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December 18, 2012

Help – Why Does My VHF Radio Do This?

Recently, a friend described a problem he was having with his VHF radio and asked me if I could give him some help fixing it. Luckily, I didn’t have to lift a finger. I’ve seen this problem a […]
December 11, 2012

Can You Make Your Marine Electronics Work Better? YES!

Marine electronics like GPS chartplotters, VHF radios, and fishfinders can be finicky, but I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know. The real question is, are your units working up the their full potential? Chances […]
December 4, 2012

3 Fishing Boats that are (Still) Priced Reasonably

The price of fishing boats has gone through the roof, and today, it’s easy to spend more on a boat than you spend on your home – without even looking at those gigantic convertible sportfishers or […]
November 27, 2012

5 Tips for Kayak Fishing

There are a lot of reasons why kayak fishing has become so popular in recent years: it’s relatively inexpensive, it’s effective and in some cases even more effective than fishing from other types of boats, and […]
November 20, 2012

Leaves, Twigs, Scuppers, and Sinking your Boat

Last Saturday I hitched up my boat, hauled it to the ramp, and set out in the pre-dawn hours with a weather forecast of sunny skies and calm winds. As usual, the forecast was off. Way off. […]
November 13, 2012

Duck Boat Blues

I recently prepped my duck boat for the season, and got several surprises. Unfortunately, none of them were good. In fact, the entire experience reminded me that I should have inspected the boat at least once […]
November 6, 2012

Hot New Boats from the Ft. Lauderdale Boat Show: Edgewater, Scout, Sea Ray, and More!

I’ve been in Ft. Lauderdale a lot lately, to check out new introductions at the boat show – one of the biggest in the country. And this year’s show was no disappointment. There were new models […]
October 30, 2012

Gage Storm Runner: Stay Dry, Not Hot!

The biggest problem with most heavy-duty rain jackets and bibs is that they’re heavy – and staying dry means staying hot, unless you find foul weather gear like the new Gage Storm Runner. To understand how […]
October 23, 2012

5 Things to Look For in a New Chartplotter

When it comes to electronic navigation and buying a new chartplotter, in this day and age, you have a million options. So, how’s a boater supposed to know which unit is the right one to pick? You […]
October 16, 2012

5 Cool Gadgets for Boaters

Let’s face it: buying stuff for boats is just plain fun. We might complain about how much something costs, we might hesitate at every purchase, but when you walk back to your truck with a bag […]
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