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A Small Cabin on the Water

A Small Cabin on the Water

With a shallow draft, protected keel and efficient outboard power, the Shanty 36 begs you to find your gunkhole.

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The Right Stuff

How to get the most out of an electronics upgrade at your helm.

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2022 Trawlerfest Baltimore Dates Announced

Passagemaker's Trawlerfest series will return in-person to Baltimore's Inner Harbor this fall

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New Boat: Cape Sable 38

The Canadian launch is based on a traditional Cape Islander lobster boat, designed with a cruising couple in mind.

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Accidental Rescue

A pleasure cruise to the Dry Tortugas becomes a rough-weather mission of mercy.

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Immutable Axioms

There is little we can be certain about when boating. Except for these things.

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Monkey Wrenches

No bananas, no schedule

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Saving the Sarinda

A couple taking on the restoration of a WWII-era vessel—and showing the progress on weekly YouTube updates—is inspiring tens of thousands online.

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World Premiere: Outer Reef 900 Classic Long Range Motoryacht

The largest offering in the builder’s X Class Series is expected to have a 3,000nm range at 8.5 knots.

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Boat Review: Beneteau Grand Trawler 62

Beneteau's highly anticipated flagship trawler makes her debut with room to move and horsepower to spare.

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Leopard 46 Powercat

The South Africa-based builder continues to expand and improve the line, with its latest launch offering three- and four-stateroom versions.

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Shutter the Thought

A lifelong sailor and photographer does an about-face and refits a 1986 Grand Banks 32 for work and play.

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Beneteau Swift Trawler 48

The newest in the French builder’s semi-displacement series has a proven hull and an updated layout.

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Fleming 55: A Yacht That's Aging Like Fine Wine

The Fleming 55 has been produced every year since 1986, and it just keeps getting better

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Balancing the Equation

The Apollonian 52 was designed from the start to fill a void in the market for 50-foot cruising boats.

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Return to Glory

A yacht designer is tasked with helping to restore a treasured Huckins to prior beauty, while upgrading her to cruise into the 21st century.

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Big Little Cruiser

The Banjo 20 is hard to resist during a visit to boatbuilder Sam Devlin’s workshop.

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Boat Review: Beneteau Grand Trawler 62

Beneteau's highly anticipated flagship trawler makes her debut with room to move and horsepower to spare.

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Showstoppers: New Boats That Wow

An inside look at the year's best new boats for cruising enthusiasts.

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Navigating Under Bridges

Part II: Communicating with bridgetenders, understanding opening schedules and maneuvering in close quarters.

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All About the Survey

Survey days are long. They can be overwhelming. They’re still worth every last minute and dollar.

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Happiness is in the Sole

Appropriate footwear for boating, and for pre- and post-boating activities, is not a one-shoe job.

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Speaking Their Languages

Understanding the way marine electronics communicate can help you troubleshoot failures.

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Navigating Under Bridges

Bridges can be a bit intimidating, and judging from the number of scrapes or damaged timbers we see on fender systems, there is good reason for the concern.

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Sudden Impact

Awareness and communication—paired with knowledge of navigation rules—are the keys to avoiding collisions.

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Accidental Rescue

A pleasure cruise to the Dry Tortugas becomes a rough-weather mission of mercy.

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Immutable Axioms

There is little we can be certain about when boating. Except for these things.

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Salmon Dill Croissant

These sandwiches come together fast and easy, utilizing canned salmon.

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Corrosion and Rust Never Sleep

Staying ahead of them both on stainless steel and anodized aluminum requires diligence.

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Saving the Sarinda

A couple taking on the restoration of a WWII-era vessel—and showing the progress on weekly YouTube updates—is inspiring tens of thousands online.

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The Sound of Silence

When the author grew tired of running a noisy genset while at anchor in his Selene 60, he installed a solar array.

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Just Right

Numerous boats on the brokerage market can be ideal for a Great Loop adventure.

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Time of Their Lives

A Michigan couple in their 70s spent nearly a decade refitting a boat for post-retirement cruising. Their first major outing was the Great Loop.

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A Veteran Skipper's Guide to Catamaran Cruising

A couple cruising the Great Loop on their 34-foot power catamaran has learned, once again, why they prefer the cat to a monohull.

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Back in the BVI

The pandemic still poses some travel challenges, but now may be the best time in years to charter in the islands.

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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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Immutable Axioms

There is little we can be certain about when boating. Except for these things.

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Monkey Wrenches

No bananas, no schedule

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A Need for Speed

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