Elegance Defines DCB M37R Catamaran No. 18

Asked how he felt about the predominantly silver gelcoat-dressed DCB Performance Boats M37R catamaran he delivered yesterday in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., with colleague Tony Chiaramonte, Jeff Johnston responded instantly. With the famed London Bridge in the background, the latest DCB M37R catamaran turned heads yesterday on Lake Havasu. “It’s timeless,” said Johnston, the president […]

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Behind the scenes of the 2023 Motor Boat Awards

The Motor Boat Awards returned last night with a new date, a new venue and a new co-host. Go behind the scenes with our photo gallery… The Hotel Kö59 Düsseldorf provided the glamorous backdrop for the 2023 Motor Boat Awards, which saw the industry’s best and brightest celebrate another year of boating innovation and exemplary […]

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2023 Crownline 250 XSS

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } The brand-new Crownline 250 XSS is a sporty looking bowrider, 25 feet long with a Mercury 250hp V6 outboard. This boat is a great […]

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Garmin Expands Popular ECHOMAP UHD2 Chartplotter Series

New chartplotters offer easy-to-use touchscreen with keyed assist, Garmin best-in-class sonar, built-in mapping and more OLATHE, Kan./Jan. 11, 2023/PR Newswire — Garmin (NYSE: GRMN), the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced new ECHOMAP ™ UHD2 series chartplotters that offer anglers premium features like Ultra High-Definition sonar, preloaded Garmin Navionics+ ™ mapping […]

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Do I Really Need a Boat Security System?

Unfortunately for boaters, these signs aren’t much of a deterrent against thieves. Jim Hendricks Do anglers really need electronic security systems for their boats? I mean, c’mon— anglers have done without them for decades, haven’t they? So why get a security system now? Many anglers fail to see a need, and some anglers have outright […]

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Formula 387 Center Console

Fish and Play Formula’s 387 center console comes in two styles, but they share the love of fishing and the need for playtime. Formula has re-entered the center console market with vim and vigor, meaning its enthusiasm and positivity with the introduction of the 387 CCF and 387 CCS has fishermen and their families realizing they […]

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Featured Boat: 2021 MTI 390X Catamaran

Offered by Performance Boat Center at its Hollywood, Fla., location, this 2021 MTI 390X catamaran is powered by two Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines with 100 operating hours. According the listing, the engine warranties are good until June 1, 2024, and also can be extended. Electronics in the eight-seat, carbon-fiber 39-footer include Garmin 8617 and […]

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New Year-New You! – Bass University 2023 Classes

The Bass University Catches Top Bass Fishing Professionals back in the Classroom in Anderson, SC – Gadsden, AL and Athens, TX! Founded in 2009 by Mike Iaconelli and Pete Gluszek, The Bass University (BU) offers acclaimed bass fishing education programs in three formats: online, in the classroom, and on the water.  The Bass University builds […]

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Tested: Formula 387 CCF

Known for its cruisers and crossovers, Formula’s 387 CCF, marks the company’s return to the center console market. It’s set to make a big splash. Secret Formula Known for its cruisers and crossovers, Formula’s 387 CCF, marks the company’s return to the center console market. It’s set to make a big splash. Writing about boats […]

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Gear Review: Garmin LiveScope XR

Wish you had superpowers? You’ll spot fish like Superman through a wall, with the Garmin Livescope XR. My gaze was transfixed on the dash-mounted Garmin display as I watched a school of bait flutter up off the artificial reef some 50 feet below the boat. The movements on the MFD were much like the ones […]

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Formula 387 CCF

A real magic carpet ride. by Capt. Tom Serio Usually, I give a final accounting of a yacht I test toward the end of the story. Photos Courtesy of Formula Not today. I’m going to offer my overall impression up front, then give you the proof to substantiate my claim. Okay, here goes: The Formula […]

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Featured Boat: 2022 Outerlimits SC 37 Catamaran

Offered through Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats this 2022 model-year SC 37 catamaran is powered by Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines with 147 operating hours. The 37-foot cat was the first SC 37 model to be built by the Bristol, R.I., company and boasts a new wrap from Massachusetts-based Adpro Design. According to the company’s Dan Kleitz, […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Gear

Fishing Accessories Frabill Witness Net Courtesy Frabill Frabill Witness Net Frabill gives you the ability to net, weigh and measure your catch easily with the new Witness net. The innovative net won the Best in Category award at ICAST 2022, thanks to the integrated scale that provides a weight nearly instantly and minimizes stress on […]

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How to Prepare Your Boat For The Great Loop

Thousands of boats have completed America’s Great Loop circumnavigation of the Eastern U.S. If you want to join them, here’s some info to get you started. Feeling Loopy? Thousands of boats have completed America’s Great Loop circumnavigation of the Eastern U.S. If you want to join them, here’s some info to get you started. It […]

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New Boat: Maritimo M600

The ethos of the Maritimo brand is a long range motoryacht and the new M600 Offshore epitomizes that, but with the added bonus of being a little more. Maritimo’s new M600 Offshore is a descendant of the offshore cockpit and motoryacht styling the builder first introduced years ago with the 550, 500 and 470 Offshore […]

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2023 Manitou Explore 26 Navigator

The Explore 26 Navigator provides handling response reminiscent of a V-hulled sportboat. Bill Doster The Explore 26 Navigator offers bold new styling and a pair of potent 300 hp Mercury Verados. Go ahead. Slam that throttle down. The Explore responds by jumping onto plane in a scant 3.5 seconds, the same amount of time it takes to […]

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