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Published: August/September 2014


Proposed discharge zone map for Puget SoundThere's No "P" In Uget Sound

Information on the proposed no-discharge zone in Puget Sound.


Photo of a boat run aground on reefUsing The Salvage Arbitration Plan

The BoatUS resolution can be a fast, low-cost way to solving disputes. And keep a copy of the Open Form Salvage Agreement aboard.


Photo of Jim and Lisa FavorsOn The Road With The Favors

Read Jim and Lisa's blog about their boater-homing adventures.


Photo of Douglas and Bernadette BernonLog of Ithaka

Read the funny, inspirational story of a six-year radical boating sabbatical.


Thumbnail photo of veterans on a boat outingYou Can Help Take A Veteran Boating

Learn more about how to connect boaters with people in the military and veterans who would like to experience the freedom and fun of getting out on the water on a boat.


Photo of a refinished banquetteMore Renovation Nation Photos!

Still not got your fill of 'before' and 'after' shots?


Chris LandersLooking For More Makeovers?

Read Associate Editor Chris Landers trials and tribulations of a working on a project boat.


Photo of child playing aboard a boatKeeping The Kids Happy Aboard

Great children's books abut the sea, clever ways to keep kids happy onboard, and one family's story about cruising with kids.


Pest control cartoonThe Wildlife Is Coming To Get You

Tom Neale's take on what happens when rodents choose your boat to come aboard.


Photo of a baby sea lion aboard a boatThe Baby Onboard

Video of one man's chance encounter with a baby sea lion while on a day sail out of Newport Harbor.


Photo fo beaching a boatBeaching Your Boat

Watch your favorite magazine's crew demonstrate a beaching technique.


Photo of a variety of boat sealantsHow To Pick The Right Sealant

Perfect technique can't make up for the wrong sealant. Learn which one to pick.


Illustration of cleaning all the sealant off the cleatTips For Re-bedding Deck Fittings

Learn how to install deck fittings properly.


Photo of a stuffing boxServicing Your Stuffing Box

For more on stuffing boxes and everything else on your boat.


Transducer illustrationMounting A Transducer Below The Waterline

Two ways to install a transducer without compromising your hull.



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