As a kid, I loved our family’s banana-yellow speedboat. It was the most typical fiberglass outboard boat you could buy in those days, but it was my ticket to fishing, knee-boarding, camping, and just zooming around. I remember only the fun parts of boat ownership, never the ones my dad had to deal with: maintaining the smelly engine, greasing bearings, or paying insurance.

When it came to boats of my own… Read the rest across the jump at 48 North Magazine.