Author: Ben Heselton-Clements

Cruisers to get technical

For cruisers who want to become better attuned to the technical aspects of their boat, Brewer Yacht Yards’ Cowesett Marina in Warwick, R.I., will be hosting a Cruisers’ Workshop led by Steve D’Antonio and assisted by Ralph Naranjo on Oct. 20-21, 2017.

Boat recycling master

Captain Jim Harkins is a Portland, Maine, native who runs Captain Jim’s Marine Salvage & Nautical Antiquities. It’s an unorthodox company that heats its warehouse with salvaged boat fuel, but then Jim is an unorthodox man, working 15-hour days, seven days a week, and calling that his “retirement.”