June/July 2014


Thumbanil photo of salon and kitchen renovationRenovation Nation

Before-and-after photos of our BoatUS members' inspirational boat-restoration projects.


Thumbnail photo of Matt RutherfordMatt Rutherford Vs. The World

Matt Rutherford became the first man to circumnavigate the Americas solo. Here's how a tough start in life can be met with reflection, resilience, and, ultimately, redemption.


Thumbnail photo of Jeff Lugar and his best catch42 Hours In Fishville

Ann Dermody, BoatUS Magazine managing editor went out to Lake Guntersville, Alabama, to cover the Super Bowl of bass fishing, the annual Bassmaster Classic.


Thumbnail photo of singles sailing clubSailing For Singles

Singles on Sailboats in Annapolis, Maryland, is a club for singles — who fancy sailing ... and occasionally fancy each other, if the setting is right.


Thumbnail photo of Horn IslandMississippi Gulf Islands

Once home to a litany of Confederate gunrunners, pirates, and 1970's drug smugglers, Mississippi's barrier islands are an escape to solitude.


Thumbnail photo of the National Shrimp FestivalGulf Shores Alabama

With three seasons of great weather, Gulf Shores and
Orange Beach, Alabama, host more than their fair share of events.


Thumbnail photo of yellowfin tuna catchVenice, Louisiana

Whether you're after bull redfish, or fishing for yellowfin tuna far offshore, Venice, Louisiana is a sport fisherman's dream.


Thumbnail photo of pine trees on Horn IslandThe Ever Changing Barrier Islands

The barrier islands of Mississippi are an important first line of hurricane defense and often bear the full force of such storms.


Thumbnail photo of cookbooks on a shelfShare Your Favorite Cookbooks

Lori Ross is sharing her favorite cookbooks and cooking websites. We welcome you to share yours as well.




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