Blackfin 302DC

Weekend water retreat. by Alan Wendt Unless you really know somebody, or are somebody, getting your hands on a new boat has been a challenge the past three summers. Photos Courtesy of Blackfin COVID confinement and quarantine curbed traditional travel and brought an unprecedented number (39% of new boat sales) of first-time boaters into the […]

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Is this foiling jetski the future of personal watercraft?

Toby Hodges gets a spin on a new personal electric watercraft or foiling jetski. No emissions, noise or wake. Will this finally dethrone the jetski?! It certainly has lots of potential for the rental, hospitality and event markets Foiling has been the latest buzzword in the sailing and motorboat world for the last decade or […]

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ABYC releases advanced electrical certification course

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has launched an on-demand course for their newest professional certification, Advanced Marine Electrical. The online certification contains new videos, readable content and chapter review quizzes.  “As electric and electronics systems on recreational vessels become more complex, technicians need to expand their knowledge to provide the service their customers require,” said David Broadbent, […]

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World Cat 260CC-X

The 260CC-X mixes a smooth ride with fishability. Courtesy World Cat The new World Cat 260CC-X mixes angling versatility with a smooth ride and cruising features. This midsize cat can handle twin Yamaha or Mercury 200 hp outboards. It has twin 90-gallon fuel tanks. Nestled in the starboard quarter is a 30-gallon livewell, and the […]

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Viking Yachts 64 Convertible

A New Champion The Viking 64 Convertible is designed for tournament fishing action and luxurious family comfort. The newest member of the Viking Yachts’ fleet, the 64 Convertible, is a tournament contender designed to fish around the world and provide luxurious amenities for family cruising. She is a domineering replacement for the company’s popular 62 Convertible. […]

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E1 racing: Racebird electric foiling powerboat takes flight

The hotly anticipated E1 Series of electric powerboat racing took a major step forward this month with the first sea trial of its radical new RaceBird craft. The all-electric RaceBird flies round a tight turn in testing This all-electric one-design foiling boat took to the River Po near San Nazzaro in April, where it was […]

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Diving from a boat – advice from the experts

Joshua Shankle and his wife, Rachel offer their thoughts on diving from a boat. Both are experienced divers and sailors. They are currently mid-pacific on a world cruise As cruisers, we can find ourselves in some of the most beautiful places this world has to offer. But more often than not, the real magic lies […]

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How To Catch Big Seatrout on Fly Fishing Tackle

Catching big seatrout on fly tackle are worth the effort. Anglers must have the proper tackle, find their haunts, and make a perfect cast. Capt. John Tarr Ask someone to daydream about saltwater fly fishing and most people will picture scenes of tarpon jumping in the air, bonefish tailing on the flats, redfish cruising a […]

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Best Fishing Kayaks: 7 boats to serve the needs of any angler

A kayak is about the most versatile small craft you can own. Here’s how to get maximum use out of seven models that run the gamut from kayaks designed specifically for fishing to a few general-purpose paddlers. The author’s Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 is an all-purpose sit-on-top kayak outfitted for fishing. When my wife and […]

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Stem to Stern: Fine Tuning

A musing on the melodious differences each department prefers when building boats. A musing on the melodious differences each department prefers when building boats. A lot of first-time visitors to our yard are surprised to see that I don’t spend much time in the office. I walk the yard all day, making sure that I […]

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Cleaner boating fuels: 5 diesel alternatives that could outperform batteries

Electric boats might be grabbing the headlines but, with diesel-powered craft still dominant, isn’t it time we looked at greener fuel alternatives? While there’s understandable excitement surrounding the new generation of electric boats from the likes of X Shore, Candela and Delphia, the truth is that battery power won’t be replacing the internal combustion engine […]

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Use Stealth When Salt Water Fly Fishing

When fly fishing from a flats boat, slow down when scouting for fish. Don’t be afraid to hop out and wade too. Brenton Roberts There was a time when South Florida fly fishers and light-tackle flats anglers turned to redfish for a quick and easy fix. If the bonefish were not cooperating, then redfish would […]

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RS Pulse 63 quick spin: Driving a ground-breaking £75k electric RIB

At the recent South Coast Boat Show, MBY editor Hugo Andreae took a test drive of the RS Pulse 63, the first electric RIB we’ve been aboard… After unveiling the original Pulse 58 prototype at Boot Düsseldorf 2020, the team spent two years refining the design into the larger and more sophisticated Pulse 63. The […]

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2022 Women Making Waves

By Boating Industry Staff Women Making Waves is Boating Industry’s effort to recognize the multitude of women in the industry who have made and continue to make great contributions to its success, propel its growth and lead their organizations and peers into the future. Now in its fifth year and becoming a part of Boating […]

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OXE Marine makes waves

Diesel Comes Clean Diesel outboards try to break into the mainstream. Diesel outboards have long gotten a bad rap of being smelly and smoky, but a new generation of diesel technology is aiming to leave that in the sooty past. As yacht owners and the military move to a single-source fuel concept, diesel outboards are […]

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Inegenity debuts new experience center in Lake Geneva

This summer, Ingenity Electric, an electric boat company under the Correct Craft family of brands, is bringing the future of boating to Lake Geneva in Wisconsin by launching its second “tiny home” experience center. At the site, Ingenity will showcase both the reigning Boat of the Year, the Nautique GS22E for watersports, and the newly […]

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