Latest Guidelines for Listing Titles

Your listing title is the first thing renters read in the search results. What you write can seriously impact how many bookings you receive. Who doesn’t want more bookings? (Cha-ching!) Writing your title makes you the captain of your listing. This is a great opportunity to showcase your boat! All you need now are the […]

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Sandy Beach Soft Plastics

When it comes to plugs, I believe the versatile ones, the plugs that can do as many different things as possible, are the best. My reasons could fill up a book, but they actually come down to two essentials. First, if a plug is versatile, I don’t have to carry as much on each trip—I […]

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Extraordinary boats: the new radical PRB IMOCA 60

The new PRB IMOCA 60 is one of the latest to launch in a flurry of new launches. Originally designed for The Ocean Race, it will be Kevin Escoffier’s boat for the next Vendée Globe As if the new PRB IMOCA 60 were not eye-catching enough, the story behind it is truly remarkable. The reason […]

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BRP Unveils Rotax Outboard Engine

The 2023 Manitou Explore 22 with Rotax outboard power and optional aft MAX Deck. Courtesy BRP BRP used its August 7 dealer meeting to reveal the new Rotax Outboard Engine, an all-new propulsion unit that will be exclusive to BRP boat brands Alumacraft, Manitou and, in Australia, Quintrex. The low-profile outboard uses a horizontal powerhead […]

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The Benefits of Wading Belts In the Surf

Z-Belt Gen 2Designed by Luke Znosko to alleviate the back pain from carrying a packed-to-the-gills plug bag over his shoulder, he combined the features of a surfcasting belt made of nylon webbing with a neoprene weightlifting belt to create a surf belt that provides lumbar support for long outings in the surf. A roller locking […]

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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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New wallywind range proves luxury and speed do mix

Relax on a cruise and challenge round the cans with the new wallywind range, Wally’s new sailing range, which allies cruising comforts to slick performance Iconic sailboat builder Wally is returning to its roots with its breathtaking new range of cruiser-racers. The wallywind series runs from 110ft up to 150ft LOA, and holds out the […]

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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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Five Things To Know Before Buying a Fishing Kayak

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or just starting out, there are a few questions to consider before buying a fishing kayak. Kal Visuals / Unsplash So, you want to buy a fishing kayak? Maybe you want to fish beyond the shore, but you have limited time, budget and space. Or you’re a seasoned angler looking […]

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Cox Marine announces key sales appointments

Diesel outboard engine innovator Cox Marine has announced two key sales appointments in North America as the company builds its regional team to drive business growth. Experienced diesel engine and marine industry sales specialist Doug Ross is confirmed as Regional Sales Director, North America, to lead Cox Marine’s sales strategy, overseeing all business channels in […]

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ProMariner Introduces a New Line fo Waterproof Marine Battery Chargers

Industry Leader in Marine On-Board Charging Solutions Releases New High-Power Product Line Up to 50 Amps with Industry-First, Patent-Pending Functionality Auburn, N.H. – ProMariner, a leader in the design and manufacture of on-board marine charging products, announced today its newest product line – the ProTournamentelite series. Taken to a new level of design, innovation and […]

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Keep Your Cool on the Water

With heat waves growing longer and more intense every year, hot, humid weather is becoming the norm during boating season. Whether you’re fishing with friends, cruising with family, or overnighting in a distant port, the option to escape into an air-conditioned cabin can keep you out on the water enjoying your boating experience. If your […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Absolute 56 Fly

Absolute has revealed new renderings and details of the all-new Absolute 56 Fly ahead of its public debut at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival. The slick new design integrates plunging windows with see-through gunwales for outstanding views out The new Absolute 56 Fly is exactly the kind of boat we tend to associate with this […]

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Inside SOTW Mag: The Genetics Of Teamwork

<!– Magazine: Inside SOTW Mag: The Genetics Of Teamwork –> Offshore powerboat racers are, for the most part, a family-oriented lot. For proof, just stroll the pits at any race and you’ll see kids—lots of them in fact— hanging around the various team trailers and raceboats owned by their parents. Couples with children tend to […]

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New Fishing Gear for 2022

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) is a blur of excitement and chaos, bringing together many of today’s top fishing tackle, electronics, and apparel manufacturers. Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, lots of major players in the fresh- and saltwater fishing industries are there to showcase new products. […]

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Boating Sportswear With UV Protection

Ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) is a measurement of how much ultraviolet light is blocked by a fabric. UPF 50, the most common rating on clothing tags, means the fabric will cut out all but 1/50th of the sun’s cancer-causing UV rays. Basically, 98 percent of the UV rays do not penetrate a UPF 50 fabric. […]

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From the Editor: Tackling Illegal Fishing

Photo by Maurice Garlet on Unsplash. In the June issue of Fishermen’s News, we ran a lengthy feature article on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and how, for multiple reasons, such fishing is a leading global maritime security threat. Well, as a follow up to that report, I’m happy to report this news: the […]

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Tested: Pardo GT52

With a hull that packs power and comfort, the Pardo GT52 has the perfect combination for performance and cruisability. Lap of Luxury The Pardo GT52 demonstrates its power and versatility at a storied Mediterranean destination. Few automotive designs are as distinct as the classic gran turismo that emerged in Europe in the mid-twentieth century, pioneered […]

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Salmonfest Returns to Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds This Weekend

Image via jamebase.com. Salmonfest 2022, a weekend-long concert celebrating everything salmon, gets underway Friday, Aug. 5, at Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds, with five stages, 65 bands, and over 100 vendors. Headliners this year range from Texas musician Shakey Graves to Rising Appalachia, the California Honeydrops, Kyle Hollinsworth and Canadian-American singer-songwriter and guitarist Steve Poltz. Since […]

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New SOTW Digital Magazine: Couples Therapy—The Interview Issue

<!– Magazine: New SOTW Digital Magazine: Couples Therapy—The Interview Issue –> Inspired by Rolling Stone magazine’s annual interview issue, the first Speed On The Water digital magazine version with that engaging question-and-answer format focused on the rock stars of the high-performance powerboating world. The next issue pointed the spotlight at women of substance in the […]

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