WELLCRAFT Announces its Largest Performance Cruiser

PHOTO COURTESY OF WELLCRAFT The newest Performance Cruiser in the WELLCRAFT lineup, the 435 is designed for adventure and all types of weather, and is also the largest WELLCRAFT model yet. Designed by Garroni Studio in Italy and American naval architect Michael Peters, the 44-foot boat responds to tough demands in all types of weather […]

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Cape 31 Key West Regatta

Sunshine sailing in the picturesque blue waters of Key West is what the Cape 31 Class signed up for and that is just what they got. Roosters. Mount Gay Rum. Key lime everything. Blue water. Island culture. As well as some great competition – the Southernmost Regatta has it all. A perfect week for the […]

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Tiara EX 60 Sea Trial and Review

Part express cruiser, part motoryacht, the EX 60 doesn’t fit any one category precisely, which explains why Tiara adopted the Adventure Series moniker. Great Expectations A late-fall shakedown proves that Tiara’s flagship—the EX 60—has substance to go along with her style. Tiara EX 60 Photo: Alex Slikkers The October winds off Lake Michigan deliver a […]

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New Boat for Less

New Boat for Less Find joy in buying a used boat by keeping your goals in focus. Daydreaming of a new boat when “new” isn’t in your budget? Perhaps consider purchasing a used boat to get on the water sooner. Either way, new or used, you have some prep work to do before beginning your […]

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Grady-White Adventure 218

History guides this reimagined classic walkaround. by John Woolridge When the legendary Eddie Smith purchased Grady-White Boats in 1968 from Glen Grady and Don White, who founded the company in 1959, he clearly had in mind the needs of families who loved boating and sportfishing in the sometimes wild, open waters of the Carolina coasts. […]

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February 2023 Issue

February 2023 Issue Great Lake Escape On the northwest shore of Lake Michigan are two tiny Wisconsin communities — Algoma and Kewaunee — with a huge reputation for sportfishing. Go deep with one of the area’s 50-some fishing charters or cast your own line into tranquil tributaries. Count Viking River Cruises among those en route […]

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The Sea and The Snow: a stunning tale of adventure

Tom Cunliffe introduces this extract from The Sea and The Snow Philip Temple’s remarkable tale of sailing to the farthest wastes of the Southern Ocean In the world of small-craft seafaring and modern mountaineering, 1964/5 seems very distant. Philip Temple’s remarkable work The Sea and The Snow, recently republished, brings those days straight to our […]

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Nine Cool Pontoon Boat Features

The transformer bar, as seen aboard the Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar, lets you turn the back of the boat into a social focal point. Bill Doster Sometime between the era of your grandparents’ nightly putt-putt around the lake and the more recent trend of 20-somethings partying at the sandbar, pontoon boats became cool. Cool because […]

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Making the switch: How we become a liveaboards

A gentle introduction to the cruising life set Kate Ashe-Leonard on course for a full transocean liveaboard adventure We’re sailing by the Gulf of Venezuela as we approach the Colombian coastline, a notoriously difficult stretch of water with frequent high winds, big swell and current. This night is no exception. It’s 0100 and Jim and […]

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Ten Useful Suggestions For Taking Children Fishing

Taking Children Fishing Introducing your children to fishing and taking your children fishing for the first time is an exciting but potentially dangerous endeavor. You are already aware of the difficulties that lie ahead, and the thought of the younger ones hunting on the waters makes you feel a little uneasy. Spending time in nature […]

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Wellcraft Announces the New 435 Model

The Wellcraft 435 responds to the toughest demands and meets every challenge. Courtesy Wellcraft Boats 2023: Bigger, bolder. Outlasting trends and extending its Performance Cruiser series, Wellcraft continues to enable boaters to conquer new adventures with the announcement of the all-new, Wellcraft 435. Built for all adventures and types of weather, the Wellcraft 435 was […]

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New mutihulls take on an Atlantic crossing

Helen Fretter speaks to a few of the astounding 15 new multihull owners who took part in the most recent ARC, as catamaran and multihull sailing continues to boom The explosion in multihull and catamaran sales has been well documented, with many yards reporting lead times of two years or longer as build slots sold […]

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