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Kent, WA—Fluid Motion, LLC, the designers and builders of the popular line of Ranger Tugs have introduced the newest model in the fleet—the Ranger 31. The new R31 will debut this month at the Seattle Boat Show in the Stadium … Continue reading
Marine-Rated Light Offers Water Intrusion Prevention and Maximum Flexibility with 42-degree Rotation New Bedford, MA – Imtra, the leading importer and supplier of quality marine products, announced today the availability of the IML Cockpit Spreader Light. The only waterproof light … Continue reading
Don’t miss the info from BOATUS on this important piece of legislation that’s making its way through the halls of Congress in the NEWS section of compactyachts.com …
The Rosborough Seaskiff 22′ – A ‘pocket lobsterboat’ for your next boat ride, fishing trip, crab/lobster trap run or on-water camping adventure!
A History of the boat by Peter Brown for compactyachts.com In 1976 Royal Lowell designed a pocket lobster boat for inshore fishing. Royal had great success as one of the first designers who capitalized on converting traditional wooden boats into … Continue reading
I’ve switched my winch to a rope vs. the steel cable or nylon strap usually employed to move heavy boats on or off the trailer. It’s called Amsteel Blue, and it utilizes Dutch technology which makes it several times stronger … Continue reading
Fostering the best kind of public relations, Sea Tow has unveiled its new nationwide “Radio Check” response program, and has invited all boaters to use it … Jump to NEWS to read the whole story
The morning was dotted with patches of fog, with a steady 10 knot wind blowing into the San Francisco Bay through the Golden Gate, which was off my port beam. I had decided to make the short-cut passage into Richmond’s Inner … Continue reading
On Monday morning I had the chance to do something that means a great deal to me. I was on my way out of the yacht harbor when I spotted a great grey hull making way for the (Golden) gate … Continue reading
I was contacted this summer by a gentleman, who has become a yachting friend since, who wanted to learn more about the Trusty 23, and her newer big sister the Trusty 28. I know the Trusty name, and know the … Continue reading