Trawler Appeal: What Makes a Marina Great for Long-Range Cruisers

Trawler Appeal: What Makes a Marina Great for Long-Range Cruisers

Good marinas make for easier boating. Great marinas are the stuff of fantastic cruising memories.

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Green Light For Vineyard Wind Project

The federal government has approved the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States.

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Buyers and Sellers Beware

So many scams, so little time. Here's the latest one percolating in the pandemic brew of desperation boat shopping.

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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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Circa Marine Launches 24m Adventure Cruiser

Named after an albatross species, this 24-meter aluminum explorer vessel is New Zealand designed and built.

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Zimmerman Marine Expands

New location added in Oriental, North Carolina

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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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Gratification Aplenty Close To Shore

Coastal cruising has generated some of my most enduring memories and all the challenges I’ll ever need.

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Fly the Friendly Skies—To Your Boat?

Outer Reef Yachts will offer an aviation concierge service that utilizes a network of private airports around the world.

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Launch Report: Bering Yachts 77

The steel-hulled Bering 77 is the big sister to the Bering 65, adding 161,000 lbs. of displacement.

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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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Editor's Cut: Hampton Endurance 720 Skylounge (Video)

Tour the Endurance 720 by Hampton Yachts with PM's Editor-in-Chief Andrew Parkinson.

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New Models Underway At Nordhavn

Nordhavn Yachts has announced the addition of two new models to its fleet: the N625 and the N71.

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Bering Yachts Unveils 72 Explorer

Meet the Bering 72: a versatile explorer yacht designed for owner-friendly navigation and family expeditions.

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An Old Fireboat (Re)fit to Live Aboard

Through the stress and strife of endeavoring to bring an old fireboat back to life, an owner finds higher purpose in his labor of love.

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How To Buff Your Hull Like A Pro

Using a power buffer to properly clean and polish your gelcoat is best for your boat, and your sanity.

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How To Get More Bang From Your Inverter/Charger System

A combination inverter/charger can be great on board, but when it fails, you need options.

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Doing Versus Learning

Just because you’re out boating doesn’t mean you’re improving your skills on things like docking.

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Understanding Engine Mounts: A Balancing Act

We love engine mounts, perhaps the hardest-working hardware in your engine room. Here's how to make sure they love you back.

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How to Paint Smooth Curves

This cool little trick works on all sorts of paint tasks where masking or varnishing tape must be applied on a curve.

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FLIR M364C Takes the Night Shift

Learn about the new maritime camera that's transforming how mariners see in the dark.

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Freaks of Nature

New wave-measuring technology shows how rogue waves reach up to 100-foot heights.

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Liveaboard Reality: Rising Stars of the Small Screen

By filming their liveaboard experiences, these YouTubers are introducing thousands of people to the cruising lifestyle.

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Felicia Schneiderhan, Marine Trader 38 Owner

This classic trawler owner fell in love the first time she climbed aboard a Marine Trader 38—first with the captain, then with the boat itself.

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Tales From the Loop: Our Waypoint Wanderlust

While having a general plan for the Loop is always important, for us, the ability to be flexible along the way was key to making great memories.

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The Compatibility Test

When choosing crew and guests, think about more than who’s fun at the bar.

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Raspberry Fool

Really, any berries you have on board will do. And this dish will still be delish.

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Trawler Life in the Land of Bergs and Fjords

Climbing a few rungs of latitude on a Nordhavn 46 to where Vikings once roamed proves to be an endeavor to write home about.

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Paducah, Kentucky: A Riverside Gem

Paducah and its unique river-town appeal is well worth a stopover.

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Cleveland, Ohio: "The North Coast"

This port city located on the southern shore of Lake Erie is fast emerging as a favorite waypoint for inland cruising.

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Seeking Solitude in the Apostle Islands

Despite the best-laid plans, nothing on a boat ever goes how it's supposed to go, even when expectations are low.

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Northwest Passage: The Land of Ice and Dreams

A couple spends seven years exploring the Northwest Passage and beyond.

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Maine's Historic, Haunted Isles of Shoals

When an eerie fog rolls over Gosport Harbor, you can't help but feel "The Weight of Water."

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Gratification Aplenty Close To Shore

Coastal cruising has generated some of my most enduring memories and all the challenges I’ll ever need.

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Getaway Tinkering

Like good books, some DIY projects make a weekend aboard the boat even better.

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The Cruising Spirit

Ready to get back to cruising? In a roundabout way, the lessons of 2020 prepared us for the uncharted waters of 2021.

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There Will Be Blood

For "A Dash of Salt" columnist Chris Caswell, DIY boat projects conjure memories of doctoring by hook, by crook or by duct tape.