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Soundproofing Soundproofing your boat for quieter cruising

Soundproofing Your Boat

How to install soundproofing for quieter cruising For most, boats are a way to escape the rat race of terrestrial life and an opportunity to...
buy a better used boat

How to Buy a Better Used Boat

A marine surveyor offers advice based on more than 35 years of experience. There’s a reason why sales of pre-owned boats outpace new purchases 10 to...
Installing a boarding ladder

Quick, Get Back in the Boat!

Installing a boarding ladder? If you're an avid cruiser, you'll need one! Spend time at any yacht club tiki bar and you’re bound to...

Trailering Tips

Use these trailering tips and tow your trailerable boat to gain access to new and exciting waterways. Towing a trailerable vessel is daunting to some boating...

DIY Herb Garden

Grow a galley herb garden and liven up your onboard menus. Everyone loves an extended cruise no matter the destination. But occasionally long trips mean...

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