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July 25, 2014
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Katie Burke

Teaching the next generation how to do it safely

As I was driving into work this morning, probably in the range of 15-20 minutes late, I had a million things running through my head. Getting my kids taken care of for the day, talking my husband off the ledge after his last football crisis and the weathe
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July 18, 2014
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Katie Burke

Women at the Helm

I recently read an article that said only 23 percent of women ever put themselves in the captain position on their own boat and only 12 percent of watercraft are registered to females. Can that be right?
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July 08, 2014
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It Takes A Little Elbow Grease: Resurrecting a ’toon to her former glory

To quote the latest James Bond 007 movie, my hobby was resurrection. I'm in Dadeville, a small town in east central Alabama, near Lake Martin. I resurrected a 1985 Sundancer 24-foot pontoon boat with a mysterious 90hp outboard motor.
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June 06, 2014
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Pirate Cove Resort: Fun for sea dogs and landlubbers alike

The 16th century was a good time to be a pirate. During the war the English had with the Spanish, pirates were “encouraged” by Queen Elizabeth to plunder the Spanish fleets whenever and however they pleased.
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May 30, 2014
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Brady L. Kay

From Factory To Family: PDB hits the road on a delivery

As I stood in the Starcraft Marine plant with the iPad in my hand, I was very aware of the eyes that were on me as I assisted with the final inspection of the SunChaser 8522. It was as if those who use this iPad on a daily basis were eager to see my react
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May 06, 2014
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Katie Burke

When buying used

We are so close to spring that it’s almost becoming painful to throw on winter gear. We all know what spring means: boating season! Now of course this doesn’t apply to those of you down south. I want those of you reading this to know that I am jealous in
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May 02, 2014
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Brady L. Kay

Swamp People: Touring gator-infested waters on a Starcraft

Just to clarify, on our gator tour we were only trying to look for alligators, not “choot ‘em” as Troy Landry from the History Channel show Swamp People often yells.
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April 16, 2014
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Katie Burke

Sanpan: Where did the Name Come From?

With some pontoon manufacturers, it doesn't take much to decipher the name on the side of the boat.
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April 11, 2014
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Nothing Keeps Him Down: Ex-firefighter seeks to take boating to everyone

Tom Smurthwaite was once a firefighter in Rochester, N.Y. A backdraft explosion blew him down a set of stairs and crushed his back, giving him spinal nerve damage, and leaving him in constant pain.
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March 28, 2014
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Katie Burke

Toon-Up brush keeps tube cleaning easy

Tom Ford, from Huntersville, N.C., is a boater who started out like a lot of people with a fiberglass runabout background. He saw a pontoon, realized how cool it looked, knew he had been missing out, and headed down to his local marina to see about purcha
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