2022 Chicago Air and Water Show: Event Guide for Boaters

Summer fun means being outdoors and you can hardly ask for more excitement than watching planes and boats at their best. The Chicago Air and Water Show (open link in new tab), the Windy City’s second most popular festival, is coming up fast. Here’s all you need to know in preparation for the 2022 Chicago […]

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NAMS announces North Pacific Fall Conference dates

The National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS), renowned organization of accredited, qualified marine surveyors across the country, today announced the dates for the 2022 North Pacific Fall Conference, to be held October 28 and 29, 2022, in Bremerton, Washington, at the Fairfield Inn and Suites. The NAMS national board of directors meeting will be held […]

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Big Cat Poker Run At 80 Registered Boats

<!– In the News: Big Cat Poker Run At 80 Registered Boats –> In what was a challenging transitional year at the organizing level, the 2021 Big Cat Poker Run in Northern California still attracted 70 boats and raised more than $100,000, which netted $50,000 for the Discovery Bay Lion’s Club to donate to various […]

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Alaskans Celebrate 7th Annual Wild Salmon Day

Image: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Alaskans are celebrating the seventh annual Wild Salmon Day on Aug. 10 in Anchorage to honor shared connections to salmon and the importance of health salmon habitat. Organizers said the free event at Anchorage’s Westchester Lagoon from 6-8 p.m. will feature live music, several vendors, activities for children and the […]

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M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023

<!– Racing: M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023 –> Tyler Miller could be offshore powerboat racing’s most ambitious competitor. Not only is the Kansas-based excavation company principal the owner and throttleman of the M CON team focused on defending the outfit’s 2021 American Power Boat Association Super Cat National […]

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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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Smallmouth Scent to Get More Bites

MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler Scott Dobson is a smallmouth catching machine. As a Michigan resident, Dobson has spent a great deal of time on big water lakes chasing smallmouth while he’s not on tour.  Dobson started fishing at the early age of five in a big sandpit pond at his aunt and uncle’s […]

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Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks

<!– In the News: Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run Set For Lake Of The Ozarks –> Nor-Tech owners headed to Lake of the Ozarks for Shootout week, August 24-28, will have an event of their own to enjoy on the Central Missouri waterway. Dubbed the Lake of the Ozarks Nor-Tech Owners Fun Run, the Midwest Boating […]

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BRP launches Rotax outboards, new model lineups

BRP Inc. and its marine group recently announced the all-new Rotax outboard models at its dealer event in Salt Lake City, Utah. The engine announcement paired with the unveiling of new models from the manufacturer’s Manitou pontoon and AlumaCraft lineups for MY 2023. The new Rotax Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology is initially offered in […]

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Flying High: What Pip Hare Did Next

After her incredible Vendée Globe, life has changed for solo sailor Pip Hare. She reveals what it’s like to live your dreams We hit a wave, the bow bouncing into the air. The roar reverberating from inside the covered cockpit intensifies and I look out of the bubble window to a wall of seemingly solid […]

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Outerlimits Lunch Run And Borden Light Charity Poker Run On Deck

<!– In the News: Outerlimits Lunch Run And Borden Light Charity Poker Run On Deck –> Celebrating its 16th anniversary this year, this weekend’s Borden Light Marina Charity Poker in Fall River, Mass., has a new wrinkle this year thanks to Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats. The Bristol, R.I., custom high-performance V-bottom and catamaran builder has organized […]

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Lake Cumberland Poker Run Celebrating Sweet 16 In Style

<!– In the News: Lake Cumberland Poker Run Celebrating Sweet 16 In Style –> Building on the momentum of its 15th anniversary in 2021, the Lake Cumberland Poker Run is on track for another excellent turnout during next month’s event at State Dock Marina in Jamestown, Ky. Scheduled for Sept. 9-11, the two-day poker run […]

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5 Best Air and Sea Shows in the United States

Air and sea shows have been loved by Americans since their debut for more than a century. Today, air and sea shows are held all across America, showcasing planes and boats with cutting-edge tech. If you’re looking for air and sea shows worth your while, consider our list of the five top shows across the […]

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Great Lakes Surf Fest Returns to Muskegon

PHOTO COURTESY OF GREAT LAKES SURF FESTIVAL The Great Lakes Surf Festival is back for its fourth annual year. Head out this Saturday, August 13 from 12:30 to 6pm to Pere Marquette Beach in Muskegon, Michigan, and and have fun surfing and paddleboarding, practice yoga on the beach, and enjoy music, food and fun with […]

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Nailing the Setup At The PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Nailing the Setup At The PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix –> After watching the Super Stock class race that included an outboard engine falling off a boat at the Play Tradez Great Lakes Grand Prix in Michigan City, Ind., veteran throttleman Billy Moore changed the setup for the Skater 388, Graydel, that he […]

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40th Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Marcus Brennecke’s ClubSwan 50 Hatari clinched the ClubSwan 50 class title on the final race at the 40th Copa del Rey MAPFRE but the German flagged crew endured some unnecessarily nervous moments after the nearest rivals Stefan Heidenreich’s OneGroup seemingly came back from the dead after being over the start line early. From being a […]

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Algorand and Canada SailGP Team partner up for a sustainable future for our planet

Algorand, the world’s greenest high-performance blockchain, and Canada SailGP, the exciting new professional sailing team, have joined forces to drive meaningful change and raise awareness of the urgent need to transition to clean energy for a more sustainable future. The three-year partnership is the first major sponsorship deal for the all-new Canada SailGP Team competing […]

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Faces Of The Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– People: Faces Of The Great Lakes Grand Prix –> Based on the most recent numbers available, 31,191 people live in Michigan City, Ind. Last night’s street parade through the town celebrating today’s PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix attracted approximately an estimated 20,000 spectators. Said throttleman Grant Bruggemann of the Pro Floors Racing, “We love […]

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Great Lakes Grand Prix Essentials: Schedule Pushed Forward For Weather

<!– Racing: Great Lakes Grand Prix Essentials: Schedule Pushed Forward For Weather –> It’s been a wild summer of weather across the country and Michigan City, Ind., on the southern shore of Lake Michigan, is no exception. Based on today’s forecast for unstable weather—a mix of rain, thunder and lightning—the organizers of the Great Lakes […]

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