The 120-foot Tropic C, designed by Frank Moulder and built at the Heesen yard in Holland, graced the cover of our May 1987 issue. The 120-footer was built for Blas Casares, who wanted (and got) a large 20-knot boat.
While many boaters rely on a weather forecasts generated thousands of miles away, all the information you need to make good decisions may be right outside your window. Here's how to make the most of it. ▶