OneWater Marine releases Q1 fiscal results

OneWater Marine Inc. has announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2022. “Our first quarter results came in largely as we anticipated as the industry experienced a return to more normalized seasonality, with revenue growing high-single digits, on top of a 57% increase in the prior year. Notably, our high margin service, […]

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When Nature Calls, SeaSucker Is Ready

Whether it’s in a wet head or a cuddy with a portable toilet or bucket, rolls of tissue are typically either limp and soggy from exposure to moisture or simply can’t be found. But with the Toilet Paper Holder, when nature calls, SeaSucker is ready to assist. Made in the USA, the no-drill Toilet Paper […]

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Tiara EX 60 Sea Trial and Review

Part express cruiser, part motoryacht, the EX 60 doesn’t fit any one category precisely, which explains why Tiara adopted the Adventure Series moniker. Great Expectations A late-fall shakedown proves that Tiara’s flagship—the EX 60—has substance to go along with her style. Tiara EX 60 Photo: Alex Slikkers The October winds off Lake Michigan deliver a […]

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Jet Tender Performs Like a Cheetah

The semi-custom JET11 from Argos Nautic moves with the speed and grace of a cheetah. Perfect for use as a luxurious tender serving 50′-70′ yachts, the 10′ 9″ RIB also makes the ideal multipurpose, five-passenger play boat, mirroring the cat’s acceleration and agility for unbridled exhilaration. And with the 2023 model, the bespoke builder will […]

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MTI At 25—Looking Back At Speed Racer

Of all the high-performance “theme boats” that were built in the 2000s, precious few stood the test of time, much less commanded top dollar at resale. That’s because no matter how well-executed—and no builder has been better at creating them than MTI in Wentzville, Mo,—theme boats are hyper-personal expressions of a given owner’s tastes, sensibilities […]

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Marine Marketers Association to host Neptune Awards at MIBS 2023

Marine Marketers of America (MMA), the voice for marketing professionals in the recreational marine industry, will host a celebration of its 2022 Neptune Awards during a cocktail reception at this year’s Discover Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). The award program, now in its 15th year, honors creative marketing concepts, campaigns and initiatives from across all sectors […]

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NMMA reports strong crowds for 2023 Minneapolis Boat Show

The sold out 2023 Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, ended recently, attracting nearly 24,000 attendees. Continuing the trend, the NMMA is hearing from exhibitors of sales and new leads generated at the nation’s largest collection of freshwater boats in the country. “Minnesota Inboard was encouraged by the Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat […]

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Phenom Yachts brings new brand to boating landscape

Combining the attributes of family, fishing, luxury and performance into one center console is no easy feat, but Phenom Yachts has arrived on the scene to prove that it can be done. The new high-end center console yacht manufacturer officially made its debut at last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) and will be […]

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SAY 42 Sea Trial and Review

The German-built, carbon-fiber SAY 42 is a distinct and efficient vessel—a good match for an owner who can tame her. Carbon and Brass The German-built, carbon-fiber SAY 42 is a distinct and efficient vessel—a good match for an owner who can tame her. One of the more enjoyable aspects of my job is the standing […]

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2023 JANUARY FT. MYERS BOAT SHOW AND BEYOND

I am excited to report that the 2023 Boat Show had record attendance during at least one of the 4 days at the Ft. Myers ‘Downtown Location’. Full of vendors and people excited about getting out during the beautiful weekend to enjoy the boats and products that are representative and reflected of SW Florida lifestyle. […]

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Eight Steps to Owning Your First Boat

Taking the plunge and purchasing a boat for the first time can be an exciting and rewarding experience, and there’s no better time to do this than in the heart of boat show season. However, it’s essential to take the time to research and choose the right boat for your lifestyle needs and budget. Below […]

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Marine Products releases Q4 and 2022 fiscal results

Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) has announced its unaudited results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2022. Marine Products is a manufacturer of fiberglass boats under the brand names of Chaparral and Robalo. Chaparral’s sterndrive models include SSi and SSX, along with the Chaparral Surf Series. Chaparral’s outboard offerings include OSX Luxury Sportboats […]

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Behind the scenes of the 2023 Motor Boat Awards

The Motor Boat Awards returned last night with a new date, a new venue and a new co-host. Go behind the scenes with our photo gallery… The Hotel Kö59 Düsseldorf provided the glamorous backdrop for the 2023 Motor Boat Awards, which saw the industry’s best and brightest celebrate another year of boating innovation and exemplary […]

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The Evolution of Power Catamarans

A veteran marine journalist reflects on how fast power cats have evolved over the last few decades. When I first cranked up my marine-magazine career eons ago, most of the big magazines dispatched editors every year to the Chicago International Boat Show. And toward the end of the festivities in 1989, in a crowded aisle […]

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CL Yachts CLX96

The X Factor CL Yachts shakes things up with its first X series yacht CLX96. It’s an X boat, a crossover. It’s a Sea Activity Vessel (SAV). It’s a…there are a lot of unusual monikers attached to CL Yachts’ newest and most striking model, the CLX96 —for this is an unusual yacht.  The 97-footer has a […]

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