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The Prettiest Boats of All Time

By PMY Staff | Posted October 2015

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but these 25 vessels are unassailably gorgeous. Check out the 25 boats we picked as some of the prettiest ever to splash.

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A Damage Control Kit for Your Boat

By Daniel Harding | Posted October 2015

Designed to help you deal with an assortment of leaks, ranging from a fuel-line rupture to a hull breach, most products in this set are relatively simple to use.

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Cruising the Aleutians Aboard a 65-foot Fleming Motoryacht

By George Sass Sr. | Posted October 2015

Intrepid voyagers brave the Bering Sea on a 65-foot motoryacht in search of the legendary unspoiled beauty for which Alaska is known.

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Prestige 750

By Scott Shane | Posted October 2015

Our Boat Test of the Prestige 750.

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Axopar 28

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2015

Our first look at the Axopar 28.

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Carver C43

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2015

Our Boat Test of the Carver C43.

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Installing a Cabin Heater on Your Boat

By Mike Smith | Posted October 2015

When it comes to keeping your boat cozy, you can’t beat a cabin heater. But installing one isn’t as simple as you might think.

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Fairline Targa 53GT

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2015

Our first look at the Fairline Targa 53GT.

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Getting Comfortable with the Radar on Your Boat

By Mike Smith | Posted October 2015

Get comfortable with your radar, and it will help make you more comfortable at the helm in all conditions.

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Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition

By Daniel Harding | Posted October 2015

Our Boat Test of the Kadey-Krogen 55 Expedition

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Installing a Bow Thruster and Joystick

By Daniel Harding | Posted October 2015

A bow thruster and joystick install on our Grand Banks 42 project vessel shows how attainable this technology is for today’s boaters.

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How-to Guide to Knots, Hitches, and Linehandling Techniques

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

A guide to all the knots, hitches, and linehandling techniques you’ll ever need to know, including demonstation videos.

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How to do a Three-strand Splice

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

This is the easiest, most common splice. Typically, it’s used to put an eye in the end of a mooring line or anchor rode.

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Invictus 270FX

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2015

Our first look at the Invictus 270FX.

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Garmin Panoptix PS60 Through-Hull Transducer

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

The PS60 allows Garmin to add performance to its triple-threat Panoptix sounder system.

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The U.S. Navy Has Your Back

By Kevin Koenig | Posted October 2015

“I had no idea a boat could sink that fast!”

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Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

The Garmin GMR 2524 xHD2 seems to have a lot to offer in its capabilities, particularly something called Pulse Expansion.

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Simple Fishing Lures

By Peter Frederiksen | Posted October 2015

Digging through a tackle box of memories.

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Hunt 32CC

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted October 2015

Our Boat Test of the Hunt 32CC.

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A Trump Presidential Yacht

By Michael Peters | Posted October 2015

The return of the presidential yacht?

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Fiberglass Fabric Basics

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

So you’ve got a quarter guard that got torn up by a piling? Or you need to plug a hole left by an extracted through-hull? Fiberglass fabric’s the answer.

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Furuno 4-Kilowatt DRS4DL UHD Radar

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

Radar for the Rest of Us

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Safe Wind-Bound Departure

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

How to make a safe wind-bound departure with your boat.

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How to Lasso a Piling

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

With practice, you should be able to lasso a piling with a mooring line from, say, 8 or 10 feet off.

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How to Tie a Bowline with Your Eyes Closed

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

The bowline can be used to make giant loops, temporarily fasten lines together, lift heavy objects, and serve a host of other purposes onboard.

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How to do a Rolling Hitch

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

Now and again you may need to secure a secondary line to a primary that’s under load (without slippage), so that tension is relieved.

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