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Furuno GP-33 GPS, hand’s on
At the risk of sounding mean, what excites me most about Furuno's new GP-33 GPS sensor and display is what it means regarding the coming RD-33 data display we discussed a while back.  That 4.3-inch 480x272 pixel LED-backlit screen -- ...
Fishfinder Transducer Transom Mount Location, Hold Bottom at High Speeds
Holding bottom at high speed is a common problem with transom mounted fishfinder transducers, and location is usually the reason. Just yesterday, a friend who bought a new boat was asking me about this issue. The one problem he has ...
Latitudes & Attitudes Share the Sail
Latitudes & Attitudes Share the Sail2010 in the San Juan Islands was a great mix of pirate parties and quite coves. Lats & Atts put on another great Share the Sail – this time, with a group of a half dozen ...
New Vidcast: Motoryacht VvS1 in Fiji
If you've seen the new edition of Yachting magazine, then you know it contains my feature article about the fantastic couple of days I spent in Fiji aboard the 111-foot Alloy motoryacht VvS1. We visited the Mamanuca and Yasawa chains, ...
Emerald Isle Auction Falls Short
The auction of the 126-foot Emerald Isle did not go as anticipated last week, with the minimum bid failing to be reached. But there is still a chance the yacht will sell. Built by Christensen Shipyards in 1992, Emerald Isle attracted ...
Shootout Updates: Record Speeds, Titanium Props and More
Just finished Day No. 1 of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout and I could sum it up with one word: Wow. Of course, you deserve a little more detail than that so:•Best Moment of the Day: David Scott and ...
Yamaha Unveils 2011 VX Models With 1.8L Engine
Yamaha released the details of its 2011 line on the company's own website Thursday afternoon, and the big news is a pair of craft — the VXR and VXS — that promise high-performance at a low price. As some web observers ...
Things Found At Low Tide
ACR Aqualink View & 406Link, hand’s on
The first time was the best. I was tootling down the Bay in May when I tested the ACR AquaLink View PLB. I'd already appreciated its high build quality, and how neatly instructions about how to activate its ...
LED Lighting, It Just Keeps Getting Better
Hella announced today a new, wide angle LED lighting fixture to its already impressive selection. I can't emphasize enough the significance of retro-fitting LED's wherever you can on your boat. They are a huge energy saver that go a long ...

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