58th Congressional Cup

The world’s top match racing skippers will return to Long Beach, Calif. April 18 to 22, 2023 for the 58th Congressional Cup regatta – presented by Long Beach Yacht Club, and a founding event on the prestigious World Match Racing Tour. Reigning 2022 Congressional Cup Champion Ian Williams (GBR) will return to defend his title […]

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The Ocean Race

Credit to GUYOT environnement – Team Europe who have regained the lead on the race tracker as well as their position as the most southerly boat in the fleet. In a race south, that’s a good thing…. or is it? Two of the three boats positioned about 120 miles to the west – Team Holcim-PRB […]

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The Bull is Awake, But Will it Continue?

The Bull is Awake, But Will it Continue? Weighing the Pros and Cons. I hope that you had a good and prosperous week and you were able to take advantage of the big moves in January. Several of our “hot” strategies, including Large Cap Leaders (LCL), GEMS and NASDAQ All Stars (NQ All Stars) are […]

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Shifting marketing strategies for the year ahead

By Wanda Kenton Smith While some industries took a beating during COVID, many in the outdoor power and marine space were clobbered by unprecedented product demand. While sales and profits spiked, retailers grappled with the challenge of inventory limitations, associated supply chain and manufacturing production slowdowns.    As we venture into 2023, the cycle has […]

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ORR releases annual report

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New Boat: Jarrett Bay 56

From its belowdecks “Battle Station” and helium tanks to its abovedecks livewells, completely customized rods and fish fighting gear, this custom Jarrett Bay 56 is an angling boat like no other. “So this is the battle station,” says Capt. Brian Tambone. “Pretty much everything has its own perfect location and is safe in rough seas, […]

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The Stock Market is Looking Better

The Stock Market is Looking Better But… Caution is Still Advised. Hello Gaugers. It was a good and profitable week for those long in the market these past 5 and even 9 days since the beginning of the year. I have read one article and commentary after another stating that we’re surely in the beginning […]

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The Ocean Race

The Ocean Race Leg 1 Day 3 – Duelling through the Straits Crews break out of Med and into the Atlantic after two days of gruelling conditions… Day two of The Ocean Race had the fleet searching for calmer waters by heading towards the Spanish coastline to avoid the worst of the brutal offshore breeze […]

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WaterIQ and SOLitude Lake Management Announce Ultrasonic Technologies Distribution Partnership

WILSON, Wyo. – January 11, 2023 – WaterIQ Technologies, the leader in next-generation ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, has announced a partnership with SOLitude Lake Management, a nationwide environmental firm that provides sustainable solutions to improve water quality and preserve water resources. The recognized leaders in the water industry […]

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Pacific Fishermen Shipyard’s Dixon Honored for Support of North Pacific Fishing Industry

Doug Dixon receiving the Norwegian Commercial Club’s King Neptune award in December. Photo: Norwegian Commercial Club. John Douglas “Doug” Dixon, the general manager of Pacific Fishermen Shipyard in Seattle, has been honored by the Norwegian Commercial Club for his life-long contributions to the North Pacific fishing industry with the King Neptune award. The King Neptune […]

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2022 Top Dealers: Best Practices

By the staff of Boating Industry For the last 17 years, Boating Industry’s Top 100 program has become a symbol of the best of the best in retailers across the recreational marine industry. Now in its 18th year in 2022, the program has expanded to award and honor the elite across the entire industry. As […]

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Catch and Release Fishing Tips for Dummies

Trophy snook sustain the population, so a safe release will positively affect the local fishery in the future. George Poveromo A few years ago, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) estimated that the mortality rate for released snook caught on the Gulf coast was only 2.13 percent. The research is clear that carefully […]

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Start RORC Transatlantic Race

A flotilla of spectator boats and a huge crowd in Marina Lanzarote witnessed the start of the 2023 RORC Transatlantic Race, which is supported by Calero Marinas, the International Maxi Association and the Yacht Club de France. In glorious conditions, the fleet got away to a clean downwind start, a mile from Marina Lanzarote. The […]

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Atlantic Bonito on a Fly

Fly fishing isn’t about the fish. Instead, it is about the fly fisherman’s journey to the fish. People pick up a fly rod to challenge themselves and enjoy the soul-strumming poetry of the process. Of all the fish fly fishermen pursue, the Atlantic bonito is one of the most challenging. The average fisherman catches the […]

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Lady Liberty Regatta 2023

The Lady Liberty Regatta is the premiere all-women’s event in New York Harbor. After being revived last fall, the regatta will be held again at our club September 8-10, 2023. This year, the Lady Liberty Regatta will focus on inviting women teams from around the world to “come take a bite out of the Big […]

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How to Protect Your Boat’s Finish with Ceramic Coating

In the world of protecting your vessel’s finish, choosing the best protective boat surface application for your vessel will certainly vary. Few will hit all the stress points, including durability, longevity, ease of prep work, ease of application and price point. As salty Floridians, we also must combat the most intense UV rays, saltwater corrosion […]

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