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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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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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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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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MLF and General Tire New Team Fishing Event

General Tire Three-Man Teams Set to Compete for $300,000 Top Prize This Fall, Episodes Premiere in January on Outdoor Channel ORLANDO, Fla. (July 21, 2022) – Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the results of the inaugural General Tire Team Series Draft at a live press event at the International […]

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Inside Angle: The Yacht Club Collars

While talking with a friend about dog collars, Bill Prince gets a lesson on the value of communication. In our beautiful, small coastal city we have a downtown marina popular with visiting cruisers and fishermen, a restaurant and bar overlooking said marina which serves as the de facto town square, and the Sparkling Waters Yacht […]

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