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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Gallery Of The Week: Concepts Conquer Emerald Coast Poker Run

Created: September 25, 2022 by: Written by Jason Johnson The 30th annual Emerald Coast Powerboat Week Poker Run wrapped up yesterday and the entire show—from the parties at AJ’s to the Miss Powerboat Week bikini contest at Harry T’s—was as exciting as ever. The team behind the Florida Powerboat Club, which organized the event in […]

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Silent 60

Not a Sound Silent-Yachts is making big strides in solar-electric power both on the water and on shore.  I was standing on the Silent 60 flybridge chatting with another guest prior to leaving the dock for a test ride when we both suddenly realized we were drifting in the middle of the canal. Somewhat alarmed, it […]

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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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Inside The Cowes Classic, Offshore Powerboating’s Toughest Endurance Race

The last weekend in August was a great one for veteran offshore powerboat racer Miles Jennings, who is currently competing in the Union Internationale Motonautique Class 1 World Championship Series in the United States with American Alex Pratt in XINSURANCE/Good Boy Vodka, a 52-foot MTI catamaran powered by Mercury Racing 1100 Comp engines. Running Silverline, […]

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Exposure: Viking Space Ship

This angle of a Viking employee in a Tyvek suit standing in the bowels of the 90′ hull offers just a taste of how much volume this ship will really have. Since the time of the Arc, boatbuilders have boasted about volume. Ol’ Noah undoubtedly would have extolled the virtues of his ship’s interior space […]

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Formula Going Fishing With First 337 CCF Center Console

Announced during the 2022 Miami International Boat Show, Formula Boats’ first 38-foot center console will debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which is scheduled for October 26-30 in the Southwest Florida city. The new model, dubbed the Formula 387 Center Console Fish, is powered by triple Mercury Racing 450R outboard engines. Formula’s first […]

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NMMA opens trade registration for 2023 Discover Boating events

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DCB Continues Event Blitz With This Week’s Lake Cumberland Poker Run

Starting with the late-February Florida Powerboat Club-hosted Miami Boat Show Poker Run in which two new catamarans from DCB Performance Boats took center stage—Mauricio and Angie Vivanco’s M44 Widebody and Greg Harris and Yvonne Alemán’s M37R Widebody—the team at the El Cajon, Calif., company, namely Tony Chiaramonte and Jeff Johnston, have been delivering boats and […]

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On Board With: Paul Tracy

Paul Tracy enjoys performance, whether on land or water. Courtesy Paul Tracy 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. Speed is second nature to Paul Tracy. The 53-year-old Canadian-American started racing as a teen and competed at the apex of American […]

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Formula 387 Center Console

A return to old form for the builder. by Kevin Koenig Formula is perhaps best known for building stylish, sturdy and above all fast express cruisers that are popular from Long Island, Bahamas, to Long Island, New York. Photos Courtesy of Formula But what many Formula fans may not remember is that the builder once […]

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Cigarette Racing Team Consolidating Parts And Service Department

A custom builder of vaunted high-performance sportboats and center consoles, Cigarette Racing Team of Opa-Locka, Fla., is is reorganizing its Parts and Service department. The new department was announced in late 2021 following the company’s acquisition by Miami-based attorney John H. Ruiz. Mindi Doller, an industry veteran brought in by Ruiz to head the boat-builder’s […]

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The Best Permit Fishing Records of All Time

For some anglers, a permit is a dream catch. The hard-fighting fish is tough to handle no matter its size. Below, check out the top current world records for this bucket-list species. There’s just something about sight casting to a large permit cruising crystalline water. Swimming just below the surface in the flats or other […]

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Federal Shark Fin Crackdown On Tap

These shark fins were captured in an unrelated bust by NOAA in the early 2000s. NOAA By one estimate over 70 million sharks are taken annually, chiefly for their fins. Demand for shark fin soup, considered a delicacy by many, has driven the price of shark fins sky-high. Shark fins are worth many times more […]

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Hardin Marine To Make Wireless Products Push At IBEX

<!– New Products: Hardin Marine To Make Wireless Products Push At IBEX –> Coming to the Tampa Bay Convention Center September 27-29, the International Boat Builders Exhibition and Conference—or IBEX in marine industry parlance—provides a showcase for new products from an array of vendors. This year, Hardin Marine, one of the annual event’s most stalwart […]

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The Ten Best Bonefish Records of All Time

Skinny water anglers cherish that acute sense of accomplishment that comes from successfully stalking a bonefish, executing a perfect cast, setting the hook and then carefully working the fish to hand. Bonefish are notoriously wary and easily spooked. Some people call them “phantoms” or “gray ghosts.” The Latin name for the most common species, Albula […]

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