Boating Industry issues last call for 2022 Top 100 applications

Boating Industry issued its one-week notice for dealers interested in applying for its 2022 Top Dealers program as part of the publication’s Top 100 Awards. The program honors the best of the best of marine retailers and is the only independently run awards program of its kind in the recreational boating industry. Applications for the […]

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NMMA celebrates CHIPS bill signing

This week, President Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 into law in a ceremony at the White House South Lawn, alongside Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai. NMMA President Frank Hugelmeyer and Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin were invited and partook in the White House signing ceremony, […]

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Meet Fratelli Aprea

Legendary Italian Builder Lands on U.S. Shores. Fratelli Aprea is a family company that builds boats with six generations’ worth of knowledge and passion. Fratelli Aprea is a family company that builds boats with six generations’ worth of knowledge and passion. Life on Italy’s legendary Amalfi Coast is all about the sea. Here, the rolling […]

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CMTA names new managing director

The Connecticut Marine Trades Association has announced the appointment of Jen Kawecki to the position of Managing Director. Kawecki began with the CMTA in May 2021 as an office assistant. Kawecki spent 10 years in corporate retail, most recently in Human Resources leadership at a major department store operator before stepping away. She returns to […]

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Fish Food – Top Fish Recipes from Southern Boating

Fish Food Catch and prepare your own meal. Each recipe serves 4. I love fishing and eating freshly caught fish. I remember fly fishing in the Florida Keys with a guide and catching a mess of sea trout. We had plenty to make delicious fish sandwiches, fish tacos, and fish dinners. Below are some of my […]

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Why The Biggest Names in Boating Are Talking About Safety

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ECOXGEAR Journey Speaker

  Bring your tunes out on the water. Courtesy ECOXGEAR BUY NOW This portable Bluetooth speaker not only brings 65 watts of big, high-fidelity sound to the water, it also boasts a 20-amp lithium battery to power it for 50 hours and can charge smart devices. The 7-pound unit is IP67-watertight and floats. Unlatch the […]

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6 of the best VHF handheld marine radios for your boat

No skipper should be without a ‘mobile’ VHF, but which one is best for you? Fox Morgan put six to the test to help narrow your search… Handheld VHF radios are must-have items on every boat owner’s kit list. Even if your boat has a fixed VHF marine radio, you are often away from the […]

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Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks

<!– In the News: Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks –> Nor-Tech owners headed to Lake of the Ozarks for Shootout week, August 24-28, will have an event of their own to enjoy on the Central Missouri waterway. Dubbed the Lake of the Ozarks Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run, the Midwest Boating […]

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Five Things To Know Before Buying a Fishing Kayak

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just starting out, there are a few questions to consider before buying a fishing kayak. Kal Visuals / Unsplash So, you want to buy a fishing kayak? Maybe you want to fish beyond the shore, but you have limited time, budget and space. Or you’re a seasoned angler looking […]

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ProMariner Introduces a New Line fo Waterproof Marine Battery Chargers

Industry Leader in Marine On-Board Charging Solutions Releases New High-Power Product Line Up to 50 Amps with Industry-First, Patent-Pending Functionality Auburn, N.H. – ProMariner, a leader in the design and manufacture of on-board marine charging products, announced today its newest product line – the ProTournamentelite series. Taken to a new level of design, innovation and […]

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Freedom Boat Club celebrates 50K-member milestone

Freedom Boat Club announces U.K. expansion Freedom Boat Club recently announced a significant milestone as it surpassed 50,000 memberships across its 360 global locations. With their application to the Freedom Boat Club Seattle, Walter and CJ Robles signified this achievement. The Robles are like many who have joined the Freedom community since its inception. Two busy […]

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Keep Your Cool on the Water

With heat waves growing longer and more intense every year, hot, humid weather is becoming the norm during boating season. Whether you’re fishing with friends, cruising with family, or overnighting in a distant port, the option to escape into an air-conditioned cabin can keep you out on the water enjoying your boating experience. If your […]

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What Information Should Be Included on a Float Plan?

Just like a pilot files a flight plan, boaters file float plans. If you’re new to boating, a float plan may sound unfamiliar, but it’s essential and easy to make. A float plan is basically an overview of your boat outing plus additional information about the boat and crew that may expedite search-and-rescue (SAR) operations […]

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Dock and Dine Basics: Seven Tips for Success

Dock and dine experiences are a must-do for any boater. Not only is it great fun to arrive at a restaurant by the water, but it’s also usually an afternoon or evening of fantastic dining, with some of the freshest-catch seafood anywhere. Here are seven tips for a successful dock and dine experience: Research dock […]

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Fairline Announces New Targa 40

PHOTO COURTESY OF FAIRLINE Following the success of the popular Targa 38, Fairline announced the brand new Targa 40, featuring bold exterior design, sporty and contemporary interior spaces and the latest in technology. “The Targa 40 announcement comes at an exciting time for Fairline and marks a major milestone in our new model development programme. […]

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