July 2022 Issue

July 2022 Issue Summer Beckons on the Chain O’Lakes The Chain O’Lakes in northeastern Illinois is your ticket to solid relaxation or adventure. Spend some time boating, skiing, tubing, kayaking and swimming, kick back at any number of lakeside resorts, or find a quiet channel leading to an inlet bay for some lazy afternoon fishing. […]

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Summer Beckons on the Chain O’Lakes

Photo Courtesy of Mike Missack/Neilson Enterprises The Chain O’Lakes in northeastern Illinois is your ticket to solid relaxation or adventure. Spend some time boating, skiing, tubing, kayaking and swimming, kick back at any number of lakeside resorts, or find a quiet channel leading to an inlet bay for some lazy afternoon fishing. The options are […]

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Arksen 65 first look: British explorer yacht range set to expand

Adventure boat specialist, Arksen, has released details of its new Arksen 65, which will be built from 40% recycled aluminium… Tough but efficient aluminium displacement hull enables a range of 3,000nm at 8 knots Aimed primarily at owner-drivers with off-grid cruising ambitions, the new Arksen 65 has been designed to enable simple self-sufficiency in some […]

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Rocky Dry-Strike Perfect for Fishing, Boating and Around the Dock

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Whether casting a line in the water or spending time on a boat at the dock, the Rocky Dry-Strike is the boot of choice for any water adventure. The Dry-Strike is an easy-on, easy-off slip-on rubber boot that keeps feet dry with an ultra-slip resistant outsole that provides stability in wet conditions. […]

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Around the world in a 24m boat: Part five – Tahiti to Australia

Iain Macneil’s round-the-world record attempt continues as the 24m MV Astra leaves the comfort of Tahiti for the notoriously ferocious Southern Ocean… Astra sailed non-stop from Tahiti all the way to Australia. All photos: Iain Macneil This is Part Three of Iain’s round-the-world expedition. Make sure to read Part One, Part Two, Part Three and Part […]

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Tactical Custom Boats’ Adventure 44

Tactical Custom Boats’ new model is called the Adventure 44. To pull off three different activities in one day, “adventure” is absolutely the imperative word. Photos by Phoenix Toomath The Perfect Trifecta Tactical Custom Boats’ new model is called the Adventure 44. To pull off three different activities in one day, “adventure” is absolutely the […]

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Snorkeling in Fort Myers

Fort Myers is conveniently located between Miami and Tampa, on the western coast of Florida. Fort Myers offers many warm, tropical islands of multiple sizes, creating seemingly endless exploration opportunities for snorkelers and scuba divers. Fort Myers Beach is consistently warm year-round because it sits on the Gulf of Mexico. It has soft and white sandy […]

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Collision as new double-handed Globe40 race starts from Morocco

The new Globe40 Race has started, with seven double-handed Class 40 teams setting off from the Moroccan city of Tangier on a 30,000-mile circumnavigation.    The inaugural Globe40 Race got underway on Sunday, June 26, with seven Class 40 teams starting from the Moroccan city of Tangier on a 30,000-mile circumnavigation. The new double-handed Globe40 Race […]

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Lakes in Arizona for Boating

Many people make the mistake of assuming that the beautiful American Southwest doesn’t offer many boating opportunities, but this is completely wrong. There are hundreds of rivers and lakes here, especially in Arizona. Arguably, one of the best and most comfortable ways to enjoy the dry and hot desert is on a boat in the […]

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Wagner Kick Starts Summer Season With MTI Owners Fun Run To The Bahamas

<!– In the News: Wagner Kick Starts Summer Season With MTI Owners Fun Run To The Bahamas –> Although he’s technically already attended and/or sponsored several 2022 events at his company’s home base of Lake of the Ozarks in Central Missouri as well as one in Kentucky, Chris Wagner of WIA Marine Insurance recently returned […]

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Best Boating Destinations in Florida

1. The Florida Keys With more than 1,700 islands, the Florida Keys is a boater’s paradise. The area is known for its crystal clear turquoise waters and dramatic sunsets. It is a big area to explore, extending from Biscayne National Park to more than 125 miles to Key West. Every island has its own story. […]

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Best Myrtle Beach Restaurants on the Water 

Myrtle Beach is a vacation destination popular among boaters with a 60-mile stretch of natural beauty on South Carolina’s northeastern coast. The area is home to many entertainment, recreation, shopping, and dining opportunities, and with easy access to local waterways, it is a boater’s paradise.  After spending a long day boating in the area, dock […]

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Q&A: Brunswick’s new CTO, Alexandra Cattelan

By Jamie Stafford Alexandra “Alex” Cattelan is Brunswick’s newest chief technology officer (CTO). She comes to the company with a wealth of experience in the automotive and powersports industry, most recently working for Polaris as the vice president of Engineering, Connected, Controls, Electrification and Autonomous Systems. Prior to Polaris, she worked for Stellantis, Johnson Controls, […]

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On Board With: Randy Cabrera

Randy Cabrera brings PWC enthusiasts together. Courtesy Florida Ski Riders Randy Cabrera’s family loves the PWC life, so back in 2016 he launched Florida Ski Riders as a way to bring other like-minded enthusiasts together. Today, the group’s Facebook page boasts over 13,000 members and regular gatherings number in the hundreds. How did Florida Ski […]

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Giant Atlantic Halibut Landed Off Massachusetts On ‘80s-Style Fiberglass Rod

The giant East Coast halibut was estimated at 190 pounds when it was caught. Gloucester Fleet Deep Sea Fishing via Facebook Captain Michael Mann of “Gloucester Fleet Deep Sea Fishing and Charters” had guided his 72-foot “Lady Sea” to a far offshore fishing spot called Fippennies Ledge. It’s a famed drop-off about 60 miles east […]

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Cuba by boat: discover an unspoilt paradise by boat

Pirates and Spanish galleons, gangsters and chrome-glistening Chevrolets, folk heroes such as Che Guevara and Fidel Castro: Cuba has long held a fascination as Suzy Carmody discovered After a month cruising in Jamaica aboard Distant Drummer, our Liberty 458 cutter-rigged sloop, we were in Montego Bay and waiting for a fair wind to carry us […]

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