Volvo Penta Coastal Series Crushes Five Sterndrive Myths

A decade of engineering innovation by Volvo Penta focused on performance and durability has produced the new Coastal Series Corrosion Protection Package for both the Volvo Penta Aquamatic and Forward Drive systems paired with V6 and V8 gasoline engines in North America. With the Coastal Series features and advanced marine-engine technology, Volvo Penta debunks these […]

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Arksen 65 first look: British explorer yacht range set to expand

Adventure boat specialist, Arksen, has released details of its new Arksen 65, which will be built from 40% recycled aluminium… Tough but efficient aluminium displacement hull enables a range of 3,000nm at 8 knots Aimed primarily at owner-drivers with off-grid cruising ambitions, the new Arksen 65 has been designed to enable simple self-sufficiency in some […]

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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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Pursuit S 268

The sporting life. by Peter Frederiksen The Pursuit S 268 Sport merges center console fishing style and amenities with an abundance of comfort features for family cruising and entertainment. Photos Courtesy of Pursuit Smooth hustler Pursuit has a long relationship with Yamaha, and the S 268 is offered with twin Yamaha Digital F150s with Helm […]

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Heesen YachtTalk Specials, Season 3, Episode 1

https://www.heesenyachts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/PROJECT-JADE-DEF-29062022-09.16.mp3 The first episode in Season 3 of Heesen’s YachtTalk Specials took place at the shipyard in Oss inside Shed 6 where its renowned aluminium welding takes place. Presenter Charlotte Kan was joined by long-time Heesen collaborator Frank Laupman, exterior designer of Project Jade, and Heesen’s senior naval architect, Sjoerd van Herk, to discuss all […]

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Through the Panama Canal in a yacht

  Transiting through the Panama Canal in a yacht is a once in a lifetime experience. We get advice on planning this unique passage from skippers who’ve crossed recently Romeo hops over the guardrail at sunset. Our young Panamanian advisor, here to guide us through the first three ascending locks of the Panama Canal, politely […]

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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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Deep Impact: One of Speedboating’s Greatest Turnaround Success Stories

How Deep Impact and exclusive dealer Plantation Boat Mart joined forces to achieve greatness. Once upon a time, center consoles were exclusively associated with sportfishermen and bluewater tournaments. Over the years, they became faster, roomier and more competitive. The evolution of the center console from fishboat to high-performance juggernaut has been our industry’s most astonishing chapters, […]

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Tactical Custom Boats’ Adventure 44

Tactical Custom Boats’ new model is called the Adventure 44. To pull off three different activities in one day, “adventure” is absolutely the imperative word. Photos by Phoenix Toomath The Perfect Trifecta Tactical Custom Boats’ new model is called the Adventure 44. To pull off three different activities in one day, “adventure” is absolutely the […]

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Inside Angle: Blue, Blue and You

The world’s preeminent minds seem to agree: as a species, just being out on the water provides unseen healing properties. I take a lot of pictures, especially on the boat. It’s March on Lake Michigan as I write this and the marina opens for the season in two weeks. It’s like a countdown to Christmas […]

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Rare Formula One Engine Lives On

A one-off Ferrari Formula One engine modified for hydroplane racing lives on—almost 70 years after breaking the world speed record on water. Engineer and speedboat racer Nando Dell’Orto races the Arno XI with his #50 painted on the hull. Legendary Power A one-off Ferrari Formula One engine modified for hydroplane racing lives on—almost 70 years […]

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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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Inside SOTW Mag: Skater Powerboats 50 Cat Profile—King Of The Jungle

<!– Magazine: Inside SOTW Mag: Skater Powerboats 50 Cat Profile—King Of The Jungle –> Of the dozen go-fast boats Yves Belanger—the principal of Gibson Truck World in Sanford, Fla.—has owned, three have been big catamarans from Skater Powerboats. The first was a 46-footer he dubbed Avatar, and he loved it. For his second creation from […]

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Support Our Troops Delivers Greatness Again

<!– Event Coverage: Support Our Troops Delivers Greatness Again –> The point of the Support Our Troops Poker Run is, of course, fundraising, for the H.E.R.O.E.S Care program while providing a fun day on the water for veterans. And with more than $28,000 raised for the nonprofit veterans’ services program—a healthy increase from last year’s […]

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Powerboat P1 Flying High With XINSURANCE Sponsorship

<!– Racing: Powerboat P1 Flying High With XINSURANCE Sponsorship –> On a roll with sponsorship deals of late, Powerboat P1/P1 Offshore has inked a three-year with Sandy, Utah-headquartered XINSURNANCE as its Official Partner. The news was announced in a press release from Powerboat P1 this morning. As part of the partnership deal, the XINSURNANCE A-Star […]

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Best open sportscruisers: 4 tempting options for wind-in-your-hair boating

Used boat expert Nick Burnham picks out four of the best open sportscruisers on the market, from the likes of Sunseeker, Sealine, Windy and Neptunus… The worst thing about open sportscruisers is always the canopy, and the bigger the boat, the bigger the canopy and the greater the swearing and the hassle. It’s precisely why […]

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Mercury Racing And Powerboat P1 Extend Partnership

<!– Racing: Mercury Racing And Powerboat P1 Extend Partnership –> High-performance marine propulsion giant Mercury Racing of Fond du Lac, Wis., and United Kingdom-based Powerboat P1, which is producing the 10-race Union Internationale Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series, have added two years to their existing partnership deal. The news was announced in a Powerboat […]

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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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