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Fire Consumes Two Boats at Hinckley Yacht Services

Town manager says the fire started as workers were making fiberglass hull repairs using flammable resin.

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La Niña Will Persist into 2022

Conditions are also favoring a wet winter in the Pacific Northwest.

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Winterization Truths and Myths

Free downloadable winterization guide explains how to properly prepare a boat for winter.

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The Gift of Boating: Better Than Any Box Under a Tree

The holidays give us a rush. It's up to us to ensure that it's a good rush.

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NOAA Reaches Ocean Mapping Milestone

NOAA has been leading efforts to complete seafloor mapping in U.S. waters.

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NOAA Locates Polluting Shipwreck

A NOAA Ocean Exploration multibeam survey positively identified the wreck of an oil tanker, and the source of recent oil slicks.

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Give the Gift of Safer Cruising

Still trying to find the perfect boating gift? Don't miss the BoatUS 2021 Holiday Safety Gear Buyers Guide

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The Copper Conundrum

California and Washington state are vying to lead the nation in reducing environmental harm from copper-based bottom paints.

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Video: PM Editor's First Impressions on the Beneteau Grand Trawler 62

Beneteau’s new flagship trawler is a major departure for the shipyard. Hop aboard with us and see why.

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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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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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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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Canvas Care Essentials: 15 Tips

Don’t let folks judge your boat by its covers. Here’s how to bring old vinyl back to spec.

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Electrical Parasites?

Yup—your boat has them, and they’re constantly feeding, sometimes to the point that you can step aboard and find your batteries drained.

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How To Maintain Focus When Docking

Disorientation is a real phenomenon in boating, especially during docking maneuvers.

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An Actor Buys an Old Wooden Boat—Then the Fun Starts

After chartering wooden boats, “The Americans” actor Matthews Rhys decided to buy and restore one of his own: a 1930s Wheeler Playmate.

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New Life for a Legend

A cruising couple takes on the significant task of bringing Beebe's original "Passagemaker" back to form.

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The Copper Conundrum

California and Washington state are vying to lead the nation in reducing environmental harm from copper-based bottom paints.

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The Grant Game

Researchers have built entire careers “discovering” stuff that we boaters already know.

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Carving a Path

British sculptor Glyn Foulkes keeps the art of crafting vessel figureheads alive.

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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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The Pioneering Life and Legacy of Robert Beebe

Robert Beebe inspired legions of long-distance cruisers, and continues to do so today.

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Mission: Space

Our Duffy 37 needed more storage. Here's how we solved that problem and more.

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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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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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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.