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Screen TLC

A few of us were gathered on the dock discussing a number of boating topics when one of the skippers shared that he had been spraying his radar and chartplotter on the bridge with glass cleaner and wiping it down with paper towels.

Monte Carlo MC5

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a sixpence in her shoe. The old English rhyme details the somethings a bride should wear on her wedding day for good luck, and it seems Beneteau borrowed its advice.

Cutwater 30 Command Bridge

When a builder of a successful line of boats introduces a new model, it is examined carefully to see if the new features improve or detract from the original. The new Cutwater 30 Command Bridge from Fluid Motion Inc., with a cleverly designed top helm, faced such an examination.

Barbecuing

Barbecuing: Gas or Charcoal?

Monte Carlo MC5

Monte Carlo MC5

A great boat for dock-to-dock coastal cruising and weekending

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a sixpence in her shoe. The old ...


Cutwater 30 Command Bridge

Cutwater 30 Command Bridge

A 30-footer with a bridge that truly belongs

When a builder of a successful line of boats introduces a new model, it is examined carefully to see ...


American Tug 485

American Tug 485

A tough, capable, pedigreed trawler with more than just a touch of style

When Tom Nelson “semiretired” as one of Nordic Tug’s principals, he found he was n ...


Marine Beam

Marine Beam

LED Surface Mount Trim Tab Underwater Light $200

Made to provide nighttime brilliance for boaters — whether they are on board or swimming below ...


Fisherman’s Friend

Fisherman’s Friend

Cooler/Dry Box with Rod Holders $85

Anglers fumbling around with an armful of rods and reels need help. The Cooler/Dry Box with Rod Hold ...


Cruise a Board

Cruise a Board

CruiserBoard $2,590

The design of the CruiserBoard is a cross between a kayak and a standup paddleboard, for boaters loo ...


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Catch-Photo-Release (CPR) Mount $79.99

Anglers can document the catch of their lifetime with the GreenFish CPR Mount. The hands-free mount ...


Shiny Lines

Shiny Lines

Reflective Dock Lines start at $13

Boaters don’t have to grope around for their docklines in the early hours of the morning or th ...


Barbecuing: Gas or Charcoal?

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I’m getting ready to sell my boat. It has a DSC radio that I’ve registered with the FCC. ...

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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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Screen TLC

Screen TLC

A few of us were gathered on the dock discussing a number of boating topics when one of the skippers ...

Wet-cell Battery Care and Feeding

Wet-cell Battery Care and Feeding

Batteries are among the most critical components on a powerboat. Almost all of the onboard systems d ...

Stop Mold Cold

Mold can creep up on you and it is creepy. There are several ways to avoid mold, or at least limit i ...

You Can Defeat Odor

You Can Defeat Odor

A boat is an easy place for odors to take hold. While odors can come from many places, the holding t ...

Staging for a Faster Sale

Staging for a Faster Sale

Similar to when you sell a house, getting your boat sold quickly and for the most money is a lot abo ...

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