Suntex acquires Legendary Marina

Suntex Marina Investors has announced its first acquisition on the Florida panhandle with the purchase of the Legendary Marina in Destin, Fla. Legendary Marina is among the largest dry storage facilities in the United States with over 180,000 square feet of space to accommodate 780 vessels. The property has six marine forklifts with the ability […]

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New Boat: CLX96

The first in what will become a full line of crossover yachts, the CLX96 from CL Yachts ushers in a new era for a storied builder. CLX96 The first in what will become a full line of crossover yachts, the CLX96 from CL Yachts ushers in a new era for a storied builder. The last […]

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Intrepid Powerboats Rendezvous

Party at the Reef When a single Intrepid powerboat is encountered on the open waters or at a marina, it turns heads for its hand-crafted customization and industry-leading innovation. So, it’s little wonder that a gathering of dozens of Intrepids created a buzz in the Florida Keys. This celebration saw the Intrepid Nation take over […]

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USCG Cutter Steadfast Returns to Astoria, Oregon

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Steadfast. Image via USCG. After 55 days on narcotics enforcement patrol, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Steadfast returned to Astoria, Oregon on Oct. 3. The 210-foot medium endurance cutter traveled over 11,000 miles between Oregon and Central America, doing training, law enforcement, search and rescue and helicopter operations in international […]

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Englewood Beach Races Moving Forward

<!– In the News: Englewood Beach Races Moving Forward –> Scheduled for November 17-20, the Englewood Beach Offshore Powerboat Association World Championships in Southwest Florida, are moving ahead as planned. Damage to Englewood Beach and surrounding areas from Hurricane Ian earlier this month had placed the event, which will determine American Power Boat Association and […]

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Tested: Riviera 64 Sports Motor Yacht

A Riviera 64 SMY completes a fast southbound run from Savannah to Stuart, Florida, thanks to top-notch engineering. Special Delivery A Riviera 64 SMY completes a fast southbound run from Savannah to Stuart, Florida, thanks to top-notch engineering. It was early afternoon when I joined the new Riviera 64 Sport Motor Yacht at St. Augustine’s […]

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Florida Fall Dolphin Fishing: Tactics, Conditions & More

Throughout many of Florida’s offshore fisheries, summertime is generally synonymous with dolphin fishing. These revered pelagic predators are popular targets in the offshore world, and the calm, predictable weather patterns of the warmest months of the year yield excellent mahi conditions. This is particularly true down Florida’s east coast, where migratory mahi make their way […]

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Honda, Mercury Racing aid Hurricane Ian relief efforts

Industry members are banning together to pledge their support to those in the southeast U.S. recently impacted by Hurricane Ian. Last week, NMMA highlighted a variety of hurricane relief resources for marine industry businesses in an industry-wide bulletin. Most recentely, Honda donated $500K in disaster relief funds to the American Red Cross to support food […]

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Yamaha Marine team members named to SkillsUSA contest chairs

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced Kerry Schroder, Senior District Service Manager and Ron Lubic, District Service Manager will serve as the Florida Technical and Co-Technical contest chairs for the SkillsUSA Marine Service Technology competition. Schroder and Lubic each have over 25 years of experience in the marine industry and work with technical schools throughout the […]

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IGFA Record Pacific & Atlantic Snook

Mate Greg Gregory (l) and Capt. George Beckwith (r) with the new Pacific snook record. Capt. George Beckwith A charter captain who guided light-tackle legend Raleigh Werking to some of his four dozen IGFA world records set his own line-class mark this summer, completing a decade-long quest to catch a world-record Pacific snook (Centropomus spp.) […]

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NMMA highlights Hurricane Ian relief resources

Following Hurricane Ian’s devastation to many communities across southwest Florida and other regions, many remains without power or clean drinking water. The NMMA’s priority remains ensuring the safety and well-being of those impacting, including the associations many member companies who have been impacted by Ian’s landfall. NMMA would like to share the below resources for […]

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Survival Essentials Drop-Off Spot At Burnt Store Marina

<!– In the News: Survival Essentials Drop-Off Spot At Burnt Store Marina –> Located in the Burnt Store Marina—a planned community in Southwest Florida—a boat ramp off Ceitus Parkway has become a daily drop-off spot for essential items needed by residents of neighboring areas devastated by Hurricane Ian. From there, those items are being delivered […]

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