The new Ever Green ZR-4 is destined to become your go-to bass bait

Crankbait Supremacy – Mindful crankbait anglers know all lures are not created equal. Inevitably, in-boat where anglers are throwing different baits, one rises to the top. Sometimes it’s the color. More often, however, it’s the standout lure’s more refined and compelling action that earns preferred and indisputable results. EverGreen’s new ZR-4 is that exceptional crankbait… […]

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New wallywind range proves luxury and speed do mix

Relax on a cruise and challenge round the cans with the new wallywind range, Wally’s new sailing range, which allies cruising comforts to slick performance Iconic sailboat builder Wally is returning to its roots with its breathtaking new range of cruiser-racers. The wallywind series runs from 110ft up to 150ft LOA, and holds out the […]

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New Fishing Gear for 2022

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) is a blur of excitement and chaos, bringing together many of today’s top fishing tackle, electronics, and apparel manufacturers. Taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, lots of major players in the fresh- and saltwater fishing industries are there to showcase new products. […]

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Boating Sportswear With UV Protection

Ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) is a measurement of how much ultraviolet light is blocked by a fabric. UPF 50, the most common rating on clothing tags, means the fabric will cut out all but 1/50th of the sun’s cancer-causing UV rays. Basically, 98 percent of the UV rays do not penetrate a UPF 50 fabric. […]

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Learn How Maverick Boat Group Builds Resin-Infused Boats

The mold is first encased in a plastic bag, and then a vacuum is attached to compress it all. Courtesy Maverick Boat Group When I first stepped into the Maverick Boat Group’s P2 factory in Fort Pierce, Florida, the first thing I noticed was what was missing. In most other boatbuilding facilities I have visited, […]

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Fishing in Fort Worth, TX Guide

Thanks in no small part to the winding forks of the Trinity River system and the many reservoirs it feeds, there are awesome Fort Worth fishing spots within a few miles no matter what part of town you may be in. So, just what are the best fishing spots in Fort Worth, Texas? What species […]

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New Boat: Archipelago 47

Work Boat Meets Luxury Yacht. Archipelago seeks to combine the best qualities from commercial boats with yachting. Archipelago 47 Archipelago seeks to combine the best qualities from commercial boats with yachting. There’s a new kid on the block. Emerging U.K. boatbuilder Archipelago is making its debut with a vessel that combines the rugged, dependable qualities […]

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IBEX unveils 2022 education schedule

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the schedule of world-class technical education included in the IBEX Education Conference, to be held during the Show, September 27-29, 2022, at the Tampa Convention Center. Owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam, IBEX is North America’s largest trade event […]

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The Electric Enigma

The Electric Enigma Examining the pros and cons of clean propulsion More electric boats are launching as battery technology and designs improve. Competition between builders worldwide is pushing innovation because larger electric boats can go faster, farther, and are quieter than ever.  However, as the actual product is introduced, those boats must live up to, […]

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IBEX Conference Boater and Marina Training Seminars

Tampa, FL – The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the schedule of world-class technical education included in the IBEX Education Conference, to be held during the Show, September 27-29, 2022, at the Tampa Convention Center. Owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam, IBEX is North America’s […]

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Eight Types of Boat Trailer Accessories

The FlexStep offers extra reach into the boat. The Catch-N-Release latches to a boat’s bow eye. Courtesy Megaware Today, trailer-boaters can choose from a wider range of trailer accessories than ever before. These items offer greater safety and more security while on the road, and provide appreciable convenience whether towing a trailer or backing it […]

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Beneteau partners with Vision Marine Technologies

Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies have launched a partnership to integrate Vision Marine Technologies high-power electric outboard motors onboard several models across Groupe Beneteau’s brand portfolio. Innovation is a keystone of Groupe Beneteau’s heritage, shaping trends in boating for over 130 years. Groupe Beneteau said it was quick to recognize the growing market demand […]

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Exclusive First Test of Hinckley’s SilentJet

  Decades after the original Dasher brought jet propulsion and joystick maneuverability to the masses, it is once again rewriting history, this time with a hybrid heart. Decades after the original Dasher brought jet propulsion and joystick maneuverability to the masses, it is once again rewriting history, this time with a hybrid heart. Video produced […]

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Arksen 85 first look: The super-efficient ice queen taking shape in the UK

Arksen’s new British-built explorer yacht is designed to survive everything from ice floes to a 360° roll with eco credentials to match. Dave Marsh takes a closer look at the new queen of green… Photovoltaic panels should generate circa 5kW in sunny conditions What makes a motor boat an explorer yacht? Well, for most boat […]

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2022 Blackfin 302DC

  Overview Serious anglers have been fishing Blackfin for 50 years. But in the past five, the hard-edged fishing brand has wrapped itself in luxury accommodations, a performance ride, and a lustrous fit-and-finish like you might find on a hand-built sports car. Why shouldn’t you? The Blackfin 302DC is certainly hand-built and exhibits all the […]

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Alfastreet sportsboats: Everything you need to know

Slovenian boat builder, Alfastreet, has forged a powerful reputation for the courageous ingenuity of its sportsboats. Alfastreet 32 Cabin Ever since it made its UK debut in 2014, its mixture of classical design, custom-ready upgrade paths and pioneering day-boating solutions has made Alfastreet boats feel bespoke and exclusive. Its heritage in high-end roulette tables may […]

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Tested: Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker claims the new 65 Sport Yacht’s SkyHelm is sports-car inspired. We test that claim by comparing it to an Aston Martin convertible. Photos by Zach Stovall License to Thrill Sunseeker claims the new 65 Sport Yacht’s SkyHelm is sports-car inspired.We test that claim by comparing it to an Aston Martin convertible. Modern-day humans, myself […]

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Lake Conroe Water Activities

Lake Conroe is one of the prime summertime hot spots for avid boaters and anglers in the Houston and College Station areas of Texas. This picture-perfect lake is 21 miles long, 22,000 acres large, and boasts 157 miles of shoreline to explore and enjoy.  Explore Lake Conroe Boat Rentals Fishing in Lake Conroe Lake Conroe […]

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