Bring in the jets

By Adam Quandt While the entire recreational marine industry has been extremely hot over the last few years, there’s one segment in particular that has been absolutely on fire; Personal watercraft (PWC). Despite facing similar and near-constant supply chain challenges as the rest of the industry, the PWC market has been a driving force to […]

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Annapolis Boat Shows 2022

The United States Powerboat Show, in Annapolis Harbor, celebrates its 50th anniversary October 6-9, 2022. Courtesy Annapolis Boat Shows The boating world will once again rejoice as fall approaches and visitors from the U.S. and abroad return to Annapolis for two iconic boat shows, the United States Powerboat Show (Oct. 6-9) and United States Sailboat […]

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Lowe Boats Launches 2023 Lineup

PHOTO COURTESY OF LOWE BOATS Lowe Boats has announced the launch of its new 2023 SF pontoon series, boasting bold new styling and a host of premium features for enjoying the water. “For over half a century, Lowe has been building quality boats with a reputation for performance and versatility,” says Greg Falkner, general manager […]

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BRP Announces All-New Manitou Pontoons

PHOTO COURTESY OF MANITOU Manitou’s 2023 lineup features eye-catching, sleek modern design and a quieter, more efficient ride with the new Rotax Outboard Engine. The new sleek aesthetic is courtesy of an aluminum transformation process exclusive to Manitou, and a redesigned bow offers a distinctive new lighting signature for navigation and docking lights. Equipped with […]

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BRP Unveils Rotax Outboard Engine

The 2023 Manitou Explore 22 with Rotax outboard power and optional aft MAX Deck. Courtesy BRP BRP used its August 7 dealer meeting to reveal the new Rotax Outboard Engine, an all-new propulsion unit that will be exclusive to BRP boat brands Alumacraft, Manitou and, in Australia, Quintrex. The low-profile outboard uses a horizontal powerhead […]

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BRP launches Rotax outboards, new model lineups

BRP Inc. and its marine group recently announced the all-new Rotax outboard models at its dealer event in Salt Lake City, Utah. The engine announcement paired with the unveiling of new models from the manufacturer’s Manitou pontoon and AlumaCraft lineups for MY 2023. The new Rotax Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology is initially offered in […]

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Jeanneau Announces Three New Models for 2023

NC 1295 Flybridge Leader 10.5 CC Jeanneau Yachts 55 PHOTOS COURTESY OF JEANNEAU Jeanneau is introducing three exciting new models to its 2023 lineup: The NC 1295 Flybridge, Leader 10.5 CC and Jeanneau Yachts 55 — three models designed to make the most out of time on the water. The outboard-powered NC 1295 Flybridge features […]

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Skeeter Boats celebrates 75 years

This July, Skeeter Products, Inc. celebrates 75 years in business as the leader in performance fishing boats. The impressive milestone is marked by an unrelenting passion for creating unforgettable experiences on the water. Skeeter celebrates their anniversary with the release of a limited edition FXR APEX bass boat in an all-new gold and black color scheme. […]

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Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies to Deliver Electric Outboard Powerboats

PHOTO OF GROUPE BENETEAU Groupe Beneteau has partnered with Vision Marine Technologies to bring electric outboard propulsion to several new models across its portfolio. Groupe Beneteau has been innovative in recognizing and adopting new electric technologies within its portfolio, and this latest partnership will ensure electric propulsion is also available for multiple outboard powerboat models. […]

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