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Wells Marine Semi-custom Stainless Arch
Custom arch and dinghy davits with a semi-custom price from Wells Marine. Today and tomorrow I want to take a look at what I call prefab boat solutions and by that I mean custom products that have been manufactured in a ...
Wells Marine Semi-custom Stainless Arch
Custom arch and dinghy davits with a semi-custom price from Wells Marine. Today and tomorrow I want to take a look at what I call prefab boat solutions and by that I mean custom products that have been manufactured in a ...
Second Great Technique for Dinghy Anchoring
Our recent piece by Jeff Siegel of ActiveCaptain about a novel dinghy anchoring technique stimulated quite a bit of discussion from readers and we even heard about another, possibly even better, technique from John Marshall, owner of the Nordhavn 55 ...
Boating Suite App Available for iPhone
Here’s where Apple gets insidious. You buy an iPhone or iPod Touch and think the score is settled. But the practically-free $.99 songs add up when the purchases total in the thousands. Worse are the revolutionary apps that change your ...
Blackberry Weather App for Coastal Cruisers
Mobile Mariner LLC has announced the official launch of the Mobile Mariner™ for the Blackberry® smartphone, which will provide NOAA marine weather forecasts, tide information and life weather conditions for the coastal United States, including the Great Lakes. More upcoming ...
BOAT BUYING: Boat Options That Should Be Standard
When buying a brand new boat, there’s the sticker price on the showroom floor and then there’s the actual price, often pushed several hundred to several thousand dollars higher when you’re forced to add on “options” that you won’t leave ...
Great Technique for Dinghy Anchoring at the Beach
By Jeffrey Siegel (ActiveCaptain); Videography by Karen Siegel Here’s a great technique for anchoring the dinghy off the beach. Our dinghy weighs about 800 pounds. She’s a rigid inflatable with a 40 HP engine. It’s our family car when we’re cruising ...
Ding-ez Boarding Rail
Another idea of forehead smacking simplicity, here’s a boarding rail designed to get the young and old alike to enter and exit a dinghy with grace, or at least ease.  At the Miami show, the rest of the NMMA Innovation ...
Who’s in First?
Unless you live in Florida or other points South, now is the time of defrosting, and to think about launching your boat. Here in the Northeast, I always like to take a drive past the marinas and yacht clubs and ...
Boating By Numbers–Tracking Fuel Burn
One of the worst feelings in boating is the one you get when you realize, after running around all day, that you don’t have enough fuel to get home. It happens. The general rule of thumb when you leave the slip or ...

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Custom arch and dinghy davits with a semi-custom price from ...
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Here’s where Apple gets insidious. You buy an iPhone or ...

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