Silent 60 Solar-Electric Motoryacht Review

Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward thinking yachts ever built. A Silent Future? Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward […]

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Iguana Yachts launches the First Electric Amphibious Boat: the Iguana Foiler

The Iguana Foiler was unveiled for the first time during the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022 last week. Iguana Yachts goes one step further with an innovation that is both groundbreaking and sustainable. Responding to the demand for an electric version of the Iguana from clients, the French shipyard developed a foiling version of its amphibious […]

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE […]

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2022 Boating Industry Bold Moves

By Jamie Stafford Boating Industry’s Movers & Shakers program brings a wealth of talented nominations to the fore. Though we’ve shone a spotlight on this year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year as well as the finalists, there are still more industry leaders worthy of recognition for 2022. This six leaders have been making Bold […]

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Pro angler appointed to Florida Boating Advisory Council

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced the appointment of Yamaha/Skeeter Pro Angler and National Boating Safety Ambassador Hunter Bland to the Boating Advisory Council. During his three-year term, Bland will help the council make recommendations to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Department of Economic Opportunity regarding issues affecting the boating community, including […]

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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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Suntex acquires Channel Club Marina

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced the acquisition of Channel Club Marina located in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey. “Channel Club Marina is an amazing location, offering a host of amenities in the very popular Jersey Shore area,” said David Filler, Investments Partner, Suntex Marinas. “Having made a number of recent investments in the New Jersey […]

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Integra acquires Jenson Beach Marina

Miami-based real estate investment and development firm Integra Investments (Integra), under its “Integra Marinas” platform, with investment partner, BLG Capital Advisors, announced the acquisition of Four Fish Inn and Marina in Jensen Beach, Florida. This news marks the company’s entrance into the Martin County market and continued growth trajectory as a prominent player in the […]

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Three Iconic Boating Cities

For entertainment, check out the Chicago Riverwalk. It has three downtown docks, including this one at City Winery, a restaurant and live-music venue. Cate Brown Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Chicago This city of 2.7 million doesn’t become an […]

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AMI opens registration for 2023 conference

Registration for the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, formerly the International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), is now open. Entering its 21st year, the conference will be held January 30 – February 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. AMI is planning a face-to-face event in 2022. Conference fees […]

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2022 Newport International Boat Show

2022 Newport International Boat Show Come to the famed waterfront September 15–18 to see what’s new in boating. Fall in New England, with mild weather and changing leaves, draws international tourists to historic downtown Newport for the Newport International Boat Show. As the kickoff to boat show season, the event hosts hundreds of exhibitors, dealers, and manufacturers, […]

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Visit Lake Champlain

Making a Connection Lake Champlain offers some of the best boating from New York to Vermont. Magic and mystery are daily elements of cruising Lake Champlain. Maybe it’s looking east spotting the Green Mountains of Vermont rimming the horizon and looking west to the Adirondack Mountains of New York standing at attention. Or could it […]

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Boatyard appoints Lingerfelt principal product owner

Boatyard announced that Joe Lingerfelt, formerly of YachtWorld and more recently Expedia, has joined their team as principal product owner. “We are excited that Joe has brought his years of leadership experience at one of the largest tech companies in the world to Boatyard,” said Boatyard founder and president Nathan Heber. “By combining his expertise […]

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A Little Town with a Big Personality

Photo Courtesy of Wayne County Tourism A fun town with a big boating presence, Sodus Point is a boater’s paradise situated on a beautiful bay on the southern shores of Lake Ontario. Though the town may be small, it is vibrant. As Yoda would say: “Size matters not.” By Margaret Steiss Sodus Point, New York, […]

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‘Last Call Before Fall’ Fun Run To Benefit Suncoast Charities For Children

Set for Saturday, September 17, the “Last Call Before Fall Fun Run” presented by Suntex Marinas is the final event of Suncoast Summer Fest in Sarasota, Fla., which raises money for Suncoast Charities for Children. Vessels of all shapes and sizes, from personal watercraft to high-performance catamaran, center consoles and V-bottoms. Vessels of all kinds […]

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Fourth Annual Lake Champlain Poker Run A Pure Team Success

<!– Event Coverage: Fourth Annual Lake Champlain Poker Run A Pure Team Success –> Between the launch ramp and not one but two marinas, some 15 volunteers logged two-and-a-half sweaty days helping 62 powerboat owners and their guests enjoy last weekend’s Lake Champlain Poker Run in Burlington, Vt. But weeks before the first boat touched […]

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ELEVATE 2022: Powering the future of boating

  By David Gee The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.” Leonard I. Sweet What kind of future is the recreational boating industry working to create? What will power the boats of the future? And what will be at the heart of these next generation propulsion systems? High energy-density […]

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Embracing sustainability

Manufacturers By Adam Quandt Sustainability is certainly not a new notion to our world; however, the idea of sustainability and operating business sustainably has gained more and more momentum over the last few years, especially as we look at the recreational boating industry of both today and the future. “Innovation is alive and well in […]

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