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What You Need to Know About Solid-State Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Radar technology has recently gone in a radical new direction thanks to solid-state technology; Jason Y. Wood explains what this means for you and your helm.

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The Story of One Man’s Unquenchable Need for Speed

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted April 2016

Secret government designs, raw fear, and an unquenchable need for speed.

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Otam 80

By Alan Harper | Posted April 2016

Our Boat Test of the Otam 80.

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Vexilar SonarPhone T-Pod

By Daniel Harding | Posted April 2016

The Vexilar SonarPhone T-Pod is a castable combination of fishfinder transducer and Wi-Fi hot spot that lets the user target data gathering and see what lurks below the surface on...

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How to Stretch Your Boatyard Budget

By Mike Smith | Posted April 2016

Big jobs are usually expensive, but there are subtle ways to cut costs.

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Zeelander Z55

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Zeelander Z55.

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Outer Reef 820 Cockpit Motoryacht

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Outer Reef 820 Cockpit Motoryacht.

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GOST Nav-Tracker 3.0 SM

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Nav-Tracker 3.0 SM from GOST Global is the latest generation of the company’s proven marine-security system, using evolving technologies to protect owners from theft or...

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Fusion MS-RA70 Marine Stereo System

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

The Fusion MS-RA70 takes some of the best marine-specific engineering the company has to offer and puts it in an affordable, flexible package suitable for many boats.

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Simrad TripIntel Navigational Interface

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Simrad’s TripIntel navigational interface shares voyaging data in a real-time format that’s easier to use and understand for cruising boaters.

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Raymarine Quantum CHIRP Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

The first recreational marine radar dome that uses CHIRP pulse-compression to deliver radar imaging effectively at both long and short ranges.

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Cruising the Virgin Islands on a Marinemax 484

By George Sass Jr. | Posted April 2016

Here’s how one man breaks out of his cruising routine with a bareboat on a MarineMax 484 in the British Virgin Islands.

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Make Boating Great Again

By Michael Peters | Posted April 2016

Boating should take a back seat to no other sport or pastime. As true as that may be, we may not want our Sightlines columnist, Michael Peters, in the driver’s seat. See...

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How to Make Your Boat Pet Friendly

By Daniel Harding | Posted April 2016

Man’s best friend is a favorite crew member of many salty seafarers. But as with anyone on your boat, care must be taken to ensure they stay safe and happy.

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Horizon FD85

By Daniel Harding | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Horizon FD85.

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Fountaine Pajot MY 37

By Kevin Koenig | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Fountaine Pajot MY 37.

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Bavaria 450 Coupe

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted April 2016

Germany has come to be known for its engineering exports. A company called Bavaria has been building boats for Europe to enjoy for quite some time. And now they’re here. See for...

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Fighting Unjust Fishing Regulations

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted April 2016

Like casting for fish, preserving your angling rights requires persistence.

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Grady-White Canyon 271 FS

By Kevin Koenig | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Grady-White Canyon 271 FS.

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How to Replace the Hatches on Your Boat

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2016

Boaters who are in the know notice the details. And when a fine finish is your goal, you need to look closely at your boat’s “problem areas.” Those old hatches with the dull...

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Hinckley Talaria 34R

By Kevin Koenig | Posted April 2016

Our first look at the Hinckley Talaria 34R.

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Delivering the Beneteau Swift Trawler 50

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

There’s something to be said for getting where you need to go, and that kind of hustle has never been a problem for the Beneteau Swift Trawler 50, a second-generation design that...

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New Marine Engines

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted March 2016

Engine manufacturers created a lot of exciting buzz at the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami shows.

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Acxent Lighting

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

Imtra’s new line of Acxent lighting changes the way boaters—and designers—think about brightening their boats.

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Azimut Magellano 76

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

Our first look of the Azimut Magellano 76.

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Big Ideas for the Small Boat

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

Get good electronics on your tender and you’ll explore far-flung anchorages with more confidence.

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