On the table
82 COCKTAIL CRUISERS
This new feature looks at the thinking
behind boat designs drawn on unusual
media. In this case, Steve Seaton
sketched a trawler on a tablecloth.
86 TUSCAN CHICKEN
You can almost smell the aroma wafting
from Carolyn Shearlock’s galley.
FReSh FROM MIaMI
32 GAME CHANGERS
This year’s boat show saw some very
exciting new products. Iridium unveiled
a satellite WiFi hot spot, Simrad
announced a forward-looking sonar,
Navionics offered a solution to the
disappearing magenta line on the ICW,
and FLIR surprised us with a thermal
imager that attaches to an iPhone.
118 YACHT BUILdERS & dESIGNERS
116 CHARTERS & SCHOOLS
121 PROdUCTS & SERvICES
122 BOATS FOR SALE BY OwNER
122 CLASSIFIEd AdS
16 CARIBBEAN CRIME
An economist uses crime reports and
other data to rate cruiser security in
the various Caribbean Islands, and
Peter Swanson reports.
22 TERMINAL ILLNESS
Technical Editor Steve D’Antonio
reminds us what to look for when
installing fuel hose.
44 PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
George Sass Jr. recounts lessons
learned (and relearned) during transit
from Florida to the Turks & Caicos.
72 BOARdING BLUES
With police boardings a contentious
issue along many of our waterways,
retired Coast Guard officer Pete
Dautel analyzes what’s happening
out there and offers some timely
84 BETTING ON THE COME
Book Reviewer Milt Baker sings
the praises of two new cruising
guides to the forbidden paradise that