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Capt. Bill Pike

Capt. Bill Pike is a Great Lakes Pilot with an Unlimited Tonnage rating, a 3,000-ton open-oceans captain, and a former daily newspaper reporter. He has worked for marine magazines since 1988 and, over the past 30-some years, owned and lived aboard a variety of recreational vessels, both power and sail. He served as a combat medic in the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1969.


Cutwater C-32 Command Bridge

The editors discuss a category that is quickly picking up steam with the introduction of the Cutwater C-32 Command Bridge.


The Bait Lady

A former sculptor, local legend Bonnie Van Allen sells bait and ice cream on the Homosassa River