Family Boat Charter In The British Virgin Islands

Family Boat Charter In The British Virgin Islands

Two families with kids share a Caribbean charter vacation and discover close quarters can lead to amazing adventures

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Behind The Scenes Of The Volvo Ocean Race

Behind The Scenes Of The Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is among the most difficult challenges in all of sports — a grueling test of the best and toughest sailors

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Big Love: New Boats Over 40 Feet

Big Love: New Boats Over 40 Feet

Longing for a bigger boat? A stretched out LOA with a beefier beam delivers plenty of room for innovative amenities and luxury

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Boat Haul Out

Boat Haul Out

Spring and fall are the busiest seasons for hauling. Planning ahead ensures things go smoothly for you, your boat, and the yard

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Fishing and Social Media

Fishing and Social Media

Instagram has become the new place for anglers to document every whopper, swap stories about secret fishing holes, and, well, brag

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What Women Want In Boating

What Women Want In Boating

They want role models, training, and inclusion, according to a cross section of fascinating women interviewed for this report

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Troubleshooting Boat Vibrations

Troubleshooting Boat Vibrations

Vibrations could be more than annoying; they can do some real damage to your boat. Here's how to identify and fix those pesky percussions

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Lessons From the 2017 Hurricane Season

Lessons From the 2017 Hurricane Season

Some exceptional storms from 2017 drive home the lessons for 2018: Planning and preparation are more important than ever

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Bristish Virgin Islands charter

Family Boat Charter In The British Virgin Islands

Two families with kids share a Caribbean charter vacation and discover close quarters can lead to amazing adventures

Volvo Ocean Race

Behind The Scenes Of The Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is among the most difficult challenges in all of sports — a grueling test of the best and toughest sailors

Cruising in a Formula 430 SSC

Big Love: New Boats Over 40 Feet

Longing for a bigger boat? A stretched out LOA with a beefier beam delivers plenty of room for innovative amenities and luxury

Hauling out a boat

Boat Haul Out

Spring and fall are the busiest seasons for hauling. Planning ahead ensures things go smoothly for you, your boat, and the yard

Showing off brown trout catch

Fishing and Social Media

Instagram has become the new place for anglers to document every whopper, swap stories about secret fishing holes, and, well, brag

Fiona McGlynn at the helm of her Dufour 35

What Women Want In Boating

They want role models, training, and inclusion, according to a cross section of fascinating women interviewed for this report

Inspecting boat propeller

Troubleshooting Boat Vibrations

Vibrations could be more than annoying; they can do some real damage to your boat. Here's how to identify and fix those pesky percussions

Salvaging boat

Lessons From the 2017 Hurricane Season

Some exceptional storms from 2017 drive home the lessons for 2018: Planning and preparation are more important than ever

In This Issue Of BoatUS Magazine ...

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Cleaning supplies

Boat Cleaning Tips

Some slick solutions for most difficult boat-cleaning dilemmas

British Virgin Islands chartering

BVIs Recovery

After two hurricanes whacked the British Virgin Islands, what to expect

Surefas compo stud

Boat Gear

The latest products to make your boating life better

A History of Sailing in 100 Objects book cover

Boating-Related Reads

Some history, spies, trivia and trailering fun

Satellite view of a hurricane

Climate Change and Boating

Here's how weather anomalies are affecting the pastime we love

Dollar sign and boat

Boating and the Economy

It's a lot of money — and policymakers are taking notice

Adding engine oil

Outboard Oil Change

Follow these steps when it's time for an oil change

Boat backing into slip

Docking A Twin-Outboard

Step-by-step instructions for backing into a slip

Jim Sorber

Delivering the Mail

Jim Sorber carries on a long tradition of rural mailboat delivery

Safety Recall

Safety Recalls

Here's what these similar notifications mean for the consumer

Using tootthpaste to shine stainless steel

Time Saving Tips

You might already have just what you need on board

Garmin Panoptix LiveScope

Top Fishing Gear

High-tech picks and new stuff from the largest sportfishing trade show

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Family Man With A Plan

Lou Sandoval is a passionate sailor who relishes sharing the lifestyle

Harbor of Spies book cover

Harbor Of Spies

Excerpt from the book, Harbor of Spies: A Novel of Historic Havana

Volvo Ocean 65 rendering

Volvo Ocean 65

Designed to handle wild rides while rocketing at 32 knots

Cracked cockpit hatch

Boater Alerts And Warnings

Be on the lookout for these danger signs

Concert on a boat illustration

Best Day On the Water

Singer-songwriter performs for raft-up off Catalina Island

From The Archives 

Photo of Bahamas anchorage

Onboard With Tom Neale

Read more from his lifetime of liveaboard and cruising experience

Filling powerboat with gasoline

Inspecting The Gasoline Fuel System

Inspection of your boat's gasoline fuel system can prevent damage or injury

Sailboats coverd in snow

Is Your Boat Ready For Winter?

What you need to do before putting your boat to bed for its long winter's nap

TV at sea

TV At Sea

Television on boats is no longer only in the domain of megayachts

Sterndrive pulled out of the water

Moving From Freshwater To Saltwater

New maintenance habits are the key to transition from inland to coastal waters

Anodes

Boat Corrosion Protection

Without the proper anodes, your boat's underwater metals are at risk of damage

Featured Trailering Articles

Backing down the rampRamp Traction

Maximizing your tow vehicle's traction starts with keeping a close eye on the rear differential

Trailer bedTrailer Troubleshooting

Taking care of your trailer is simple stuff, but ignore the basics and the trailer could leave you stranded

Wheel bearingsKeeping Bearings And Brakes Tight

Keeping your wheel bearings rolling along and your brakes tight will make your boating life safer

Anchor line tied around cleatAnchoring And Docking

Whether headed around the world or out to the cove, sooner or later we all have to stop the boat

Transom straprAdvice For The Long Haul

A successful boat-towing trip is a combination of pre-trip preparation and vigilance while underway

 

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