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Photographer Jay Fleming is at work on his second book portraying watermen of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Scientists Discover Long-Lost Orca Subspecies

The blunt-headed killer whales with distinctively small white eye patches were last seen in a 1955 photograph. Scientists recently found a group of the marine mammals living in the Southern Ocean off Cape Horn, South America.

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Born for fun

Southport's 33 DC is for boaters who value family fun, fishing and entertaining, as we discover on a sea trial in Tampa Bay.

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Sweet Simplicity

Take a journey with four couples who simplified their cruising lifestyle by downsizing from larger boats to smaller cruisers just right for their needs.

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Perfect Combination

A cruise on the Chesapeake, and the search for tasty crabs, aboard Jeanneau’s new NC 1095 is the recipe for a fun adventure.

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Remaking Vela

How one boat owner discovered the modern materials and techniques it takes to bring a Graves Constellation sailboat into the 21st century.

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WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH

There are two types of boaters: Those who’ve been caught in rough weather, and those who will. Three professional captains share boathandling tips.

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Trophy Fish

The redesigned Regulator 41 sports upgrades that make it a piscatorial player in the Gulf Stream and offshore canyons, but it’s family-friendly, too.

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Arctic Blast

Pim Van Hemmen takes an icy ride with the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue in cold and sometimes dangerous waters north of the Arctic Circle.

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Common Sense Docking

There’s nothing like hearing, “Nice job, skipper,” after skillfully docking your boat. Pat Mundus has some tips to make your next docking maneuver a success.

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Spring Revival

No matter where you live on the East Coast, springtime offers endless opportunities for great fishing. Lenny Rudow lists his favorite spring fisheries.

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