Should College Students Go Fishing?

Studying brings a lot of stress. Research paper, lecture, and tasks from teachers – students are constantly engaged in mental work. But the brain needs rest, it cannot be in an active state all the time. So, the best type of activity for many people becomes a hobby. And fishing is a great option. It […]

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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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First Helen Sevier Pioneer Scholarships Awarded To Eastman And Morris

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S. and Shimano have partnered to award the inaugural Helen Sevier Pioneer Scholarships to Elizabeth Eastman of Fairhope, Ala., and Dixie Morris of Valley, Ala. These scholarships not only honor Sevier’s leadership and long-term vision for the growth of sportfishing, but also recognize the efforts of young female anglers as they pursue […]

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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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MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas

  MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas Expanding Global Marina and Services Business MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (“IGY Marinas”), which owns and operates a collection of iconic marina assets and a yacht […]

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MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas

MarineMax, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which owns and operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key global yachting destinations. MarineMax will acquire IGY Marinas for $480 million in cash, with an additional potential earnout of […]

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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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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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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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WIA Marine Insurance Preparing For Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout Week

<!– In the News: WIA Marine Insurance Preparing For Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout Week –> After decompressing from one of his team’s busiest days of the summer—the Friday, July 22 combination of Big Thunder Marine’s BFD Fun Run and Performance Boat Center’s Outboard Fun Run on Central Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks two weeks […]

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Fantastic At 40: Sunsation Sun Run Hits All The Feels

<!– Event Coverage: Fantastic At 40: Sunsation Sun Run Hits All The Feels –> Asked why he traveled from Osage Beach, Mo., Wednesday for yesterday’s Sunsation 40th Anniversary Sun Run on Lake St. Clair in Michigan, Performance Boat Center’s Brett Manire offered an answer that would become a recurring theme during the celebration of the […]

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Stu Jones: A Poker-Run Organizer Looks At 30

<!– People: Stu Jones: A Poker-Run Organizer Looks At 30 –> Pardon the shameless Jimmy Buffet rip-off in the headline above, but it seemed appropriate given how many hours Buffet’s fellow Florida Keys fan Stu Jones has spent boating in the Florida Keys. The Florida Powerboat Club founder is celebrating his 30th year creating Key […]

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Roving Commissions extract: Calm in the Storm

Despite rig failure and a tropical cyclone, Francis Hawkings remains composed on an eventful Pacific crossing. Tom Cunliffe introduces this extract from Roving Commissions Not for the first time, the Royal Cruising Club’s wonderful annual journal Roving Commissions has turned up a jewel of seamanship. Delving into the 2021 edition I found an account by […]

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Unleashed Poker Run Hits Stride In Year No. 3

<!– Event Coverage: Unleashed Poker Run Hits Stride In Year No. 3 –> Given all the well-established go-fast boating events each summer, it can take a few years for a new one to catch on. Word of mouth goes a long way and moves quickly in the community of performance-boating enthusiasts, but building momentum for […]

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Collaborative Effort to Bring Salmon Relief to Yukon River Villages

Image via SeaShare. A collaborative effort between six seafood processors and the nonprofit SeaShare on Bainbridge Island, Washington, are expected to donate 49,000 pounds of frozen king and chum salmon to Lower Yukon River residents who are banned from fishing this summer on a commercial or subsistence level because of low salmon runs. SeaShare, a […]

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Best Lakes in Texas for Boating

With 7,000 lakes in Texas, visitors (and locals) here have a water world to explore by boat. With so many lakes to choose from, it can be hard to decide which one has the best views, cleanest waters, and fun activities to do. To help narrow your search, we’ve compiled a list of the best […]

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