Contributors to the issue:
Dan Armitage - Freelance Boating Writerarmitage@wowway.com
Gerry Laster, CPYBglasteryachts@gmail.com
John Tiger – Freelance Boating Writerjtigerjr@hotmail.com
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It’s a New Year and another boating season will start again
before we know it, so make sure to act upon all of those
good intentions of getting out on the water and spending
more time on the boat with family and friends!
In this issue we feature some great articles on Navigating
Inlets and Maintaining Your Boat, Engine and Trailer with
Check out part two of Gerry Laster – Sailing UP the Missis-
sippi River and the story behind Bob Johnstone, founder of
J/Boats and MJM Yachts, and don’t forget to mark your
calendars for the 10th annual Southwest International Boat
There’s something for everyone in this issue.
Wishing you great fun out on the water this year – stay safe!
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