Globe40 Finish

The Anglo-American team AHMAS (Class40 n degrees 127) crossed the finish line of leg 6 of the GLOBE40 in Recife Saturday at 11:48 p.m. local time. After 20 days and 10 hours of racing and 3,803 miles covered (7417 km), Craig Horshield and James Oxenham brilliantly conclude a particularly difficult leg which put the GLOBE40 […]

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Best Boat-Loan Options

The boat dealer is motivated to find a financing plan that works for you, but its options might be limited. Tim Bower So, you’re going to do it: Take the plunge and buy the new boat of your dreams. You’ve cruised boat shows, visited dealerships and scoured the internet to find the perfect rig for […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Engine-Integrated Autopilot

When integrated with multiple engines, today’s advanced autopilot systems can hold a boat in position. Courtesy Yamaha Marine A new breed of autopilot is emerging, and it’s adding even more angling benefits than conventional autopilot systems. It’s all happening thanks to the integration of autopilot systems with electronic throttle and shift controls, steering, GPS, and […]

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Mercury V-10 Verado Outboard

The torque curve feels fat and flat; these motors pull hard through the entire rpm range. Courtesy Mercury Marine The first question we asked about Mercury’s V-10 Verado outboards is why a V-10? The answer proved straightforward. By maintaining the 64-degree cylinder angle of the V-8 Verado 250/300 hp motors, Mercury can offer a 350/400 […]

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2023 Avalon Catalina Entertainer 2585

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } Powered by a Suzuki DF250, Avalon’s Catalina Entertainer zipped from zero to 30 mph in a swift 6.8 seconds before topping out at 44 […]

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2023 Qwest E-Class 822 Splash Pad LTZ

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } https://dailymotion.com/video/x8g6e51?autoplay=1&mute=1 The Qwest E-Class 822 Splash Pad LTZ we tested featured a Suzuki DF200. A great choice, it zipped us to 30 mph in […]

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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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Suzuki hires 11 new people, including CFO

Suzuki Marine USA, LLC has recently hired 11 new employees to help meet increasing demand. Many of these recent hires are for newly established positions. Some will be based in Suzuki Marine USA’s Tampa, Fla. headquarters, others will have field positions and two will be stationed at Suzuki Marine’s Panama City, Fla. Marine Technical Center. […]

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Electric vs. Gasoline Tow Vehicles

The Ford Lightning’s power and four-wheel-drive capabilities provided outstanding performance on wet, slick launch ramps during our tow testing. Robert Brown 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. The age of electric vehicles (EVs) has arrived. As the world seeks solutions […]

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Power Trip: Suzuki 200HP AP

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Power Trip: Suzuki DF300 AP

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } In this edition of a two-part series with our sibling brand Boating, Randy Vance and Jason LaMagna from Got Stryper Charters fish for striper […]

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Mindi Doller Joins The FB Marine Group Team

<!– In the News: Mindi Doller Joins The FB Marine Group Team –> Given the value that Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based FB Marine Group places on marine industry experience and the high-touch service culture it breeds, the recent hiring of Mindi Doller makes perfect sense. Doller brings more than three decades of experience, from handling sales […]

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Suzuki Marine spearheads Fort Lauderdale cleanup effort

Suzuki Marine USA, LLC is deeply invested in preserving the marine environment, evidenced by its globalCLEAN OCEAN PROJECT, corporate waste-reduction and recycling efforts and coastal cleanup activities across its home state of Florida. In keeping with this vision, Suzuki Marine will be supporting the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October […]

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2023 Suzuki DF115 and DF140

Drive-by-wire technology means smoother shifting. Courtesy Suzuki Marine Midsize outboards might not get all the glory, but they get plenty of anglers out fishing. Suzuki now brings drive-by-wire technology and convenience to its DF115 and DF140 outboards, the first in this category to do so. Additional brag comes from incorporating a microplastic collection device (MPCD) […]

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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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