GSM Outdoors Acquires Yet Another Lure Company

Irving, TX – GSM Outdoors (Fishing) is honored to announce the newest acquisition of Buckeye Lures. Originally founded in 2000, Buckeye has carved out a solid reputation for quality over the years. The Spot Remover jig is synonymous with success to anglers across the world. “Buckeye Lures is an awesome brand that has been established […]

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Princess F50 yacht tour: £1m flybridge shows what Princess does best

Alex Smith reports from the 2022 British Motor Yacht Show, taking us on a full tour of the Princess F50 flybridge yacht… The Princess Yachts fleet has been in a state of flux lately – it’s a very exciting time for Princess fans. We’ve seen the addition of the X-Class right at the very pinnacle, […]

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Fireworks On The Water In Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix

<!– Racing: Fireworks On The Water In Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix –> After his canopied catamaran, Pro Floors Racing, claimed a hard-earned checkered flag in the Super Cat class at the 37th annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix, owner/driver Wayne Valder enthusiastically waved the checkered flag as the MTI catamaran idled along Lido Beach with the […]

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Huski Claims Class 1 Pole, Bracket Classes Deliver Surprises In Day One Sarasota Action

On a typical offshore racing weekend, Saturday is reserved for testing and practice—essential for the teams but less-than-compelling fare for fans of the sport—and racing follows Sunday. But in addition to the standard practice sessions, the 37th annual Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix produced by Powerboat P1/P1 Offshore kicked off today with Union International Motonautique Class […]

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SteelShad Lures Takeover by GSM

  GSM Outdoors is excited to announce the acquisition of SteelShad Lures. Founded in 2016, SteelShad has quickly built a reputation for producing lures that possess unparalleled versatility. Known for its unique bladed bait design, SteelShad has become a tackle box staple for both the tournament angler as well as the recreational angler. “We are […]

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Volvo Penta Coastal Series Crushes Five Sterndrive Myths

A decade of engineering innovation by Volvo Penta focused on performance and durability has produced the new Coastal Series Corrosion Protection Package for both the Volvo Penta Aquamatic and Forward Drive systems paired with V6 and V8 gasoline engines in North America. With the Coastal Series features and advanced marine-engine technology, Volvo Penta debunks these […]

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Scout 400 LXF

The Wow factor. by Capt. Tom Serio You know the brand name Scout Boats, and now you need to know of its latest entry to the Luxury Center Console (LXF) line — the new 400 LXF. Photos Courtesy of Capt. Tom Serio With a composite carbon fiber and e-glass epoxy infused hull, Scout delivers a […]

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Is this foiling jetski the future of personal watercraft?

Toby Hodges gets a spin on a new personal electric watercraft or foiling jetski. No emissions, noise or wake. Will this finally dethrone the jetski?! It certainly has lots of potential for the rental, hospitality and event markets Foiling has been the latest buzzword in the sailing and motorboat world for the last decade or […]

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Tested: Sunseeker 65 Sport Yacht

Sunseeker claims the new 65 Sport Yacht’s SkyHelm is sports-car inspired. We test that claim by comparing it to an Aston Martin convertible. Photos by Zach Stovall License to Thrill Sunseeker claims the new 65 Sport Yacht’s SkyHelm is sports-car inspired.We test that claim by comparing it to an Aston Martin convertible. Modern-day humans, myself […]

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Best Topwater Tuna Lures

  Capt. John McMurray has made a career out of catching tuna on poppers. Capt. John McMurray There is nothing, and I mean nothing, quite as exciting as watching a giant ball of pure muscle destroy a topwater lure. “It’s insane” says Capt. Cory Crochetiere, one of the best guys in the topwater tuna business. […]

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1,000 Islands Charity Poker Reaping Outstanding Industry Support

<!– In the News: 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Reaping Outstanding Industry Support –> At this moment, 100 high-performance powerboat owners have registered for the 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run in Clayton, N.Y. Also at this moment, a combination of 50-plus sponsors with donations from $1,250 to $12,500 have signed up to make the July 14-16 […]

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ABYC releases advanced electrical certification course

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has launched an on-demand course for their newest professional certification, Advanced Marine Electrical. The online certification contains new videos, readable content and chapter review quizzes.  “As electric and electronics systems on recreational vessels become more complex, technicians need to expand their knowledge to provide the service their customers require,” said David Broadbent, […]

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New Plano Tackle Box Just for Frogs

The EDGE line of tackle storage solutions from Plano are proven favorites thanks to their intuitive designs that store tackle securely while keeping it easy to access when the bite heats up. The new Plano EDGE Frog Box further expands the EDGE offering this year with an innovative design that allows for storage of up […]

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Heesen YachtTalk Specials, Season 3, Episode 1

https://www.heesenyachts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/PROJECT-JADE-DEF-29062022-09.16.mp3 The first episode in Season 3 of Heesen’s YachtTalk Specials took place at the shipyard in Oss inside Shed 6 where its renowned aluminium welding takes place. Presenter Charlotte Kan was joined by long-time Heesen collaborator Frank Laupman, exterior designer of Project Jade, and Heesen’s senior naval architect, Sjoerd van Herk, to discuss all […]

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Spinning Gear Sharks

Photo above by Joey Manansala With the growing popularity of jig-and-pop-style tuna fishing, many offshore fishermen have moved beyond the oversized, cumbersome gear that was once the standard and adopted lightweight yet powerful spinning setups. Still, when most fishermen think of shark fishing, they picture 50- or 80-wide conventional reels on super-stiff, extra-heavy rods locked […]

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NEW GLOBAL FISHING WATCH TO HELP COMBAT ILLEGAL FISHING

MDA Ltd. Logo (CNW Group/MDA Inc.) MDA Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, announced today at the 2022 UN Ocean Conference a major new contribution to international efforts to monitor, track and intercept illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities using satellite technology. […]

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E1 racing: Racebird electric foiling powerboat takes flight

The hotly anticipated E1 Series of electric powerboat racing took a major step forward this month with the first sea trial of its radical new RaceBird craft. The all-electric RaceBird flies round a tight turn in testing This all-electric one-design foiling boat took to the River Po near San Nazzaro in April, where it was […]

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TS Motorsports Joining The 52-Boat Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix Fray

With the Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix coming this Sunday, 52 teams have registered for the Southwest Florida event. Among the most recent entries is the 450R Factory Stock-class team of Taylor Scism and her MTI-founding father, Randy, in the TS Motorsports MTI 390X catamaran. Taylor and Randy Scism will run TS Motorsports against Randy Keys […]

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Garmin Expands Offerings with New Fusion Signature Series 3i Premium Audio Range

PHOTO COURTESY OF GARMIN Fusion Entertainment’s new Signature Series 3i marine speakers expands on its legacy line by offering a new installation solution, added marinization and a new Sports Gray grille option. Offering seamless plug-and-play installation, the series combines function and style to provide a fully integrated Fusion audio system that maximizes audio performance, perfect […]

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Rare Formula One Engine Lives On

A one-off Ferrari Formula One engine modified for hydroplane racing lives on—almost 70 years after breaking the world speed record on water. Engineer and speedboat racer Nando Dell’Orto races the Arno XI with his #50 painted on the hull. Legendary Power A one-off Ferrari Formula One engine modified for hydroplane racing lives on—almost 70 years […]

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