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Hinckley's Picnic Boat 40 is the latest iteration of the builder's iconic and best-selling design. Come along as Pim Van Hemmen gets a ride.

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Fjord 44 Coupé

Hanse’s angular yet graceful Fjord 44 Coupe has a glass deckhouse that takes the concept of a bright and breezy luxury interior to the next level.

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Is Your Boat's Engine Ready for Winter?

While it isn’t winter yet, it’s certainly the right time to devise a game plan for putting your boat’s engine(s) away for the winter… the right way.

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VIDEO: A Tight Fit

Building a wooden boat is a little bit like assembling a jigsaw puzzle. Watch as a shipwright uses traditional techniques to install deck planking on the 130-year-old fishing vessel Fremad II. WATCH

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Commonsense Anchoring

Knowing how to properly deploy and set an anchor is the key to a good night’s sleep on the hook.

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Seamanship Quiz

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

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Racing The Big Ones

The sights and sounds of a fine schooner can bewitch, and keep the enamored returning, in body and mind, forever.

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Rebel Yell

On a damp gray morning in September, I left a dry room in a B&B on Bellevue Avenue to walk down to Bannister’s Wharf, smack in the middle of the harbor front, ground zero for the town’s seafaring past.

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Mystery of the Mayflower

“Available for Charter: Mayflower, of 180 tons, owners Robert Childe, Thomas Short, Christopher Jones and Christopher Nichols.

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Sonar on Steroids

High-powered commercial technology is trickling down to sportfishing boats, and it’s nothing short of a revolution for anglers who want to up their game.

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Beauty & Innovation

The Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island, celebrates the  gorgeous and ground-breaking designs of Capt. Nathanael Greene Herreshoff.

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Captain Kirk Reynolds

As captain of Aphrodite, a 74-foot Purdy commuter yacht that ties up every summer in Rhode Island’s Watch Hill Harbor, Kirk Reynolds is responsible for one of the most beautifully restored boats in the Northeast.

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Saving Sindbad

Based on a North Sea trawler and built of steel and aluminum in 1962, Sindbad was made to cross oceans. Fifty-six years later, she’s been given a makeover.

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Stay Connected

Wave WiFi has added 3G and 4G cellular products to its line. These models work with the company’s WiFi antennas, routers and web-based firmware.

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Weathered Look

New additions to Gill’s collection of performance gear are the Navigator Jacket­—a lightweight, waterproof and breathable piece of outerwear for coastal mariners—and Waterproof Socks, the company’s first waterproof, windproof and breathable socks.

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Keep Cool

Webasto’s 115-volt BlueCool S-Series is available in five sizes, and each self-contained unit is designed for boats that are limited in space or onboard power.

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Enhanced Target Tracking

Raymarine’s Magnum open-array radar offers enhanced target tracking and image detail in a pedestal built to withstand the marine environment.

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Diesel Fuel Filter

The Keenan Filter System from KTI Systems has maintenance, diagnostic and repair functions to polish fuel and switch filters.

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LiveScope

Garmin’s Panoptix LiveScope lets anglers distinguish species of fish, even when the boat isn’t moving.