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Gales Gales of November - Images

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

Shutter speed: 1/2,000 second

Lens focal length: 500mm

Aperture: f/5.6

ISO: 100

December 2014 issue


Dyer 29

Illustration by Jim Ewing

It’s 1955. Dwight Eisenhower is in the White House, James Dean is the movie matinee idol, and the Brooklyn Dodgers finally win the World Series. In Warren, Rhode Island, designer and boatbuilder Nick Potter is finishing a new powerboat based on the traditional New England lobstering and fishing boats he knows so well.



Son of Soundings: in memory of a founding father

Soundings co-founder Scott HyfieldEditor’s note: Scott Hyfield was the last surviving Soundings founder when he died earlier this year. His son wrote this remembrance.

When a parent passes away, the memories come back like a flood tide. My dad, Scott Hyfield, passed away this past May at the age of 82.

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SEAMANSHIP QUIZ - November 2014

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




Shrimp Toast

Sixty-seven fishing vessels sought refuge from Tropical Storm Dolly in the port of Brownsville, Texas, late this summer, and three ran aground after departing. The shrimper Jackie C. (shown here) went aground on South Padre Island and was safely pulled free.

November 2014 issue


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