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

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The Zurn Factor

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

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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Soon to Be Shipshape

A 107-year-old Chesapeake Bay tugboat is undergoing a complete rebuild in St. Michaels, Maryland.

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Rolf Klep

With a combination of keen detail and Impressionist abstraction, artist and illustrator Rolf Klep created this compelling image of sailors on a lively sea.

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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.

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Quiet Beauty

The quiet and remote island of Cuttyhunk is an angler’s dream where fish are very plentiful, but people are not.

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Force of Nature

A jewel of the Canadian Maritimes, Newfoundland is a cruiser’s paradise filled with spectacular scenery and the allure of the wilderness.

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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.

Gear / Electronics

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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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Beyond the Basics

Many times, I’ve wished I could step away from the helm of my boat but still control the engines from a better vantage point, or from where I wanted to handle a line.

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