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About: Pete McDonald

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Pete McDonald is a contributing editor to Power & Motoryacht. Previously, he spent 11 years on the editorial staff of Boating. He has won multiple writing awards and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Recent Posts by Pete McDonald

Blue Marlin Rams Boat, Photog Benefits
Posted on August 5, 2010.
Professional photographer Jon Schwartz was biding his time on the press boat during the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, when something wild happened. The crew of the 36 Hatteras Chiripa, the ...
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Coasties to Crack Down on Bow Riding
Posted on August 2, 2010.
The Coast Guard announced it will be cracking down on the practice of bow riding, meaning you can’t ride in the bow cockpit, as pictured above, while the boat is ...
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Brunswick Sells Triton Boats
Posted on July 30, 2010.
Just saw across the newswire that Brunswick has sold Triton Boats to Fishing Holdings, and the company will relocate from Ashland City, TN, to Flippin, AR. Earl Bentz, who founded ...
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Coffee Alternatives For Tired Boaters
Posted on July 29, 2010.
The dude posing in the picture above doesn’t know what he’s getting himself into. I try to avoid drinking coffee before heading out, for obvious reasons. Particularly when I’m on ...
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Wake Surfing Good Bad and Ugly
Posted on July 27, 2010.
Lazzara posted this cool video of someone wake surfing behind a 75 today. Great way to get some wave action when there are no real waves. Here’s a video background: And here’s the ...
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BOOK REVIEW: Deadliest Sea
Posted on July 26, 2010.
From Noah to the sinking of the whaleship Essex to The Perfect Storm, maritime disaster stories have kept audiences riveted in accounts recorded on the written page. But in the ...
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Facebook or Ham Radio?
Posted on July 22, 2010.
Boat Write Each has its own merits for spreading the word, and both have devotees that get a little creepy, but after exhaustive trial and error we’re going with Facebook.
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The Reality of Sight Fishing
Posted on July 21, 2010.
Here’s a great article, with pictures that perfectly sum up the typical flats fishing experience, by Dr. Aaron Adams. Found by stumbling through Twitter. (Shameless self-promotion: To follow me there, go ...
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Storm Light Over The Harbor
Posted on July 19, 2010.
The type of site that makes you glad to be on the water. Some call it “God Light,” but we did not wish to offend our agnostic readers. (If ...
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Drag Boat Crash Video
Posted on July 19, 2010.
Someone captured on film an insane drag boat crash at the 2010 Augusta Southern Nationals drag boat event over the weekend.  A local news station posted the video on its ...
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