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Twelve Gifts for the Boater in Your Life

Soundings editors share their favorite boat related products, so you’ll know what to buy your favorite boater on Black Friday (even if that favorite boater is you).

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Tradition Meets Technology

Historic sailboats on England’s Norfolk Broads get electric motors so pushing the boat along with a pole is no longer necessary

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Restoring a Rare 114-Year-Old Fishing Boat

A Washington state non-profit organization is saving a wooden 1906 salmon fishing boat, one of the last of its kind.

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Rollover Recovery

The USCG’s updated 47-foot Motor Lifeboat is rolled over for a self-righting test

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Ocean Rower Lia Ditton Survives a Terrifying Capsize in the Pacific

Plunged into the dark ocean, this solo rower managed to right the boat and hoist herself back aboard

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The Vendée Globe Race Gets Underway

What is it like for a solo skipper to finally set out to sea after years of preparation? It’s emotional.

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Gloucester Seafood Wholesaler Creates a Popup Fish Shop

Without a retail store, a family-owned seafood business sells its fresh wares from a parking lot to bring back a little activity to a coronavirus-idled waterfront.

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Video Shows Whale Getting Hit by Boat

A humpback whale with a fishing net entangled on its head goes up a New Jersey River, gets hit by a boat and disappears before it can be helped.