Electric Boats and Avoiding Range Anxiety

If you’re looking to compare the power of your electric motor to a gas or diesel engine, follow this formula: 1 kilowatt equals 1.34. Christian Brecheis 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. I’ve run out of gas on the water […]

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FUELING YOUR VESSEL THE RIGHT WAY

Aside from the sharp pain in your wallet, many other factors should be considered before pulling your boat up to the pump. It’s essential to be aware of some challenges and hazards of fueling up, especially in larger vessels with bigger tanks. Additionally, you can take steps to increase your fuel efficiency and even avoid […]

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Redemption Reigns In Race World Offshore Clearwater ‘Nationals’

Created: September 26, 2022 by: Written by Eric Colby During last Saturday’s test session before the 13th annual Baystar Clearwater ‘Nationals’ offshore powerboat race ahead of yesterday’s main event, owner/throttleman Tyler Miller and driver Myrick Coil weren’t happy with how their M CON Skater 388 catamaran felt. With time in the testing window for the […]

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Better Gas Mileage for Your Boat

It’s no secret that we’re all getting hit hard at the gas pump these days, and it may be some time before we see any real relief. Article from Mercury Dockline Some might be tempted to boat or fish less to save some cash, and that’s understandable. But doing so just means you’re not using […]

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Targeting Redfish in Texas

Texas anglers love redfish as much as the Dallas Cowboys. There’s nothing more exciting than sight-casting flies, plugs or plastics. Tosh Brown 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. A redfish is like a bull in a […]

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What’s Moving The Market

WHAT IS MOVING THE MARKETS?  10 Headwinds That Remain in Place In response to the recent steep pullback in stocks from their August highs, last week our Market Outlook focused on how uncertain and potentially volatile September (and October) can be to the stock market. You can review its charts and analysis here. What prompted this […]

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New Rules of Fire Fighting on Boats

“It was like a fire-breathing dragon.” Fire on the water is no joke. Learn how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to, a worst-case scenario. It was a matter of 15 seconds from the time we smelled the smoke to the time the flames were just billowing,” said Arthur “Kitt” Watson in an interview with […]

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Electric Outboard Repowering on a Boston Whaler Super Sport

Improved charging means less downtime between activities. Capt. Vincent Daniello Back in 2015, I’d mused on these pages that my son, Evan, then in kindergarten, would likely own an electric-propelled boat. Now he’s in middle school and can operate a boat on his own. Has electric propulsion matured to where my light-hearted prediction might actually […]

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St. Petersburg Grand Prix Defines The Heat of Competition

After qualifying in lane No. 1 for the Class 1 race at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix presented by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater and produced by P1 Offshore, the 47-foot Victory, Huski Chocolate, had the advantage that driver Travis Pastrana and throttleman Steve Curtis coveted heading into the fourth race yesterday. A combination of advantageous lane […]

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Electric Invaders

On a Norwegian adventure with the crew of Viking-inspired engineers at Evoy, Simon Murray discovers not only the fanatical dedication behind the race to build the fastest electric boats in the world, but the true meaning of “skol!” Evoy’s electric motors are propelling Norwegian boats to some of the fastest speeds achieved by electricity alone. […]

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Best Stargazing Binoculars: 6 Pairs for Boaters

Looking to do a little skywatching at sea or on shore? The best stargazing binoculars will take you higher than standard marine binoculars. While just about any pair of binoculars will offer an enhanced view of the heavens, when it comes to astronomy binoculars that also perform well in a marine context, the field narrows […]

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Boat Winterization Tips

Keeping your boat covered ensures that snow or other elements can’t damage the vessel. SWS File 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. Next spring’s fishing plans can quickly turn to frustration if you leave your boat […]

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The Cajun Baby” Cliff Crochet Raises Money for Conservation

Louisiana Pro Raises More Than $84,000 to Stock F1 Largemouth Bass into Hometown Fisheries PIERRE PART, La. (Aug. 25, 2022) – While many anglers were enjoying the late-July, post-ICAST lull before events started back up, Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour angler Cliff Crochet of Pierre Part, Louisiana, was hard at work.  On July […]

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America’s Oldest Tackle Shop Reopens

The iconic sign was moved from the Manhattan storefront to the new location on Guy Lombardo Avenue in Freeport, NY. Joe Albanese Famed for the 24-foot neon sign marking its unlikely presence in the most urban of American cities, Capitol Fishing Tackle has relocated to the suburbs. The 125-year-old shop moved from Manhattan to Freeport, […]

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Q&A: Taiga CEO Sam Bruneau

By Adam Quandt Canadian-based Taiga Motors Corporation launched into a journey to bring electric vehicles (EVs) to the outdoor recreational world at the end of 2015. In early July 2022, Taiga began deliveries for its Orca electric personal watercraft. Shortly after, Boating Industry was invited to Vermont to get some seat time on the all-new […]

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Ocean Contributes Billions of Dollars to BC Economy: Study

Image via University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries. A University of British Columbia study concludes that ocean waters contributed nearly $5 billion to the provincial gross domestic product in 2015, and that the sum is likely an underestimate, as it included only sectors most closely linked to the ocean. But the […]

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Overflowing Positivity From The Biggest Big Cat Poker Run In Years

<!– Event Coverage: Overflowing Positivity From The Biggest Big Cat Poker Run In Years –> With pre-registration right around 80 boats, the organizers behind this year’s Big Cat Poker Run in Northern California were excited to build upon the event’s 2021 rebirth of sorts following the pandemic and leadership changes. What they didn’t expect was […]

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