Nine years ago my wife and I sailed out of Houston with no plans to return other than to eventually empty out our 10-foot storage unit. We’d sold whatever didn’t fit in that unit or onboard our 38-foot Morgan sloop ...

Two years ago my husband Clint waited in line 45 minutes to get on a boat he had been on several times before. The carbon fiber Gunboat sailing catamaran, with its unique central helm station, amazing 360-degree visibility, and minimalist ...

Since this is kind of a personal article about boating, I should start out with an admission. I’m one of those women for whom a boatyard is the equivalent of a particularly attractive shopping mall. I don’t just like boats ...

Steve Cummings has been messing around boats his entire life. All kinds of boats. His current work-in-progress adventure is Silent Thunder, a 65-foot former Army T-Boat, where he and his wife Rose make their home. Living on the west coast ...

  How many time have you heard, ‘If we can just get manufacturing jobs back in the U.S.A., we can get this economy turned around’? In North Carolina, Governor Bev Purdue is committed to getting people back to work and ...

Popular event builds on its previous success The annual In-Water Boat Show in Oriental, NC has gotten off to a remarkable start in its first three years, and organizers are looking to build on that success in the show’s fourth ...

Governor Beverly Perdue signed an Executive Order, placing a “Moratorium on the collection of new tolls for the North Carolina ferry system,” scheduled to become effective April 1. This suspension is good for one year unless ended earlier by the ...