Candela C-8 to Debut at CES

PHOTO COURTESY OF CANDELA After the release of its electric Candela C-7 in 2019, the Swedish company is back with the first production day cruiser equipped with Candela’s electric hydrofoil system that reduces water friction by 80%, the Candela C-8. The 28-foot electric hydrofoil is set to debut at CES in Las Vegas on January […]

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Mercury Marine Earns Fourth Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Designation

<!– In the News: Mercury Marine Earns Fourth Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Designation –> A manufacturing facility producing electrical components for engines and related parts, Mercury Marine’ Plant 7 in St. Cloud, Fla., has earned Fond du Lac, Wis., company’s “zero-waste-to-landfill” designation. Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury Marine facility to earn the designation, but is the company’s […]

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Mercury’s St. Cloud facility earns zero-waste designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced that its Plant 7 manufacturing operation in St. Cloud, Florida, has achieved a zero-waste-to-landfill designation. The factory makes electrical and plastic components for the company’s marine engines and related parts, accessories and technologies.  Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury facility to achieve this designation. Its three predecessors are […]

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Backyard Buoys to Help Support Blue Economy

Image: PacIOOS. A new effort to gather wave data to enhance the blue economy, including maritime activities, food security and coastal hazard protection, is underway with National Science Foundation (NSF) funds to improve ocean data access for Indigenous communities. NOAA officials said the Backyard Buoys project would empower Indigenous and other coastal communities to collect, […]

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Electric vs. Gasoline Tow Vehicles

The Ford Lightning’s power and four-wheel-drive capabilities provided outstanding performance on wet, slick launch ramps during our tow testing. Robert Brown 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. The age of electric vehicles (EVs) has arrived. As the world seeks solutions […]

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Route du Rhum skipper: Boris Herrmann

As the 2022 Route du Rhum approaches, we take a look at some of the top names set to compete in the race. Toby Heppell looks at Boris Herrmann’s chances Few are the non-French sailors that have managed to make a name for themselves in the IMOCA 60 fleet, but German-born Boris Herrmann is just […]

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Anglers Recover Lure in Unofficial Record Wahoo

This 91-pound wahoo, caught by Maridee Sport Fishing Charters out of Naragansett, is bigger than the previous top wahoo in Rhode island, an 80-pounder caught in 2002. AJ Dangelo Rhode Island charter captain AJ Dangelo was trolling a 9-rod setup aboard The Maridee on Oct. 10 when he hooked a wahoo whose size — more […]

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Dometic Debuts Optimus Electric Power Steering for Inboard Watersports Boats

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Crab Rebuilding Issues on NPFMC’s Oct. 9-10 Agenda

Image via North Pacific Fishery Management Council. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is set to hear reports on shellfish stocks and adopt acceptable biological catch limits and overfishing limits during its Oct. 6-11 meeting in Anchorage. King crab and snow crab are among the major issues up for discussion, with final action still months […]

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2022 Cutwater C-288 Coupe

The C-288 Coupe is a pleasure to drive. Courtesy Cutwater Boats 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. Overview Family cruiser, dock-hopping party boat, blood-on-deck fishing machine, or serious dive boat? The Cutwater C-288 Coupe surely offers versatility. This boat also […]

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Tiara Yachts 43 LE

Crown jewel. By Chuck Warren Perched on the eastern shores of Little Traverse Bay, Harbor Springs and the surrounding Northern Michigan area is a terrific place to be a boater. Photos Courtesy of Tiara Yachts With lots of nearby Lake Michigan ports to trtaverse, there can’t be many better places in the world to explore […]

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ALFA Wins Seafood Industry Climate Awards Grant

Image via Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association. The Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association (ALFA) in Sitka, Alaska, has received a $40,000 grant for a pilot project that would convert the Alaska fishing fleet to hybrid diesel/electric in order to help lower the carbon footprint within the seafood industry. The project, supported by the Energy Transitions Initiative Project […]

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Weather forecasting in a heatwave

Weather guru, Chris Tibbs talks though some of the difficulties in accurate weather forecasting during the unusual event of a heatwave Situated to the north-west of Europe, the UK is blessed with mild weather with few extreme weather events, and our temperature is moderated by the seawater around the shores. Thanks to the Gulf Stream […]

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How to future proof your sailing

The world’s weather is changing. Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell explains how to future-proof your sailing and voyage planning ‘Sailing routes depend primarily on weather, which changes little over the years. However, possibly as a result of the profound changes that have occurred in the ecological balance of the world environment, there have been several freak […]

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Capturing Carbon With Kelp and Buoys

Running Tide calls these “carbon buoys.” Made from forestry residue and limestone, and seeded with kelp, they float in the open ocean where the limestone slowly dissolves and restores ocean alkalinity. They also grow kelp, which sucks in carbon via photosynthesis. After less than 3 months, a buoy sinks and becomes buried in ocean sediments […]

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Bajío Sunglasses Partners with Cool Effect for Trash to Treasure Campaign

Leaders in Performance Fishing Eyewear Adopt New Strategy to Maintain Carbon-Neutral Status    New Smyrna Beach, FL (September 21, 2022) – Bajío, maker of blue-light filtering, sustainably-made, performance sunglasses built to save the world’s saltwater flats and estuaries, is proud to announce a new partner in its sustainability journey: Cool Effect. This globally recognized non-profit […]

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