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Hatteras 45 Express Sportfish

Isnt the term new and improved an oxymoron? I mean, if its new, how can it be improved, and vice versa? Hatteras Yachts recently introduced the 45 Express model in two flavors, cruiser and sportfish, the latter of which we will focus on here. And it is really new and improved.

Palm Beach 50 Express

The PB 50, which also comes in a flybridge version, is, at its heart, an entertainer. Its a dayboat for hosts with a bevy of friends outside of social media.

Watered Down

Finding a source of potable water shouldnt deter boat owners, no matter where they choose to cruise. The innovative Max-Q+APC Watermakers from FCI Watermakers reliably produce up to 1,850 gallons of pure, fresh water every day, with a simple touch of a finger.

Davit Divine

With a sturdy, low-profile design, the Stainless Transom Fork Davits from Roskelley/Olsson Manufacturing are polished additions to either the swim step or transom.

Hatteras 45 Express Sportfish

Hatteras 45 Express Sportfish

The builder’s smallest is still mighty

Isn’t the term “new and improved” an oxymoron? I mean, if it’s new, how can ...


Palm Beach 50 Express

Palm Beach 50 Express

A dayboat from Down Under

As I approached the Palm Beach 50 on the docks at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, I noticed th ...


North Pacific 45 Pilothouse

North Pacific 45 Pilothouse

One of North Pacific Yachts’ most successful vessels was its 43-footer, the boat that started ...


Floating On

Floating On

Recreational Liferaft – $1,500+

Liferafts are a safety measure no cruiser can afford to forget. The Recreational Liferafts from Crew ...


Night Lights

Night Lights

18 Series Thru-Hull LED – $1,659+

Cruisers looking to be the biggest and brightest boat out on the water might consider Aqualuma&rsquo ...


Charge Surge

Charge Surge

USB Charger Receptacle – $49.99+

Inevitably, and sooner than later, someone starts asking if anyone’s seen the charger to his p ...


Make That Water

Make That Water

Catalina 340 Z Water-Maker – $10,400

The Catalina 340 Z Water-Maker from Spectra Watermakers produces up to 15 percent more water than it ...


Battery Yield

Battery Yield

Reliant AGM Battery

The Reliant AGM Battery from Trojan Battery is specifically designed and engineered for deep-cycling ...


When we cruise in our 34-foot Sea Ray and moor overnight at a marina, we hook up to shore power. Som ...

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Barbecuing: Gas or Charcoal?

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Electrical System Tune-up

Electrical System Tune-up

Routine inspections of your vessels AC and DC electrical systems can head off a number of potential ...

Prep Your Diesel for Cruising

For many boaters, theres nothing more pleasurable than sitting at anchor in a secluded cove. Many of ...

Pay Attention to the Bilges

There are several issues to watch for in a bilge: The first is to keep it dry, the second is to keep ...

Thruster Care

Thruster Care

Mechanically, thrusters are fairly simple devices, but there are several important maintenance tasks ...

Spring Cleaning and Polishing

The annual ritual of washing and polishing the boat before spring use is one most boat owners dont l ...

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