Cayman Islands

Bank on the Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands offer SCUBA diving, sportfishing, sailing, and more. The banks off the Cayman Islands, located in the Western Caribbean and part of the Greater Antilles, are a big draw. There’s the Cayman Bank 12 miles to the west of Grand Cayman, plus Pickle Bank, Lawfords Banks, the 60 Mile […]

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boot Dusseldorf reports successful return

With almost 237,000 visitors from over 100 countries and more than 1,500 exhibitors from 68 nations on 220,000 square meters in 16 exhibition halls, boot Düsseldorf made an impressive comeback. After the pandemic-related forced three-year break, the entire international water sports industry met in Düsseldorf, Germany from January 21 – 29. “Despite the difficult general […]

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Eight Steps to Owning Your First Boat

Taking the plunge and purchasing a boat for the first time can be an exciting and rewarding experience, and there’s no better time to do this than in the heart of boat show season. However, it’s essential to take the time to research and choose the right boat for your lifestyle needs and budget. Below […]

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World’s Largest Boat Show: boot Dusseldorf 2023 Opens!

Large yachts move through this historic town to one of nine powerboat display halls (Plus accessories, sailing, diving and more). Courtesy boot Dusseldorf Finally, boot is back – the relief is clearly noticeable in the water sports community and among the Düsseldorf trade fair organisers. What was the annual highlight for the industry until 2020 […]

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Visit Hutchinson Island

Hideaway on Hutchinson Island Just far enough away to escape the hustle and bustle of the city streets is the secret gem of Florida’s Treasure Coast—a 23-mile stretch along the Atlantic Ocean from Fort Pierce to Stuart known as Hutchinson Island. This serene barrier island attracts visitors in search of beautiful weather, an abundance of […]

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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 Center Console

Fish and Play Formula’s 387 center console comes in two styles, but they share the love of fishing and the need for playtime. Formula has re-entered the center console market with vim and vigor, meaning its enthusiasm and positivity with the introduction of the 387 CCF and 387 CCS has fishermen and their families realizing they […]

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A Guide To Spearfishing Gear And Accessories

A Guide To Spearfishing Spearfishing is gaining ground as one of the most love water sports. Although it’s risky, it’s satisfying when you catch fish, which involves diving and aiming toward your prey. One thing is that the ocean plays host to several predators, and the last thing you’d want as a spearfisher is to […]

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Exploring Florida’s Treasure Coast

Treasure Hunt Florida’s Treasure Coast is a hidden gem. Tangerine and cotton candy-colored clouds billow along the horizon creating the perfect backdrop for this laid-back, picturesque Florida region. Tucked along the Atlantic Coast just north of Palm Beach, the Treasure Coast comprises Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties. This hidden gem is a wondrous […]

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2022 Wakesports Hall of Fame Inductees

Ten inductees were included in this year’s class. Courtesy Wakesports Hall of Fame The 2022 Wakesports Hall of Fame class of inductees includes some of the sport’s most influential and notable visionaries from wake sport’s earliest years before the sports were accepted as the popular action sports they are today. The Wakesports Hall of Fame […]

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Tommy’s Boats opens new Grand Rapids location

Tommy’s Boats celebrated the opening of its newest location near Grand Rapids, Michigan during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Dec. 1. The new 16,000-square-foot facility, which houses a showroom floor, sales offices, and a 12-bay service department is located in Comstock Park, just off West River Drive at 247 Morrissey Drive NE. A unique feature […]

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Centurion’s Salute to Service Events Wake Waves of Positive Change

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Sea Tow Foundation National Boating Safety Industry Awards Announced For 2022

National Boating Industry Safety Awards 2022 Winners Courtesy Sea Tow Foundation 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. Southold, NY (October 18, 2022) – The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boating safety, in conjunction with its Boating Safety Advisory Council, […]

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Grady-White Adventure 218 – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Grady-White Adventure 218 Grady-White boasts its new Adventure 218 has the widest beam (8′ 6″) in the 21-foot class. Designers packed a lot into the Adventure 218 (23′ 3″ LOA) while maintaining the walkaround concept. Highlights include a cushioned helm, fish boxes behind the helm seats, and two integrated swim platforms aft. For family water […]

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Cobalt celebrates 55 years with dealer event

Cobalt Boats continued its series of popular World Class Dealer Network annual celebrations with a special four-day event from September 18-21 at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla. Held annually to recognize dealer accomplishments, this year’s edition marked Cobalt’s 55 years in business, with founder Pack St. Clair and his son, former Cobalt […]

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Three Keys to Improve Your Wake-Sports Skills

It makes more than the right gear or boat to improve your skills. Garrett Cortese 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. Remember that aha! moment when you first got up and stayed up on a wakeboard or water ski? That […]

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