New Boat: Hood 35LM

Meet Android founder Rich Miner and his low-profile, high-tech masterpiece, the striking Hood 35 LM. It’s All in the Curve Meet Android founder Rich Miner and his low-profile, high-tech masterpiece, the striking Hood 35 LM. It’s the swooping, arcing, very considered trailing edge—a graceful, subtle curve that defines the aft border of the coach roof […]

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Herb Eldean Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

PHOTO COURTESY OF ELDEAN SHIPYARD Chicago native and MBIA Hall of Fame inductee Herb Eldean of Eldean Shipyard in Lake Macatawa was posthumously awarded the Ray L. Underwood Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 from MBIA for his contribution to the recreational boating industry throughout his lifetime. He will be honored at the Recreational Boating Educational […]

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OPA Englewood Beach World Championship Essentials

<!– Racing: OPA Englewood Beach World Championship Essentials –> The final offshore races of the 2022 season, the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach/Waterfest World Championships are tap this weekend. An estimated 40 to 45 teams already are in town and more will be arriving throughout the day in the Southwest Florida waterfront community. OPA president […]

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Waypoint: Baltimore, MD

A waterfront reborn in one of America’s oldest port cities. Photos by Dori Arrington Finding Grit and Charm Where North Meets South Exploring the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in and around Baltimore is an opportunity every boater should take. Between the breadth and beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, there are few places better to […]

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Kayaking in the Pristine Waters of Nantucket

Pristine Waters of Nantucket Nantucket, MA, is a small island but has a big reputation for being a leading vacation destination on the East Coast. It has over 82 miles of coastline and beautiful beaches, wildlife refuges, protected natural lands, perfectly preserved pre-civil war historic buildings, and some of the best restaurants and boutiques in […]

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Englewood Beach Races To Pull Triple Duty For OPA

<!– Racing: Englewood Beach Races To Pull Triple Duty For OPA –> There’s more at stake than usual this year for the Englewood Beach Waterfest/Offshore Powerboat Association World Championships, which are slated for November 17-20 in the Southwest Florida community. In addition to crowning its own world champions and Union Internationale Motonautique world champs in […]

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Lighter Than Air

Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? As a propulsion source for boating, hydrogen has a lot going […]

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Riverfront Renaissance

Photo by Toledo Aerial Media A boatload of attractions — including the nation’s largest mural — along the Maumee make Toledo a mighty fine Lake Erie destination. By Damaine Vonada Despite all the natural assets that Toledo, Ohio, enjoys because of its location at the place where the gaping mouth of the Maumee River empties […]

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Stingray 211DC

Improving access. By Heather Steinberger Late September in South Carolina can be absolutely charming. Photos Courtesy of Stingray Cotton plants turn russet in the fields, bursting with snowy bolls. The woods reveal their first splatters of yellow, and summer humidity releases its grip at last. The operative words are can be. On this late September […]

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Image Of The Week: Your Friendly Neighborhood Fountain

<!– Image of the Week: Image Of The Week: Your Friendly Neighborhood Fountain –> Captured by contributing photographer Jeff Helmkamp during last Saturday’s Performance Boat Center Fall Fun Run on the Lake of the Ozarks, a photo of a colorful—and not-so-strangely familiar—Fountain Powerboats 42 Poker Run Run Edition sportboat caught our eyes. The 42-footer powered […]

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