Roar Offshore Fort Myers Beach Makes Cancelation Official

Created: October 1, 2022 by: Written by Matt Trulio With Fort Myers Beach, devastated by Hurricane Ian, the Southwest Florida community has far greater concerns than the loss of an offshore powerboat race. But organizer Tim Hill took time from clearing tons of debris littering his home yesterday to make the announcement official on the […]

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BoatUS urges inland water boaters to prepare for Hurricane Ian

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Special Report: A Whale of a Problem for Boaters

NOAA Proposal Could Devastate Boating Industry. In the hopes of saving a declining population of North Atlantic Right whales, NOAA aims to institute a 10-knot speed limit along much of the Atlantic coast. We cut through the clutter and get to the heart of this matter with this emergency podcast with Viking Director of Government […]

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NMRA presents 2022 Mel Barr and Old Pro awards

Two marine industry veterans were recognized today by the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) as the recipients of the 2022 NMRA Mel Barr and Old Pro awards. The awards, originally scheduled to be presented during IBEX, were presented virtually due to the cancellation of the show ahead of the projected arrival of Hurricane Ian in […]

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What If The APBA Super Cat And Super Stock Championship Series Ended Today?

About the only natural disaster less predictable than a hurricane is an earthquake, and fortunately Florida doesn’t get a whole lot of those. But the Sunshine State is an ever-shifting ground zero for violent storms this time of year as witnessed by Hurricane Ian, which is predicted to make landfall tomorrow afternoon in the Tampa […]

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How to future proof your sailing

The world’s weather is changing. Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell explains how to future-proof your sailing and voyage planning ‘Sailing routes depend primarily on weather, which changes little over the years. However, possibly as a result of the profound changes that have occurred in the ecological balance of the world environment, there have been several freak […]

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Hurricane Ian brings IBEX 2022 cancellation

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that based on the weather reports from NOAA and consultation with the City of Tampa, Tampa Convention Center, and other stakeholders, the cancellation of this year’s show. “It is a very difficult decision to cancel IBEX 2022, as we were on track to have an excellent event,” said Anne […]

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Weather Forces IBEX Cancelation

Created: September 25, 2022 by: Written by Jason Johnson Slated to kick off this Tuesday in Tampa, Fla., the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference—or IBEX in marine industry parlance—has been canceled in advance of Tropical Storm Ian, which is predicted to make landfall in the area early this week. The news announced in a press […]

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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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10 Stops Along the Fall Run

Fall run in full swing: A school of stripers feasts on small baitfish off the south side of Montauk. Photo by Mike Demarco It’s easy to romanticize the fall striper run. Changing leaves, crisp weather, empty seashore towns, and the striper season saving its best fishing for last. No matter where you fish in the […]

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Reader Submission: Lynn Stateham from North Carolina

Eastern North Carolina is packed with beautiful and protected anchorages, and one of our favorites is Cedar Creek at mile 187 on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.  In 2009 we spent three peaceful days there, on our Prout catamaran Sunspot Baby while the remnants of Hurricane Ida poured buckets of rain and the winds howled offshore. […]

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Evoy launches new electric engine, announces partnerships

This year in Cannes, Evoy will launch their prototype of the Outboard Storm – a 300-hp electric outboard motor systems with 225-kW continuous power. Evoy designs electric outboard and inboard motor systems ranging from 120 hp to 400 hp continuous and has so far released the Outboard Breeze (120 hp and 90 kW continuous power […]

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Angling Artist: Mark O’Grasso

It’s cold and gusty in the middle of February, and Mark O’Grasso stands beneath the motorized, retractable awning of the heatless, 400-square foot garage that acts as his workshop. As a woodworker, O’Grasso must carve outdoors to avoid inhaling any miniscule wood shavings. He enjoys the process, but it’s a simpler (and warmer) one during […]

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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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Horizon Yacht USA Hosts 2022 Owner Rendezvous

Horizon Yacht USA Hosts 2022 Owner Rendezvous Nearly 100 guests, 15 sets of owners, and 10 Horizon yachts gathered in the Abacos, Bahamas, for a weekend celebration. Getting back on “island time” was the theme of the 9th Horizon Yacht’s Owner Rendezvous, which kicked off with a bang this year in the Bahamas’ Abaco Islands […]

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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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Hurricane’s New Model Year 2023 SunDeck 2600

PHOTO COURTESY OF HURRICANE Hurricane has announced an all-new hull for its model year 2023 SunDeck 2600. At just over 26 feet, the SunDeck 2600 outboard deck boat features a spacious design with plenty of room, while offering a safe and stable platform and reliable performance to tackle your adventures on the water. “One of […]

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