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September 2, 2016

1. Did you know that electric eels are found inhabiting fresh waters of the Amazon and Orinoco river basins in South America?

2. Did you know that electric eels are capable of generating a 500volt electric shock through 28ft of still water? 

3. Did you know that the...

September 2, 2016

September is a month which anglers across the island either love or leave.  For some, it means back to school and the end of the boating season.  For others, it means the beginning of the fall run and a frenzied few months of lost sleep, cashed in sick and vacation day...

September 2, 2016

The mid-season bright work touch up started out like any other but there was a hitch. On Patty O’s starboard side, just about amidships, I found a soft spot on the shear strike, which is the topmost plank. A few years back, it had been replaced along with several frame...

September 1, 2016

High performance shafting and props must meet some basic specifications in order to obtain the maximum efficiency and to avoid damage to either the shaft or the boat.

This section is concerned only with inboard powered planning boats.  Regardless of the amount of power,...