Iconic Hinckley Picnic Boat Now Offers SilentJet Technology

Hinckley Yachts Picnic Boat 40 S is the quietest boat on the water thanks to a new hybrid upgrade incorporating SilentJet technology which allows the boat to run in virtually full silence. “With SilentJet, you glide away from the dock and cruise through the harbor in total silence,” says Scott Bryant, Hinckley’s vice president of […]

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TowBoatUS Vessels Go Pink to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

PHOTO COURTESY OF TOWBOATUS ANNAPOLIS/BALTIMORE For October five red TowBoatUS vessels across the U.S. are going pink to help promote breast cancer awareness. TowBoatUS, an on-water recreational boat towing service, looks to bring the issue of breast cancer awareness to the water and encourage boaters to donate to the Susan G. Komen organization, which supports […]

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Highfield Boats Introduces Five 2023 Sport RIB

Highfield Sport 900 Highfield Sport 760 PHOTO COURTESY OF HIGHFIELD BOATS Highfield Boats announced five new Sport RIBs for 2023 featuring upscale styling and amenities and new military-grade high-tensile chromated and powder-coated aluminum hulls based on the Patrol series, delivering enhanced stability, seaworthiness and durability. Two of these models, the Highfield Sport 900 and Sport […]

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Navico Group launches Fathom e-Power System

Navico Group has announced the launch of the new Fathom e-Power System, an integrated lithium-ion auxiliary power management system. “Navico Group’s portfolio of diverse products and brands puts us in a unique position to deliver advanced integrated technologies like the Fathom e-Power System,” said Brett Dibkey, Navico Group President. “We are laser focused on our ACES strategy […]

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BoatUS urges inland water boaters to prepare for Hurricane Ian

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Golden Manufacturing launches VR showroom

EPG Media LLC wants you to have a positive experience in connection with our products and services. We want you to know that we respect the privacy and security of our users. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are helpful to you. In order […]

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NMRA presents 2022 Mel Barr and Old Pro awards

Two marine industry veterans were recognized today by the National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) as the recipients of the 2022 NMRA Mel Barr and Old Pro awards. The awards, originally scheduled to be presented during IBEX, were presented virtually due to the cancellation of the show ahead of the projected arrival of Hurricane Ian in […]

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Review of SilentJet, Hinckley’s Hybrid Electric Boat Propulsion System

Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but with all new tricks up her sleeve — it can run in full silence with its trademarked SilentJet technology. Dash of the Unexpected Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but […]

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Boating Industry names 2022 Movers and Shakers, Bold Moves

With the launch of its October issue, Boating Industry recently named its 2022 Movers & Shakers and Bold Moves. Celebrating the program’s 12th year, the annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. “This year’s Mover & Shaker […]

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2022 Movers & Shakers

By Adam Quandt The 12th Annual Boating Industry Movers & Shakers awards recognize outstanding leaders and trailblazers across the recreational boating industry who continually pursue and embrace the challenge of change. This year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year and finalists continue to drive innovation and navigate challenges and changes across our ever-changing industry through […]

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Profiles in Leadership: Alisdair Martin

By Wanda Kenton Smith When the industry was forced to pivot in the early days of Covid-19, a very bright and industrious young professional worked tirelessly behind the scenes to lead and create innovative ways to promote and engage the boating public.  At the time, Alisdair “Ali” Martin was president and CEO of TRMG, a […]

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE […]

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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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Hurricane Ian brings IBEX 2022 cancellation

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that based on the weather reports from NOAA and consultation with the City of Tampa, Tampa Convention Center, and other stakeholders, the cancellation of this year’s show. “It is a very difficult decision to cancel IBEX 2022, as we were on track to have an excellent event,” said Anne […]

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Gamakatsu® USA Offers A New Angle On Pliers

Tacoma, Washington (XXXX) – New for 2022, Gamakatsu® introduces 9-inch pliers to its lineup. Similar to the popular 6- and 7-inch pliers, the 9-inch pliers have an added 45-degree angle to provide a comfortable position for various tasks. Say goodbye to awkward angles and hello to an ergonomic, reliable tool. Like all the pliers Gamakatsu […]

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Costa Sunglasses Launches Jose PRO, Honors Legendary Waterman

Best-selling Jose frame joins Costa’s PRO Series, bringing next-level performance and celebrating the legacy of Captain Jose Wejebe   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sep. 20, 2022) – Costa Sunglasses, manufacturer of the first color-enhancing, all-polarized glass sunglass lens, brings next-level PRO-formance to its best-selling Jose frame. As part of the brand’s fall 2022 collection, this legacy […]

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FPC Emerald Coast Poker Run Celebrates 30th Anniversary With 92-Boat Turnout

For the second year in a row, late-September date proved to be winner for Emerald Coast Powerboat Week in Destin, Fla., as last weekend’s Florida Powerboat Club-produced event attracted 92 registered boats. Club president Stu Jones moved the event from mid-August to late September in 2021, and that happening pulled in a solid 84-boat fleet. […]

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Weather Forces IBEX Cancelation

Created: September 25, 2022 by: Written by Jason Johnson Slated to kick off this Tuesday in Tampa, Fla., the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference—or IBEX in marine industry parlance—has been canceled in advance of Tropical Storm Ian, which is predicted to make landfall in the area early this week. The news announced in a press […]

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Key West Worlds Vendor Village Filling Up, Thursday Concert Scrubbed

Per tradition, the Florida Powerboat Club will produce its Key West Poker Run Poker Run Village during its early November signature trek to the city at the end of the Florida road—and it’s always a rocking-good display of high-performance powerboats and hardware. But thanks to Race World Offshore, which is producing the concurrently running American […]

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2023 MLF Bass Pro Tour Schedule

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced Friday the schedule for the 2023 MLF Bass Pro Tour. The fifth season of professional bass fishing’s most prestigious circuit will showcase 80 of the top bass anglers in the world competing in seven regular-season tournaments around the country for millions of dollars, valuable points in the Bally Bet Angler […]

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