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National Safe Boating Week: May 20-26, 2017

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This is National Safe Boating Week. Today’s PFDs are more comfortable and easy to use. ...

Chesapeake Bay Crab Cakes

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A delicious and time-honored classic around Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay, these cakes use lump crabmeat and can be broiled or fried.

Calibrating Your Trim Tabs

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Boating expert Eric Sorensen gives a video demonstration of the simple but important task of calibrating trim tabs for proper performance.

Planning Your Purchase

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Thanks to Jim Hendricks and Sport Fishing magazine for "25 steps to buying and equipping your ultimate sportfishing boat."

Summer Days In and On the Water

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Here's a checklist for great family days on the Grady.

No Bugs on My Boat!

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Keep a few roach and ant motel packets in the cabin and...

Combat Sea Sickness

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To combat sea sickness, I use the product "trip tone" and a "relief band device". ...

Anchor Shade

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The anchor shade from West Marine works great while at anchor or docked. ...

Non Slip Deck

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I have found that Nuteak works well for a beautiful non slip deck. ...

An Idea For Storage

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Keep a collapsible bucket on boat for easy storage. ...

Hand Protection

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Ladies, Protect your hands and manicure from the boating environment by always wearing...

Hot/Cold Pack

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Techni Ice is a hot/cold pack that comes in handy on your boat. ...

Waterway Guide

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Every boat should keep a book such as the "Waterway Guide" (found at West Marine- etc) on board. ...

Quick Reference Maintenance Guide

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NOTE: Please refer to your owner's manual for more details.

Arm Rest Covers

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We have a Journey (25' Walk-around) that we are...

Extra Storage on 246G Explorer

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In order to get additional storage, I ordered plastic trays from Grady-White. I cut them down 3/8" then 5200 them back together along with the under bracing. I put them under the lids that access the battery compart...

Bird Watching

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My dad always taught me to read the color of the water to judge depth, but one other trick he showed me was to watch for groups of birds on the water. They usually swim and fish where there are mounds or shallow spots. If you spot a group of birds swimmi...

Storage Is Always At A Premium

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At the end of a cruise or fishing trip, I drain and rinse my live-well, then I place my cans of water, pop, etc. in the well before it is put into a dry dock at the Marina. ...