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Common senses cruising

Common senses cruising

What is that? That’s a new and different smell/sound/vibration/leak … something doesn’t seem right. What happened?

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Where are you most vulnerable?

This is the second of a two-part series on making sure you have the spares you need for your power voyaging boat.

Trawler hand tools

One frequent question I hear from my trawler clients is, “What hand tools should I have on board?”

Get technical with your trawler

A big part of successfully owning and operating a power voyaging boat is dealing with engines and systems.

A trip to the ER: Part 2

Like all good chores, your ER checks should follow a routine and be consistent.

A trip to the ER: Part 1

In part one of a two-part piece, Jeff Merrill examines the importance of making regular engine room checks and how to set a system to catch the most important information.

Fuel to burn

Heading out to sea for an extended-range passage requires careful planning.

Glory, an electric original

It’s a stretch to call a 30-foot launch a power voyaging boat, but David Berson’s plucky vessel has had a long and reliable career moving people in the waters of Greenport, N.Y.

Keeping current

Previously we touched on some of the details involving staying in charge of your trawler’s 12V DC battery bank system. The next step is to develop a working understanding of how your ship’s 120V system is designed and installed to help ensure you keep current with your AC power demands.

In charge

The battery bank on your trawler is the foundation for your ship’s electrical system and is equally important at rest or under way.

A tale of two lists

Remember when you used to read those magazine articles about voyaging off into the sunset to get away from it all?

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Events & Seminars

Hyannis Yacht Club 75th Regatta

2017.07.28

The Hyannis Yacht Club's 75th Regatta for One-Design and PHRF classes will be held July 28, 29 & 30 2017 in the waters of...

Camden Classics Cup

2017.07.27

The Camden Classics Cup is one of the world’s most beautiful regattas - sailed where the mountains meet the sea off the lovely harbor...

Around Long Island Race

2017.07.27

The Around Long Island Regatta, first run in 1977, covers a 205 nautical mile course combining Ocean, Harbor and Sound racing. Open to all...

2017 SSCA Penobscot Bay Gam

2017.07.28

Mark your calendar now for the 2017 Penobscot Bay SSCA Gam! If you’re thinking about cruising the Maine coast this summer, you need to...