YANMAR adds to sales and marketing teams

YANMAR Marine International has announced the appointment of two new managers to strengthen its global sales and marketing departments at the company’s Netherlands headquarters. Effective July 1, Bas Eerden joins the YMI team as the new Global Sales Manager with the responsibility of coordinating company strategy with local offices, OEM’s and distributors and developing YANMAR’s […]

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Naval Special Warfare Vessels To Tackle Southern California Ocean Cup Event

Between 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. tomorrow, seven powerboats will depart the surf-centric city of Huntington Beach, Calif., for a 112-mile roundtrip endurance competition circling Catalina Island. The Around Catalina Island Run is the second event of the 2022 Ocean Cup Series—the first was an endurance run from Palm Beach, Fla., to Freeport, Bahamas, in […]

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2022 Movers & Shakers

By Adam Quandt The 12th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists continue to drive innovation and navigate challenges and changes across our ever-changing industry through […]

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Garmin New inReach Mini 2 Marine Bundle

inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle OLATHE, Kan./Sep. 14, 2022/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. Garmin the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced the inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle, a satellite communication device with two-way messaging and SOS capabilities1 bundled with a boat-friendly mount that provides quick-and-easy […]

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East-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda

An east-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda and Horta was a voyage of contrasts for Vivian Vuong We tacked for the first and only time on our 13-day crossing. The view off Ultima’s bow revealed the alluring sight of not only an approaching landfall but elevation too. Pico, one of the nine Azorean islands of Portugal, […]

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Kenect acquires Friendemic

Kenect, a texting solution used by nearly 6,000 businesses throughout North America, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Friendemic, a leading provider of online reputation and digital communication software solutions for automotive and powersports dealerships and manufacturers. This transaction brings together two companies with the shared mission of connecting businesses with their customers. […]

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Fall Fishing In the Canyons

As much as I love the canyons during long, lazy summer days and short nights, my canyon-fishing heart beats with excitement when Labor Day rolls by. Our fishiest water of the year is typically in early fall as the combination of tropical storms pushing warm water inward collides with fall northerlies churning up shelf water […]

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Final Decision Coming on Northern Edge 2023 Military Exercises in Alaska

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt transits the Gulf of Alaska after participating in exercise Northern Edge 2019. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erick A. Parsons. U.S. Navy officials have released a final document on plans for 2023 training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska, with a final decision on which […]

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3 Accessories to Make Boating More Convenient

New accessories make boating easier. Imtra The editors at Boating have teamed up with the experts at Imtra to bring you advice on how to keep your boat in Bristol condition and get the most from your hours spent out on the water. For more great tips, see Better Boating with Imtra » As boats are […]

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Golden Globe Race starts: 16 sailors prepare for 9 month isolation

The 2022 Golden Globe Race, the ‘retro’ race inspired by the first non-stop solo around the world race in 1968, set off for its second modern-day running today. 220426 – Lorient – Entrainement pour la Golden Globe Race 2022, skipper : Damien Guillou ©Yann Riou – polaRYSE / PRB Sixteen sailors – 15 men, and […]

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Expert guide to watch handovers

Pip Hare explains why efficient and well-planned watch handovers are vital to ensure a happy crew and a well kept yacht on passage On longer voyages, and passages with larger crews, a good watch system is essential to the efficient running of the boat. But the same watch system can also hinder good communication and […]

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Education must be the culture

  By Matt Edmundson We all know of the skills gap, but is it different for us in the marine industry? What trade other than a marine technician must have such a versatile skill set to be successful? How do we find and train new techs? Compared to similar industries such as automotive or aerospace, […]

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How to use the racing rules of sailing

How to stay out of trouble use the racing rules of sailing to your advantage and handle a protest if you find yourself in one: rules advisor and umpire Bill O’Hara talks to Andy Rice When working as a rules adviser, Bill O’Hara’s job with his sailors is to make sure they understand the rules […]

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Internet and TV onboard – the rise of satellite communications

The familiar shape of Intellian radomes that were once upon a time only seen high above the bridge on superyachts, cruise ships and merchant ships, are now increasingly seen onboard smaller yachts all over the world. Inside these radomes, are either one of two types of satellite antenna technologies – providing communications or live TV. […]

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Martin Flory Group names Scalzitti media associate

Martin Flory Group has hired Alicia Scalzitti as media associate. Kelly Flory, general manager, made the announcement. Scalzitti’s role encompasses expanding media relationships, coordinating inquiries and overseeing Martin Flory Group client press release workflow. She brings seven years of customer service and data entry experience with national and regional companies to this position, plus a […]

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Nailing the Setup At The PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Nailing the Setup At The PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix –> After watching the Super Stock class race that included an outboard engine falling off a boat at the Play Tradez Great Lakes Grand Prix in Michigan City, Ind., veteran throttleman Billy Moore changed the setup for the Skater 388, Graydel, that he […]

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The Best Kayak Camping Tips For A Fun And Safe Adventure

Kayak camping offers a distinctive outdoor adventure. You get to spend days paddling and nights sleeping under the stars. Kayak camping is less stressful because you can move around more easily while backpacking without carrying any extra weight. Your craft provides you with additional storage space and can transport you to campsites that are inaccessible […]

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Increasing Warning Signs

Weekly Market Outlook By Keith Schneider and Donn Goodman It was a positive week in both the stock and bond markets as investors stepped back in. Earnings reports in some sectors (financials) were not as weak as some expected, and there continues to be interim cooling of inflation (gas down the past month). Also, Bank […]

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Inside SailGP: what next for sailing’s greatest show?

  It’s billed as the most spectacular show in sailing, but does SailGP deliver? Helen Fretter talks exclusively to the key players to find out ‘Box office stuff’ is how Ben Ainslie described the opening day of last month’s SailGP event, in Chicago, USA. And truly, it was: the sun shone, the wind blew, the […]

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Around the world in a 24m boat: Part six – Australia to Lanzarote and home

After five gruelling months at sea, Iain Macneil and the crew of MV Astra battled big waves, vicious currents, submerged logs and falling space debris on the last leg of their circumnavigation. After more than five months and 31,500nm Astra returns to Lanzarote This is Part Six of Iain’s round-the-world expedition. Make sure to read […]

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