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Editor’s Letter

January 28, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The day dawns clear and warm. There’s nothing pressing on your agenda. So what are you doing with a day like this? Going boating, of course! I can relate because I also go boating every chance that I can. Though I usually have a different destination each time, there’s just one reason for being out […]

Spurs

Spurs

February 9, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Ever come out on the losing end when your inboard engine becomes entangled in a fishing, mooring, or lobster trap line? It’s a serious predicament beyond the pure annoyance of halting your day of fun — you must immediately deploy your anchor and hope that it grabs quickly so that the boat and all passengers […]

Unscrambler

Unscrambler

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

      Answer key: 1. SURINES is SUNRISE 2. NUELASSSGS is SUNGLASSES 3. SESRUCNEN is SUNSCREEN 4. NEDUSA is SUNDAE 5. RFSWNOEUL is SUNFLOWER 6. HNULISTG is SUNLIGHT 7. UNRSUNB is SUNBURN 8. SNUKNE is SUNKEN 9. ETUNSS is SUNSET If You Enjoyed This: Click Here For More Unscrambles!

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I recently upgraded some of the electronics on the boat and started to notice voltage issues when all the equipment was turned on. Looking at the bird’s nest of wiring that I’ve been creating as I’ve added additional equipment over the past two decades, I thought the best thing to do was to remove all […]

Liveaboard Family Raises Funds and Awareness for Veterans and Service Dogs

Liveaboard Family Raises Funds and Awareness for Veterans and Service Dogs

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

“The fact that 22 veterans are killing themselves every day is extremely disheartening,” says Miami Phillips, a veteran of the Vietnam War, from his Irwin 41 sailboat, YUME. “And of course, add to that the mess at the VA, no jobs to be had, little support from the military for broken soldiers — it is […]

Sirius Signal SOS

Sirius Signal SOS

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When is the last time you thought about the flares on your boat? Well now there is a better alternative to them. The Sirius Signal SOS non-toxic electronic visual distress signal is the modern day alternative. Sirius Signal’s battery-operated SOS Distress Light is safe for users and safe for the environment. The device uses an […]

Storm Planning and Procedures

Storm Planning and Procedures

July 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  No matter the prediction for this hurricane season, all it takes is one powerful storm to destroy property and jeopardize lives. Start preparing while the sun is shining — follow our checklist and protect your valued vessel (and/or your investment). You’ll be prepared with time to spare, because once a storm looms, you want […]

Old Key Lime House

Old Key Lime House

July 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Built in 1889, Old Key Lime House in Lantana is the oldest waterfront restaurant in Florida. Painted with bright, tropical colors, the eclectic restaurant sits right on the edge of the Intracoastal Waterway. A large, floating dock provides plenty of space for diners arriving by boat, and dockhands are available to help as you arrive. […]

Calaveras Cantina

Calaveras Cantina

July 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Tucked among mangroves on the Intracoastal Waterway, Calaveras Cantina is a new addition to the recently constructed Harbourside Place complex in Jupiter. The restaurant is across the street from public docks that have 10 transient slips. The docks are open daily from 8:00 am to midnight. Calavera means skull in Spanish, so I wasn’t surprised […]

Phil Foster Park

Phil Foster Park

July 14, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Phil Foster Park is a great spot to dock or anchor along the Intracoastal Waterway. Just north of West Palm Beach in Lake Worth Lagoon, this 14-acre beachfront park features an underwater snorkeling trail, boat ramps, and a playground. Docks located on the east side of the park are designated as a temporary loading and […]

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