The Golden Globe Race 2022

The 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race made history delivering the first ever solo non- stop unassisted voyage around the world. Nine started, one finished, one died, one boat was lost. The legend of this amazing adventure was born. It was not a race like the America’s Cup. It was a challenge and display of […]

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What’s Moving The Market

WHAT IS MOVING THE MARKETS?  10 Headwinds That Remain in Place In response to the recent steep pullback in stocks from their August highs, last week our Market Outlook focused on how uncertain and potentially volatile September (and October) can be to the stock market. You can review its charts and analysis here. What prompted this […]

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How to use your autopilot for downwind sailing

Round the world racer Josh Hall explains to Andy Rice how to make the most of your autopilot for downwind sailing to make your boat faster and safer Top-spec autopilots have become very sophisticated, not least in the use of AI (artificial intelligence), so much so that modern autopilot systems on an IMOCA 60 won’t […]

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Exposure: Viking Space Ship

This angle of a Viking employee in a Tyvek suit standing in the bowels of the 90′ hull offers just a taste of how much volume this ship will really have. Since the time of the Arc, boatbuilders have boasted about volume. Ol’ Noah undoubtedly would have extolled the virtues of his ship’s interior space […]

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Beat the Chill With a DryRobe

The DryRobe will keep you cozy on cooler days. Courtesy Morgan Burchell If you’re someone who lives in a cooler climate—or maybe you just like to get on the water year-round—it’s definitely in your best interest to add a DryRobe to your boat gear collection. There are a lot of accessories out there, but we […]

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New Rules of Fire Fighting on Boats

“It was like a fire-breathing dragon.” Fire on the water is no joke. Learn how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to, a worst-case scenario. It was a matter of 15 seconds from the time we smelled the smoke to the time the flames were just billowing,” said Arthur “Kitt” Watson in an interview with […]

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Guest Column: Doing More with Less

Image: Alexander Grey via unsplash. It would appear that “doing more with less” could be the unofficial motto for today’s society, especially regarding the workplace. Restaurants, offices, tech companies and many other businesses are feeling the squeeze of being short staffed and finding it hard to recruit and retain qualified long-term help. What does this […]

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The 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule is Out Now

B.A.S.S. Announces 2023 Bassmaster Elite Series Schedule BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series season barely in the history books, B.A.S.S. is already getting primed for another go-round as the 2023 Elite Series slate was announced today. The schedule includes nine regular-season events in seven states with a healthy mix of familiar fisheries […]

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JBS Racing Building New Skater 46 Catamaran

And the plot—as the saying goes—thickens. Two weeks ago, Jeff Stevenson, the owner and driver of the JBS Racing 42-foot MTI catamaran currently competing in the Class 1 World Championship Series produced by P1 Offshore, ordered a 46-foot raceboat from Skater Powerboats. Lamination of the canopied catamaran began this week. Lamination is underway for the […]

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Nor-Tech 500 Sport

The Nor-Tech 500 Sport is capable of hitting astonishing speeds with the handle of a sport boat. Nor-Tech’s exclusive triple step hull adds high performance on this center console. With plenty of storage, double helm seat design, and space for entertainment, it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Every super sport […]

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Nor-Tech 400 Supersport

The Nor-Tech 400 Supersport is quick and sweet on turns. This boat was designed for those who love high speeds on the water in both style and comfort. This hull is reliable for the whole family with plenty of seating and room for entertainment. Each detail and sleek feature showcases Nor-Tech’s high end and customizable […]

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