Niagara Residents Have Free Admission to Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum Throughout February

PHOTO COURTESY OF NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE MUSEUM If you’re a Niagara resident, you have the opportunity to explore the Niagara-on-the-Lake museum throughout the month of February at no cost. The “Free February” campaign offers locals a chance to explore the area’s long and varied history through a series of permanent and temporary exhibitions, including the temporary “All […]

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Waypoint: Beaufort, South Carolina

A focal point for film lovers, cultural diversity and eco travel adventures. Photos by Dori Arrington Saltwater marshes as far as the eye can see, lush with bulrush, sweetgrass and palmetto. This is the Lowcountry of South Carolina, an area literally dripping in natural beauty. The Lowcountry draws its name from being underwater as much […]

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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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Tips for Chartering a Yacht

Tips for a Successful Charter Dos, don’ts, and simple steps to a great boat vacation There’s no vacation like a boat vacation, so if you want to spread your wings and explore new territory, consider chartering. Powercats have made great inroads into crewed and bareboat charter in the past few years, so there are lots of […]

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World’s Largest Boat Show: boot Dusseldorf 2023 Opens!

Large yachts move through this historic town to one of nine powerboat display halls (Plus accessories, sailing, diving and more). Courtesy boot Dusseldorf Finally, boot is back – the relief is clearly noticeable in the water sports community and among the Düsseldorf trade fair organisers. What was the annual highlight for the industry until 2020 […]

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Minneapolis Boat Show kicks off, Innovation Awards announced

The Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show runs through Sunday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The exhibit hall showcases 600 new boats. At the show, NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the winners of the 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products in the following categories: fishing boats, pontoon boats, and furnishings. […]

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Mystic Showcasing M5200 At St. Petersburg Boat Show

Visitors to the St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show in Southwest Florida, which opened this morning and runs through Sunday, will have plenty to ogle this week. But on the powerboat side, the in-water display at the event is primarily a showcase for fishing boats and yachts, tenders. Visitors at the St. Petersburg Power and […]

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New mutihulls take on an Atlantic crossing

Helen Fretter speaks to a few of the astounding 15 new multihull owners who took part in the most recent ARC, as catamaran and multihull sailing continues to boom The explosion in multihull and catamaran sales has been well documented, with many yards reporting lead times of two years or longer as build slots sold […]

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New Boat: Veer X13

Brunswick (owner of Sea Ray, Whaler and Mercury) launches entry-level boat brand. Veer X13 “A gear to explore the water on your own terms”—these are the words the builders at Veer Boats use to describe their new 13-foot-rotomolded boat called the X13 (starting at $12,000). When you take into account that the boat has a […]

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Mercury Marine 7.5e electric outboard

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the Mercury® Avator 7.5e electric outboard at the Consumer Electronics Show® 2023 in Las Vegas. Avator is Mercury’s next step forward in marine innovation and the 7.5e model is the first in a series of electric outboard products to be released in 2023 as […]

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Most Iconic Cities to Experience by Boat: Part Two

Last year, we took a tour of three of America’s best-known waterfront cities: Chicago, New York City, and Miami, highlighting each of them from a boater’s point of view, in our series: The Most Iconic Cities to Experience by Boat. Of course there aren’t just three iconic boating cities in the United States, so we […]

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5 Tips for a New Boater

If you’ve recently decided to become a boater, congratulations! Boating can be a great way to explore the outdoors and bond with family and friends. However, before you can head out on the water, there are some important steps to take to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some tips for becoming a […]

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Great Lakes Tourism Experience the Focus of New Binational Partnership

By 2024, Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan, hope to develop and complete a binational trail destination experience, linking existing trail networks for residents and visitors. Trans Canada Trail (steward of the longest recreational trail network in the world and largest investor in trail infrastructure projects in Canada), the Waterfront Regeneration Trust (WRT) in Ontario, the […]

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A Guide To Spearfishing Gear And Accessories

A Guide To Spearfishing Spearfishing is gaining ground as one of the most love water sports. Although it’s risky, it’s satisfying when you catch fish, which involves diving and aiming toward your prey. One thing is that the ocean plays host to several predators, and the last thing you’d want as a spearfisher is to […]

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How To Make a Perfect Charcuterie Board on Board

Enjoy Your Charcuterie Board on Board  Any way you slice it, charcuterie boards make entertaining fun.  Charcuterie (shar koo der ree) board: a curated platter of meats, cheeses, spreads, veggies, and more. A cheese and crackers makeover with a new wardrobe ready for a night on the town (or an evening on the couch). Lunchables […]

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