Inside Angle: Spouses, Boats and Money

Some say its impossible, but Bill Prince claims to have designed a way to give his boat and wife gifts at the same time. Some say its impossible, but Bill Prince claims to have designed a way to give his boat and wife gifts at the same time. Like a lot of you, I’m a […]

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World’s coolest boats: Our ultimate cool boats hall of fame

There are plenty of cool boats out there, but only the world’s coolest boats make it into our hall of fame. Here are the icons who have made the cut so far… Each month our resident expert of cool Nick Burnham picks out an iconic boat that can lay claim to the title of world’s […]

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Conversation with a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer

After a long, wild ride, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Shannon Scaff relives a storied career, plots his next mission and shares his watery wisdom. After a long, wild ride, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Shannon Scaff relives a storied career, plots his next mission and shares his watery wisdom. Listen in the player below: […]

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Uncharted Waters: Hot Prospect

A Florida heat wave can deliver sweat buckets of discomfort. It can also test the true mettle of the hopeful owner of a new boat. Illustration: Kent Barton Thanks to his unbridled enthusiasm and a little Gatorade, a potential boat owner gets the thumbs-up during last summer’s heat wave. It was mid-July and “scorcher” was […]

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Logbook: Is Two Better Than One?

Seeing the growing trend in the multihull market, Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazine have teamed up to produce the all-new Multihull Power & Sail. Seeing the growing trend in the multihull market, Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazine have teamed up to produce the all-new Multihull Power & Sail. My first experience really cruising […]

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2023 Motor Boat Awards: Oscars of boating heading back to Dusseldorf

The 2023 Motor Boat Awards will be celebrated in style at a live gala dinner during the 2023 Boot Düsseldorf boat show. After pivoting to a virtual awards ceremony for the last two years, the MBY team were determined to put on a proper live show again to celebrate the best that the leisure boating […]

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Lighter Than Air

Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? As a propulsion source for boating, hydrogen has a lot going […]

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Hell and High Water

This is a story about a son’s love for his father. It’s also a story about friendship, comradery and putting your life on the line to save others. This inspiring story proves, once again, why boaters are the best. This is a story about a son’s love for his father. It’s also a story about […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Sam Davies

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Helen Fretter looks at Sam Davies’ chances English-born Samantha Davies has the rare status of being loved by both French and British sailing fans. She is now among the most experienced IMOCA […]

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Sea Tow Foundation National Boating Safety Industry Awards Announced For 2022

National Boating Industry Safety Awards 2022 Winners Courtesy Sea Tow Foundation Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Southold, NY (October 18, 2022) – The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boating safety, in conjunction with its Boating Safety Advisory Council, […]

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Memories From a Nordhavn Summer

Love of the Ocean Bonds a Newly Woven Family. Ella Hummel’s “Memories From A Nordhavn Summer” gives a glimpse into innocence and the essence of unity. Memories From a Nordhavn Summer The Nordhavn Film Festival, which took place Saturday, October 15, hosted 10 short films from Nordhavn boaters across the U.S. All of the filmmakers […]

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Inside Angle: The $1000 Plumbing “Fix“

Can a last-minute, back-of-the-napkin calculation rescue Bill Prince’s sacred family cruise? Find out. Like many of you, the Prince family looks forward to an extended summer cruise aboard our convertible By Design. Each August we cast off across the bounding main of Lake Michigan and further afield to visit friends, clients, beaches and bum around […]

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Memory Machine

Infused with kevlar, laden with teak and lovingly maintained, our new senior editor waxes nostalgic about the 40-year-old boat that’s never left his family. Photos by Luke Pope Corbett Infused with kevlar, laden with teak and lovingly maintained, our new senior editor waxes nostalgic about the 40-year-old boat that’s never left his family. Keeping a […]

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Sea Tow Foundation Opens 1,000th Life Jacket Loaner Stand

PHOTO COURTESY OF SEA TOW FOUNDATION Starting with just one life jacket loaner station  in 2008, the Sea Tow Foundation has grown to become the world’s largest life jacket loaner program, with loaner stations in all 50 states, plust Washington, D.C., American Samoa and the Virgin Islands. In September, it celebrated the opening of its […]

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Pontoons continue to lead in recreational boating sales

By Ryan Kloppe From raising a boat’s sails on the wide-open ocean to spending a day cruising the lake, recreational boating has been more popular than ever over the last few years. Recreational boating saw record sales in 2020, with more Americans spending time on the water to escape from the hustle and bustle on […]

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Book Excerpt: Seasons of the Striper

Bill Sisson’s evocative new book winds us through a marine journalist’s sometimes precarious, lifelong hunt for a beautiful fish and the perfect boat. Each fall, scores of anglers chase striped bass along the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic aboard a diverse armada of boats, from 50-foot convertibles working the steep rips off Nantucket, Montauk and Block Island […]

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Audio Doc: 13 Years Around the World – Part 2

In part two of our premiere audio doc, Roger Moore is more than half a decade into an around-the-world voyage when he and his wife seek refuge and adventure in Saudi Arabia–and boy do they find it. In part two of our premiere audio doc, Roger Moore is more than half a decade into an […]

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Uncharted Waters: Expectation Vs. Reality

Capt. Bill Pike long imagined “semi-retirement,” would free him up to do nothing but boat. But life sometimes intervenes. Capt. Bill Pike long imagined “semi-retirement,” would free him up to do nothing but boat. But life sometimes intervenes. Ahhhhh, retirement. Or, in my case, semi-retirement. During most of my working life, I saw it—even romanticized […]

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