Elegance Defines DCB M37R Catamaran No. 18

Asked how he felt about the predominantly silver gelcoat-dressed DCB Performance Boats M37R catamaran he delivered yesterday in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., with colleague Tony Chiaramonte, Jeff Johnston responded instantly. With the famed London Bridge in the background, the latest DCB M37R catamaran turned heads yesterday on Lake Havasu. “It’s timeless,” said Johnston, the president […]

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Inside Angle: The Last Bayliner Meme

Boaters like to poke fun at Bayliners, but the company’s founder got the last laugh. Bayliner. Everyone on the docks has heard a Bayliner joke over the years. And in the age of social media the jokes about these entry-level boats from the 1970s, 80s and beyond have morphed into seemingly endless memes mocking the […]

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Michel Sells Cloud IX MTI Catamaran

I almost didn’t believe it myself when Louisiana performance boater Nate Michel informed me in confidentiality a few weeks ago that he was selling his beloved Cloud IX, the “movie star” 40-foot MTI catamaran he had completely redone several years ago. It’s hard to believe, but Nate Michel of Louisiana sold Cloud IX, his incredible 40-foot MTI […]

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Nine Cool Pontoon Boat Features

The transformer bar, as seen aboard the Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar, lets you turn the back of the boat into a social focal point. Bill Doster Sometime between the era of your grandparents’ nightly putt-putt around the lake and the more recent trend of 20-somethings partying at the sandbar, pontoon boats became cool. Cool because […]

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How To Assess a Captain

Always Question the “Experts”: Ill Prepared Fishing Trip in the Bahamas Nearly Leads to Disaster. Illustrations by Brett Affrunti Question the “Experts” Thinking for yourself on the water might make all the difference. Donald was itching to get out on the water. He and a group of friends had flown down to the Bahamas to […]

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Scanning your Engine Temperature

Engine Scan Keep an infrared thermal device in your onboard toolbox to check engine temperature and more. Finally, a long-awaited week cruising aboard your boat. Pack up the family and the dog to head down to the marina. Stow all your groceries, and start your departure list. The family is well rehearsed to disconnect the […]

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CL Yachts CLX96

The X Factor CL Yachts shakes things up with its first X series yacht CLX96. It’s an X boat, a crossover. It’s a Sea Activity Vessel (SAV). It’s a…there are a lot of unusual monikers attached to CL Yachts’ newest and most striking model, the CLX96 —for this is an unusual yacht.  The 97-footer has a […]

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Sail America presents 2023 Board of Directors

Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry, welcomed four new member to its 2023 board of directors: Beth Oliver, Offshore Sailing School; Randall Carnahan, Hilb Group NE; Dan Krier, Marine Servicenter; and Parker Stair, Bonnier Corporation. All directors are elected through the association’s standard election process. A nominating committee submits candidate names […]

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New Boat: Sanlorenzo SP110

The first in a new line from this Italian shipyard, with three engines and an emphasis on performance and efficiency—and spectacular design. Sanlorenzo SP110 The first in a new line from this Italian shipyard, with three engines and an emphasis on performance and efficiency—and spectacular design. Eyebrows went up when Sanlorenzo boss Max Perotti announced […]

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Best Boat-Loan Options

The boat dealer is motivated to find a financing plan that works for you, but its options might be limited. Tim Bower So, you’re going to do it: Take the plunge and buy the new boat of your dreams. You’ve cruised boat shows, visited dealerships and scoured the internet to find the perfect rig for […]

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New Boat: Jarrett Bay 56

From its belowdecks “Battle Station” and helium tanks to its abovedecks livewells, completely customized rods and fish fighting gear, this custom Jarrett Bay 56 is an angling boat like no other. “So this is the battle station,” says Capt. Brian Tambone. “Pretty much everything has its own perfect location and is safe in rough seas, […]

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Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023

Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023  Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2023 – The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and […]

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DD26 Fishing Mercury 4-Stroke Transom Saver and Motor Tote

DD26 Fishing Mean Mount Motor Tote for the Mercury 4-Stroke Engines DD26 Fishing Mean Mount Motor Tote for the Mercury 4-Stroke Engines will reduce stress, reduce movement and help protect your trim system, hydraulics, motor and transom! *Steering Locks are Required for this Motor Tote.   We recommend DD26 Fishing Mean Stop Steering Locks.  Click here to view […]

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E1 Electric Racebird

An electrifying chat with Mercury Racing’s Stuart Halley. Born to Fly Mercury’s radical electric outboard will shake up boat racing. We’ve seen a slew of radical electric boating technology over the last few years. From X-Shore’s daycruisers to Evoy-driven Axopars to hyper-efficient hydrofoils from Candela and America’s Cup Emirates Team New Zealand, it’s a fascinating […]

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Yamaha Introduces 450 hp V-8 Outboard

In addition to offer 25 more horses than its predecessor, the XTO Offshore 450 offers a host of upgrades that increase performance and ease of ownership. Courtesy Yamaha Yamaha Marine has debuted an updated XTO Offshore V-8 outboard that delivers 450 hp, as well as enhanced technology and greater conveniences. It features the same 5.6-liter […]

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