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by Jason Y. Wood

Power & Motoryacht Senior Editor:
Jason Y. Wood grew up sailing and fishing the lakes and waterways of New England. Family vacations to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard instilled in him a love of the sea that continued through his studies at Bowdoin College in coastal Maine. His pursuit of fair winds and fish turned from passion to profession when he landed a job in 1997 as assistant editor at Offshore magazine, near Boston. Read more here...

C-Map 4D

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2012 | Add a Comment

Time is on your side with C-MAP’s 4D charts, which include high-resolution bathymetry and additional wreck and marina data to help you plan voyages and fishing trips. Updated cartography prevents headaches and saves you fuel, and, yes, time.

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Fishing for Redfish in the Texas Coastal Bend

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

Bring your yacht to the Texas Coastal Bend and find great sport targeting redfish in the bays and passes.

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GOST Xtreme Mini Dome Stainless Steel Camera

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

The Xtreme Mini Dome from Global Ocean Security Technologies is a tiny, domed camera in a polished stainless steel housing for use with an onboard security and surveillance system, such as GOST Watch.

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Places to Go, People to See in the Coastal Bend: Texas Marinas and Fishing Guides

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

Here are three marinas and three fishing guides in Texas’ Coastal Bend.

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Sanlorenzo SL94

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted July 2012

Boat test of the Sanlorenzo SL94 In a busy world overrun with e-mail, meetings, and the 24-hour news cycle, the Sanlorenzo SL94 is as quiet and tranquil as a Zen garden. (Oh, and it has one onboard. Really.)

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Hybrid Engines for Boats

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted May 2012 | Add a Comment

With engineers looking to increase efficiency and reduce sound levels, the question is raised: Will hybrid power ever work for boats?

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Fusion’s Marine Stereos

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted April 2012 | Add a Comment

Fusion’s New Stereo Offers Awesome Sound And Advanced Functionality. Fusion’s MS-AV700 marine stereo does it all for media mavens, from providing an intuitive control of digital music to playing DVDs.

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Fishing for world-class black marlin in Austrailia

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2012 | Add a Comment

An angler goes Down Under in search of a record grander. The technique for catching big black marlin is to troll large, bridle-rigged baits off outriggers at about seven knots, the baits skipping 100 feet behind the boat. The weapon of choice is 130-pound-class tackle—better for the angler but also the fish. A stout outfit can take on the biggest fish but is also useful to quickly horse in smaller fish...

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XM WX Satellite Weather from Baron Services

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2012 | Add a Comment

Know where the fishing is hot. XM WX Satellite Weather derives data for the images from multiple sources to ensure good resolution, it also updates the SST data four times each day.

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SST View from Terrafin Software

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2012 | Add a Comment

Here’s how to know where the fishing is hot: Terrafin’s Web-based software service gives you Sea-surface temperature (SST) data for your cruising range and beyond at an affordable price.

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