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A Great Loop Adventure (Podcast)

A Great Loop Adventure (Podcast)

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, boating newbies Kate and Tim Carney knew it was time to buy their first vessel and take on the 6,000-mile Great Loop.

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Leen 72 Trimaran

The French builder’s flagship offers fuel-efficient cruising in a spacious package.

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In Build: Sirena 78

Sirena Yachts will premiere their latest semidisplacement, flybridge-equipped vessel, the 78, at the Cannes Yachting Festival which is slated for Sept. 6-11.

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In Build: Super Lauwersmeer SLX54

Super Lauwersmeer’s new flagship, the SLX54, designed with “revolutionary innovations” as well as traditional aspects, is intended for long passages.

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Bering B76

On June 14th, at the Bering shipyard in Antalya, Turkey, the fully custom B76 Lemanjá left the shed and touched water for the first time.

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In Build: Leopard 40PC

Following in the footsteps of its predecessors—the Leopard 46PC and 53PC—the 40PC aims to incorporate speed and seafaring capabilities without sacrificing comfort and elegance.

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2022 Trawlerfest Baltimore ON SALE

Join us for an impressive in-water selection of new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, first-class education and demonstrations, the latest in marine products and services, and opportunities to share cruising adventures with fellow cruisers and industry experts.

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Accidental Rescue

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

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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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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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Pocket Pugilist

Back Cove improves on a coastal cruising classic with the newly refined 372.

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Built For Us All

Destined for Moorings charter fleets, the three- or four-stateroom Leopard 46 Powercat is a roomy boat for coastal cruising.

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Sound & Color

The Beneteau Swift Trawler 48 includes smart refinements as the line’s new flagship.

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Grand Voyager

The new flagship Grand Banks 85 improves yet again on what was already an iconic brand.

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A Giant Awakens

Northern Marine launches its best-yet 57, ready to cross oceans in comfort and safety.

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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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SoCal Starlet

The stunning, Art DeFever-penned, 60-foot Tonina hearkens back to simpler times on Los Angeles’ waterways.

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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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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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The Key to Locks

Inland waterway cruising often involves passages through multiple locks. Here’s how to handle them.

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Need To Know

With demand outpacing supply, some buyers and sellers are skipping the basics of trawler sales.

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Tough Little Duck

The Surf Scoter 26, named for a stout seabird, can be matched to a range of power options, each with its own advantages.

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Vital Fluids

Understanding fuel-flow and filtration systems is vital to diagnosing and fixing engine-power loss.

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Conduits to the Sea

Inlets are a gateway to adventure, but without preparation and local knowledge, they can be downright scary.

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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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The Joy of Being Unreasonable

It pays to ignore the accountants and uninitiated who say boating makes no sense.

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Mini Salmon Burger BLT with Jalapeño Mayo

Ready to up your burger game? Skip the beef and go with fish for the perfect cocktail-hour finger food.

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Time-Out for Teak

To keep your brightwork in Bristol condition, use a two-part, liquid-based cleansing system, followed by a sealer.

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Sound & Color

The Beneteau Swift Trawler 48 includes smart refinements as the line’s new flagship.

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Shore Party

Finding the right tender can make your cruise memorable for all the right reasons.

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The Dinghy of the Land

Cruising with bikes is a fun, healthy and convenient way to see and experience more.

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The ABCs of Bonaire

South of the hurricane belt, the mostly undeveloped Dutch island offers unique beauty above and below the sea.

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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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Just Right

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

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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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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.