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One of the most captivating dreams I had when I was imagining owning a boat was centered around the Nordic Tug. There was a nicely-cared-for Nordic Tug (NT-37 I think) kept at the covered dock about a half-hour from my home, … Continue reading
The morning was perfect. The sea was calm, There was just the lightest of breezes, the sun was coming up and the gas tank on my Rosborough RF-246 was full. I completed my pre-cruise checks, cast off of the La … 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
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
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
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
SPOTLIGHT: I can imagine there’s a great story or geographical edifice that the name must have come from, but I don’t know it. What I do know is that the Bufflehead 22 has great features, tug-like sea keeping characteristics and … Continue reading
Since it’s successful Atlantic crossing in the summer of 2008, the Mayrik P214 has faded from the public eye and consciousness. I found only a few savvy marine buffs who’d followed the spunky 21-foot trawler since its well-publicized development and trans-Atlantic … Continue reading
Caledon Boatworks has been building quality yachts – and acquiring a reputation for these vessels – for 30 years in Caledon, Ontario, Canada. Caledon is a family company that shows fierce pride in their work, and an equal affinity for … Continue reading
The TomCat 255, a remarkable boat by Triton Marine, is a fiberglass catamaran with many of the advantages of a mono-hull yacht and the stability of a twin-hull. It’s design has attracted many compact yacht enthusiasts as well as fishing … Continue reading