Life Proof 35 Full Cabin: Review & Sea Trial Report

Life Proof 35 Full Cabin: Review & Sea Trial Report

The military-grade Life Proof 35 Full Cabin can do many things that trawlers do—at more than twice the speed.

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Gyro Stabilizers Are On a Roll

The gyroscopic stabilizer market is expanding, with new companies getting in the game.

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A Need for Speed

Editor-in-chief Andrew Parkinson reflects on the remarkable modern age of passage making.

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North Pacific Yachts Wins People's Choice Award at Trawlerfest

Trawlerfest Baltimore show-goers name the North Pacific 49 Euro as the 2021 "People's Choice."

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Seattle Yachts Acquires Bullfrog Boats

Bullfrog Boats is a leader in quality yacht tenders and utility vessels.

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Kadey-Krogen Unveils New Models

Shipyard announces the Kadey-Krogen 60 Open, Summit 54 Coupe and Summit 62 Motoryacht.

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Knowing Your Limits

There are no rest stops along the transoceanic highway.

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Why "Always Wear Your Life Jacket" Might Be Terrible Advice

Of course you should wear a life jacket, but it’s not as simple as just saying “always.”

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A Labor of Love

Meet Pete Langley, the salty sailor who saved Washington's historic Port Townsend Foundry.

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The Lives of Harbormasters

National Harbormaster Appreciation Day is coming soon, but most people don’t realize everything that harbormasters do.

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Nordhavn 41 Sea Trial Review (w/video)

The N41 is the smallest model Nordhavn now offers, but she makes a big impression.

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Top 10 Components of the "Perfect" Great Loop Boat (Podcast)

From air draft to shore-power cords, here's what you really need in a boat to complete America's Great Loop.

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Long Haul: One Man's Adventure in Building Custom

Eight years in the making, a custom steel trawler far exceeds its owner’s needs.

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New Boat: Apollonian 52

A new boat from a new brand with Pacific Northwest roots, the Apollonian 52 is set up to be easily managed by an owner-operator.

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First Look: Leen 56 Trimaran (Video)

Leen Trimarans has launched the first hybrid exploration trimaran, the Leen 56.

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Virtual Debut: Aquila 54 Power Catamaran (Video)

Sweeping lines, a dramatic bow profile and wave-piercing bulb technology highlight the Aquila 54, which has made its official debut.

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North Pacific 49 Euro

North Pacific Yachts builds its 49 Euro for trawler fans with an affection for contemporary styling.

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Preview: Vicem 50 Classic

The fiberglass-constructed new Vicem 50 Classic model makes landfall in the U.S.

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Sea Trial Report: Back Cove 39O

The Back Cove 39O, the Maine boatbuilder's second outboard-powered model, is also its quietest yet, registering just 73 decibels at cruise.

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Life Raft Safety

When was the last time you thought about where to mount, and how to deploy, your life raft?

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Understanding DSC and MMSI

What you need to know about the latest in marine VHF radio technology.

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Trawler Q&A: A Steering Gear Snafu, Anchors Behaving Badly & Broker Ethics

Your technical questions answered by some of the most experienced trawler minds on the water.

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Boat Dysmorphic Behavior

Is the Albacore 40 a truly classic design? The way my eyes see her makes it hard for me to tell.

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The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Wiring and Crimping

Proper wiring and crimping can prevent voltage drop and ensure that everything turns on when it should.

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Pro Tips for Stress-Free Docking in a Current

Far too often, marina accidents happen because boaters plan for wind while ignoring current.

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Back to Basics

Today’s technology means we’re losing necessary skills that we no longer use.

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A Northern Perspective on Cold-Weather Cruising

Shifting weather patterns allow for more (and sometimes challenging) autumn adventures on Lake Superior.

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Coconut Shrimp

This dish, plus some Jimmy Buffett, takes to my own personal Shangri-la every time.

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David and Darcy Saiget, 1932 H.C. Hanson

When "fate" made an 86-year-old boat available to the Saiget family, they suddenly found themselves caretakers of a legacy.

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How to Update Your Boat's Refrigeration

Think ice is a Stone Age method of keeping food cold? Maybe you need to install some extra refrigeration. But first, read this.

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Halibut Ceviche

Any whitefish will do, but Alaskan halibut gives this dish a special quality.

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Slowing Down in the Grenadines

The Grenadines are a paradise of islands with unique character and widely varied offerings for cruisers looking to expand their horizons.

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Legends of the Fall: Power Cruising In New England

Many boaters haul out as soon after Labor Day as practical. But for the hearty and adventurous, the autumn cruising gamble can be rewarding.

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Troubled Waters: Washington's Deception Pass

Navigating the Pacific Northwest’s Deception Pass is a challenge, even for experienced skippers.

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To Newfoundland and Beyond

Call Of The Wild: A Case for Cruising The Earth's High Latitudes

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Tortugas Bound: Exploring Florida's Last Piece of Wilderness

For the best snorkeling in the US, plus a great old fort, look no further than the Dry Tortugas.

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Point-to-Point: Touring Southeast Asia on a North Pacific 49

An adventurous cruiser encounters the delights of Southeast Asia on a North Pacific 49 Pilothouse.

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A Need for Speed

Editor-in-chief Andrew Parkinson reflects on the remarkable modern age of passage making.

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Knowing Your Limits

There are no rest stops along the transoceanic highway.

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How Four Digits Brought Me Back to My Cruising Roots

797.1 is a wonderful place full of fantastic boats and mariners—and enough inspiration to last a lifetime.

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Refit Reality

There comes a time in every older trawler’s life when her owner is consumed by the desire to spit on his palms, hoist the black flag and consider a major refit.