E1 Electric Racebird

An electrifying chat with Mercury Racing’s Stuart Halley. Born to Fly Mercury’s radical electric outboard will shake up boat racing. We’ve seen a slew of radical electric boating technology over the last few years. From X-Shore’s daycruisers to Evoy-driven Axopars to hyper-efficient hydrofoils from Candela and America’s Cup Emirates Team New Zealand, it’s a fascinating […]

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AVIKUS recognized for innovation at CES 2023

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2022 Top Dealers: Best in Class

As part of this year’s Top 100: Top Dealer awards, Boating Industry has recognized seven companies with special “Best in Class” awards, for companies that particularly excelled in one area of their business. Below are the Best in Class award recipients for 2022. Best Industry Advocate Watersports CentralBuford, Georgia WaterSports Central, headquartered in Buford, Ga., has […]

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Formula 387 CCF

A real magic carpet ride. by Capt. Tom Serio Usually, I give a final accounting of a yacht I test toward the end of the story. Photos Courtesy of Formula Not today. I’m going to offer my overall impression up front, then give you the proof to substantiate my claim. Okay, here goes: The Formula […]

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Orca Display 2

Norwegian marine tech startup Orca is releasing Orca Display 2. The new display solves the biggest problem boaters face onboard: It is extremely bright and easily legible in direct sunlight, it handles very high temperatures, and is incredibly fast – offering more than 60% better performance than the previous generation display. A new benchmark for […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Gear

Fishing Accessories Frabill Witness Net Courtesy Frabill Frabill Witness Net Frabill gives you the ability to net, weigh and measure your catch easily with the new Witness net. The innovative net won the Best in Category award at ICAST 2022, thanks to the integrated scale that provides a weight nearly instantly and minimizes stress on […]

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2023 Supra SE

AutoWake automatically manipulates the hull to create a precise wake or wave time after time. Courtesy Supra Boats Luxury and performance are the hallmarks of the Supra Boats SE model, right along with its world-class abilities as a tow boat. The largest boat in the Supra fleet, the SE provides plenty of room between its […]

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ePropulsion celebrates 10 years

ePropulsion, a market challenger in marine electric propulsion systems and services, announced it is celebrating 10 years of innovation and growth in the field of electric propulsion. This milestone is marked with the announcement of the expansion of its sales team, new facilities and headquarters, and a reflection on a decade of award-winning product development. […]

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2023 Supra SE

AutoWake automatically manipulates the hull to create a precise wake or wave time after time. Courtesy Supra Boats Luxury and performance are the hallmarks of the Supra Boats SE model, right along with its world-class abilities as a tow boat. The largest boat in the Supra fleet, the SE provides plenty of room between its […]

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2023 Heyday WTSurf

Riders are treated to sizable wakesurf waves with a clean face and a pocket that provides ample push. Garrett Cortese Heyday’s WTSurf is its largest model, with room for 17 watersports-loving family and friends. Though its name implies a specialization in wakesurfing, our time aboard proved this boat is capable of much more. Deep gunwales […]

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Float like a Cockroach

New robotic catamarans gain unparalleled ocean stability from a bug-like frame. Tech Advancements Lead to Autonomous, Floating, Bug Bots? Imagine a vessel steady enough to execute accurate hydrographic surveys in Lake Huron, high tech enough to analyze the ocean’s fish populations and pollution levels and fast enough to chase off intruder vessels and protect Navy […]

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New Boat: Hood 35LM

Meet Android founder Rich Miner and his low-profile, high-tech masterpiece, the striking Hood 35 LM. It’s All in the Curve Meet Android founder Rich Miner and his low-profile, high-tech masterpiece, the striking Hood 35 LM. It’s the swooping, arcing, very considered trailing edge—a graceful, subtle curve that defines the aft border of the coach roof […]

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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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