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Published: December 2013

Thumbnail photo of Furuno TZtouch Remote appReady For An App At The Helm

Apps and your smartphone could revolutionize life onboard your boat.

 


Photo of using brute force to loosen a frozen boltRemoving Stripped Or Frozen Bolts And Screws

Frozen bolts can be maddening. Tom suggests a series of tactics from lubricants to brute force to get the darn things out.

 


Photo of man with sunglasses on the water in his boatHow To Protect Your Night Vision

Sunlight can have a devastating effect on your vision.

 

 


Photo of docking an outboard boatHow To Dock In Four Steps Video

Video of how to bring your outboard- or sterndrive-powered boat along side a dock or bulkhead in four simple steps.

 



Photo of Tania Aebi and her sonsTania Aebi's "Shangri-La" Cruising Log

Read what happens when Tania "unplugs" her two teenage boys and takes them cruising for a year.

 



Photo of boats in a boatyardService Contract: Should You Buy One?

An "extended warranty" may not offer the full coverage you're hoping for. Here's how to read between the lines.

 



Photo of flying over Bimini in the BahamasTropic Air Flight From Bimini, Bahamas, To Miami Video

Video of flying from a beach in the Bimini Channel near Browns Marina, to the Miami Seaplane Base.

 


Photo of Ryan Hunter-Reay showing off his boatRyan Hunter-Reay's Boat Video

Video of 2012 Indy Car Champion Ryan Hunter-Reay showing off his tricked-out Yellowfin 36, aptly named Inside Line.

 



Photo of testing an outboard engine on a small daysailerFoundation Findings #52 — Alternative Outboards

The complete findings, including videos, results and testing methodologies.

 


Photo of arctic ice formationAbout The Antarctic Cruise And How To Get A Discount

Information on how to receive half-price discounts on 12-day Antarctica cruises and similar trips.