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Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

April 6, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The month of April feels like a reward for making it through winter. Sure, it’s a quirky month, but the likelihood is that we won’t be plunged into an extended Arctic chill. In other words, it may be changeable, but April is all about progress. Unless you’re exclusively an ice boater, the factors that matter […]

Make Summer Better in Winter

Make Summer Better in Winter

January 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating season is in the future, so what can you possibly do to make it more fun now? Plenty! No matter how comfortable you feel on a boat, it is never smart to head out without knowing how to swim. We don’t mean practicing the doggie paddle in the hot tub — every kid should […]

Care about Summer Hair

Care about Summer Hair

July 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps you’ve seen tee shirts or social media captions of boaters with unruly hair that say, “Boat Hair — Don’t Care!” The truth is that we do care what our hair looks like, as we spend money styling it and perhaps coloring it. Yet there may come a point, especially in summer, when we have […]

Avoid Sun Harm

Avoid Sun Harm

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s no upside to a lack of sun protection. Exposure increases your cancer riss and decreases your attractiveness. Although smoking, genetics, and the normal aging process all play a role in skin changes, they are not the most significant factors.  There is no dispute that chronic sun exposure is the most common cause of unwanted […]

Ship-Shape Boaters

Ship-Shape Boaters

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Today’s Approaches to Weight Loss  Something that unites millions of Americans is the struggle against obesity. The American Heart Association reports that over 154 million Americans ages 20 and over are considered overweight or obese. In addition, almost 24 million children ages two to 19 are categorized as overweight or obese. With these staggering numbers, […]

Conquering Wind and Waves

Conquering Wind and Waves

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating season is well underway; you’re ready for the adventures awaiting you in new and exciting ports.  The skies are blue, your friends and family are aboard, and nothing can hold you back. That is, nothing except whatever is pushing you off-course. You’ve installed all of your electronics (GPS, chart plotter, radar, etc.) and taken […]