Seven Essential Things You Should Bring On Every Hike

Whether you are new to hiking or you have been hiking for many years, you might be wondering what should be on the perfect hiking packing list. There are so many great products available now for people who love hiking that the list is always changing. Essentials For Hiking Survival 1. First Aid Kit The […]

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Michigan Boat Landing Events Mark Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week

PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHIGAN DNR July 3 – 9, over 70 boat landing events across Michigan will help mark Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week and bring public awareness to the impact of harmful, nonnative aquatic plants and animals to the state’s ecosystems, tourism industry and economy. “Recreational boaters and anglers can play a key role […]

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The Ultimate Guide for Getting Started in Fishing 

Fishing is a leisure activity that people of all ages, genders, and nationalities enjoy. It’s a common pastime for many because it’s inexpensive and accessible. Anyone with access to a body of water can begin fishing in just a few minutes. Even if you’ve never fished before, this guide will help you learn everything you […]

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New liferaft buoyancy standards after fatal accident

All non-SOLAS float-free launching liferafts must now have sufficient buoyancy to trigger the inflation mechanism once it has been released from the cradle Joanna C’s liferaft failed to inflate when the vessel sank. New buoyancy standards have now been introduced. Credit: MAIB New liferaft buoyancy standards have been introduced for all non-SOLAS float- free-launching liferafts […]

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DCB Delivers Stunning Open-Bow M37R to Randal Walker of South Carolina

DCB Performance Boats of El Cajon, CA, has just delivered an open-bow version of its popular M37R catamaran to first-time customer Randal Walker of South Carolina. The boat is powered by twin Mercury Racing 450R outboards. East Coast native Walker, who has owned a variety of go-fast boats built by West Coast builders, says he […]

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Salt Water Sportsman Remembers Mark Sosin

Mark Sosin and George Poveromo taking questions form the crowd. Salt Water Sportsman The fishing world, saltwater in particular, was dealt a major blow with the passing of legendary angler, writer, and television host Mark Sosin on Thursday, June 30. The IGFA Hall of Fame and Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame inductee was 89 years […]

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American Baitworks Gets a New VP of Sales

Industry veteran Jay Harris joins the team at American Baitworks as Vice President of SalesHarris to lead sales team for fishing tackle and soft plastics manufacturing OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (June 15, 2022) – Jay Harris has joined the team at American Baitworks as Vice President of Sales. Jay has worked in the fishing industry for […]

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Interview: Catching Up With Powerboat P1 Head Azam Rangoonwala

<!– People: Interview: Catching Up With Powerboat P1 Head Azam Rangoonwala –> For the next three days, all eyes in the offshore powerboat racing world will be on the 37th annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix. The Southwest Florida event is both the third contest in the eight-race American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series […]

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Tips for Planning a Group Fishing Charter or Tournament

Planning A Group Fishing Trip? Coordinating group activities can be a daunting task. Unfortunately, humans don’t quite behave like schooling fish, and getting everyone aligned on the same course can be difficult. There are many different people to make happy and goals to achieve. Key considerations include: Will it be fun for everyone? Will it […]

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Waypoint: Provincetown, Massachusetts

As the second-smallest town on Cape Cod, with a population of just 3,000 year-round residents, Provincetown makes up for its small size with an oversized zest for life. Photos by Dori Arrington As the second-smallest town on Cape Cod, with a population of just 3,000 year-round residents, Provincetown makes up for its small size with […]

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What Are the Costs of a Fishing Charter?

Thinking about going on your first fishing charter? Imagine the sun on your face, the breeze in your hair, and catching more fish in just a couple of hours than you can keep. Sounds great, right?  Then you see the price tag and may feel some sticker shock. Find & Book Your Next Fishing Charter […]

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Summer Beckons on the Chain O’Lakes

Photo Courtesy of Mike Missack/Neilson Enterprises The Chain O’Lakes in northeastern Illinois is your ticket to solid relaxation or adventure. Spend some time boating, skiing, tubing, kayaking and swimming, kick back at any number of lakeside resorts, or find a quiet channel leading to an inlet bay for some lazy afternoon fishing. The options are […]

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Arksen 65 first look: British explorer yacht range set to expand

Adventure boat specialist, Arksen, has released details of its new Arksen 65, which will be built from 40% recycled aluminium… Tough but efficient aluminium displacement hull enables a range of 3,000nm at 8 knots Aimed primarily at owner-drivers with off-grid cruising ambitions, the new Arksen 65 has been designed to enable simple self-sufficiency in some […]

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Kawasaki SX-R review: Stand-up Jet Ski delivers extreme performance

Hugo Andreae takes his first ride on the Kawasaki SX-R stand-up Jet Ski to see if this pumped up speed machine really is the next big thing in water toys. Hugo tries hard to look like he knows what he’s doing – nobody is fooled! All photos: Hugo Andreae Being a 52-year-old bloke, I’m not […]

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Tested: Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker claims the new 65 Sport Yacht’s SkyHelm is sports-car inspired. We test that claim by comparing it to an Aston Martin convertible. Photos by Zach Stovall License to Thrill Sunseeker claims the new 65 Sport Yacht’s SkyHelm is sports-car inspired.We test that claim by comparing it to an Aston Martin convertible. Modern-day humans, myself […]

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1,000 Islands Charity Poker Reaping Outstanding Industry Support

<!– In the News: 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Reaping Outstanding Industry Support –> At this moment, 100 high-performance powerboat owners have registered for the 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run in Clayton, N.Y. Also at this moment, a combination of 50-plus sponsors with donations from $1,250 to $12,500 have signed up to make the July 14-16 […]

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Swimming Lake Conroe

Lake Conroe is less than an hour hour drive north of Houston and about an hour east of College Station, Texas. It is an artificial reservoir created by the San Jacinto River Authority, the City of Houston, and the Texas Water Development Board in 1973. A dam was constructed on the San Jacinto River to […]

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Chaparral Boats announces expanded role for Mike Fafard

Buck Pegg, Founder of Chaparral Boats, recently announced the expanded role of Mike Fafard, currently Chaparral and Robalo’s senior vice president of engineering and design to include senior vice president of manufacturing. Buck Pegg will continue as executive vice president of Chaparral and Robalo Boats with oversight responsibilities for all operations. Mike Fafard joined the […]

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Heesen YachtTalk Specials, Season 3, Episode 1

https://www.heesenyachts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/PROJECT-JADE-DEF-29062022-09.16.mp3 The first episode in Season 3 of Heesen’s YachtTalk Specials took place at the shipyard in Oss inside Shed 6 where its renowned aluminium welding takes place. Presenter Charlotte Kan was joined by long-time Heesen collaborator Frank Laupman, exterior designer of Project Jade, and Heesen’s senior naval architect, Sjoerd van Herk, to discuss all […]

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