2023 Malibu Wakesetter 26 LSV

The surf wave is incredible. Courtesy Malibu Boats Tapping in at 26 feet, 5 inches in length overall and rated to carry a total of 18 watersports fans, the Malibu Wakesetter 26 LSV offers room aplenty. Its bow maintains a traditional shape, with an attractive sheerline and design contours in the hullsides that allow for […]

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Pursuit S 428: 2023 Boat Buyers Guide

The S 428 is Pursuit’s most powerful boat ever. Courtesy Pursuit Boats Anglers on the chase for big game offshore have been looking to Pursuit Boats to get to the quarry, boat it and return them from distant waters, and the brand has been faithful to them for nearly half a century. Its lineup includes […]

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2023 Malibu Wakesetter 26 LSV

The surf wave is incredible. Courtesy Malibu Boats Tapping in at 26 feet, 5 inches in length overall and rated to carry a total of 18 watersports fans, the Malibu Wakesetter 26 LSV offers room aplenty. Its bow maintains a traditional shape, with an attractive sheerline and design contours in the hullsides that allow for […]

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Malibu reports record Q1

Malibu Boats, Inc. recently announced its financial results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2022. Net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2022 increased $48.7 million, or 19.2%, to $302.2 million as compared to the three months ended September 30, 2021. Unit volume for the three months ended September 30, 2022, increased 213 units, or 10.5%, […]

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Malibu Launches 22 LSV

Meet the all-new Malibu Wakesetter 22 LSV, a “compact powerhouse” that’s available with tons of new custom options. At just under 22 feet, the nimble 22 LSV is easy to manage while creating world-class wakes and waves. Thanks to Malibu’s innovations like Surf Gate, Power Wedge III and the Wake Plus hull, the 22 LSV […]

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Boat of the Year Finalists for 2022

Boating’s editors test more than 100 boats per year in just about every category. During 2022, our editors once again tested more than 100 boats, including PWC, 16-foot-long runabouts, cruisers, dayboats, and center-console boats in excess of 50 feet length overall. We tested gas boats, diesel boats, electric boats, jet boats, outboard boats, inboard boats, […]

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Top 10 White Seabass Records

Found from Baja California to Alaska, white seabass are prized for their fighting ability and taste. Jim Hendricks 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. White seabass, angler favorites from Baja California, to Alaska, are known by […]

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Malibu Boats announces Q4 financial results

Malibu Boats, Inc. has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2022. Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2022 Highlights Compared to Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2021 Net sales increased 27.6% to $353.2 million Unit volume increased 10.3% to 2,596 units Gross profit increased 29.5% to $89.6 million Net income increased 42.1% to $49.7 […]

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Understanding the Importance of Engine Torque

A watersports engine at work visibly shows an effect of high, constant torque applied to a heavy, ballasted boat creating a powerful, surfable wave. Courtesy Supra You almost certainly know the horsepower rating or displacement of your boat’s engine. But some marine-engine manufacturers have begun marketing torque over horsepower. In a break from standard practice, […]

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Malibu Releases Largest Model Ever Built

26 LSV 22 LSV PHOTOS COURTESY OF MALIBU Malibu has added two new models to its Luxury Sport V-Drive series: the 26 LSV and the 22 LSV. At over 26 feet long, the 26 LSV is the largest Malibu model ever built, and can accommodate up to 17 people — perfect for large parties looking […]

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