How to sail a multihull Q and A

Nikki Henderson reveals what you really need to know before going bluewater multihull cruising It has become routine now for me to bookend the summer sailing season with a trip to the south of France for the biannual ‘Outremer Week’. This hugely popular event gathers 100-plus new Outremer catamaran owners for five days of training, […]

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IBEX announces 2022 Innovation Awards judges

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from […]

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The Advantages of Marine Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries weigh substantially less than comparable lead-acid models. That’s a big advantage in a boat. Steve Sanford Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Marine batteries aboard today’s saltwater fishing boats are more critical than ever […]

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MTI Delivers MTI-V 50 to M. Todd Chartier at LOTO Shootout

One person attending last week’s LOTO Shootout was especially stoked to be in attendance: M. Todd Chartier, whose MTI-V 50 was delivered during the event. Chartier, who already owned one of MTI’s 390X catamarans, has been a longtime fan of center consoles (having owned several by another builder). But after attending an MTI Fun Run […]

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Countdown to Southampton Boat Show 2022: Arksen 45

We explain why the Arksen 45 is one of the most exciting new boats to see at this year’s Southampton Boat Show… Since it appeared on the scene in 2019, British adventure brand, Arksen Yachts, has been busy developing a range of rugged off-grid cruisers with keen expedition capabilities, like self-righting hulls, tough aluminium construction […]

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How to Keep Your Boat’s A/C Running Strong

The ElectroStrainer from ElectroSea not only protects the raw-water conduit but also keeps the strainer basket free of growth. Even Flow Keep your strainer baskets clean and your A/C running strong. It always happens with a boat full of guests on the hottest day of the summer. The smiles on the happy faces in the […]

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