Newport Boat Show dates announced

Newport Exhibition Group announced that its 52nd Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 14 through 17, 2023 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, R.I. “Last year was our most successful show yet, surpassing even pre-pandemic expectations and proving once again that the Newport International Boat Show is the preeminent destination […]

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Cup Spy

What happened in the Cup – March 13, 2023: Alinghi Red Bull Racing sailed out of Barcelona in their AC75, with Dean Barker back onboard. American Magic sailed off Pensacola in their AC40 INEOS Britannia sailed off Mallorca, in their AC40 in light winds. Luna Rossa did not sail. Emirates Team New Zealand did not […]

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Cruising The Florida Loop

FLOOPin’ – Florida Loop Cruising Start your journey anywhere along the route to experience a different kind of Florida. Looking for a different sort of adventure? Try FLOOPin’—boating along the Florida Loop. You can make a loop around the southern tip of Florida that includes the cut through the Okeechobee Waterway, the stretch along Florida’s southwest […]

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Port 32 Marinas names new CEO

PORT 32 Marinas, LLC (PORT 32) Chairman and Fireside Investments Founder, Jonathan Langer, recently announced the appointment of Austin Schell as CEO of PORT 32 and as a member of the company’s board of directors. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, PORT 32 is an owner, operator, developer, and acquirer of coastal marina assets. PORT 32 […]

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MIASF reports new data from industry impact study

Marine Industries Association of South Florida announces marine tech apprentice program A new study on the economic impact of the marine industry in South Florida indicates steady growth in major categories like total economic output, marine-related sales, since 2018, when the last full study was released. Phil Purcell, CEO/president of the Marine Industries Association of […]

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The Gold Coast

Photo Adobe Stock Its tree-lined streets, abundance of sidewalk cafes and powerful connection to the water give Oakville, Ontario, a distinctive Mediterranean vibe. But there’s more to this Port of Call than just its joyous, Côte d’Azur feel. By Craig Ritchie Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario midway between Toronto and Hamilton, the […]

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Suntex Marinas acquires Roosevelt Lake Marina

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced it has acquired Roosevelt Lake Marina in Roosevelt, Arizona. Situated on approximately 70 acres, Roosevelt Lake Marina offers guests with wet storage, dry storage, on site dining, fuel sales, boat rentals and 15 tent sites with power and 35 RV pad sites with full hook ups. The 258 wet […]

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Boat Test: 2023 Wellcraft 355

The 355 offers up a superb ride. Courtesy Wellcraft 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. Overview Alchemy was the mythical medieval belief that you could turn a base metal, such as lead, into something rare, such as gold. And that’s […]

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Dining around the Miami International Boat Show

The Miami International Boat Show draws boating enthusiasts from around the world to see the latest and greatest boats and gear. With its prime location in sunny South Florida, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of magnificent restaurants nearby where you can enjoy a delicious meal complemented by beautiful views of the water. Whether […]

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Waypoint: Marina Del Rey, California

Five thousand boaters can’t be wrong. Take a west coast passage to Marina Del Rey and Venice Beach. Photos by Dori Arrington Bigger isn’t always better, but in the case of Marina del Rey, California, bigger is pretty darn good. As the largest man-made recreational harbor in North America, the boat basin at Marina del […]

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Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Crowds convene across entire Hobart waterfront to celebrate the long weekend The Australian Wooden Boat Festival has gone off with a bang, with revelers enjoying the live entertainment in the Ironhouse Waterside Tavern, with crowd pleasing bands Baby Come Tack, Yacht Rock and The Royal Australian Navy Band, until well after dark last night. After […]

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Ocean Race Leg 2

The fleet is heading northeast again, away from the ice exclusion zone, and making miles directly towards the finish in Cape Town. Team Malizia is leading the way on Thursday as the five IMOCA teams gybed away from the ice exclusion zone along 45-degrees south latitude overnight, turning to race towards the Cape Town finishing […]

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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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February 2023 Issue

February 2023 Issue Great Lake Escape On the northwest shore of Lake Michigan are two tiny Wisconsin communities — Algoma and Kewaunee — with a huge reputation for sportfishing. Go deep with one of the area’s 50-some fishing charters or cast your own line into tranquil tributaries. Count Viking River Cruises among those en route […]

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Waypoint: Beaufort, South Carolina

A focal point for film lovers, cultural diversity and eco travel adventures. Photos by Dori Arrington Saltwater marshes as far as the eye can see, lush with bulrush, sweetgrass and palmetto. This is the Lowcountry of South Carolina, an area literally dripping in natural beauty. The Lowcountry draws its name from being underwater as much […]

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Great Lake Escape

Photo Adobe Stock On the northwest shore of Lake Michigan are two tiny Wisconsin communities — Algoma and Kewaunee — with a huge reputation for sportfishing. Go deep with one of the area’s 50-some fishing charters or cast your own line into tranquil tributaries. Count Viking River Cruises among those en route to the pretty […]

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TowBoatUS awards honors at New Orleans conference

During the annual BoatUS Towing Conference in New Orleans, La., the organization recognized its affiliates and its captains. TowBoatUS Long Beach was awarded Tower of the Year, and five captains serving locations in Key Largo, Fla.; Provincetown, Mass.; Cleveland, Ohio; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Old Saybrook, Conn. were honored for their lifesaving actions. Owned by […]

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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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