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Float Plan

Rescue attempts during a man-overboard situation require an efficient and reliable operation. SOS Marines sMRT SOS Dan Buoy Marker is equipped with an emergency electronic MOB beacon, as well as a locator beacon.

Solid Power Connection for Fire Safety

As pleasureboats have become more complex, onboard electrical safety has become more important. Although this may be something boaters dont think about very often, here is a critical thought to consider: A high percentage of fires on pleasureboats are electrical in origin.

MJM 50z

Old sailors never die, they just start building powerboats. And often, that is good news. Theres something about the cross-pollination between the world of rag-boaters and stink-potters that leads to some remarkable results, and the swanky new MJM 50z cruising yacht is an example of exactly that.

Krogen 44 AE

Ive tested a couple of Kadey-Krogen models now, and both times the boat owners were aboard. And both times they made the experience better, speaking from a reviewers angle.

MJM 50z

MJM 50z

Smart ideas from the (gasp!) sailing world translate to a better powerboat.

Old sailors never die, they just start building powerboats. And often, that is good news. There&rsqu ...


Krogen 44 AE

Krogen 44 AE

Advanced ergonomics highlight a new model.

I’ve tested a couple of Kadey-Krogen models now, and both times the boat owners were aboard. A ...


Offshore 87 Motoryacht

Offshore 87 Motoryacht

A step up for the owners, a step forward for the builder

A hunk of wood. That’s not usually where I start when it comes to sea trials. Doesn’t se ...


Float Plan

Float Plan

sMRT SOS Dan Buoy $1,200

Rescue attempts during a man-overboard situation require an efficient and reliable operation. SOS Ma ...


Snapped Shut

Snapped Shut

Barrel Bolt $40

Barrel Bolt from Perko secures doors, cabinets and lockers for a safer and more convenient onboard e ...


Gauging Signals

Gauging Signals

GPS Pro+ Receiver $299.99

Acquire a satellite lock from anywhere in the world, without the use of cell tower assistance. The G ...


Full Check-Up

Full Check-Up

Check Valve varies by dealer

The new Check Valve from Centek Industries is ideal for a wide range of boats, especially those navi ...


Sublime Sound

Sublime Sound

Infinity Marine Speakers $209.95

Prospec Electronics’ new lineup of Infinity Speakers makes it possible to combine acoustics wi ...


I just got a great deal on a trawler that came with a small dingy and 1995 2 hp Evinrude. I cleaned ...

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How good are computer diagnostics?

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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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Solid Power Connection for Fire Safety

Solid Power Connection for Fire Safety

As pleasureboats have become more complex, onboard electrical safety has become more important. Alth ...

Banking Power

Banking Power

If your boats house batteries seem to run down very quickly, or if you have to recharge them more th ...

Too Much Is Never Enough

Many boaters use their boat during their season and then leave it for many months. The question aris ...

You and Your Exhaust System

You and Your Exhaust System

Marine exhaust systems for inboard engines can be divided into two basic types: dry and wet exhausts ...

Diesel Layup

Diesels are hardy, but they still require winterization to ensure they will realize the longevity an ...

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