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Jeanneau NC 14

When Jeanneau developed the NC series (NC stands for New Concept), the approach appealed to boaters, because it allowed interior flexibility not available in recreational production boats until that series.

Sabre 42 Salon Express

The name of the yacht side-tied across the fairway the one our boats pulpit came agonizingly close to as we left the slip was Sea Flat. While that is likely an homage to someone musical in the owners family, or maybe the owner, it was an appropriate name for the water conditions on San Diego Bay on a picture-perfect Tuesday.

Knotical Maneuvers

Knowing how to implement a quick and handy knot into a line is essential for all seafarers. Davis Instruments LineGrabber enables boaters to create an intermediate tie-off point on a line without having to make a knot. The LineGrabber cinches tight around a line and tightens as more tension is applied.

Bond with Your Bilge Blower

Bilge ventilation is probably one of the most overlooked engine-room systems, despite its importance in removing dangerous exhaust fumes and fuel vapors from the compartment. Although the bilge blower is built to withstand the harsh engine-room environment, it may pick up dust and debris. You should inspect and clean it every season.

Jeanneau NC 14

Jeanneau NC 14

Clever design and construction serve the needs of a variety of boaters

When Jeanneau developed the NC series (NC stands for New Concept), the approach appealed to boaters, ...


Sabre 42 Salon Express

Sabre 42 Salon Express

A couples boat with a penchant for performance

The name of the yacht side-tied across the fairway — the one our boat’s pulpit came agon ...


Riviera 50 Enclosed Flybridge

Riviera 50 Enclosed Flybridge

A family motoryacht that’s as tough as it is comfortable

Australia’s Riviera has splashed down more than 5,000 boats in the 34 years it has been in bus ...


Dinghy on Deck

Dinghy on Deck

H30 Dinghy Davit System $1,789.95

Being able to access a dinghy quickly, safely and hassle free is no small convenience on board. The ...


No Strain, No Gain

No Strain, No Gain

Lightweight Intake Water Strainer starts at $225

The Lightweight Intake Water Strainer from Perko helps catch sediment with a 47 percent open area an ...


Common Scents

Common Scents

SEWClean Sewage System Cleaner starts at $71.72

A boat’s sewage system receives a quick and thorough cleaning with SEWClean from Trac Ecologic ...


Knotical Maneuvers

Knotical Maneuvers

LineGrabber $16.99

Knowing how to implement a quick and handy knot into a line is essential for all seafarers. Davis In ...


Light Up the Night

Light Up the Night

Colorlight High-Output Searchlights $10,000-$50,000

Cast a bright and wide beam no matter the hour of the day, with IMTRA’s Colorlight High-Output ...


How long should engines be run before leaving the dock and while cooling down back at the dock?

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We have a cruising boat, but we like to fish occasionally. What are some easy steps we can take to t ...

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I have a 29-foot Ranger Tug in salt water on Newport Bay. I go through a zinc anode on the prop shaf ...

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What are the pros and cons between an aluminum and a fiberglass hull?

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I have an age-old question. I have a 1990 33-foot Sea Ray with twin 5.7L inboards and v-drives (a ve ...

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Be Safe and Healthy on Board

Knowing your health, welfare and other needs and that of all passengers on board is very important. ...

Bond with Your Bilge Blower

Bond with Your Bilge Blower

Bilge ventilation is probably one of the most overlooked engine-room systems, despite its importance ...

Color Guard

Color Guard

The electrical systems found aboard todays cruising vessels have complex AC systems able of providin ...

What’s Behind the Engines and Gears?

What’s Behind the Engines and Gears?

Connected to your gears are the prop shafts, of course. The first concern is that they need to run f ...

Engine Room Rehab

Engine Room Rehab

Water can get inside a boat in a variety of ways: big waves, rain, leaky fittings/plumbing/tanks, wa ...

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