Understanding Modern Marine Electronics

By Tim Bartlett | Posted July 2015

The speed of today’s electronics may present boaters with overwhelming amounts of data in the blink of an eye, but it’s more than processing power that lets these devices deliver...

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Schooled by Bluefin Tuna

By Pete Frederiksen | Posted June 2015

Sometimes the fish do the schooling. It’s amazing what a feisty tuna can teach a callow, young mate.

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Prestige 420

By Capt. Chris Kel... | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Prestige 420.  The Prestige 420 flying-bridge motoryacht is the entry point in the Prestige Yachts line. As such this new family cruiser has many bigger...

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Azimut 77S

By Alan Harper | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Azimut 77S.  With an innovative engine setup, lots of luxuries, and fun performance attributes, the Azimut 77S proves the future is now.

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Anchoring Basics

By George Sass Jr. | Posted June 2015

Anchoring may seem like a very basic thing, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to get better at it. Fine-tune your anchoring skills here.

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Teeth Dreams

By C.J. Chivers | Posted June 2015

A father reluctantly sets out to take his kids shark fishing and returns with a boatload of memories, and a changed mind.

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Why Yacht Designs Need to be More than Art

By Michael Peters | Posted June 2015

After the high-tech sales pitch is done, all that’s left is hull and water. In his June Sightlines Michael Peters explains why yacht designs can be art, but they have to be more...

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Huckins 45 Sportfisherman

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Huckins 45 Sportfisherman.  Borrowing lines from a bygone era and a hullform used on PT boats, the Huckins 45 Sportfisherman moves the iconic brand into...

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How to Use Electronic Charts

By Capt. Daniel S.... | Posted June 2015

Electronic charts are great, no doubt. But the second you start thinking they’re foolproof is the second you’re in trouble. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

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Sanlorenzo SL96

By Frances and Mic... | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Sanlorenzo SL96.  The SL96 from Sanlorenzo is the culmination of a lifetime of boating for one owner, and not surprisingly, she’s got every single thing...

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Best Boating Gifts for Father's Day 2015

By Daniel Harding | Posted June 2015

From Spirits and Sperrys to Electronics to survival tools, you’ll find something for today’s boater here.

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Palm Beach 52

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2015

Our Boat Test of the Palm Beach 52.  The Palm Beach 52 offers an exceptionally smooth ride and excellent attention to detail. Check out what happened when we cruised her...

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Mangusta 165E

By Kevin Koenig | Posted June 2015

Our first look at the Mangusta 165E.  This boat makes me wish that fate would bring the owner and me together at the exact moment when I would have the opportunity to save...

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