Pete McDonald

Blue Marlin Rams Boat, Photog Benefits
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 designated press boat, set out two lines hoping to catch ...
Coasties to Crack Down on Bow Riding
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 underway. According to the Coast Guard News website, this will ...
Brunswick Sells Triton Boats
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 the well-known bass and fiberglass saltwater boat company, will still ...
Coffee Alternatives For Tired Boaters
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 small, open boats. Problem: Being on the water on the ...
Wake Surfing Good Bad and Ugly
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 bad and the ugly all in one:
BOOK REVIEW: Deadliest Sea
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 Youtube and reality TV era, and particularly with the immense ...
Facebook or Ham Radio?
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.
The Reality of Sight Fishing
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 to http://twitter.com/fishboatwrite.)
Storm Light Over The Harbor
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 there’s lightning you’re not so glad.)
Drag Boat Crash Video
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 website. The driver was taken to the hospital for a ...

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