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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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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Comment Period Open for Items on NPFMC’s October Agenda

Image via North Pacific Fishery Management Council. Comment is being accepted in advance of the Oct. 6-11 meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in Anchorage on agenda topics ranging from integration of electronic monitoring on Pollock catcher vessels to a proposal for expanded Pacific cod catches in federal waters. Final decisions on both […]

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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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Electric Invaders

On a Norwegian adventure with the crew of Viking-inspired engineers at Evoy, Simon Murray discovers not only the fanatical dedication behind the race to build the fastest electric boats in the world, but the true meaning of “skol!” Evoy’s electric motors are propelling Norwegian boats to some of the fastest speeds achieved by electricity alone. […]

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Wellcraft 355

Satisfying your needs. by Capt. Tom Serio “I feel the need, the need for speed! Yow!” Photos Courtesy of Wellcraft There’s a lot of that kind of sentiment going on nowadays, thanks to the movie “Top Gun”. But look around, we have a generation of mid-somethings that have an insatiable appetite for all things speed […]

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Plug-and-Play Propulsion from VETUS

Plug-and-Play Propulsion VETUS delivers compact electric-drive systems. Plug and play usually means an electronic device works immediately with very little programming. The user clicks “OK” a few times on a touchscreen, and the product comes to life. While the new VETUS E-DRIVE systems—which includes two different products: the straight-shaft E-LINE and the aptly named E-POD—don’t […]

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Uncharted Waters: Pro Tips

No matter how much you know—or think you know—about boating, there’s always more to learn. I recently accompanied two true seafaring professionals—Capt. Peter Liverzani and Capt. Felix Carcano (Pete’s trusty mate)—on a Florida-bound boat delivery. And hey, the trip turned out to be both fun and instructive, largely thanks to the asides Liverzani contributed along […]

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Shootout Woes Advance The Ongoing Education Of Sixteen Power

In its only pass on the three-quarter-mile Lake of the Ozarks Shootout course last weekend, JBS Racing, a 42-foot MTI catamaran that is powered by two naturally aspiratd 1,100-hp V-16 engines and competes in the current Class 1 World Championship Series, reached 113 mph. For everyone involved, from team owner/driver Jeff Stevenson and throttleman Micheal […]

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2022 Sea Pro 320 DLX Offshore

The 320 DLX serves up a nimble, sturdy ride. Courtesy Sea Pro 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 Details such as finished hatch lids, the massive hinges of the side boarding door, and the way that door’s folding […]

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6 of the best VHF handheld marine radios for your boat

No skipper should be without a ‘mobile’ VHF, but which one is best for you? Fox Morgan put six to the test to help narrow your search… Handheld VHF radios are must-have items on every boat owner’s kit list. Even if your boat has a fixed VHF marine radio, you are often away from the […]

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When Northern Right Whales and Boats Collide

A 54-foot sportfisher ran into this northern right whale calf. The 22-foot-long right whale calf was found dead in St. Augustine, Florida. FWC/Tucker Joenz, NOAA Fisheries permit #18786 Over the last few years, there have been consistent reports in the media about certain ocean-related topics. The biggest one, or at least the one that has […]

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ICAST 2022 Best of Show Award Winners

ICAST Edition By Tackle Warehouse | updated July 2022 The votes are in… shop the 2022 ICAST Best of Show Awards now! Be sure to also check out the Tackle Warehouse Viewer’s Choice Awards – Coming Soon! Shimano Stella FK Spinning Reel | Best Freshwater Reel | ICAST 2022 2022 ICAST Award Winner Best Freshwater Reel Upgraded […]

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Solaris 44 Open

An advancing cold front does little to curtail the vibes aboard the Solaris 44 Open in Miami. Miami Heat An advancing cold front does little to curtail the vibes aboard the Solaris 44 Open in Miami. Miami is prefab. The experience of the metropolis from end to end is entirely constructed for your pleasure and […]

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Mercury Marine introduces new FourStroke outboard platform

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has introduced its next generation of 25- and 30-hp FourStroke outboards. These outboards feature a 3-cylinder, 500cc powerhead with electronic fuel injection. For the first time, electric-start models in 25 and 30 hp come standard with Mercury SmartCraft digital technologies, allowing boaters to connect to the most advanced […]

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2022 Blackfin 302DC

  Overview Serious anglers have been fishing Blackfin for 50 years. But in the past five, the hard-edged fishing brand has wrapped itself in luxury accommodations, a performance ride, and a lustrous fit-and-finish like you might find on a hand-built sports car. Why shouldn’t you? The Blackfin 302DC is certainly hand-built and exhibits all the […]

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Yamarin sportsboats: Everything you need to know

When Finnish Yamaha importer, Kesko, founded Yamarin in 1972, the whole point was to create a line of compact open runabouts that would dovetail perfectly with Yamaha’s outboard motors. Yamarin 63BR They met with tremendous success, quickly establishing Yamaha engines as the biggest player in the Scandinavian boating market – and 50 years on, Yamarin’s […]

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WDFW Celebrates Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery’s Electronic Monitoring Project

Image via Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Biologists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife say the coastal commercial Dungeness crab fishery is the state’s most economically significant commercial fishery, with an average annual ex-vessel value of about $46.5 million. The fishery is managed by WDFW along with four coastal treaty tribes and […]

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From the Editor: Onboard AI

The three co-founders of OnDeck Fisheries AI. From left, Matthew Leighton, Alexander Dungate and Sepand Dyanatkar: OnDeck Fisheries AI. Could artificial intelligence soon play a substantial role when it comes to counting catch and bycatch onboard commercial fishing vessels? Well, it might not be right around the corner, but it’s something that appears to be […]

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From the Editor: Onboard AI

The three co-founders of OnDeck Fisheries AI. From left, Matthew Leighton, Alexander Dungate and Sepand Dyanatkar: OnDeck Fisheries AI. Could artificial intelligence soon play a substantial role when it comes to counting catch and bycatch onboard commercial fishing vessels? Well, it might not be right around the corner, but it’s something that appears to be […]

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