Recreation Publications

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

What Is Old, Is New Again In A Wild and Wonderful America’s Cup My world revolves around a few special events. Some are annual pilgrimages, others not so much. The Indianapolis 500 on Memorial...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Isolated Winter Boating As winter ends and spring begins, we are starting to see many more fellow yachtsmen on the water. This past winter boating season is over, and we had some spectacular days...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Hanging Fenders Is A Thing Of The Past With Slammer There’s no doubt: deploying, adjusting, retrieving and stowing fenders is a hassle, especially when boating alone or in dim conditions. Savvy waterfront property owners...

Letters

Letters – by Our Readers

Captain Pat, Every year for the past 25 or so till we were hit with the coronavirus, our church like many others, has been getting 30 to 60 youth together, bringing power boats that...

Calendar - Down The Rode

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND APRIL Apr ‘21 • USS Potomac Cruises (Canceled Until Further Notice Due to Covid Restrictions). This letter is from the volunteers and representatives of the USS Potomac to all visitors to...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

The In-Betweens Of America’s Cup Memos And Memes Here we are. The 36th America’s Cup is at hand and we are all waiting with bated breath. There is nothing more exciting in sports than...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

What’s New With The VHF Radio Of the many questions that I get from new boat owners, usage and operation of the VHF is at the top of the list. The three most common...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Hubbell Intelligent Y Adapter Keeps The Lights On Owners whose boats have 50A 125/250V electrical systems will spend the night in the dark if they cruise to a marina that only offers 30A 125V...