Image Of The Week: Air St. Clair

<!– Uncategorized: Image Of The Week: Air St. Clair –> Not known as a big-water race for obvious reasons, Michigan’s St. Clair River Classic does occasionally produce some wild aerial moments. Between sporty-plus wakes and strong currents, the aquamarine waterway can get sloppy, especially when you have 47 teams roughing it up as they did […]

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Michigan Clean Marina Program Adds New Marina

PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHIGAN CLEAN MARINA Club Royale Cass Lake Dry Dock Marina in Waterford Township, Michigan, has been certified as a Michigan Clean Marina for a three-year term, a certification that acknowledges a marina has pledged and taken steps to maintain and improve Michigan’s waterways by reducing or eliminating release of harmful substances and […]

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Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament: 2022 Recap

(Above) Mark and Wendy Northup of Block Island took this photo at sunrise in the Block Island Wind Farm with the winning striped bass Wendy caught.  The Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament ended on Sunday, July 24 with a winning striped bass measuring 51-inches caught by team ‘Frayed Knot’ which was led by Capt. Richard […]

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The OTW Origin Story with Publisher Chris Megan – OTW Podcast #7

Join OTW’s Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee as they sit down with Publisher Chris Megan to recount On The Water’s founding over 25 years ago, with a look at some of the office shenanigans that take place at an office full of fisherman. Listen to the On The Water Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or on […]

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Beneteau partners with Vision Marine Technologies

Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies have launched a partnership to integrate Vision Marine Technologies high-power electric outboard motors onboard several models across Groupe Beneteau’s brand portfolio. Innovation is a keystone of Groupe Beneteau’s heritage, shaping trends in boating for over 130 years. Groupe Beneteau said it was quick to recognize the growing market demand […]

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Long Island’s Unofficial Race for a 100-Pound Cobia

(Above) Captain Tony and the crew aboard the Berth Control showcase their catch after weigh-in. Scotty’s Marina and Fishing Station has always been one of my favorite spots on Long Island. Conveniently situated along Reynold’s Channel in the quaint beach town of Point Lookout, it’s a quick one-stop-shop at the water’s edge. I’ve started and […]

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Kayak Fishing the Northeast with Old Town Kayaks – OTW Podcast #6

  In this episode, Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee kick things off by answering listener questions, and discuss using topwater plugs for striped bass at night, as well as selecting a rod for kayak fishing. Then, OTW’s Kevin Blinkoff and Old Town’s Ryan Lilly and Greg Bennett as they discuss all things kayak fishing the […]

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First look: LM46 comfortable modern, wood yacht

The new LM46 should offer fast cruising under sail or under engine with the comfort and unique feel of a wooden yacht, all in a modern package This gorgeous performance cruiser is built of cold moulded timber with strategic carbon stiffening, by Lyman-Morse in Camden, Maine. Kiwi designer Kevin Dibley has drawn a boat that […]

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Commentary: Event Overlap Inevitable For July Blockbusters

<!– Commentary / Uncategorized: Commentary: Event Overlap Inevitable For July Blockbusters –> In a perfect go-fast boating world, there would be more summer weekends, preferably of the three-day kind. No sane and fun-loving person will disagree with this. A few slots remain for the spectacular 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run. Photo by Tim Sharkey copyright […]

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Expert sailing tips: pre-race strategy

Few sailors have had as much winning success as 17-time world champion Glenn Ashby. He shares his pre-race strategy tips with Andy Rice Good race strategy is about doing as much pre-race homework as possible and getting that pre-race strategy right. As a young Australian growing up far from the sea in the northern part […]

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First look: Fountaine-Pajot Aura 51

Accommodation on a small superyacht scale but in a smaller package is the offer from the Fountaine-Pajot Aura 51 This French yard’s latest model, the Fountaine-Pajot Aura 51, hit the water a couple of months ago. She packs in a huge amount of accommodation, both on deck and below and it’s of a scale that, […]

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Is this foiling jetski the future of personal watercraft?

Toby Hodges gets a spin on a new personal electric watercraft or foiling jetski. No emissions, noise or wake. Will this finally dethrone the jetski?! It certainly has lots of potential for the rental, hospitality and event markets Foiling has been the latest buzzword in the sailing and motorboat world for the last decade or […]

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Dinghy sailing: why it’s great for beginners and keelboat sailors

Dinghy sailing helps improve your understanding of a wide variety of skills, whether you are just starting out or a seasoned keelboat sailor, sailing a dinghy is a hugely rewarding pastime Dinghy sailing – whether racing or as a leisure activity – is one of the best ways to improve your skill level whether you’ve […]

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Through the Panama Canal in a yacht

  Transiting through the Panama Canal in a yacht is a once in a lifetime experience. We get advice on planning this unique passage from skippers who’ve crossed recently Romeo hops over the guardrail at sunset. Our young Panamanian advisor, here to guide us through the first three ascending locks of the Panama Canal, politely […]

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Jumbo Fluke Tactics with Captain Jeff Viamari – OTW Podcast #4

In this episode, Kevin Blinkoff and Jimmy Fee answer listener questions on eel fishing, power clips, and what to do if you see someone mishandling striped bass.   This episode’s guest, Captain Jeff Viamari of Bad Influence Sportfishing, talks big fluke, how to catch them, Nantucket Shoals, and why the Massachusetts state record hasn’t been […]

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Can Lionfish Leather Help Save Reefs?

Move over Alligator boots and snakeskin belts. You have some competition. This sneaker is an excellent example of the goods that can be created with lionfish leather. P448 x INVERSA And this new exotic leather isn’t simply part of a business venture. It’s a development that could help ecosystems threatened by a fearsome invasive species. […]

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Weather forecast accuracy – how much can you really trust a forecast?

Meteorologist and all-round weather guru, Chris Tibbs explains weather forecast accuracy and details the reasons they can often be wrong Heavy weather is a regular feature. Photo: Amory Ross/Team Alvimedica/Getty Weather forecast accuracy will always be a hot topic of debate. As a forecaster I’ve seen the accuracy of models improve greatly over the last […]

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ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal Announce Next-Gen EPIRBs Ahead of IMO’s 2022 Mandate

  PHOTO COURTESY OF ACR ELECTRONICS AND OCEAN SIGNAL Ahead of IMO’s 2022 mandate surrounding EPIRB (Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacons) requirements for vessels under SOLAS regulations, ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal have announced the development of new EPIRBS that meet upcoming standards and incorporate features to enhance the chance of rescue in an emergency. Set […]

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1967 Chris-craft roamer

1967 Chris-craft roamer 37 ft LOA, aluminum hull. 454 Crusaders repowered two years ago. Located in Cheboygan, MI. Call 810-955-4065. $Best Offer Specifications Boat Length: 37′ Boat Year: 1967 Boat Make: Chris-Craft Boat Model: Roamer Boat Location: Cheboygan, MI Contact Seller Phone: 810-955-4065 Source: https://lakelandboating.com/1967-chris-craft-roamer/

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The Magic of Micro Jigging

My infatuation with slow pitch jigging began just a few years ago, but I can already tell you that there’s no method I’d rather use to catch fish. The presentation, attention to detail and the ultimate bite make the process worthwhile, not to mention the incredible results this tactic has produced. Until recently, slow pitch […]

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