Australia Sail Grand Prix Sydney

The global racing league, SailGP – one of the world’s fastest-growing sports properties – continues to expand its broadcast offering in Australia with the announcement it has secured a new free-to-air partnership with the Seven Network for the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix I Sydney. In one month’s time more Australian viewers than ever can […]

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WaterIQ Technologies Forms Scientific Advisory Board

WaterIQ Technologies Forms Scientific Advisory Board WaterIQ TechnologiesTM, the leader in next-generation ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, today announced the addition of three members to its newly formed Scientific Advisory Board. Appointed members span the U.S., Mexico and South America and will serve in research roles conducting […]

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10 New Marine Electronics Developments

In today’s world of rapidly evolving technology, the only ­element that’s consistent is change. While the pace of new marine electronics introductions might have slowed during the past two years in the wake of global supply-chain issues, development is accelerating again. This year, boating anglers will see a host of fresh electronic systems at boat […]

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The Fight Over Red Grouper in the Gulf

Red grouper are a prized catch in the Gulf of Mexico for both recreational and commercial fishermen. Alex Suescun The Gulf of Mexico is back in the news. Or still in the news, anyway. But the news is not about red snapper this time — it’s about red grouper. And it’s still a heated conversation […]

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The Evolution of Power Catamarans

A veteran marine journalist reflects on how fast power cats have evolved over the last few decades. When I first cranked up my marine-magazine career eons ago, most of the big magazines dispatched editors every year to the Chicago International Boat Show. And toward the end of the festivities in 1989, in a crowded aisle […]

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From the Editor: BC Fisheries in Flux

Inside the February 2023 issue of Fishermen’s News, you’ll find an excellent article on the status of the British Columbia fishing industry. In the article, reporter Norris Comer states that “A myriad of challenges face B.C. fisheries, with the threatened Pacific salmon stocks taking center stage.” But in addition to the article in this issue, […]

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Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023

Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023  Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2023 – The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and […]

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Biden Bans Swordfish Drift Gillnets in US

Eliminating the use of large-mesh drift gillnets will help minimize bycatch in the commercial swordfish fishery. Mike Mazur I’ll be right up front: I’m not a fan of legislative riders, where an issue unrelated to the major piece of legislation gets attached as a way of getting it passed. It is my feeling that the […]

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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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Yamaha Rightwaters announces new T-BART relationship

Yamaha announced it has become an official outboard sponsor of Tellico Boaters Assistance Response Team (T-BART) as the response team forms a new relationship with Yamaha Rightwaters. Pursuant to the three-year agreement, Yamaha will assist T-BART by providing a Yamaha F115 outboard and other financial backing. Yamaha Rightwaters supports T-BART’s mission to assist stranded boaters […]

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Massachusetts creates Office of Outdoor Recreation

Massachusetts became the 18th state to establish an Office of Outdoor Recreation – drawing praise from Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) and bolstering the ability of the nation’s $862 billion outdoor recreation economy to grow even more. Massachusetts’ Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito welcomed an enthusiastic audience full of recreation and conservation advocates to celebrate the new […]

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President of Mustang Survival Announces Resignation

Photo by Mustang Survival Burnaby, BC – Last week, Jason Leggatt, President of Mustang Survival, and Andrew Branagh, CEO of The Wing Group, announced together that Jason has resigned from his daily management position as President. Jason has provided valuable guidance to the Senior Leadership team, accomplishing notable strategic achievements, including transitioning Mustang Survival to […]

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Florida extends Hurricane Ian salvage help deadline

Acknowledging the significant challenge facing many recreational boat owners who are unable to pay salvage costs for their Hurricane Ian- wrecked vessels, or who may still be assessing the extent of the damage, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) extended its Hurricane Ian waiver program through the end of 2022. The waivers, which […]

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Extends Vessel Salvage Deadline

<!– In the News: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Extends Vessel Salvage Deadline –> Salvaging a damaged vessel can be an expensive, time-consuming proposition, and Hurricane Ian left hundreds of boats in need of such assistance. That’s why the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has extended its Hurricane Ian waiver program through the […]

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