Knowing what you’re looking at has a key component: Being able to see enough detail to make the right decisions. Understand what marine binoculars have to offer, and think about a...
Learn the facts behind the events that became the Hollywood film The Finest Hours, featuring a dramatization of the most daring rescue in Coast Guard history, from the author who...
Expert tips on prepping yourself and your boat for a severe storm.
Jittery about that haulout? Take the edge off with this simple technique.
Running aground is no fun. But there are ways to minimize the damage to your boat and her running gear. Do the right thing and you’ll save time and expense. See how to...
When the cargo ship sank near the eye of the hurricane, many questions were raised. Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares his thoughts here.
There’s a lot of flammable material on a boat, and once fire gets a foothold you’ll be facing a hot, smokey situation with possibly toxic fumes. And if the flames ignite the...
After a high-speed, nighttime boat accident, one lucky captain is thankful just to be alive.
A guide to all the knots, hitches, and linehandling techniques you’ll ever need to know, including demonstation videos.
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.
Step-by-step instructions on how to properly coil a line, including a video demonstration.
A step-by-step guide of how to properly cleata a line, including a video demonstation.
How to make a safe wind-bound departure with your boat.
A boat-wide beach club feel and cruising efficiency, thanks to a groundbreaking hull design, means the Oceanic Yachts 76 will meet a variety of owner needs.
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Thinking of a unique name for your new boat can be tough, that's why we created a Boat Name Generator. Try it here. ▶