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If You Can Get Out on the Water on June 14th, Don’t Miss the Start of the Marion-Bermuda Race!

Don’t miss the (6/14) start of Marion-Bermuda: One of New England’s most storied sailing races! 50 boats ranging in size from 34 to 118 feet will set sail from Marion, MA, 645 miles SSE out of Buzzard's Bay, across the Gulf Stream and on to the finish off St David's... Continue reading
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Oh #!*&@! You’ve Run Aground!

Sooner or later, if you use your boat, you will have an unexpected encounter with the bottom. Just knowing that it happens to everyone can help, preventing you from doing something rash to save face in the heat of the moment. So, after the intial "Oh #!*&@!" what should you... 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