We share the waterways with pleasure boats, incredible yachts, commercial work boats, cargo and passenger carrying ships. At times we barely see the big ships as a speck on the horizon of the ocean. But often we must give them a wide berth when passing in the intracoastal waterway or inlet channels, considering their deep draft and limited maneuverability.Click on the pictures below and experience a sample of the big boys you’ll see when you get out on your own yacht.
Early Monday morning we arrive at this brand new sporty Beneteau Swift Trawler 34, hop aboard and do our safety checks in preparation for a delivery to Miami Beach. The new owner won’t be aboard our trip from Stuart, FL to see how well the boat handles…there’s always tomorrow when we do trawler training. […]