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PropTalk Magazine October 2023

On the Cover -  The Sirena 58 graces the cover this month. Read the full review on page 53 and see it in person at the Annapolis Powerboat Show! Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Yacht Center

Boat Review: Sirena 58
Which part of the Sirena 58 is our favorite? The part between the stem and the stern.
By Lenny Rudow

Trawlerfest: Baltimore
The boat show for cruising enthusiasts! 
By Staff

PropTalk’s Guide to the Annapolis Powerboat Show
All the details you need to make your visit to the show a success, including ideas for what to see and do in Annapolis outside the show gates.
By Staff

5 Tips for Buying a Used Boat
Caution and deliberation are cardinal virtues in boat buying. 
By Drew Maglio

In Search of the Perfect Oyster 
From Annapolis-area restaurants to Virginia oyster growers.
By Craig Ligibel

Atlantic ICW Trouble Spots
If planning a trip south on the ICW, keep these common trouble spots in mind.
By Mike Pitchford and Dave Cerrone



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