The Zurn Factor

The Zurn Factor

Meet naval architect Doug Zurn, whose Downeast-style boats are synonymous with New England.

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Working It

More women are wading into the hardcore profession of lobstering and finding dream jobs on the water.

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Vacuuming the Sea

A Rhode Island nonprofit is installing skimmers in New England harbors to help deal with plastics pollution.

The Real Deal(er)

The Real Deal(er)

The editors of Soundings and Power & Motoryacht teamed up with Staten Island Yacht Sales to learn the value of working with a reputable dealer.

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Cruising Heaven

Maine boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the country. Here’s where to put the hook down along its coast this summer.

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Running In Fog

Running in fog can be challenging. Here’s how to safely handle it the next time the thick stuff rolls in.

Boat Shop

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Play It Smart

No amount of horsepower or gadgetry can compensate for seamanship skills, so it pays to get yours in order.

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Keep it Cool

If you don’t want to sweat through the dog days of summer. it’s important to give your air conditioning some TLC to keep things chilly.

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Power Predicament

Greenline’s new NEO dayboat has the option of internal combustion or electric engines. Which is best for you?

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Life Lessons

The Community Boating Center provides opportunities for city kids that go far beyond sailing.

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Electronic Visual Distress Signals

In 2015, I tested the first electronic distress signal that could effectively and legally replace the flares that the U.S. Coast Guard requires on most of our boats. Hot flares always struck me as a dangerous way to seek help.

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Mobile Tech

The ROAM app released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection lets boaters report their return to U.S. waters by way of smartphone or tablet.

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