Boating: Walking (Around) on Water

For years, owners and potential customers of Rybovich, a boatmaker known for its custom 60-foot-plus mahogany sportfishermen, clamored for a midsize and more user-friendly model. However, the company was reluctant to address this demand. Rybovich had constructed its models using a cold-molding process, which involves joining wood strips with resin—an expensive procedure that would require […]

Exotic America: Dive In

If the marine world is the least explored region of our planet, then underwater caves represent Earth’s final frontier—which begins to explain why I’m standing in the middle of a Mexican jungle gazing down at a pond the color of pea soup. The murky green water results from an algae bloom, a seasonal event occurring […]