Main Pros and Cons of Hunting

Hunting You have purchased the best rifle, optics, ammo, and hunting clothes. You have the necessary tools to hunt. There are many animals in the area you intend to fo hunting, and you even have all the required permits. But before you go, you have many questions running through your mind. Is hunting a safe […]

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California State Parks Fully Reopens Brannan Island State Recreation Area

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks today announced the full reopening of Brannan Island State Recreation Area (SRA) after moving to reduced operations earlier this year. All areas of the park will open to the public tomorrow Thursday, December 1. The public can begin booking camping reservations starting Jan. 1, 2023. Park Delta Bay will operate the state recreation area, which […]

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New Boat: Leen 72 Trimaran

The French builder’s flagship offers fuel-efficient cruising in a spacious package. Photos by Olivier Blanchet What cruising powerboat owner hasn’t wished for at least a shade more room and a few more nautical miles per gallon? We tend to adapt to what we have, but when we dream about our next boat, it’s probably safe […]

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America’s Cup 2024 dates confirmed

Racing in the 2024 America’s Cup match will take place in Barcelona, Spain in mid-October, with a calendar for racing now released Despite confirmation that the 37th America’s Cup would be raced in Barcelona back in March 2022, the specific dates in which the event would take place have only been revealed today, Wednesday 30th […]

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The Craw For All Seasons

Nature abounds with precisely-honed relationships that link predator and prey. For the lions of the African savannah, it is the wildebeest. For polar bears in the Arctic north, it is the seal. And for both largemouth and smallmouth bass, it is the craw fish. Few other prey items can reliably attract and trigger bass throughout […]

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Do I Really Need a T-Top?

T-tops, like the one on this Sea Pro, can increase comfort and perform a variety of useful functions. Courtesy Suzuki My first boat was an entry-level 21-foot center console powered by a 140-hp two-stroke outboard. When I say it was a wide-open fishing machine, I mean it was wide open. No seating, aside from a […]

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ACR Electronics Announces Mobile Connected EPIRBs and ResQLink AIS PLB Offering Global and Local Rescue

PHOTOS COURTESY OF ACR ELECTRONICS Global and local rescue is now available in one compact beacon with the launch of ACR Electronics’ new Cospas-Sarsat-approved ResQLink AIS Personal Locator Beacon, which combines multiple levels of integrated signal technology. “ACR Electronics is proud to answer the demand from boaters for AIS man overboard and Cospas-Sarsat technology in […]

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IBEX Innovations

IBEX Carries On Hurricane Ian put the kibosh on IBEX 2022, but didn’t dissuade the Innovation Awards judges from evaluating entries. Southern Boating is combining the Engine Room and Wired columns this month to highlight some of the products entered into the 2022 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards. Due to the timing […]

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FDA to Require Additional Seafood Traceability

Image: Food and Drug Administration. New regulations published in the Federal Register by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require traceability of high-risk foods, including seafood, in the latest effort to halt seafood fraud and protect consumers from food safety risks. The final rule, a key component of FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety […]

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Weather Ends Final Day Of OPA Englewood Beach Worlds

<!– Racing: Weather Ends Final Day Of OPA Englewood Beach Worlds –> Never let it be said that Mother Nature lacks a dark side. After serving up a chamber of commerce forecast for the Saturday rounds of competition at the Offshore Powerboat Association’s world championships in Englewood Beach, Fla., she had other plans yesterday. Though […]

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Gatorbak Announces Our newest color option “Black Clear” for the Gatorbak XP Line of our Soft Synthetic Bunk Covers (US Patent 63/382,290)

The Gatorbak XP Line is one of our most popular lines of bunk covers given it’s wide array of applications in the boating community. Customer feed back from our previous color selections Black, Gray, White, and Premium Clear have left customers wanting the Black bunks that would incorporate the lighted ability from our Premium clear […]

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Conversation with a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer

After a long, wild ride, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Shannon Scaff relives a storied career, plots his next mission and shares his watery wisdom. After a long, wild ride, U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Shannon Scaff relives a storied career, plots his next mission and shares his watery wisdom. Listen in the player below: […]

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24 Gifts for Striper Fishermen

From surf to boat, and Maine to Maryland, the striped bass reigns supreme as the world’s  greatest gamefish. Here are some of the items at the top of our wishlist for next striper season. #gift-guide{max-width: 1080px;}#gift-guide .rcorners {margin:12px 0 15px 0; height: auto; overflow:hidden;}#gift-guide .rcorners h3 {margin:0;}#gift-guide .rcorners p {margin:0;}#gift-guide .rcorners .rc-title {border-radius: 15px; border: […]

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