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Just A Quick Hop
In 2015, we took our Regal 35 SC on a six-day, 800-mile trip from Chicago to Mackinac Island, Michigan. To prepare, I plotted each stopover and secondary/emergency stops in a spreadsheet, and each harbor into my chart plotter. Each leg was designed t
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More Boating Terms
Like jargon everywhere, most nautical words and terms serve practical purposes. They allow the use of one or two words to replace a long description. For example, it’s easier to type “planing” than “it is fast enough to create dynamic lift and skim a
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The Amazing Electric Outboard Shootout
With wire nippers poised over a pair of wires, my head awkwardly angled beneath the opened helm station, I pondered the red and white strands like a bomb squad tech not altogether sure which to cut. We weren’t going to explode if I cut the wrong one,