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Seamanship Quiz - February 2014

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



Baja, Pro-Line launch new models

Baja Marine made a big splash at the fall boat shows with its new outboard-powered 26-foot sportboat — the first non-sterndrive model in the brand’s history.



Winter work

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Biscayne Bay gets a wide-angle view of the lower St. Mary’s River, which connects Lake Superior to Lake Huron, while conducting ice-breaking operations.

February 2014 issue


Images - Bright blocks

Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II

Shutter speed: 1/10 second

Lens focal length: 70mm

Aperture: f/14

ISO: 400

February 2014 issue


All that’s wrong with ‘All is Lost’

Robert Redford's character in the film blunders in ways no experienced sailor would.Good sailing movies are rare, so it was with great anticipation that I went to see “All is Lost,” starring Robert Redford. If you know nothing about sailing, the film is a great white-knuckle chronicle of man fighting adversity. But I’ve been sailing since high school and I was profoundly distracted, stunned and disappointed to see so many sailing faux pas.



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