Reviews

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  1. Reviews / Saltwater Fishing

    Contender 30 ST: Step Up Your Game

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 26, 2015

    The Contender 30 ST offers far better performance and efficiency than expected from a 30’ center console fishing boat. …Read More

  2. Reviews

    Verado 5.0 On The Way From Mercury Marine

    Charles Plueddeman
    Aug 24, 2015

    The technical updates designed for the Mercury Verado 350 and Mercury Racing 400R outboards have now trickled down through the line. …Read More

  3. Reviews / Runabout

    Bryant Calandra: Attention to Detail

    Charles Plueddeman
    Aug 21, 2015

    Reinvention of the Bryant brand begins with the Calandra, a bowrider that takes design and finish quality to a very high level. …Read More

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How-to

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  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Marine Canvas Enclosures: What’s What and What's New

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Aug 25, 2015

    Sunbrella, Weblon, Herculite, Isinglass, Makrolon, EZ2CY, and Strataglass are just some of the options to choose from for a cockpit cover, bimini, or dodger. …Read More

  2. How-To

    Should the AC Terminals on My Distribution Panel Be Covered?

    Ed Sherman
    Aug 21, 2015

    You never want to cross paths with a 120-volt AC current on a boat. That's why the ABYC wants to make it hard for you to do so. …Read More

  3. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat Towing Guide: How to Trailer a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 18, 2015

    If you want to learn how to tow a boat you've come to the right place. With this guide, you can begin developing your trailering skills today. …Read More

  4. How-To

    Is My Fuse Panel Marine-Grade?

    Ed Sherman
    Aug 14, 2015

    Fuses with aluminum prongs don’t belong on boats. …Read More

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On the Water

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  1. On the Water / Fishing

    Tuna Fishing in the Pacific Northwest

    Tim Claxton
    Aug 20, 2015

    Though it’s a surprising development, tuna fishing in the Pacific Northwest is a now a serious angling option. …Read More

  2. On the Water / Resources

    Boat Towing Guide: How to Trailer a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 18, 2015

    If you want to learn how to tow a boat you've come to the right place. With this guide, you can begin developing your trailering skills today. …Read More

  3. On the Water / Entertainment

    Summer Loving Photo Contest: 3 Editors' Picks

    Carol Cronin
    Aug 14, 2015

    If the editors could enter the boats.com Summer Loving photo contest, here are the pictures we'd each submit. …Read More

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