Capoforte SQ240i Makes World Debut at Boot 2023

PHOTO COURTESY OF CAPOFORTE Capoforte’s first electric model returned for public display at Boot 2023, this time powered by the electric 50kW Molabo ISCAD V50 inboard. At just over 24 feet, the SQ240i can accommodate up to 10 passengers on a hull made with infusion technology, and sports a wide, rounded bow that allows for […]

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Offshore Wind and Dead Whales

Humpback whales, similar to this one, have been involved in a number of strandings and deaths off the New York Bight in recent months. Elianne Dipp via Pexels While I hate to say it, whale strandings and deaths along the East Coast aren’t particularly unusual anymore. Since 2016, there’s been a whopping 178 whale mortality […]

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Brunswick releases financial results

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today reported full-year and fourth quarter results for 2022: Full year results: Fourth quarter results: “Another strong performance in the fourth quarter capped an outstanding 2022 in which Brunswick delivered record sales, operating margins, and operating earnings, with our boat business’ full-year adjusted operating margin exceeding 10 percent for the first […]

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ABYC announces Educator of the Year

The ABYC Foundation has recognized Kevin McKiernan, a marine service technology teacher from North Providence High School (NPHS) in Rhode Island as the 2022 Educator of the Year. The annual award honors extraordinary marine service technology instructors teaching in a high school, post-secondary school, or within the industry. “Kevin McKiernan has a direct link to […]

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When Nature Calls, SeaSucker Is Ready

Whether it’s in a wet head or a cuddy with a portable toilet or bucket, rolls of tissue are typically either limp and soggy from exposure to moisture or simply can’t be found. But with the Toilet Paper Holder, when nature calls, SeaSucker is ready to assist. Made in the USA, the no-drill Toilet Paper […]

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OceansLab first hydrogen IMOCA

World first hydrogen IMOCA yacht construction announced by Phil Sharp and OceansLab Platform to advance clean technologies for the ocean environment Phil Sharp, one of Britain’s most competitive and successful ocean racers, has today announced the build of a new zero emission IMOCA ahead of the 2024 Vendée Globe. IMOCA OceansLab – Cleantech Accelerator under […]

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MTI At 25—Looking Back At Speed Racer

Of all the high-performance “theme boats” that were built in the 2000s, precious few stood the test of time, much less commanded top dollar at resale. That’s because no matter how well-executed—and no builder has been better at creating them than MTI in Wentzville, Mo,—theme boats are hyper-personal expressions of a given owner’s tastes, sensibilities […]

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Seven Top Tips for Landing Large Seatrout

Texas trout fishing is on fire, but most records are still held by Florida gators like this one. David McCleaf Many cold Januarys ago, between Houston and Corpus Christi, I used my suitcase-size cellphone to call Capt. Cliff Webb, who’d invited me to fish Baffin Bay with him on a cold, wet afternoon.  “I’m around […]

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Current Trends in the Electric Boats Market

Electric Boats image from httpsplugboatscom Innovative, emerging technology like electric boats may be unfamiliar to fishing boat shoppers, which could make them more reluctant to purchase. So how should your dealership approach selling a little-known product to shoppers? Boatline, an online marketplace for buying & selling watercraft, is sharing insights with Bass Angler Magazine from […]

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Palm Beach GT60 – A MODERN CLASSIC

Grand Banks are pleased to release this two and half minute film that reveals the underlying relationship between the Classic range of Palm Beach Motor Yachts and their highly contemporary GT line of models. Focusing on the PB55 and the GT60, the film morphs one model into the other to visualise their similarities, and their […]

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WaterIQ Technologies Forms Scientific Advisory Board

WaterIQ Technologies Forms Scientific Advisory Board WaterIQ TechnologiesTM, the leader in next-generation ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, today announced the addition of three members to its newly formed Scientific Advisory Board. Appointed members span the U.S., Mexico and South America and will serve in research roles conducting […]

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Phenom Yachts brings new brand to boating landscape

Combining the attributes of family, fishing, luxury and performance into one center console is no easy feat, but Phenom Yachts has arrived on the scene to prove that it can be done. The new high-end center console yacht manufacturer officially made its debut at last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) and will be […]

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10 New Marine Electronics Developments

In today’s world of rapidly evolving technology, the only ­element that’s consistent is change. While the pace of new marine electronics introductions might have slowed during the past two years in the wake of global supply-chain issues, development is accelerating again. This year, boating anglers will see a host of fresh electronic systems at boat […]

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Super Cat Fest West Returning In Late April

Launched in 2022 by  Alvin Heathman—the founder of the annual Super Cat Fest event that runs concurrently in late August with the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Central Missouri—Super Cat Fest West powered by River Dave’s Place returns to Lake Havasu City, Ariz., April 26-29. The Kicker Marine audio-sponsored event will be headquartered at […]

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TNT Marine Center Sold, TNT Marine Still Thriving

Though TNT Marine Center customers officially were informed this week that the Miami facility has been sold to ACME Marinas, clients of TNT Custom Marine can breathe a sigh of relief. The longstanding, legendary South Florida powerboat service, rigging, brokerage and storage business founded by Mike Thomas and John Tomlinson is very much alive. Though […]

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MTI Celebrating Silver Anniversary All Year

In 2004, Powerboat magazine assigned me a profile story of an up-and-coming boat builder. His name was Randy Scism, his Missouri-based company was called Marine Technology, Inc., and it offered one boat, a 42-foot catamaran with sexy hips. A lifelong lover of speed on the water, Scism learned his craft as the general manager and […]

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Michel Sells Cloud IX MTI Catamaran

I almost didn’t believe it myself when Louisiana performance boater Nate Michel informed me in confidentiality a few weeks ago that he was selling his beloved Cloud IX, the “movie star” 40-foot MTI catamaran he had completely redone several years ago. It’s hard to believe, but Nate Michel of Louisiana sold Cloud IX, his incredible 40-foot MTI […]

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