At Sea

At Sea: October 2010

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2010

Wheeeeeeee!!!!!!How Betty Jane became Florida's fastest trawler.After the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, it soon became obvious that vast quantities of...

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Glorious Imperfection

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted April 2010

Owning up to your seafaring mistakesIt was refreshing, really. My wife and I were spending a winter Saturday at Port St. Joe Marina on Florida’s northern Gulf Coast with a merry...

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Clock Work

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted February 2010

A home workshop project evokes a little nautical nostalgia.I wasn’t sure what the trouble was, really. For some unknown reason, the forged-brass clock that usually hangs near...

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Misguided Angels

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted December 2009

Twisted souls who help out, even when help’s not wanted.Truth to tell, I’m still suffering from a pesky old resentment. It originated several years ago at a marina in South...

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Grand, Ain't It?

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2009

I grew up a few milesfrom a little miningtown in northernNew York State, andon Friday evenings,shortly after the paychecks came out,our family went to town to do ourgrocery...

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Ahoy: Dr. Freud

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted May 2009

If you’re a careful reader of PMY (and I’m sure you are), then you’ve probably perused a recent boat test of mine (“Cost Effective,” May 2009) that dwelled in part upon the...

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Life After Life

By Brad Dunn | Posted April 2009

One of the most unusual final resting places in the world is coming more alive every day. The Neptune Memorial Reef, about three miles off Key Biscayne, Florida, is not only...

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That’s Hot. Not!

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Ahoy, Machiavelli!

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