New Boat for Less

New Boat for Less Find joy in buying a used boat by keeping your goals in focus. Daydreaming of a new boat when “new” isn’t in your budget? Perhaps consider purchasing a used boat to get on the water sooner. Either way, new or used, you have some prep work to do before beginning your […]

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Six-Race Class 1 Schedule Set For 2023

With eight teams representing countries including Australia, Norway, Sweden and the United States expected to compete this season, Powerboat P1 has released its race-schedule for the 2023 Class 1 Union Internationale Motonautique World Championship Series. The new was announced this morning in a press release from Powerboat P1, which is based in the United Kingdom […]

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MTI At 25—Looking Back At Speed Racer

Of all the high-performance “theme boats” that were built in the 2000s, precious few stood the test of time, much less commanded top dollar at resale. That’s because no matter how well-executed—and no builder has been better at creating them than MTI in Wentzville, Mo,—theme boats are hyper-personal expressions of a given owner’s tastes, sensibilities […]

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Marlow Yachts 58E

Learn from those who know. Story & Photos by Capt. Tom Serio It’s not every time that I can do a sea trial and have the owner onboard. Photos by Tom Serio While touring the boat with them, you can dig a bit deeper, and the owner can tell you the whys, whats and hows […]

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Current Trends in the Electric Boats Market

Electric Boats image from httpsplugboatscom Innovative, emerging technology like electric boats may be unfamiliar to fishing boat shoppers, which could make them more reluctant to purchase. So how should your dealership approach selling a little-known product to shoppers? Boatline, an online marketplace for buying & selling watercraft, is sharing insights with Bass Angler Magazine from […]

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Four Winns TH36

A stand out. by Ken Kreisler At a glance, the all-new outboard catamaran stands out from its peers,” says Martin Meyer, product manager for Four Winns. Photos Courtesy of Four Winns And one look at this venerated builder’s latest model is plenty of reason to get up close and personal with the new multi-hulled TH36 […]

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Blackfin 400CC

Star performer. by Ken Kreisler With 50 years of boat building under its belt and lots of nautical miles in its many wakes, Blackfin is upping its presence in the center console arena with the brand-new 400CC. Photos Courtesy of Blackfin “Our entire team is eagerly awaiting this major addition to the model lineup,” says […]

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Five Mercury Marine facilities achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine announced the addition of five facilities to its list of zero-waste-to-landfill (ZWTL) operations. Starting in December 2022, sustainability teams at these locations across the U.S. began reporting that their months-long initiatives aimed at reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials have brought their facilities into compliance with widely accepted ZWTL standards.  The newly designated […]

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Thankful Turk Purchases Class 5 Team Woody Phantom

Since joining the team in the pandemic-shortened season of 2020, J.J. Turk and Micheal Stancombe have been a major part of the outstanding Team Woody Offshore Racing presence at events—both on and off the racecourse—competing in the team’s Class 5 Phantom. Teammates J.J. Turk and Micheal Stancombe are excited to continue racing the No. 527 […]

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Mercury Marine Introduces Industry-First V10 Outboards

Mercury Marine has introduced the industry’s first-ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its 5.7L 350 and 400-hp Verado outboard engines. The new V10 engines are the quietest and smoothest in their class, running 45% quieter than a leading competitor at cruise. The new platform features the outboard industry’s first V10 naturally aspirated powerhead, […]

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The Nimbus T11 is the Perfect Dayboat

The T11 by the Swedish boat builder Nimbus provides a great platform for a day out on the water, thanks to a large lounge area with adjustable seating arrangements, multiple sunbeds, an outdoor kitchen, gyro stabilization, tons of stowage for gear and toys, and an impressive amount of deck space, all wrapped up in a […]

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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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Sirena 78 Yacht Review

A big beauty with an efficient, semi-displacement hull, the Sirena 78 was built with spectacular staterooms, a lofty skybridge and even loftier ambitions. Photography by Jeff Brown Adventure Awaits The Sirena 78 can be built to suit all kinds of cruising plans. A big beauty with an efficient, semi-displacement hull, the Sirena 78 was built […]

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The Evolution of Power Catamarans

A veteran marine journalist reflects on how fast power cats have evolved over the last few decades. When I first cranked up my marine-magazine career eons ago, most of the big magazines dispatched editors every year to the Chicago International Boat Show. And toward the end of the festivities in 1989, in a crowded aisle […]

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