A retired couple is living the dream as liveaboards on a top-notch trawler
Today, quite a few boatbuilders use the term “pocket trawler” to describe the models they build.
For one Florida couple, the smooth ride and speedy performance of a Sea Vee 370Z meets their needs.
With a combination of keen detail and Impressionist abstraction, artist and illustrator Rolf Klep created this compelling image of sailors on a lively sea.
A serious angler says the Pacemaker Wahoo 26 is a really great catch.
When a retired couple decided to live aboard, their search led them to a Pearson 365 sloop that turned out to be the perfect platform.
Ron Gallagher’s Jersey Cape 36 Express was designed as a marlin-catching, tournament-topping machine.
Seventeenth-century travelers coming to Chesapeake Bay were constantly amazed at the quantity, size and quality of its oysters.
The East Bay 43 Flybridge was a popular Grand Banks model drawn with good- looking Downeast lines.
Sara and Scott Conner consider their 2001 model their dreamboat.
About 700: That’s the number of Pearson Tritons built during its mid-20th-century production run.
For TJ Karbowski, it was all about the fishing—the camaraderie, the excitement of the chase, the joy of being on the water with a good boat under him.
The 1950s were a decade of change.
The 52-foot racing yacht Dorade careens in a very stiff
following wind on her way to a record performance in the 1931 Transatlantic Race, with the spinnaker sheet led to windward of the forestay and eased out.
Sisu is a Finnish word that’s difficult to translate. It means something like endurance, determination, stamina, fortitude—or, in American slang, guts.
The storm clouds and a veil of rain move off over dark water, taking the violence of the tropical hurricane with them.
The True North 38 made its debut in 2001. Seventeen years later, it’s still turning heads.
Roberto Labrador was
looking for a sailboat to carry him around the world. He found a capable cruiser, and his dream boat, in a robust Tartan 37.
“Available for Charter: Mayflower, of 180 tons, owners Robert Childe, Thomas Short, Christopher Jones and Christopher Nichols.
This 28-foot design won California’s Newport to Ensenada race in 1978 and also came in first in class in 1979.
Bill Doherty has owned a number of fishing boats, but his Henriques 42 Flybridge is the fish boat of his dreams.
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.
The 250-foot coastal liner Princess May sits high and dry on rocks near Sentinel Island in Alaska’s Lynn Canal.
“Designed by a fish.”
That’s how the Fortier 26 was described in issue 12 of Nautical Quarterly, back in 1980.
Don Demers’ oil painting “Rescuers from the Deep; USS Scamp” tells a dramatic tale.
Back in 2005, Howard Newman tested a boat at the Palm Beach International Boat Show.
The presidency used to come with a yacht.
Wind and waves set a double-ended, lug-rigged fishing boat to plunging through the white-capped rollers off the coast of northern England and Scotland.
Jon Baker needed a 30-plus-foot boat to safely take his family and friends on longer trips offshore. A 2010 Regulator 34 Center Console fit the bill.
The Sunny K, a Fairform Flyer Linwood 53, rides majestically across the pages in this advertisement from the late 1950s.
The Hampton boat is one of those wonderful, enduring designs that has survived for more than a century, tweaked and modified by builders along the way.
Anyone who’s driven down into the town of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, and along the stretch of harborfront knows the scene.
In 2001, Ed and Vivian Steele sold their business and started looking for something to do for a few years.
Back in the day, as yachtsmen in northern waters sat out the long winters, they thought about boats to race and cruise.