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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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Underwater Lighting Solutions

By Mike Smith | Posted March 2016

Let There Be Light. Don’t keep the fish, or the dockside dollies, in the dark—install underwater lights.

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Learning to Use Marine Electronics

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

Join the two-man crew as they bring Gizmo, the beloved Duffy 37 and test platform for Senior Electronics Editor Ben Ellison, home to Camden, Maine, and learn a thing or two along...

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Marlow Yachts 66E

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Marlow Yachts 66E.

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Never Turn Your Back on The Ocean

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

A surfing safari becomes a cold cry for help.

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Sirius Signal Distress Light

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

Pyrotechnic flares have been a Coast Guard  requirement for decades for one simple reason: they work. At night—and even during the daytime—light and smoke from a pyrotechnic are...

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Neptunus 650

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

Our first look at the Neptunus 650.

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Smart Through-Hull Management

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted March 2016

Keeping through-hull fittings exercised is a simple way to make sure they work. But that’s only the beginning of what you should be doing. Learn more about these critical...

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Beneteau Gran Turismo 40

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Beneteau GT40.

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A Mate For Life

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted March 2016

Working as a mate on a fishing boat, where you crease the inlet in the morning, watch the sun rise, breathe fresh salty air and get paid to do it, is one of the best forms of...

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2016 Taiwan International Boat Show

By Daniel Harding | Posted March 2016

The second biannual exhibition highlights world-class boatbuilding and one country’s struggle to create a domestic yachting market.

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What Happens to Forgotten Old Boats?

By Michael Peters | Posted March 2016

Is there a new life for old boats?

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Understanding How Your GPS Works

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

The voodoo that GPS does is pretty simple, actually. Understanding why it fails means you’ll be ready when it happens. Have a closer look at this key navigation device here.

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Everglades 435

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted March 2016

Our Boat Test of the Everglades 435.

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Overboard During Shark Week

By Kevin Koenig | Posted March 2016

It’s always better to be on the boat than it is to be overboard. Especially during Shark Week.

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How to Best Display a Boat Name

By Mike Smith | Posted March 2016

Displaying your boat’s moniker can be a thorny issue.

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A Moorings Crewed Charter in the BVI

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

The well-trodden cruising grounds of the British Virgin Islands offer up a chance for Deputy Editor Jason Y. Wood and his family to reconnect with each other and their passion for...

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Garmin Quatix 3

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2016

The Quatix 3 is the latest generation of Garmin’s groundbreaking marine smartwatch. This latest version will reward Garmin’s patience as the audience gets more attuned to the...

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How to Improve Your Boat’s Electrical Efficiency

By Nigel Calder | Posted March 2016

Technical expert Nigel Calder divulges six ways to improve your boat’s electrical efficiency.

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Azimut 72 Fly

By Alan Harper | Posted March 2016

European Editor Alan Harper reviews the Azimut 72 Fly and explores how the point where interior volume and performance meet can drive the mind to most pleasant distraction.

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Lessons from the El Faro Tragedy

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted February 2016

When the cargo ship sank near the eye of the hurricane, many questions were raised. Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares his thoughts here.

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Mares 45 Yacht Fish

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2016

Our first look at the Mares 45 Yacht Fish.

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How to Install Satellite TV on Your Boat

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted February 2016

The idea of making things look good as they function well is behind the whole philosophy of boatkeeping. The new Intellian i5 satellite-TV antenna shows the company understands...

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Horizon V80

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted February 2016

Our Boat Test of the Horizon V80

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Where to Cruise

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2016

We put together a list of some of our favorite under-the-radar cruising grounds in the western hemisphere. Did your favorite one make the grade?

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Bird Repellents

By Daniel Harding | Posted February 2016

With a grotesque gulp of cormorants wreaking havoc on his classic boat, our Senior Managing Editor looks for a way to deter them … permanently.

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