Mag Bay 43CC

Worth the wait. by Ken Kreisler After time well spent analyzing owner input and industry trends, and bringing Stephen Matthews of Ocean Designs LLC onboard, Mag Bay introduces its 43CC, the company’s largest center console to date. Photos Courtesy of Mag Bay “Reed Yacht Sales is very proud to represent Mag Bay Yachts here in […]

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Blackfin 400CC

Star performer. by Ken Kreisler With 50 years of boat building under its belt and lots of nautical miles in its many wakes, Blackfin is upping its presence in the center console arena with the brand-new 400CC. Photos Courtesy of Blackfin “Our entire team is eagerly awaiting this major addition to the model lineup,” says […]

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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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Michel Sells Cloud IX MTI Catamaran

I almost didn’t believe it myself when Louisiana performance boater Nate Michel informed me in confidentiality a few weeks ago that he was selling his beloved Cloud IX, the “movie star” 40-foot MTI catamaran he had completely redone several years ago. It’s hard to believe, but Nate Michel of Louisiana sold Cloud IX, his incredible 40-foot MTI […]

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Sunsation Launches Reality Show

Spoiler alert: No boats were delayed in the making of the first episode of “Sunsation Nation,” a new reality video series that went live today. How do I know this? Because a voiceover announcing it is the first thing you hear when you watch the 10-minute episode on the Algonac, Mich., high-performance center console builder’s […]

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Mystic Showcasing M5200 At St. Petersburg Boat Show

Visitors to the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show in Southwest Florida, which opened this morning and runs through Sunday, will have plenty to ogle this week. But on the powerboat side, the in-water display at the event is primarily a showcase for fishing boats and yachts, tenders. Visitors at the St. Petersburg Power and […]

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Shelby Mattingly Joining The Speedonthewater.com Team

Among the most joyful, gracious and generous members of the high-performance powerboating community, Shelby Mattingly is joining speedonthewater.com as its new sales and marketing manager. The 31-year-old, passionate go-fast boating enthusiast officially starts February 1. She will handle advertising sales for all of the daily news site’s editorial products, from online display advertisements to print […]

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New Boat: Solara S310 CW

From the parent company of Ranger Tugs and Cutater comes Solara Boats. Join us as we get a first look at the flagship of this new model line. Solara S310 CW Boat builders have to be equal parts manufacturer and fortune teller. It can take years from the point an initial concept is rendered until […]

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2023 Formula 387 CCF

The 387 CCF mixes performance with fishability. Courtesy Formula Boats For a company that hasn’t built a center-console since the 1980s, Formula will impress anglers with its 387 Center Console Fish (CCF). Its thoughtful design and clever innovations set it apart from the cookie-cutter boats that abound in the center-console genre. Stepping aboard the 387 […]

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