The Maverick Boat Co. created the Cobia 277CC around a specific goal. “Deliver big-water performance and features in a manageable package,” says director of marketing Charlie Johnson. “It has seating for up to 10 and real creature comforts, but it still is a tournament-capable fishing boat. Conversion to and from a family boat to a serious fishing boat is easy and without sacrifices.”
A crewmember from the 85-foot schooner Liana’s Ransom took it upon himself to jump to a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat in a spring storm 58 miles off Gloucester, Massachusetts. The captain issued a mayday when the tall ship, en route from Nova Scotia to the Caribbean, had engine problems and the sails wrapped around the mast in 10-foot seas and 30-knot winds. (The image is from a Coast Guard video.)
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His passion for the water and good Samaritan’s spirit led him to help countless boaters out of trouble, and they remained a source of pride until his final days. “If you asked him what the best moments in his life were, besides getting married and having kids, he’d say it was a day he saved someone’s life,” Joseph Frohnhoefer III says of his father.
The replica vlieboat Halve Maen is loaded for transport to Holland.
Camera: EOS 5 DMKIII
Shutter speed: 1/125 second
Lens focal length: 115mm
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