Sometimes the best navigational aid is in front of you.
In 2013, I was asked to take two couples from Stuart, Florida, to New Orleans in a 49-foot Eastbay for Jazz Fest, a route I was very familiar with. During preparation for this trip I met Capt. Stan Morse and his best mate Judy onboard their boat, Folly, in a mooring field on the South Fork of the St. Lucie River in Stuart. They were in the process of returning home to Destin, Florida, after several months of island hopping.
Written by Ben Ellison on Sep 22, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Sep 18, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Larger Gamefisherman Express boats are rarely for sale, but we found a few s
We spoke with three brokers who had listings for rare Gamefisherman boats to see what they had to say about these sturdy, pedigreed sportfishes. Read here for more
Written by Ben Ellison on Sep 11, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Sep 2, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
We used a sampan to make our way from the bridge at Dong Ha in Quang Tri, the northernmost province of what used to be South Vietnam, to Cua Viet, the spot where the U.S. Navy kept its PBRs and other watercraft back in the day. Of necessity, of course, we had to travel some water that I hadn’t traveled for 40-some years.