October 2022 Issue

October 2022 Issue Paradise Found Whitefish Point, on Lake Superior’s Shipwreck Coast, is long on tales of mariners lost, natural wonders and spectacular skies, and short on hustle and bustle. Also In This Issue… Boat Test: Pursuit OS 445 — Pursuit’s picture window. Boat Test: Tiara Yachts 43 LE — Crown jewel. Boat Spotlights: Fratelli […]

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Silent 60 Solar-Electric Motoryacht Review

Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward thinking yachts ever built. A Silent Future? Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward […]

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Waterfront: American Dream

From entry-level to CFO, a Viking lifer’s career and the adventure machine he never imagined he’d call his own. John Kasinski enjoys a new phase of yacht ownership and reflects upon a 33-year career. John Kasinski was 21 years old when he started to work for Viking Yachts in 1989 as the Accounts Payable Clerk. […]

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Premier Marine opens new manufacturing headquarters

Premier Marine has announced the grand opening of its new corporate offices and manufacturing headquarters in Big Lake, Minn. The new 150,000-sqare-foot facility has the capacity to produce up to 5,000 boats annually with engineering and fabrication capabilities. “Everyone is really excited,” said Premier Marine CEO Matt Homan. “First and foremost, this new facility really […]

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2022 Bayliner Trophy T24CC

The T24CC offers a comfortable ride and numerous fishing features. Courtesy Bayliner Boats 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 The Bayliner T24CC we tested was well-equipped for less than $80,000. Its 23-degree-deadrise hull cut through Charlotte Harbor’s wind-driven 2-foot […]

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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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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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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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393-Pound Swordfish Breaks Maryland Record

Jeff Jacobs hand-cranked his way to a state record swordfish after a dogged battle. David L. Messick Jeff Jacobs of Calvert County, Maryland, set the state’s second new saltwater record in as many days on Sept. 21, hauling in a 393-pound swordfish after an epic 5-hour fight that saw him reel the leader in sight […]

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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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Costa Sunglasses Launches Jose Wejebe PRO Series

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 frame, […]

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Better Gas Mileage for Your Boat

It’s no secret that we’re all getting hit hard at the gas pump these days, and it may be some time before we see any real relief. Article from Mercury Dockline Some might be tempted to boat or fish less to save some cash, and that’s understandable. But doing so just means you’re not using […]

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Party Like It’s 1972!

Party Like It’s 1972! Throw a retro-style cocktail party with popular fare from 50 years ago. Fifty years ago, 1972, was an exciting year for boating! According to the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, nearly six million boats were registered in the United States, more than half in the South and mid-Atlantic regions. […]

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AMI opens registration for 2023 conference

Registration for the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) Conference & Expo, formerly the International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), is now open. Entering its 21st year, the conference will be held January 30 – February 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. AMI is planning a face-to-face event in 2022. Conference fees […]

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2022 Newport International Boat Show

2022 Newport International Boat Show Come to the famed waterfront September 15–18 to see what’s new in boating. Fall in New England, with mild weather and changing leaves, draws international tourists to historic downtown Newport for the Newport International Boat Show. As the kickoff to boat show season, the event hosts hundreds of exhibitors, dealers, and manufacturers, […]

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20 of the best new boats at the 2022 Southampton Boat Show

We pick out 20 of the best new boats heading to Britain’s biggest boat show, the 2022 Southampton International Boat Show. This weekend will see Mayflower Park reopen its temporary marina for the Southampton International Boat Show, the biggest of its kind in the UK, and there will be dozens of brand new boats waiting […]

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Z-Man Remasters Colors for the JackHammer Chatterbait

New ‘Jack’ City’ Four fresh color patterns enliven Z-Man’s® celebrated ChatterBait® JackHammer™  It’s no stretch to call the ChatterBait JackHammer bladed jig the hottest big bass lure of a generation. Tourney box scores and 5-star angler reviews tell the story. Consult any online tackle retailer and settle in for hours of glowing reports, piles of monster bass […]

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