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Tech To Make Pandemic Boating More Pleasant

Learn about how ECYS Broker Charlotte Kinkade is using technology in and out of quarantine!
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Quick Tip: Best Battery Care

No matter how awesome your boat and engine might be, they’re not going anywhere if your battery is lifeless. Before your battery goes into storage, take a few minutes to provide care that will ensure it’s ready to go boating when you are.
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Naval Architect Doug Zurn Talking Performance Yacht Stability

Noted Naval Architect, Doug Zurn, designer of MJM Yachts, talks about hull shape and yacht stability. Learn how stability is the leading determinant of safety and performance in boats.
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Aft Engine Installation and Maintenance

Boats with engines located aft offer several benefits over mid hull mounted arrangements but also require attention to different maintenance items, one of them often overlooked that can cause serious engine damage. Most newer boats with aft engines are what we commonly refer to as “pod” drive but this applies equally to out d...
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5 Reasons Why: Axopar 37

Read about 5 of the most convenient design features of the Axopar 37: wide side decks, sliding side doors, easy access to spring cleats, visibility from the helm and the ease of maneuverability offered by the outboard engines.
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A cruise from Maine to Connecticut aboard the Axopar 37 shows this seaworthy sport Cruiser is true to its Baltic Sea heritage.
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MJM: July 2019

JUL 8-13 MJM'S FUN WEEK IN NEWPORT: 53z Commissioning, 12 Meter World Championships!
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Maine Island Trail Association Interview with Scott Woodruff

Scott Woodruff is a boat broker with East Coast Yacht Sales, heading the company’s offices in Camden and Belfast. In his spare time, Scott provides essential support to MITA’s boat donation program by evaluating boat donation offers and managing listings. We asked him to tell us how he came into the boating industry, why he supports ...
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PassageMaker Magazine - Modern Classic: The Sirena 58 2

It would be easy to describe the Sirena 58 as another pretty example of European style and leave it at that. Certainly her profile—with plumb bow, fully windowed house, and crisp superstructure accent lines—is enough to draw approving glances at any marina. Doing so, however, overlooks a host of substantive features, including the healthy dose of yachting passion that went into the design, engineering, and construction of this new model.
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