Catalina Fun Run At Record 50 Boats And Counting

For all intents and purposes, there is one lunch-stop destination between Los Angeles and Honolulu—Catalina Island—and for the most part that explains why the Pacific Ocean off Southern California isn’t exactly a hotbed for recreational go-fast boating. But what a stop it is, and come September 23-25 a solid group of go-fast powerboat enthusiasts will […]

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Sea Ray SLX 260

Sea Ray’s SLX 260 is the brand’s first boat to be designed by an all-female team. by Kevin Koenig An exciting development in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sea Ray has launched the SLX 260 (and its sistership the SLX 260 Outboard), designed by women. Photos Courtesy of Sea Ray Sea Ray senior design manager Carrie Fodor and […]

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Sea Ray SLX 260

Bundle of Joy Sea Ray introduces the SLX 260 with its next-generation design. Its profile is fast and sporty. Its interior is designed for comfort with a helm setup for effortless control and amenities that fit nicely into the family cruising and water sport lifestyle. The SLX 260 is the first boat designed exclusively by an all-female […]

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Boat Winterization Tips

Keeping your boat covered ensures that snow or other elements can’t damage the vessel. SWS File 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. Next spring’s fishing plans can quickly turn to frustration if you leave your boat […]

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2022 Sailfish 316 DC

The 316 DC is built for a comfortable day on the water whether fishing or cruising. Courtesy Sailfish Boats Overview Those who say dual-console boats aren’t real fishing boats have never stepped aboard a boat like the Sailfish 316 DC, with a vast expanse of open cockpit space that channels the same feel as a […]

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From Italy To Los Angeles in a RIB

How much preparation, nerve and fuel does it take for a RIB to cross an ocean? Relive some of toughest challenges and the sweetest moments from adventurer Sergio Davi. “La sfida è sempre con me stesso mai con il mare.” In English, this translates to “the challenge is always with myself, never with the sea.” […]

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2022 Yamaha 222 FSH Sport E

The 222 FSH Sport E is full of hybrid features that make it suitable for fishing and family boating. Garrett Cortese Overview As a lifelong angler, I grew up fishing aboard plenty of spartan vessels. But the last decade has seen those hardcore center-console designs soften. Family-friendly features now deliver enjoyment and comfort for daylong […]

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Day One Highlights From The 34th Annual Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout

With relatively cool weather, as in not 100-plus degrees, welcoming the participants to the 34th annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Central Missouri on Saturday, the first day of the world-famous top-speed competition presented by Performance Boat Center went off safely, smoothly and successfully this year with 143 runs recorded on the three-quarter-mile course […]

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Image Of The Week: Air Torrente At The Lake Of The Ozarks

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Air Torrente At The Lake Of The Ozarks –> As friends, fans and colleagues of Shaun Torrente, we appreciate his approach to speed on the water. A few years ago on Friday before the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Central Missouri, we caught a ride […]

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2022 Aspen C120

The C120 offers a stable and efficient ride. Courtesy Aspen Power Catamarans 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. Overview Aspen Power Catamarans employ asymmetrical hulls similar to Polynesian proas. These provide stability, seaworthiness, extraordinary efficiency and generous interior space for […]

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Cobalt’s Newest Luxury Runabout: The R33 Outboard

PHOTO COURTESY OF COBALT In response to increased demand for a larger runabout, Cobalt has introduced its newest yacht-certified R33 Outboard. At over 33 feet, the R33 offers a contemporary design and lots of additional space thanks to a deeper cockpit and greater freeboard. Cabin accommodations allow for sleeping as well as seating, and the […]

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Performance Powerboats Announces Three-Catamaran Lineup

<!– In the News: Performance Powerboats Announces Three-Catamaran Lineup –> Expanding upon the story that was reported in mid-May that Performance Boat Center was adding the Performance Powerboats brand to its lineup of offerings, the team at the highly regarded dealership and service center with locations in Central Missouri and South Florida is ready to […]

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Scisms Set New Dam Challenge Record

<!– In the News: Scisms Set New Dam Challenge Record –> And just like that, there is a new Dam Challenge record-holding team at the Lake of the Ozarks. Driving her 450R Factory Stock-class MTI 390X raceboat, Driver Taylor Scism and her father, Randy, who throttled the Mercury Racing 450R outboard engine-powered 39-footer, completed the […]

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Mastry designates McKenzie Marine a Mastry Suzuki RePower center

Mastry Engine Centers has announced that McKenzie Marine is now an authorized Mastry Suzuki RePower center. “The team at McKenzie Marine has a long history in the marine service business in St. Augustine and Jacksonville as well as the coastal area of Georgia, South and North Carolina,” explained David Taylor, Mastry Marine Engine Center. “They are 100% […]

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Unexpected FASS Team Sets New Dam Challenge Record On Lake Of The Ozarks

<!– In the News: Unexpected FASS Team Sets New Dam Challenge Record On Lake Of The Ozarks –> Although the 188-mile Dam Challenge record attempt that took place early this morning on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks was originally going to be tackled by two boats—an MTI 390XR raceboat driven by Taylor Scism alongside her […]

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