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Tom Vanderpool: A Vision For Humanity
Retired optometrist with mobile onboard lab annually visits Bahamian islands to test eyes, build prescription glasses for needy children – all for free.
Ott DeFoe: Catch Them If You Can
BoatUS member Ott DeFoe has been obsessed with fishing since childhood. Last year the professional angler won the nation’s top bass fishing tournament.
The Puerto Rican Navy
After a series of the most destructive hurricanes in history struck the BVI, Puerto Rico, and other islands, members of the informal Puerto Rican Navy traded fun raft-ups for serious rescues.
Hands-On Healing For Veterans
Southwest Florida foundation helps disabled veterans through a unique fishing rod-crafting program.
Steve And Helen Eshleman: Tiny Trawler Adventures
An Arizona couple trailers their Albin 25 (and camps along the way) from the arid desert to the lush beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Walter "Skipper" Gentry: Call Of Duty In The Bahamas
A charter captain makes a difference by helping storm-ravaged Bahamians — one generator at a time.
Billy Solitario: Gulf Life And Art, Intertwined
A Mississippi Gulf Coast native son pours his passion for the barrier island waters and the weather he intimately knows onto the canvas.
Beth DeGeorge: 'Dad Always Encouraged Us'
A father who made boating a family affair leaves an outsized legacy.
Fishing Saved Ish Monroe's Life
This California professional bass fisherman overcame many hurdles early in life to turn his passion into a successful career.