Understanding how your bilge pumps work is key to keeping the water on the outside of the vessel. SEA SAVVy Shopping for a boat? There are many factors to consider when deciding how old is too old. POWErBOATS Part three of our boathandling series looks at slow-speed operation in rough conditions. SAILBOATS A hero of historic boat restorations seeks a new home for one he just couldn’t save. USED BOAT A DeFever 44 with a thorough refit serves as the perfect base for this couple’s Caribbean adventures.