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Tips on Avoiding a Boating Collision

Collisions between boats are one of the most dangerous and frequently occurring mishaps on our waters. Collisions not only result in vessel damage, but often cause serious personal injury and death. For the casual, recreational boater, the “rules of the road” are often difficult to understand and remember, so let’s... Continue reading
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So Your Boat Has Trim Tabs?  Some Tips on How to Use Them Most Effectively.

A trim tab presses down on the water coming off the transom, lifting that side of the boat — effectively changing the running surface to suit changing conditions.  Independently controlled trim tabs compensate for differing loads and hold the boat’s attitude in crosswinds or crossing seas, easing the captain’s job... Continue reading
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Outboards vs. Inboards

It seems that every month we hear of another traditional inboard boat builder who is introducing an outboard-powered model. Hinckley, MJM and Back Cove have recently joined the outboard craze, and outboard engine manufacturers have struggled to keep up with the growing demand for their products. So why the recent... Continue reading