Special Report: A Whale of a Problem for Boaters

NOAA Proposal Could Devastate Boating Industry. In the hopes of saving a declining population of North Atlantic Right whales, NOAA aims to institute a 10-knot speed limit along much of the Atlantic coast. We cut through the clutter and get to the heart of this matter with this emergency podcast with Viking Director of Government […]

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2022 Bayliner Trophy T24CC

The T24CC offers a comfortable ride and numerous fishing features. Courtesy Bayliner 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 The Bayliner T24CC we tested was well-equipped for less than $80,000. Its 23-degree-deadrise hull cut through Charlotte Harbor’s wind-driven 2-foot […]

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Using Graphs to Track your Company’s Profits is Wise

Venngage Graphs to track company’s profitsGraphs to track company’s profits If you’re looking for a way to track your company’s profits, using graphs is a good idea. There are many different types of graphs that you can use, so choose the one that best suits your needs. There are online graph makers that can help […]

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2022 Boating Industry Bold Moves

By Jamie Stafford Boating Industry’s Movers & Shakers program brings a wealth of talented nominations to the fore. Though we’ve shone a spotlight on this year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year as well as the finalists, there are still more industry leaders worthy of recognition for 2022. This six leaders have been making Bold […]

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Gamakatsu® USA Offers A New Angle On Pliers

Tacoma, Washington (XXXX) – New for 2022, Gamakatsu® introduces 9-inch pliers to its lineup. Similar to the popular 6- and 7-inch pliers, the 9-inch pliers have an added 45-degree angle to provide a comfortable position for various tasks. Say goodbye to awkward angles and hello to an ergonomic, reliable tool. Like all the pliers Gamakatsu […]

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Better Gas Mileage for Your Boat

It’s no secret that we’re all getting hit hard at the gas pump these days, and it may be some time before we see any real relief. Article from Mercury Dockline Some might be tempted to boat or fish less to save some cash, and that’s understandable. But doing so just means you’re not using […]

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Massive Bluefin Recaptured After Nearly Three Decades

Ryan Gazzola recaptured the giant bluefin about 30 years after it was tagged. Ryan Gazzola A southern bluefin tuna reeled in by an Australian teenager after an epic four-hour battle off Western Australia has set a national record for the longest time between tagging and recapture. The 298-pound fish, boated by Ryan Gazzola on Sept. […]

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Osmosis partners with Forza on electric boats

Osmosis, provider of turn-key telematics in the marine industry, has signed with Forza X1 to integrate the use of Osmosis’ telematics platform with Forza’s electric boat models. Forza X1 is a new developer of electric sport boats with a mission to inspire the adoption of sustainable recreational boating. Osmosis will pair with Forza to connect […]

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NC Wants That Flounder Carcass

North Carolina is seeking flounder carcasses from recreational anglers. Courtesy NC Division of Marine Fisheries Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. There aren’t always opportunities for recreational anglers to participate in fisheries research. But when help […]

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Extraordinary boats: 5.5 Metre Jean Genie

The 5.5 Metre Jean Genie is the first ever British boat to win the prestigious Scandinavian Gold Cup, also winning this year’s 5.5 Metre World Championship Cowes-based businessman Peter Morton, widely known as Morty, is a serial winner who’s enjoyed a long career on the podium at everything from the Admiral’s Cup and Half Ton […]

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What’s Moving The Market

WHAT IS MOVING THE MARKETS?  10 Headwinds That Remain in Place In response to the recent steep pullback in stocks from their August highs, last week our Market Outlook focused on how uncertain and potentially volatile September (and October) can be to the stock market. You can review its charts and analysis here. What prompted this […]

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Carolina Skiff 22 Ultra Elite

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The Advantages of Marine Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries weigh substantially less than comparable lead-acid models. That’s a big advantage in a boat. Steve Sanford Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Marine batteries aboard today’s saltwater fishing boats are more critical than ever […]

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Drum Decline Has Louisiana Anglers Seeing Red

Todd Masson, with a tagged Louisiana redfish, ready for release back into the marsh. Todd Masson Artificial Intelligence is frighteningly smart, and it may eventually take over the world, but on its best day, AI could never draw up a more perfect nursery ground for redfish (red drum) than the one Mother Nature created over […]

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Why Are Bonefish in Offshore Waters?

A bonefish pre-spawning aggregation in the Bahamas. Robbie Roemer Silver tails slicing a flat’s glassy surface at daybreak. A subtle V-wake moving along a mangrove-fringed shoreline. A trio of gray silhouettes gliding silently toward the bow over white sand. These are just a few of the scenes that come to mind when anglers think about […]

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New Rules of Fire Fighting on Boats

“It was like a fire-breathing dragon.” Fire on the water is no joke. Learn how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to, a worst-case scenario. It was a matter of 15 seconds from the time we smelled the smoke to the time the flames were just billowing,” said Arthur “Kitt” Watson in an interview with […]

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OneNet for Networking Marine Electronics

OneNet stands poised to become the new standard for networking. Courtesy Boston Whaler Most marine electronics networks today are based on the 21-year-old digital communications system known as NMEA 2000 (N2K for short). But now a new system known as OneNet stands poised to become the new standard for networking. What does this mean to […]

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IYS Research Continues on Salmon in Open Ocean

Image: International Year of the Salmon. Researchers participating in the International Year of the Salmon (IYS) are preparing to bring a team to Vancouver, Canada in October for a preliminary review of expedition findings on what happens to salmon in the North Pacific Ocean, including the Gulf of Alaska. Organizers of the IYS Synthesis Symposium, […]

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