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Gearhead: Horsepower and Torque Part 1

Understanding horsepower and torque may enable you to better evaluate engine options, performance, and fuel economy. by Steve D’Antonio

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Tech It Out: Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2015

##Photo by Duffy Perkins

When the world’s finest fishing folks gathered in one place to show off their latest ideas, here’s what they chose for Best in Show. by Capt. Chris D. Dollar

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She’ll Shake Your Teeth Out: Black Dog Props How high tech propeller maintenance can have significant effects on your boat. by Duffy Perkins

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See the Bay: Solomons

##Photo by Tom Hale

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Located at the mid-point in the Bay, Solomons make a great day run for those heading north or south on the Chesapeake. by Tom Hale

Sponsored by A nnapolis Yacht Sales

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Marlinspike Seamanship

If you have ever tried to untie a dock line that was left in a granny knot, you can appreciate proper marlinspike seamanship. by Eric Burnley

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Long-Range Cruise Planning Tips ##Photo by Katie and Gene Hamilton

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Top tips for preparing for a long-term cruise. by Tom Hale and Katie and Gene Hamilton

PropTalk’s Kaylie Jasinski took this photo of Logan Hundeman placing second in his first Cocktail Class race. See page 55 for more.

6 September 2015 PropTalk.com

PropTalk Magazine September 2015  

Chesapeake Bay Boating