Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: True North 34 Outboard Express

Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Vanquish VQ52 Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Leopard 46PC Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Regal 38 Fly Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this game-changing Superfly design Arcadia Sherpa XL yacht tour: Unlike any other 24m boat on the market Sunseeker Superhawk 55: More details emerge of revived […]

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Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Vanquish VQ52

This Dutch yard’s aluminium craft look sensational, but how does the Vanquish VQ48 perform? Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Leopard 46PC Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Regal 38 Fly Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Azimut 68 Fly Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this game-changing Superfly design Arcadia Sherpa XL yacht tour: Unlike […]

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Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Leopard 46PC

A wholesale update of the 39PC, the new Leopard 43PC proves itself as one of the best small power catamarans Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Regal 38 Fly Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Azimut 68 Fly Bladerunner BR45 GTO first look: 1,800hp speedster should crack 70 knots Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this […]

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Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Regal 38 Fly

Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Azimut 68 Fly Bladerunner BR45 GTO first look: 1,800hp speedster should crack 70 knots Zar 130 Imagine first look: 60-knot flagship RIB makes a real statement Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this game-changing Superfly design Arcadia Sherpa XL yacht tour: Unlike any other 24m boat on the market Sunseeker […]

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Countdown to Miami Boat Show 2022: Azimut 68 Fly

The 2016 Boot Dusseldorf Boat Show throws open its doors this weekend, with the new Azimut 66 flybridge hoping to Bladerunner BR45 GTO first look: 1,800hp speedster should crack 70 knots Zar 130 Imagine first look: 60-knot flagship RIB makes a real statement BoatLife Live: 6 of the best boats heading to the brand new […]

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Boathandling masterclass: how to handle large yachts

Rachael Sprot talks through her top hints and tips on handling large yachts, which are becoming more popular in both private ownership and the charter market If there’s one trend that’s true across all areas of sailing, it’s that large yachts are becoming more common. Advances in technology have made ever-larger yachts more affordable while […]

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Angling Artists: Bruce Hippel

“Stained glass is a powerful medium,” says Bruce Hippel. “It transmits light, and light’s always changing, so the art is always changing.” Put that way, stained glass seems like the perfect medium for nautical art since the sea, and the creatures within it, are also in constant flux.  Hippel has been using glass as his […]

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Boatyard Tip: Ranging Your Anchor Chain

When a commercial vessel goes into a shipyard for a long-scheduled bout of maintenance, one of the chores that’s often addressed is the so-called ranging of said vessel’s anchor chain, a tedious, grimy process that is also pretty important. After all, losing an anchor—whether great or small— due to a bad detachable link or a […]

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Marine Fuel Stabilizer Will Keep Your Customers’ On The Water

Don’t let bad gas spoil your customers’ boating season Marine fuel stabilizer isn’t usually top-of-mind for most boat owners. However, it can be the difference between enjoying a trouble-free summer on the water and a ruined vacation in dry dock. With boating season upon us, it will soon be time for boaters to soak up […]

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Gear Review: Searock Baby Swing

Rock-a-Buy Baby The Searock baby swing uses the motion of the ocean to entertain the youngest boaters. I love a good boat ride as much as the next baby, but when we’re not underway I’ve been relegated to a baby jail in the cockpit or my Pack ‘n Play in the cabin. If I’m lucky, […]

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iWinch test: new electric winch handle option

The iWinch is a borderline-genuis idea, which allows anyone with a drill to have an electric winch handle on their boat. Bruce Jacobs, tests it out Sometimes, a solution to a problem comes along that is so obvious, you wonder why it hasn’t been there for years. In my opinion the iWinch, an electric winch […]

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BoatLife Live: 6 of the best boats heading to the brand new NEC show

Fairline Squadron 58 reborn for 2022 with beach club upgrade Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this game-changing Superfly design Arvor Guernsey 34 buyer’s guide: A transatlantic take on the classic lobster boat Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this game-changing Superfly design Arcadia Sherpa XL yacht tour: Unlike any other 24m boat on the market Sunseeker […]

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Zar 130 Imagine first look: 60-knot flagship RIB makes a real statement

Toy of the month: Yamaha YAM TAf aluminium-hulled tenders BoatLife Live: 6 of the best boats heading to the brand new NEC show Fairline Squadron 58 reborn for 2022 with beach club upgrade Princess X95 yacht tour: Inside this game-changing Superfly design Arcadia Sherpa XL yacht tour: Unlike any other 24m boat on the market […]

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Simrad Introduces NSX

The new Simrad NSX is loaded with functionality. For the first time in more than two years, Simrad Yachting has a new multi-function display, the NSX. The unit is chock full of functionality yet using the machine is extremely easy with drag-and-drop screen customizations, an intuitive setup assistant, app integration and a new user interface. […]

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Tickfaw 200 Cancelled Again Due To Hurricane Damage

With a disappointing announcement issued earlier today, the organizers of the wildly popular Tickfaw 200 in Springfield, Louisiana have cancelled the 2022 event due to severe damage from 2021’s Hurricane Ida to the Blood River Marina–the headquarters of which the event is based. Joey Fontenot, Casey Harrison and the Livingston Parish Tourism, who put on […]

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Project Akira: the build is under way

Heesen is delighted to announce that the construction of YN 20457, Project Akira, began at the Oss shipyard on February 9, formally witnessed by the American Bureau of Shipping surveyor.Akira is the first in a new class of high-speed aluminium yachts by Heesen. At 57 metres, with an enclosed volume of approximately 780 GT, she […]

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Kenny Armstrong’s Pool Party Returning to Texas Outlaw Challenge

Big news from the Texas Outlaw Challenge: Kenny Armstrong‘s infamous pool party will return to the schedule when the event returns to Clear Lake in Texas, June 22-26. Although the South’s rowdiest speedboating run returned to the Lone Star State in 2021 after sitting out 2020, one of its premier components was put on hold […]

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GO FISHING AND BOATING IN SW FLORIDA

The first weekend of March (3,4,5 and 6th) will mark the annual Bonita Springs, Florida Boat Show. It will offer opportunities of a lifetime for many who visit the SW MARINE INDUSTRIES BOAT AND FISHING SHOW at the Grey Hound Facility in Bonita Springs. This wonderful show features a number of vendors offering the finest […]

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Are You Ready for a Restoration?

Returning an older boat to like-new condition is usually less costly than buying a new one, and it’ll make you the envy of the marina. You know you’re getting old when things you owned as a young man are now considered “classic.” The 289 Mustang I abused back in the early ‘70s today might be—after […]

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A Bridge Too Far

Something is rotten in the city of Rotterdam. What follows is the drama surrounding a billionaire, a superyacht, a historic bridge and 3,000 angry Dutch residents armed with rotten eggs. What do you get when an unstoppable ego meets an immovable bridge? Such a question is playing out on the waterways of Rotterdam, the maritime […]

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