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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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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Fish Food – Top Fish Recipes from Southern Boating

Fish Food Catch and prepare your own meal. Each recipe serves 4. I love fishing and eating freshly caught fish. I remember fly fishing in the Florida Keys with a guide and catching a mess of sea trout. We had plenty to make delicious fish sandwiches, fish tacos, and fish dinners. Below are some of my […]

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Sight Fishing for Shark

Battle Lines The excitement of sight-fishing for sharks turns the hunt into a thrill sport. You sense it before you see it—a big shadow off the port bow halfway between you and the mangroves you’ve been quietly probing for snook and redfish. Leisurely, it eases into focus, then picks up some speed while heading your […]

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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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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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Countdown to Cannnes Yachting Festival 2022: Fairline Phantom 65

British yard Fairline Yachts has released more details and images of the Fairline Phantom 65 ahead of its debut at next month’s Cannes Yachting Festival… Revised windowline and sleek new superstructure look very elegant While Fairline is planning to unveil a revised Squadron 68 at the 2022 Cannes Yachting Festival, the more noteworthy and radical […]

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Moustache Triggerfish on a Fly

The tide is falling. Spring tide was three days ago, and you’ve been waiting for this day. Nothing but hot-white sand, warm shallow waters, and a clear sky on the horizon. The three blend, and it’s hard to tell the difference between water, sand, and sun, even with your sunglasses. You grip your rod gently. […]

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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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222 Offshore Australia Class 1 Update: Three Questions For Peter “Muddy” McGrath

<!– Racing: 222 Offshore Australia Class 1 Update: Three Questions For Peter “Muddy” McGrath –> Like all teams in the Union Internationale Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series produced by P1 Offshore/Powerboat P1, 222 Offshore Australia hasn’t competed since July 3 Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix. The team is in Michigan City, Ind., this weekend for […]

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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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Cascone’s Worm

Aron Cascone is an enigmatic captain: private by nature, dedicated to his clients, and a perfectionist at heart. If you’re someone who can match his remarkable intelligence, you will have a fierce friend. He’s also a pilgrim soul, sometimes wandering from place to place in search of a better bite. Orvis-endorsed for years now, Cascone […]

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Countdown to Cannes Yachting Festival 2022: Sessa F47

The successful Sessa F47 flybridge cruiser wasn’t broke, so they haven’t tried to fix it. But its restyle does include the obligatory jagged slash of hull windows and a remarkable swoop of flybridge moulding that makes it unmistakably the latest model. Design has been sharpened up throughout, with a few more right angles where there […]

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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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Fishing in Fort Worth, TX Guide

Thanks in no small part to the winding forks of the Trinity River system and the many reservoirs it feeds, there are awesome Fort Worth fishing spots within a few miles no matter what part of town you may be in. So, just what are the best fishing spots in Fort Worth, Texas? What species […]

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Lessons from the Sinking of the Bounty

Recounting the story of the Bounty and one of the most dangerous rescue missions in boating history. In 2012 the tall ship Bounty was sunk by Superstorm Sandy off the coast of North Carolina. The sinking of the iconic—and period correct—prop ship from the 1962 Marlon Brando film Mutiny on the Bounty killed the captain […]

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Famed Fishing Company Simms Bought For $192.5 Million

Vista Outdoor is adding Simms to its diversified portfolio. Courtesy Simms On July 27 a notice from Vista Outdoor was made with the news it was purchasing Simms Fishing Products, a major force in the world of fishing clothing, for $192.5 million. Vista is a $3 billion parent company owning dozens of outdoor firms, including […]

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Ten Record-Setting Striped Bass Catches

Striped bass are versatile sport fish. For some anglers, they’re also eating fish. Anglers can catch bass in the surf with custom plugs and poppers, or they can drop a fly in front of a striper on a shallow flat. Big striped bass also chomp hefty live baits. Soft plastics, epoxy jigs and metal lures […]

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Water Activities in New York

New York has a unique boating scene. The state is home to extraordinary lakes, rivers, bays, harbors, and even a portion of the Atlantic Ocean! Whether you float on the energetic, bustling waters bordering the major city or the tranquil waters of a state park, we’ll go over water activities and remarkable water destinations in […]

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