En route to the boatyard? Don’t be in such a darn hurry!
Written by Ben Ellison on Mar 13, 2017 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 27, 2017 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 15, 2017 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Feb 9, 2017 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Our story opens in the midst of a voyage from Anacortes, Washington to Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, a very remote little archipelago well west of Vancouver Island. Lioness, a Defever 49 with five guys aboard, owner Phil Chernin and his brother-in-law Monty Bourn amongst them, eases along toward Queen Charlotte City, Haida Gwaii’sd one and only big town.
Sometimes when you really need ’em, they just show up.
The Düsseldorf Boat Show highlights emerging trends and age-old traditions.
Thousands poured through the turnstiles, trading the cold, grey German winter for the 17 halls of the sprawling Boot Düsseldorf show. The largest indoor show in Europe, it has become a popular pilgrimage for members of the boating industry the world over. Whether you were looking to buy or sell a superyacht from Italy or a bilge cleaner from Texas, if you were wearing shoes and had enough time you were bound to find it here.
Written by Ben Ellison on Jan 23, 2017 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Wherein the media-hyped, weather-related delusions of a long-distance boat owner are fully explicated.