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Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Kathy is a freelance writer who lives in Oriental, NC and is a frequent contributor to ALL AT SEA. You may contact her at [email protected]

Record-Catches at Bahamas Tournament

Tournament champion Brian Nelli with his dolphin fish. Photo by Jorge Bustamante

The 2015 Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament, Battle in the Bahamas, drew anglers from Canada, China and the United States who competed for $10,000 cash, trophies, prizes and an all-expense-paid trip to China. Snapper, dolphin fish, wahoo, blackfin tuna, grouper and …

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Great Loop Cruise Eastern North America

Cape Florida Lighthouse. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee. Not only are these names of states, they are rivers along the Great Loop, a continuous waterway of inland rivers, canals and lakes connecting to the Great Lakes, Gulf and the Intracoastal Waterway. Great …

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Everglades Boats Introduces Versatile 435cc

Photo courtesy of Everglades Boats

It’s here. The Everglades 435cc in metallic, robin-egg blue. Introduced at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, it is touted as “aggressive, masculine, yet graceful.” This new Bob Dougherty hull carries the designer’s mark of distinction, according to Bryan Harris, …

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Monster Fish Dominate Kayak Fishing Event

Photos Courtesy of Extreme Kayak Fishing, Inc.

Anglers competing for big fish and big prize money in Extreme Kayak Fishing’s two-day Battle in the Bahamas offshore tournament got more than they bargained for. On April 25, fishermen from Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Virginia raced their kayaks …

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Spotlight on the Oceanis 38

Photo credit: Billy Black

Launched in 2013, the Oceanis 38 is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning sailboat built in the United States. Marion, South Carolina to be exact. Designed for single-handling, couples and family sailing enthusiasts, this Bénéteau 38-footer boasts a choice of three layouts. …

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Dungaroo, New Name in Toilets

Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

As a youngster, Liz Morris wrote, “When I go to work, I want to be the boss because I own the company.” This precursor to her career was forgotten until Morris’ dad recently found the writing in a box of …

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Hobie, Shaping a Culture

Hobie with his children Hobie, Jr. left, Paula and Jeff against a backdrop of Hobie 16s. Photo Courtesy of the Alter family

Think surfing. Think skateboarding. Think sport-specific clothing. Think catamarans. Think glider planes. Think sailboats. Think kayaks. Think Hobie. Hobart Alter, the iconic legend recognized around the globe simply as Hobie, died at his Palm Desert, Calif. home March 29 at …

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The NEW Hatteras Yachts

Knit Wits, the 41-foot prototype for the first production-line fiberglass-built boat, was restored in 2013, making her grand debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Photos Courtesy of Hatteras Yachts

The Hatteras name is 53-year old brand synonymous with unmatched seaworthiness, durability, performance and luxury. In August 2013 Hatteras Yachts and Cabo Yachts were purchased by Philadelphia based Versa Capital Management, LLC, a private equity investment firm, from the Brunswick …

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Everglades Founder CEO Honored with Signature Series Boat

Photo courtesy of Everglades Boats

Bob Dougherty has been designing and building boats for more than 55 of his 83 years. His beloved 24-footer, customized to commemorate his accomplishments, was recently unveiled as the Limited Edition Bob Dougherty Signature Series 243CC by Everglades Boats. It …

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Shannon Falcone and The New Age America’s Cup

Skimming on hydrofoils fixed to carbon fiber hulls, Oracle Team USA flies their 72-foot catamaran, powered by winds against the fixed, rigid wing sail, above the San Francisco Bay. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Crossing the Oakland Bay Bridge, one glance westward reveals a Bay littered with white and multi-colored sails. Day sailors, cruisers, kids single-handing and the towering, 131-foot sail wings of the America’s Cup boats. Vying for the 34th America’s Cup, first …

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America’s Cup Celebrates 162 Years

The 1995-built replica of the original America heads to the Louis Vuitton Challenger Cup Finals on San Francisco Bay. The city’s landmark Ferry Terminal Building is in the background.

Five members of the New York Yacht Club built the state-of-the-art schooner America and sailed it across the Atlantic Ocean to compete against British ships in conjunction with England’s Great Exposition of 1851. America won the 53-mile regatta around the …

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Inside Grady-White

The history and story of Grady-White Boats is more than documentation of 50-plus years of boat building excellence at Greenville, North Carolina. It’s about leadership, teamwork, and the Grady Family. Employees at Grady-White have a legendary reputation for designing and …

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Great Dismal Swamp – The Life of a Lockmaster

Arnold Parkinson at the bow and Robert Peek secure Pisces for the lock-through to the Great Dismal Swamp. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

“Deep Creek Lock, this is Pisces requesting a lock through,” said the deep voice on the VHF radio. “Roger that, Captain. I’ll be opening the gates at 1100 hours. Have your fenders and lines ready on the starboard side and …

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Everglades Boats Adds Tournament Design to Fleet

Known for building luxury family fishing boats, Everglades Boats recently introduced their first tournament design, the 355T. Photo Courtesy of Everglades Boats

Stephen Dougherty has been fishing and tinkering since he was old enough to stand. As a youngster, he took things apart and put them back together, played with wires and asked his dad how everything with moving parts worked. So …

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Camp Sea Gull hosts the Opti Southeast Championships

Uniform white sails will dot the Neuse River Sept. 21-23 when more than 100 sailors ages 8-15 converge at Camp Sea Gull in Arapahoe, N.C., to compete in the U.S. Optimist Dinghy Organization’s Opti Southeast Championships. The Opti Southeast Championships …

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