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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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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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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Vereen and Cartmell of Coastal Carolina U Win 2022 Bassmaster College Championship on Winyah Bay

Andrew Vereen and Connor Cartmell of Coastal Carolina University have won the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Winyah Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops with a three-day total of 40 pounds, 2 ounces.Photo by Dalton Tumblin/B.A.S.S Coastal Carolina Claims Bassmaster College National Championship On Home Waters GEORGETOWN, S.C. — When it […]

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The 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule is Out Now

B.A.S.S. Announces 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series season barely in the history books, B.A.S.S. is already getting primed for another go-round as the 2023 Elite Series slate was announced today. The schedule includes nine regular-season events in seven states with a healthy mix of familiar fisheries […]

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What’s the Best Depth Finder for Your Boat?

What’s the Best Small Boat Depth Finder? Knowing the depth beneath your boat could be the difference between catching a limit or getting skunked. It could also prevent the headaches of running aground or a prop strike. Depth finders are a valuable feature for anyone hitting the water, but which one is best for your […]

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Wellcraft 355

Satisfying your needs. by Capt. Tom Serio “I feel the need, the need for speed! Yow!” Photos Courtesy of Wellcraft There’s a lot of that kind of sentiment going on nowadays, thanks to the movie “Top Gun”. But look around, we have a generation of mid-somethings that have an insatiable appetite for all things speed […]

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Uncharted Waters: Pro Tips

No matter how much you know—or think you know—about boating, there’s always more to learn. I recently accompanied two true seafaring professionals—Capt. Peter Liverzani and Capt. Felix Carcano (Pete’s trusty mate)—on a Florida-bound boat delivery. And hey, the trip turned out to be both fun and instructive, largely thanks to the asides Liverzani contributed along […]

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