Weather forecasting in a heatwave

Weather guru, Chris Tibbs talks though some of the difficulties in accurate weather forecasting during the unusual event of a heatwave Situated to the north-west of Europe, the UK is blessed with mild weather with few extreme weather events, and our temperature is moderated by the seawater around the shores. Thanks to the Gulf Stream […]

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Plano Expands EDGE Tackle Storage Line

EDGE series continues to solve anglers’ storage problems one box at a time. With a mission to solve every angler’s storage problems, Plano has expanded their line of EDGE boxes offering even more customization and storage options to their already award-winning offerings. With input from anglers and pros alike, the newest expansions include added solutions […]

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Ugly Stik Ugly Tuff Landing Nets

Ugly Stik Ugly Tuff Landing Net When the toughest tools, accessories and equipment are needed – Ugly Stik delivers. The new Ugly Stik Ugly Tuff Landing Nets are worthy of the Ugly Stik name and will withstand any battle with the toughest fish in the lake.  Available in three sizes: small, medium and large, the Ugly […]

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Berkley Releases the Money Badger Crankbait

Berkley Money Badger Expanding on its stellar line of hard baits, Berkley announces the addition of the highly versatile, multispecies Money Badger crankbait. Designed to excel in casting and trolling, the Money Badger also boasts a clicking sound profile that helps to deliver sound and action. This compact bait delivers a rod shaking, tail-thumping and […]

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East-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda

An east-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda and Horta was a voyage of contrasts for Vivian Vuong We tacked for the first and only time on our 13-day crossing. The view off Ultima’s bow revealed the alluring sight of not only an approaching landfall but elevation too. Pico, one of the nine Azorean islands of Portugal, […]

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Berkley Introduces PowerBait Bonefish and Curly Bones

Berkley PowerBait Bonefish and Curly Bones New PowerBait MaxScent bait adds claws to a ned-style presentation giving anglers even more ways to catch fish COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 20, 2022) – Berkley PowerBait infused baits are designed to give fish the exact flavor they crave, giving anglers more time to feel the fish bite and set the […]

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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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The Golden Globe Race 2022

The 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race made history delivering the first ever solo non- stop unassisted voyage around the world. Nine started, one finished, one died, one boat was lost. The legend of this amazing adventure was born. It was not a race like the America’s Cup. It was a challenge and display of […]

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Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ Super Trooper Arrives on the Scene

Expanding on its popular line of tournament winning PowerBait MaxScent soft baits, the team at Berkley Labs continues to offer anglers new and innovative fish-catching shapes. The newest addition is the crazy cousin of the already popular Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ Trooper, the new Berkley PowerBait MaxScent Lil’ Super Trooper, which gives anglers a separate […]

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Plano Introduces the New Ice Rod Transport 38

Plano Ice Rod Transport 38 The new lightweight, innovative EVA foam storage solution for ice anglers. Built with the quality that protects your passion, now ice anglers have a high-density lightweight storage solution for all of their ice equipment. Whether it’s off-season storage or loading up to head out on the ice, the Plano Ice […]

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ZF Marine names new personnel

ZF Marine announced the hire of George Lewis as new head of product line commercial-fast craft, North/Central America and the Caribbean, reporting to Wolfgang Schmid, ZF’s Industrial Division Head for North America. “ZF Marine welcomes George aboard and looks forward to the positive impact he will have upon the company’s sales across the Americas and […]

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Countdown to Southampton Boat Show 2022: Iron Boats 767

Being the second largest of the four models in the fleet, the Iron Boats 767 is a great showcase for this new Scandinavian brand. Racing pedigree comes as standard Designed as “a unique concept in hybrid RIB/sportsboat design”, it uses a low-slung D-shaped fender to drop the centre of gravity and add protection without the […]

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X-Yachts launches its first hybrid boat with electric propulsion

Danish yacht builder X-Yachts has thrown its weight behind the electric mobility revolution with the launch of its first all-electric boat. Called the X49E, the 15.08m boat has been a close collaboration between a very motivated owner and the yard’s expert technical team. It has also been a question of careful timing according to X-Yachts’ […]

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IYS Research Continues on Salmon in Open Ocean

Image: International Year of the Salmon. Researchers participating in the International Year of the Salmon (IYS) are preparing to bring a team to Vancouver, Canada in October for a preliminary review of expedition findings on what happens to salmon in the North Pacific Ocean, including the Gulf of Alaska. Organizers of the IYS Synthesis Symposium, […]

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Best Stargazing Binoculars: 6 Pairs for Boaters

Looking to do a little skywatching at sea or on shore? The best stargazing binoculars will take you higher than standard marine binoculars. While just about any pair of binoculars will offer an enhanced view of the heavens, when it comes to astronomy binoculars that also perform well in a marine context, the field narrows […]

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Wellcraft 355

Satisfying your needs. by Capt. Tom Serio “I feel the need, the need for speed! Yow!” Photos Courtesy of Wellcraft There’s a lot of that kind of sentiment going on nowadays, thanks to the movie “Top Gun”. But look around, we have a generation of mid-somethings that have an insatiable appetite for all things speed […]

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Interpreting Wave Forecasts for Boating

Knowing the projected height, interval and direction of waves can ensure a smooth day of boating. Tim Barker First, let me plead, “Mea culpa.” I’ll admit to fixating on marine wind forecasts before venturing out to sea, sometimes to the exclusion of wave projections. That shortcut has more than once come back to bite me […]

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From Italy To Los Angeles in a RIB

How much preparation, nerve and fuel does it take for a RIB to cross an ocean? Relive some of toughest challenges and the sweetest moments from adventurer Sergio Davi. “La sfida è sempre con me stesso mai con il mare.” In English, this translates to “the challenge is always with myself, never with the sea.” […]

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