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May 26, 2019

The Fourth of July falls on Thursday in 2019. Accuweather is predicting a mostly cloudy, and not-unduly-warm July, with the fourth mostly cloudy and bracketed by possible thunderstorms. - a favorite of this writer - is predicting a partly cloudy day with mi...

April 19, 2017


There comes a point in every boat owners life when it becomes apparent that the old girl — your boat that is — ain’t got the get up and go she once had, and is, in fact, taking much too literally the adage about holes in the water and money. Freshwater cooled...

April 19, 2017

Well, it’s time to pull the wraps off the boats and get everything ship-shape for another boating season. For many, that also means it’s time to replace, upgrade, beautify and otherwise spend money on the holes in the water we call our boats.

There have been some change...

February 3, 2017

While most people who are sane have their boats up on the hard, scallop season does start the first Monday of November, so there are plenty of we not-so-sane people with their boats still in the water or ready to get in the water come sunrise November 7, 2016. 

That bei...

November 7, 2016

There are a few words in this world, the mere mention of which, conjure up adventure, excitement and class - all superlatives. Say Everest and everyone knows it’s the tallest mountain in the world; Mariana Trench (or Challenger Deep, a hole in the Trench) and everyone...

September 28, 2016

Your canvas - or the petrochemical man-made blends that pass for canvas today - spends its entire life in the sun, weather, salt, etc., rarely getting a break. And since todays wonder fabrics aren’t exactly inexpensive, it behooves you to take a lot better care of it t...

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