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Than Just a Pretty Face
you said, “That’s a Carver?” upon seeing the Marquis
models, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how they’re built,
too. By George L. Petrie
by Jim Raycroft
Word With... Chuck Paine, and more
Xtools’ GripNweigh digital fish scale, Chums Neofloater croakies,
and Pioneer Electronics Nautica speakers
Eliminating bad tastes from water in aluminum tanks, combating leaking
canvas, and more
not-so-smooth adventures of an old boat getting new electronics, plus
Q&A, SensaSwitch bilge-pump controller, Mariner walkie-talkie headsets,
and Ocean-Clocks tide-table clock
Hot Topics and Down the Ways
Magnificent Transformation By Eileen Mansfield
One thousand man-hours and a passion for classic mahogany runabouts turn
a pile of lumber into an elegant wooden Hacker Craft.
the Friendly Seas By
Elizabeth Ginns Britten
you read that headline right. Wait ‘til you read how a Boeing 307
Stratoliner airplane became a boat.
It’s Hip to Be Square By Alan Harper
Exclusive: Azimut throws down the proverbial gauntlet by designing
its 68S express yacht with square (yes, square) windows.
The Ocean Alexander 64 has the generous interior proportions that cruisers
love and the engineering they demand.
Capt. Bill Pike
her clipper bow to her upper helm station, the Alaskan 65 is set up for
Are We Smoking? By Capt. John McDevitt
Why aren’t smoke detectors standard equipment aboard all yachts?