NSEDC Says ‘No’ to Buying Winter Red King Crab

Image: Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. The Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. (NSEDC) will not purchase crab from the 2023 red king crab winter commercial fishery, in what the corporation has described as a difficult decision based on concerns for the long-term health of the fishery. While the stock appears to be rebounding, NSEDC believes […]

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2023 Jeanneau DB/43 OB

Opening terraces port and starboard maximize space. Courtesy Jeanneau America Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Jeanneau’s DB/43 OB goes beyond the features and functions of dayboats with its style, finish and capacity for entertaining. The work of Italian designer […]

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Navico Fathom e-Power

Fathom serves as an integrated auxiliary power system that includes monitoring and control via a mobile app. Courtesy Navico Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Fossil-fuel marine generators have long served the AC electrical needs of boaters while away from […]

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How to prepare for an Atlantic crossing

Tempted to head off on an transatlantic adventure? Elaine Bunting looks at how to prepare for an Atlantic crossing in just one or two years In the spring of 2021, Laura Blom-Sipkens and her husband were chatting in their car when a thought suddenly struck her: we should take a break from work and take […]

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IPHC Meets Virtually Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Image: International Pacific Halibut Commission. The 98th International Pacific Halibut Commission interim meeting is underway online Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, with all sessions to be webcast and open to the public. Topics up for discussion include fishery monitoring, stock status of Pacific halibut for 2022 and the 2023 harvest decision table, project updates on […]

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Sailing to the Galapagos – a land of wonder

Sailing to the Galapagos Islands requires extensive preparation, but the rewards are other-worldly, as Jessie Zevalkink discovered The first morning of passage sailing to the Galapagos Islands I leapt out of my berth at 0600, seeking an hour alone. I’d hoped to rise earlier for a full two hours of dawn and silence, but one […]

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