Casting for Quality

Freshly-cast propellers cool off before moving on to the next steps. Charles Plueddeman Polished to a mirror finish and carefully engraved, a gleaming stainless steel propeller is like a piece of lovely jewelry for your boat. When exposed, the blades can dazzle other boaters like Harry Winston facets. The Investment Casting Process Goes Modern The […]

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How to future proof your sailing

The world’s weather is changing. Cruising guru Jimmy Cornell explains how to future-proof your sailing and voyage planning ‘Sailing routes depend primarily on weather, which changes little over the years. However, possibly as a result of the profound changes that have occurred in the ecological balance of the world environment, there have been several freak […]

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ABM Inducts 2022 Hall of Fame

Jim Ellis Lorraine Ellis (Tony) Lewis Carl Mammel William Morgan Allan Newell PHOTOS COURTESY OF ABM During the 2022 Antique & Classic Boat Society Annual International Meeting & Show, the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York, announced the latest inductees into its Hall of Fame, launched in 2019 to honor individuals who have made […]

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Kenect acquires Friendemic

Kenect, a texting solution used by nearly 6,000 businesses throughout North America, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Friendemic, a leading provider of online reputation and digital communication software solutions for automotive and powersports dealerships and manufacturers. This transaction brings together two companies with the shared mission of connecting businesses with their customers. […]

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RELiON Battery joins The Conservation Alliance

RELiON Battery, a part of the Navico Group, has announced a partnership with The Conservation Alliance, an organization of like-minded businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations. By becoming a business member of The Conservation Alliance, RELiON will be a part of a joint effort to protect and preserve wild places and wildlife. The […]

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Target Freshwater Game Fish with Golden Shiner

While saltwater fisheries garner much of the attention of Sunshine State anglers, Florida is home to some of the fishiest freshwater lakes, rivers and canals in the world. Most of the statewide sweetwater enthusiasts who frequent these venues live and die by artificial offerings, targeting various bass species, butterfly peacock, bullseye snakehead, clown knifefish and […]

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Wider Announces Partnership with MarineMax

PHOTO COURTESY OF MARINEMAX MarineMax will serve as the exclusive North American dealer for Italian yacht manufacturer Wider. Five units of the new WiderCat92 in Wider’s catamaran division are already underway and set to be released in 2023 and 24, two of them destined for the American market. “We are thrilled to be working with […]

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