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The Rumrunners

The Rumrunners

Prohibition fueled an illicit calling for many fishermen, boatbuilders and seafarers, who profited by transporting barrels of spirits. But danger was always present.

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VIDEO: Regal 38 FXO Walkthrough

Take a ride on the Regal 38 FXO flybridge cruiser. With outboard power, two staterooms, a cabana on the bow and a large flybridge that becomes another entertaining area, the Regal 38 FXO is many boats in one.

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New Boat: Galeon 325 GTO

The Galeon 325 GTO (Grand Touring Outboard) is a bowrider, a dayboat, a weekender and a coastal cruiser all in one...

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A Tale of Two Boats

Partially inspired by Ernest Hemingway's Pilar, the new Wheeler 38 is imbued with history. It's also been updated for the 21st century with modern accoutrements.

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New Boat: Okean 80 Flybridge Motor Yacht

The Brazilian builder expands its open-air yacht concept with a striking new flagship.

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New Boat: True North 34 Outboard Express

Catalina Yachts breaths new life into a much-loved line of cruisers.

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Drawing Board: Vicem 37

Vicem to build a center console? The longtime traditional builder is jumping into the center console market.

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New Boat: Absolute 60 Fly

The newest model from this innovative builder raises a smile.

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A 1986 Bertram 25 Reborn

Stripped down to her bones and built back up again, this 30-year-old Bertram is all new, from stem to stern. A dream realized for a first-time boat owner.

Cruising & Destinations

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Dispatches From the End of the World

Rounding Cape Horn is the Mount Everest of boating, and for this Chilean boater, the “summit” is only the beginning

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Waypoint: Key West

Sunset celebrations, vast waterways, a rich history and colorful charm are but a few reasons why we love Key West.

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Traveling the Inside Passage on a Solar-Powered Boat

A father-and-son team make the 1,200-nm run up the Inside Passage to Alaska, with nothing but solar power to fuel their dream.

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Waypoint: Amelia Island, Florida

Past meets present on the shores of Amelia Island located on the northeast coast of Florida, thanks to a new deep-water marina and plenty of charm.

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On His Terms

During his active boating years, Bob Preston logged thousands of hours cruising between Maine and the Bahamas. He literally taught the class on Bahamas cruising. But it was why–and how–he walked away from boating that is perhaps his greatest lesson.

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Savannah, GA as a Cruising Destination

Historical charm and a bustling riverfront combine to create one standout southern gem.

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The Other Wild West

Cruising the Coast of England in an Orkney 20. “Wild West” conjures up images of a dusty cowpoke ambling into town. But our European Editor invites you to experience a different, saltier version in England.

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The Wandering Knapps

Tired of the rat race, this family bought a trawler and set off to see the world—all while recording everything for a growing following on YouTube.

Electronics

Maintenance

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How To Bleed A Diesel Engine

If you allow air to enter the supply line of an engine it will promptly airlock the engine and summarily shut it down. Here are the steps to get things going again.

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Boatyard Tip: Inspect your propeller and shafts.

Tips to keep your boat's propellers and shafts functioning properly.

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How To Sell Your Boat for Maximum Profit

The small details make a big difference when it comes time to sell your boat. Follow these tips and get a better return.

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The Benefits of Oil Analysis

Should you have your oil analyzed? These experts say yes, since the lab report can tell you a lot about the health of your engines.

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A 1986 Bertram 25 Reborn

Stripped down to her bones and built back up again, this 30-year-old Bertram is all new, from stem to stern. A dream realized for a first-time boat owner.

Propulsion

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