On the Water: Resources

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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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    Sonar Smack-Down: Traditional Fishfinder vs. Down-looking Scanner-Imager vs. CHIRP

    Lenny Rudow

    With all the new-fangled fishfinder technology available these days, how are you supposed to know which is the best to invest in? We tested three different moderately-priced modern sonar technologies side by side, to help you make the right call. …Read More

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    Share the Water: Unwritten Rules of Sailors, Fishermen, Powerboaters, and Paddlers

    Carol Cronin

    No matter what our chosen watersport might be, we’re all eager to spend time enjoying it. And when our paths cross, we need to understand the unwritten expectations of other boaters. …Read More

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    10 Emergency Fix-it Items that Belong on Every Boat

    Lenny Rudow

    Whether you’re a sailor, a fishermen, a cruiser or a watersports enthusiast, if you have a boat, you should keep these 10 emergency items on board for on-the-water repairs. …Read More

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    Can a Pontoon Boat be a Serious Fishing Boat?

    Lenny Rudow

    Pontoon boats have become incredibly popular and many people use them for fishing. But, can a pontoon serve as a dedicated, serious, hard-core fishing machine? …Read More

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