Tiara Yachts 43 LE

Crown jewel. By Chuck Warren Perched on the eastern shores of Little Traverse Bay, Harbor Springs and the surrounding Northern Michigan area is a terrific place to be a boater. Photos Courtesy of Tiara Yachts With lots of nearby Lake Michigan ports to trtaverse, there can’t be many better places in the world to explore […]

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Pursuit OS 445

Pursuit’s picture window. By Alan Wendt Cruising along the St. Clair River just north of Detroit, I’m in awe of the estate homes and their megalithic picture windows. Photos Courtesy of Pursuit A parade of Great Lakes freighters, gleaming yachts and the procession of dayboats is a relaxing reward passed along generation to generation. This […]

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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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Keith Poche Wins Bassmaster Open on the Red River

eith Poche of Pike Road, Ala., has won the 2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Central Open at Red River presented by Mossy Oak Fishing with a three-day total of 37 pounds, 12 ounces.Photo by Andy Crawford/B.A.S.S. Poche Prevails With Bassmaster Central Open Victory On Louisiana’s Red River BOSSIER CITY, La. — You might say Keith Poche […]

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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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Newport International Boat Show announces award winners

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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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Featured Boat: 2023 Statement Marine 360 Catamaran

Offered through Seabound Yachts of Clayton, N.Y., this 2023 Statement Marine 360 catamaran is powered by a pair of Mercury Racing 400R outboard engines. According to the listing, the engines have 12 hours of operating time. The 36-footer boasts a custom paintjob by Mark Morris of Visual Imagination. Additional highlights include a custom Waves And […]

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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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Sunseeker Predator 65 review: Purist’s choice handles like a motorbike

Sunseeker’s newest hardtop coupé – the 32nd model to bear the Predator name – faces stiff competition, not least from its year-old near-identical sportsfly twin sister. Both are fabulous. But which one to choose? Agile hull and IPS drives allow just the right amount of lean to feel exciting but not alarming. Photos: Sunseeker and […]

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Alton Jones to Championship Round and Wheeler Wins MLF AOY

ONAMIA, Minn. (Sept. 13, 2022) – Pro Alton Jones, Sr., of Lorena, Texas, caught 12 scorable smallmouth bass weighing 47 pounds, 15 ounces to cruise to an easy Qualifying Round win for Group B at the MLF Bass Pro Tour Bally Bet Stage Seven on Mille Lacs Lake Presented by Minn Kota in Onamia, Minnesota. […]

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Fall Fishing In the Canyons

As much as I love the canyons during long, lazy summer days and short nights, my canyon-fishing heart beats with excitement when Labor Day rolls by. Our fishiest water of the year is typically in early fall as the combination of tropical storms pushing warm water inward collides with fall northerlies churning up shelf water […]

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The Advantages of Marine Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries weigh substantially less than comparable lead-acid models. That’s a big advantage in a boat. Steve Sanford Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Marine batteries aboard today’s saltwater fishing boats are more critical than ever […]

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JT Thompkins Wins Bassmaster Open At Chesapeake Bay

JT Thompkins was a man on a mission and his Championship Saturday performance fulfilled this truth with a 17-pound, 4-ounce limit that capped a three-day total of 39-12 and propelled him to victory in the St. Croix Bassmaster Northern Open at Upper Chesapeake Bay presented by Mossy Oak Fishing. After posting weights of 11-0 and […]

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Featured Boat: 2013 MTI 52 RP Carbon Catamaran

Offered through MTI of Wentzville, Mo., this full-canopy 2013 MTI 52 RP (Race/Pleasure) Carbon catamaran is powered by Mercury Racing 1550/1350 engines. According to the listing, the dual-calibration, quad-cam-four-valve turbocharged mills have 115 operating hours. The 52-footer was custom painted by Mark Morris of Visual Imagination. Features include Garmin GPS/chartplotters, external cameras, a custom-designed Bluave […]

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OK Garmin Voice Control

A free software upgrade for Garmin’s GPSMap chart plotters enables voice control. Courtesy Garmin Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. With voice control becoming nearly ubiquitous in electronics for homes, cars, mobile communications and more, you might have seen this […]

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OneNet for Networking Marine Electronics

OneNet stands poised to become the new standard for networking. Courtesy Boston Whaler Most marine electronics networks today are based on the 21-year-old digital communications system known as NMEA 2000 (N2K for short). But now a new system known as OneNet stands poised to become the new standard for networking. What does this mean to […]

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