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July 26, 2018

"I think we need a bigger boat!" gasped Police Chief after seeing the monster shark off the transom of Quint’s boat Orca in the movie “Jaws” in the 1970’s. The sequels to Peter Benchley’s original book kept folks out of our waters for years. Benchley’s creation was bas...

July 26, 2018

It's Showtime! Divers will be headed to the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in late summer to witness one of nature’s rare underwater spectacles off of Key Largo: sex on the stony coral reef.
One of the most spectacular but little known events along the reefs is...

July 26, 2018

Long before today’s nuclear powered Trident ICBM and Cruise missile armed SSGN Fast Attack submarines roamed the ocean depths America’s Navy engaged in some rudimentary attempts to develop a submarine that could deliver a submarine launched cruise missile (SLCM) as its...

July 26, 2018

The luxury yacht Candace was opulent at a time during the Golden Century, 1830-1930, when the lavish display of wealth was common place in the toys of the rich and famous. She was built at Cook, Welton and Gemmell in a place called Hull, England in 1903. Candace was 20...

July 26, 2018

When I was close to five years old I was sitting in the cockpit of my father’s wooden cabin cruiser playing with the silversides we had picked up with the seine net. My father handed me a cane pole with a baited hook and a red and white bobber attached and told to wait...

July 26, 2018

There I was, sitting fat, dumb and happy. I had resolved my sealant issues years before. I could recite the mantra by heart. Seal the deck, mask the deck, apply a rubber washer under the fastener, apply 3M101 above the waterline or 3M5200 below the waterline, and tight...

July 26, 2018

Each month, an interesting aspect of the world’s oldest continuous maritime service will be highlighted. The men and women of the  Coast Guard follow in the fine tradition of the brave mariners who have served before them. As sentinels and saviors of the seas, the  Coa...

July 26, 2018

Recently a friend asked me for a good recipe for bay scallops. Personally preferring the larger sea scallops, I didn’t have an answer at the time. Naturally, I had to head to my cookbooks and test a few recipes that I found interesting. My favorites are below.
 First a...

July 26, 2018

Drunk driving, whether that be in a car or in a boat, is one place where I actually feel the legal penalties are too lenient.  If a person, uninfluenced by booze, drove a car or a boat recklessly and hurt or even killed someone, they would get a more severe sentencing...

July 26, 2018

The true dog days of summer are upon us. Forget complaining about the heat, bask in the super hot weather in all its glory, or do I need to remind you of how long winter was this year?! Tropical muggy temps put all sorts of species on the chew in July and August should...

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