virginia-based Steve D’Antonio Marine Consulting since 2007, advising boat buyers, owners and industry professionals (www.stevedmarineconsulting.com).



Local Waters

Boston Lighthouse
The second beacon to sit on Little Brewster Island in Boston Harbor was built in 1783 and is the second-oldest working lighthouse in the United States, after Sandy Hook (N.J.) Lighthouse. It is the only lighthouse still
actively staffed by the Coast Guard.



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