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Panbo & AIM, a good 2013 ahead!

Written by Ben Ellison on Jan 1, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub

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Panbo may not make the corporate masthead any time soon, but the agreement that begins today is definitely a collaboration between this little web site and the Active Interest Media Marine Group, and I'm excited about it.

Now We’re Cooking on the Cruisers 41 Cantius

Editor-in-Chief George Sass, left, and the author enjoy the sunset and the smell of cooking meat. Photo by Erin Kenney Some folks lounge around to relax. Others immerse themselves in a trashy novel, ignoring those around them in favor of purple prose and questionable cover art. Others make small talk. None of that works for me. I can’t really read with other people around, and staring off into space doesn’t work.

Don’t forget to add a heat gun to your tool box

A tool not often written about but that has multiple uses is the heat gun. A word of warning though: If you struggle with a screwdriver, pliers, duct tape, and spray lubricant, stop reading. The heat gun is a great tool, but can totally ruin your day if not handled with care. Should you choose to add it to your boat toolbox, take the time to learn how to use it.  

What’s the Brokerage Market for a Hunt Surfhunter 29?

Hunt Surfhunter 29

By Jason Y. Wood

We spoke to three brokers who have a Hunt Surfhunter 29 listed, and each one gave us an idea of how the market is for these boats. Here’s what they had to say:

What’s the Brokerage Market for a Hatteras 54 Motoryacht?

Hatteras 54We spoke to brokers who are each listing a Hatteras 54 Motoryacht on BoatQuest.com, and each one gave us some idea of what the market is like for these boats. Here’s what they told us:

Passin’ It On

little girl at helm of Betty JaneWhen I was about the age of this little girl (her name’s Reagan and sometimes she calls me “Uncle Bill” and sometimes she calls me “Captain Bill”), a great thing happened.

Tops In Tools

I recently had a job to do onboard Betty Jane that seemed virtually impossible. There are a couple of seven-foot-long cosmetic trim pieces over each of her fuel tanks and I needed to remove each of them so I could get at and replace the hose clamps on the fuel fills.