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M/V Grey Goose

Crew Wanted for Northwest Passage Voyage

The Motor Vessel GREY GOOSE (M/V GREY GOOSE) is outfitting for a 10,000 nautical mile ‘over the top’ epic voyage in 2013 from Mobile Alabama through the original Arctic Northwest Passage to Astoria Oregon.

Trawler Updates Via Email

We just launched a great new feature that allows you to follow your favorite trawler blogs via email, all from one location. You can opt into the trawlers you want to follow and ignore the rest. Get an instant email or a daily digest of the posts. Best of all – it’s free. Register now […]

Sailing Blog 101 – Tips and Tricks to Get You Started

It’s always nice to know a few tips and tricks to help get your blog kicked into high-gear. Here are five great tips and tricks to help you start your sailing blog. I’ve been going over these tricks a few times lately and I started to forget about one of these tricks I’m about to mention […]

Changing systems!

Attention friends (and foes). We’re going to be switching blogging platforms over the next few days to accommodate some cool new features over here that you are really going to like. Unfortunately, that means that we will be offline for a little while. Don’t worry though – we’ll be back and better than ever!

Wizard from Deadliest Catch

Wizard from Deadliest Catch

I missed posting this earlier because work got in the way – but Dennis Lawrence of Kadey-Krogen Yachts sent in this photo of Wizard from Deadliest Catch cruising by the Kadey-Krogen offices. Very cool, Dennis. Thanks for the photo!

New Trawlers for Sale Section Launches!

New Trawler Classified Section Launches!

Lugger Class

Interview with “Lugger Bob” Senter

Trawler Blogs sat down (virtually) for an interview with “Lugger Bob” Senter to ask him a few questions about trawlers, diesel engines, and spare parts. This is the first of our two part interview with Bob.

Oasis Trawler 2

A few photos from Boston and Rhode Island

Here’s a few shots from my trip to Boston, MA last month. In Boston harbor, there was this beautiful (and large) trawler named Oasis (seen below). I couldn’t locate a brand anywhere on it so I have no idea what brand it is or any of the details about it. If you know  what this […]

Buying Trawler Insurance

Buying trawler insurance can be daunting. My recommendation is: shop – shop and compare! There’s no better explanation for finding the right carrier than that statement. Of course having an insurance company owner as a business partner helps a little. I started my search with BoatUS.

Diesel Duck

House Bill to End Tax Deductions for Boats Used as Second Homes

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would end tax breaks on vessels qualifying as second homes. Typically, these are boats that have a galley, head, and berth and are 26 feet or longer.