BWI Awards
February 2013

A Thoroughly Impractical Guide For Going To Sea

By Chris Landers

A two-week tour on a square-rigger ends up lasting five years.


Man Versus Machine

By Lenny Rudow

Are humans still the most intelligent entity on a boat?


God Bless The Walleye

By Pat Piper

Spiritual and political connections to the silvery-brown fish.


The Arms Race Against Invasives

By Mike Vatalaro

Fighting invaders with natural solutions.


Dreaming Of A Dock On The Bay

By Ann Dermody

Could this be the best time ever to buy a slip?


Is Copper Bottom Paint Sinking?

By Ryck Lydecker

Will more states follow Washington’s ban?



May Day, May Day? No Way!

By Ryck Lydecker

A false distress call can quickly lead to mayhem.



How I Met Your Mother

By Tom Neale

A chance encounter leads to a lifetime of happiness on the water.