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.
Coastal cruising has generated some of my most enduring memories and all the challenges I’ll ever need.
Like good books, some DIY projects make a weekend aboard the boat even better.
Ready to get back to cruising? In a roundabout way, the lessons of 2020 prepared us for the uncharted waters of 2021.
For "A Dash of Salt" columnist Chris Caswell, DIY boat projects conjure memories of doctoring by hook, by crook or by duct tape.
There’s no greater satisfaction in a boat owner’s life than the act of pouring blood and sweat into a project worth doing.
For all of our sacrifices this year for the greater good, from the maelstrom came a few important lessons for us mariners.
The fall boat show season is always a sleigh ride, but this year is a whole new game.
I’m looking forward to my next cheeseburger in paradise, and I hope you are too.
In the midst of a pandemic, I've been planning my next waterborne endeavors. Haven't you?
As with life, cruising doesn’t always work to schedule.
Will our own cruising rituals of today at all resemble our children’s nautical endeavors of tomorrow?
Pondering the modern definition of passagemaking and what the future might hold.
Never underestimate the little things that can turn south in a hurry on the water.
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PM contributing editor and 'Loose Cannon' columnist Peter Swanson fills in the blanks from the recent Dark Waters TV documentary 'Burned.'
Fusion's Apollo and Signature Series make for true audio goodness
Sirius Signal (Weems & Plath) versus Orion, plus a new option
Mr T goes to sea, hopefully leaving us a safety lesson
Ben Ellison takes a look at Actisense NMEA 2000 cables and connectors while discussing network design tips.
Hands on with next generation boat management interfaces