Toys Tour Goes Star-Studded With 110-Boat Fleet

<!– Event Coverage: Toys Tour Goes Star-Studded With 110-Boat Fleet –> From a timing perspective, the annual Toys Tour event on the St. Johns Rivers seems ripe for failure. It happens in Palatka, Fla., on the first weekend in December, which isn’t inherently “bad,” but the happening does follow the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach […]

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East Meets West At The DCB 2022 Owners Regatta

<!– Event Coverage: East Meets West At The DCB 2022 Owners Regatta –> If the world is indeed small—as the saying goes—the performance-boating part of it is miniscule. And that in part explains why Ken Lalonde, one of the founders of the 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run in Upstate New York and his friend Dave […]

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ABM Inducts 2022 Hall of Fame

Jim Ellis Lorraine Ellis (Tony) Lewis Carl Mammel William Morgan Allan Newell PHOTOS COURTESY OF ABM During the 2022 Antique & Classic Boat Society Annual International Meeting & Show, the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York, announced the latest inductees into its Hall of Fame, launched in 2019 to honor individuals who have made […]

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Featured Boat: 2023 Statement Marine 360 Catamaran

Offered through Seabound Yachts of Clayton, N.Y., this 2023 Statement Marine 360 catamaran is powered by a pair of Mercury Racing 400R outboard engines. According to the listing, the engines have 12 hours of operating time. The 36-footer boasts a custom paintjob by Mark Morris of Visual Imagination. Additional highlights include a custom Waves And […]

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Jet Ski Inventor Dies

Clayton Jacobsen II (Attribution 4.0 International) Courtesy Kidsixteen / Wikipedia Clayton Jacobson II, a California inventor credited as the inventor of the personal watercraft, died August 18th at his home in Byron Bay, Australia from complications of advanced skin cancer. Jacobson was 88 years old. A one-time banker and avid dirt-bike racer, Jacobson reportedly grew […]

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The 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule is Out Now

B.A.S.S. Announces 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series season barely in the history books, B.A.S.S. is already getting primed for another go-round as the 2023 Elite Series slate was announced today. The schedule includes nine regular-season events in seven states with a healthy mix of familiar fisheries […]

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1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run Raises Record-Setting $102,000 For Make-A-Wish Of Central New York

With 100-plus registered boats and overwhelmingly rave reviews, any notions that a two-year hiatus would slow the momentum of the fourth annual 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run in Clayton, N.Y., were immediately dispelled on that late-July weekend. As organizing committee member Renee Lalonde said, the happening returned “with a vengeance.” That was further evidenced yesterday […]

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