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Bigger faster stronger

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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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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A Repurposed Boat?

Sam Devlin’s TugZilla 26  is small enough to be a real harbor-type tug, but is  versatile enough to serve in many capacities.

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Fortier 26

“Designed by a fish.” That’s how the Fortier 26 was described in issue 12 of Nautical Quarterly, back in 1980.

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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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A Period of Transition

March 2006, British Columbia: The ferry Queen of the North was making a routine transit.

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First Trap

It’s well before dawn in Maine, and 15 miles offshore, in the early morning murk, a Jonesport lobster boat is getting ready to go to work.

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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.

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Wi-Fi Booster

The Winegard ConnecT WF-200M antenna combines a long-range Wi-Fi signal extender with nationwide 4G LTE cellular, boosting shoreside Wi-Fi signals for coastal boaters.

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Touchscreen Tunes

Fusion’s Apollo Series marine entertainment system has an LCD touchscreen display,  Wi-Fi streaming, digital signal processing and PartyBus, which lets boaters play music throughout the boat or in a single stateroom.

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Low-Emission Genset

Westerbeke’s 7.5 MCGA is a low-CO, gasoline-fueled generator with sequential multiport electronic fuel injection designed to enhance fuel efficiency, enable easy starting, improve reliability and reduce emissions.