Skills and boating manners need to be in top form for the Fourth of July holiday weekend in order to keep yourself and your passengers safe
A Soundings reader shares his story about who introduced him to boating.
You need to have a plan and then you must
practice, again and again and again
The contents of a stepfather’s desk reveal a passion for big fish
Before casting off for the first fishing trip of the season, get these things in order
How to Stow or Tow Your Dinghy
Safe boating is about more than following a line on your GPS. It also requires situational awareness
They had only just met when they took a chance and rode out the pandemic together on a boat. Now, 8,000 nautical miles later, they are having the time of their lives.
A soft grounding may be embarrassing, but it’s not the end of the world if you respond correctly
Freighters, ferries and tugs, oh my! Recreational boating in a bustling port can be a challenging undertaking, but highly rewarding, too
Recently, I asked readers of Soundings to share their memories of a person who introduced them to boating.
Winter never fails to arrive in South Florida, along with scores of sailfish and anglers eager for action
They are not light reading, but an occasional review of the Rules of the Road will keep you proficient
Understanding currents can save time and money, and help keep you safe
September and October offer some of the year’s best boating, with fewer crowds and seasonable weather
To be a better mariner, it helps to know how wind is generated. Here’s a primer, plus tips on how to forecast wind conditions.
For safety’s sake, it’s critical to keep a lookout and stay keenly aware of the situation around your boat.