Like all of your onboard equipment, your windlass requires regular maintenance in order to live a long life.
You've been tying up boats since you were a little squirt, but have you been doing it correctly? Take our quiz and figure out how much you know and how much you don't about managing the lines around your boat. It should take about three minutes.
There is something inherently nautical about finely crafted woodwork. Maybe it’s because we value immaculate joinery or understand the time it takes to apply an even coat of varnish.
When the summer crowds flock to Newport, Rhode Island, Editor-in-Chief George Sass Jr. heads north to Portland, Maine.
Fresh out of college, Chapman Ducote had the whole world ahead of him. He chose to go to sea without electronics.
How closely should your oil match your engine?
The logo for Bertram Yachts has long been an eagle but perhaps these days the mythological phoenix would be more fitting.
MarineMax added bulbous bows to its Aquila 44 catamaran and compared the resulting performance. And Capt. Bill Pike was along for the ride, on both boats. See what he found out here.
Make the most of your summer on the boat—catch the fish of a lifetime.
A decorated Vietnam War veteran, our own Capt. Bill Pike, heads back to Vietnam in search of a conflict-era U.S. patrol boat, and perhaps something a bit more important than that.
An interview with David King, Director and Co-founder of Princess Yachts.
Take a look back at the life of legendary early 20th century boatbuilder Forest E. Johnson and the advent of the Miami boatbuilding scene. (It involves lots of rum running.)
Our Boat Test of the Hatteras GT70.
With the new GT70, Hatteras Yachts grows its sportfish line—and may regalvanize its legend along the way.
New Boats Notebook: Update on the Maori 78
The board is capable of sending riders soaring atop the waves at speeds between 20 and 25 knots.
Our first look at the Bering 80. There are no two ways about it, the Bering 80 is a serious long-range cruiser.
Just because a man was successful in a previous field of business doesn’t mean that he’ll be able to conquer the boat industry. But he’s probably going to have to learn that the hard way.
New Boats Notebook: Update on the Sealine C330
One California mariner learned the hard way that staying with your boat in a storm can quickly become a matter of life and death. This harrowing tale will draw you in from the get-go.
If you’re unconvinced that the age of the giant center console is upon us, the Regulator 41 may just change your mind.
Remote-mic VHF setups do more than ever. What will they do for you?
Our Boat Test of the Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge.
Thanks to her cool, swept-back profile, triple outboard power, and blazing offshore performance, the Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge puts out some serious sizzle.
The first time Pierre Pierce took out his machine gun it was almost the last thing he ever did.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to lower the noise level on your boat.
Think working at a marina is all fun and games? Think again. Read along as seasoned dockmasters talk about some of the things they’ve seen go down.
Marinas have rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of others...