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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
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Our Favorite Destinations: What’s New at Cuttyhunk?

From: Capt. George Isabel <harbormaster@cuttyhunkmarina.net> Subject: Cuttyhunk 2018 Hello All and “Happy Spring”! Over the last few years we’ve made a number of improvements to the Marina and we continue to do so in 2018. Just recently we’ve changed the configuration of the old Seaplane float where the First Aid... Continue reading
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New Study Reveals 142 Million Americans Went Boating in 2016

YOU ARE NOT ALONE! An estimated 142 million Americans (adults and children under the age of 18) went boating in 2016 – 36 percent of U.S. households – according to the 2016 Recreational Boating Participation Study .... Of the 142 million individuals, 17 million individuals were first-time participants, and half of these... Continue reading