Casting for Quality

Freshly-cast propellers cool off before moving on to the next steps. Charles Plueddeman Polished to a mirror finish and carefully engraved, a gleaming stainless steel propeller is like a piece of lovely jewelry for your boat. When exposed, the blades can dazzle other boaters like Harry Winston facets. The Investment Casting Process Goes Modern The […]

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How to future proof your sailing

The world’s weather is changing. Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell explains how to future-proof your sailing and voyage planning ‘Sailing routes depend primarily on weather, which changes little over the years. However, possibly as a result of the profound changes that have occurred in the ecological balance of the world environment, there have been several freak […]

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2022 Movers & Shakers

By Adam Quandt The 12th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists continue to drive innovation and navigate challenges and changes across our ever-changing industry through […]

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Bring in the jets

By Adam Quandt While the entire recreational marine industry has been extremely hot over the last few years, there’s one segment in particular that has been absolutely on fire; Personal watercraft (PWC). Despite facing similar and near-constant supply chain challenges as the rest of the industry, the PWC market has been a driving force to […]

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Profiles in Leadership: Alisdair Martin

By Wanda Kenton Smith When the industry was forced to pivot in the early days of Covid-19, a very bright and industrious young professional worked tirelessly behind the scenes to lead and create innovative ways to promote and engage the boating public.  At the time, Alisdair “Ali” Martin was president and CEO of TRMG, a […]

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE […]

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2022 Boating Industry Bold Moves

By Jamie Stafford Boating Industry’s Movers & Shakers program brings a wealth of talented nominations to the fore. Though we’ve shone a spotlight on this year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year as well as the finalists, there are still more industry leaders worthy of recognition for 2022. This six leaders have been making Bold […]

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Gamakatsu® USA Offers A New Angle On Pliers

Tacoma, Washington (XXXX) – New for 2022, Gamakatsu® introduces 9-inch pliers to its lineup. Similar to the popular 6- and 7-inch pliers, the 9-inch pliers have an added 45-degree angle to provide a comfortable position for various tasks. Say goodbye to awkward angles and hello to an ergonomic, reliable tool. Like all the pliers Gamakatsu […]

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What Is Inside An LED Flashlight

What is inside a LED Flashlight Flashlights can be useful at any given time. It is a handy device to have with you during power outages and even while camping or hiking.  There are so many varieties of flashlights with different types of bulbs and lighting methods. The LED flashlight is a popular choice among […]

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Second hand boats: buying big charter yachts

Will Bruton takes a look at the best way to to buy, manage, and charter a bigger yacht an increasingly popular options for many buyers Small enough to sail without a large crew, but big enough to charter, pocket superyachts between 55-100ft have become increasingly popular. A compelling proposition for both owners and charterers; buying […]

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MLF Releases 2023 Toyota Series Tournament Dates

MLF 2023 Tournament Dates Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced Thursday details for the 2023 Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E., which kicks off its regular season in late-January at Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Brookeland, Texas, and runs through late-September when it wraps up at the Lake of the Ozarks in Osage […]

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Garmin New inReach Mini 2 Marine Bundle

inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle OLATHE, Kan./Sep. 14, 2022/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. Garmin the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced the inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle, a satellite communication device with two-way messaging and SOS capabilities1 bundled with a boat-friendly mount that provides quick-and-easy […]

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Ever Green Introduces the IR Finesse Jig

Ever Green IR Jig Known for their extraordinary bass-catching abilities, there’s just something special about rubber-skirted jigs. Pitched, flipped, dragged, or hopped, they simply catch fish—no bones about it. Largemouth and smallmouth bass all eat forage that rubber-skirted jigs resemble—like young-of-the-year bluegills, and, of course, crawfish in all stages of development. Enter the Ever Green […]

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East-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda

An east-bound Atlantic crossing via Bermuda and Horta was a voyage of contrasts for Vivian Vuong We tacked for the first and only time on our 13-day crossing. The view off Ultima’s bow revealed the alluring sight of not only an approaching landfall but elevation too. Pico, one of the nine Azorean islands of Portugal, […]

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Berkley Introduces PowerBait Bonefish and Curly Bones

Berkley PowerBait Bonefish and Curly Bones New PowerBait MaxScent bait adds claws to a ned-style presentation giving anglers even more ways to catch fish COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 20, 2022) – Berkley PowerBait infused baits are designed to give fish the exact flavor they crave, giving anglers more time to feel the fish bite and set the […]

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AC40: first flight for the ‘mini’ America’s Cup yachts

Emirates Team New Zealand have completed a successful first day of testing for the new AC40, which will be used in the run up to the 37th America’s Cup, and for the Youth and Women’s AC America’s Cup Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand has reported a successful maiden sail of the first AC40 in New […]

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How to sail a multihull Q and A

Nikki Henderson reveals what you really need to know before going bluewater multihull cruising It has become routine now for me to bookend the summer sailing season with a trip to the south of France for the biannual ‘Outremer Week’. This hugely popular event gathers 100-plus new Outremer catamaran owners for five days of training, […]

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Raiden Emerges—Waves And Wheels Nails Skater 50SS Conversion

Similar to what the team at Waves and Wheels did last summer after it finished the radical conversion of the Scalp Hunter Apache Powerboats V-bottom for longtime client Todd Crossley, Justin Wagner, the founder of the Osage Beach, Mo.-based marine audio, upholstery and fabrication shop, got together with his go-to video producer Andy Sievers to […]

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