On the Water: Resources

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    The Happy Stick: Joystick Controls for Outboard Boats

    Lenny Rudow

    Joystick control works great for inboard and pod drive applications, but is the same true of boats with outboard engines? …Read More

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    A Survivor’s Guide to Boat Sharing with Boatbound

    Tim Claxton

    Peer to peer boat rentals are becoming more and more common, and Boatbound is leading the way. …Read More

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    New Inexpensive Fishfinders for 2014: Garmin GCV10, Lowrance Elite CHIRP, and Humminbird 800

    Lenny Rudow

    If you need a high quality but relatively inexpensive fishfinder-chartplotter that costs about $1,000 or less, 2014 brings a fresh new crop of choices from the likes of Garmin, Humminbird, and Lowrance. …Read More

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    Navigating by iPad with the Bad Elf GPS

    Tim Claxton

    The Bad Elf GPS accessory can enhance digital navigation with an iPad mini aboard. …Read More

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    Choosing a Center Console: Is it the Right Boat for You?

    Doug Logan

    When it comes to finding the right boat for your family, a center console might be the best pick. …Read More

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    Dual Console Boats: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

    Lenny Rudow

    Part bowrider, part fishing boat, dual console boats prove that having multiple personalities can be a good thing – most of the time. …Read More

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    10 Top Starter Boats of 2013 for the Beginner Boater

    Lenny Rudow

    If you’re looking to buy your first boat, these 10 starter boats are all excellent options. …Read More

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    8 Ways To Get Rid of That Old Boat

    Sam Greenfield

    Tips to help you let go of that project, past love, or just plain derelict boat in your yard. …Read More

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    What Do the New Marine Fuel Hose Markings Mean?

    Ed Sherman

    The new A1-15 rating identifies fuel hose that is more fire-resistant and less permeable than older hose. …Read More

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    The Best Binoculars on Boats: Alpen vs. Bushnell vs. Canon vs. Fujinon vs. Nikon

    Lenny Rudow

    With considerations like image stabilization, magnification, construction quality, and price to keep in mind, choosing the best binoculars to keep on your boat is no easy task. We put these top five up against each other, head-to-head. …Read More

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