IPHC Meets Virtually Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Image: International Pacific Halibut Commission. The 98th International Pacific Halibut Commission interim meeting is underway online Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, with all sessions to be webcast and open to the public. Topics up for discussion include fishery monitoring, stock status of Pacific halibut for 2022 and the 2023 harvest decision table, project updates on […]

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NMFS Reinstates ESA Consultations on BSAI and GOA Groundfish Management Plans

Image: National Marine Fisheries Service. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) has reinstated steps in the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to evaluate effects of fisheries managed under the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands and Gulf of Alaska, on ESA-listed species and designated critical habitats. State of Alaska parallel groundfish fisheries are also subject to evaluation. North […]

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USDA Proposes Better Access to Seafood in WIC Program

Image: National WIC Association. Federal officials in late November proposed changes for participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), including improved access to canned fish, to reflect the latest dietary guidelines. These science-based revisions, recommended by the National Academies of Science, Engineers and Medicine (NASEM) and the Dietary Guidelines […]

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New Boat: Leen 72 Trimaran

The French builder’s flagship offers fuel-efficient cruising in a spacious package. Photos by Olivier Blanchet What cruising powerboat owner hasn’t wished for at least a shade more room and a few more nautical miles per gallon? We tend to adapt to what we have, but when we dream about our next boat, it’s probably safe […]

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Remembering Bill Couch and his Pond Darter

Bill Couch was a generational icon in the Northeast striped bass fishing community.  He was the owner of Couch’s Cedar Works, through which he designed, built, and sold top quality plugs at an affordable price.  He was universally loved and admired by a group of fishermen who could squabble, bicker, and get nasty over any […]

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2022 Axopar 25 Cross Top

The 25 Cross Top offers a wealth of features in a midsize package. Courtesy Axopar Boats Axopar’s new 25 Cross Top promises to bring the innovative design of Axopar’s previous models into a midsize, single-engine package. The 25 Cross Top boasts a cuddy cabin with seating, a V-berth, and plenty of light and ventilation via […]

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America’s Cup 2024 dates confirmed

Racing in the 2024 America’s Cup match will take place in Barcelona, Spain in mid-October, with a calendar for racing now released Despite confirmation that the 37th America’s Cup would be raced in Barcelona back in March 2022, the specific dates in which the event would take place have only been revealed today, Wednesday 30th […]

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Florida Powerboat Club Nails Down 2023 Schedule

<!– In the News: Florida Powerboat Club Nails Down 2023 Schedule –> For the balance of 2023, Stu Jones of the Florida Powerboat Club gets to drop the event organizing and production reins. The club’s 30th Key West Poker Run—held earlier this month—is successfully in the books despite challenges created by sub-tropical storm Nicole. But […]

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LIQUI MOLY makes leadership moves

LIQUI MOLY has announced Dr. Uli Weller has been nominated as managing director in addition to Günter Hiermaier. The long-standing commercial director of the company in Ulm, Weller, will become the second managing director of the group of companies at the start of 2023. For LIQUI MOLY this is a logical step and a guarantee […]

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IMTRA expands Libra-Plast AS partnership

IMTRA, manufacturer and importer of solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced that it has expanded its partnership with Libra-Plast AS, a leader in production of vessel doors, hatches and storage. IMTRA first partnered with Libra as a U.S. agent in 2018. Libra’s recent focus on the Gulf Coast territory and […]

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Dan’s New Favorite Boat

As Editor-in-Chief Dan Harding approaches his 100th boat review, he comes across a surprising new build that he says might be the most impressive yet. And it’s only 14-feet long. As I approached the new boat, I can’t help but stare longer than is polite at her dark hull color. Her angular sheer and proud […]

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Indmar co-founder passes away at 95

Indmar Marine Engines mourns the loss of its esteemed co-founder, Richard (Dick) Rowe, Sr, who passed away on November 22, 2022 at the age of 95 surrounded by his family. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my father,” said Chuck Rowe, former President of Indmar Marine Engines. “My father […]

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Golden Manufacturing bolsters staffing

Closely following its major production facility expansion, Golden Manufacturing has bolstered its staffing with promotions and the creation of a new position, as well as partnering with a software development engineer. Bill Golden, president and CEO, made the announcement. Ken Felty has been promoted to the position of international sales manager. In this new role, […]

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Vision Marine names new battery partner

Vision Marine Technologies announced it has executed a production contract with Neogy, a division ofGroupe Startec Energy, a French manufacturer of specialized batteries and systems. The production contract provides for Vision Marine’s initial purchase of 240 of Neogy’s customized batteries, which have been designed to the specifications of Vision Marine. The first installment of batteries […]

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