Toronto wraps successful 2023 boat show

The 65th edition of the Toronto International Boat Show recently wrapped and celebrated the return of a successful show. The show marked its return to an in-person consumer show, January 20 – 29 at the Enercare Centre to debut more than 150 product innovations, thousands of recreational boats and watersports accessories and more electric boats than […]

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Globe40

At 15:00 hours local time today, the GLOBE40 skippers took the start of the 7th and penultimate leg of the event, which will lead the fleet to the island of Grenada in the West Indies. The crews cast off from the brand-new Recife Marina to make for the start line, in the middle of the […]

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Boat Test: 2023 Heyday H20

The H20 has big advantages with its smaller size. 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. Overview Heyday’s H20 proves that you need neither a giant boat nor a fat wallet to have watersports fun. Start with the H20’s […]

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Four Winns TH36

A stand out. by Ken Kreisler At a glance, the all-new outboard catamaran stands out from its peers,” says Martin Meyer, product manager for Four Winns. Photos Courtesy of Four Winns And one look at this venerated builder’s latest model is plenty of reason to get up close and personal with the new multi-hulled TH36 […]

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Nine Cool Pontoon Boat Features

The transformer bar, as seen aboard the Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar, lets you turn the back of the boat into a social focal point. Bill Doster Sometime between the era of your grandparents’ nightly putt-putt around the lake and the more recent trend of 20-somethings partying at the sandbar, pontoon boats became cool. Cool because […]

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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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2023 Supreme S220

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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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2023 Starcraft SVX 230 IO

The SVX 230 IO serves up an agile, stable and responsive ride. Bill Doster Overview Boatbuilders have long attempted to blend the size and space of a deck boat with the look and style of an open-bow runabout, but results are often mixed. Starcraft’s SVX 230 IO pulls off the challenge with aplomb. Hullsides carry […]

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2023 Yamaha 222XD

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2023 Supreme S220

The S220 can create a mellow, beginner-friendly wave, or a steeper one suited to advanced riders. Garrett Cortese The latest addition to the Supreme S lineup hardly resembles its successful predecessors. On top of delivering a design intent of more bang for less bucks, the S220 features higher freeboard, a hybrid bow shape, and a clean […]

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2023 Centurion Fi23

QuickLaunch utilizes QuickSurf plates to get on plane with minimal bow rise. Garrett Cortese All-new looks, an updated running surface, new interior styling and more make Centurion’s Fi23 one of the bigger, badder 23-foot watersports boats available.  The higher gunwales of the 2023 Fi23 allow for deeper, more comfortable seating, along with a drier ride. […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Dual Consoles

Dual-consoles combine saltwater fishing features with family-friendly layouts and comforts for days when angling takes a back seat. Courtesy Grady-White Dual-console boats were once more popular for cruising than serious fishing. Then manufacturers introduced new models with more rod holders, extra storage, insulated fish boxes, advanced electronics and full offshore rigging—everything the serious angler needs—with […]

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2023 Axis A225

The trademarked Surf Gate and Power Wedge III systems serve up amazing wakes and waves. Garrett Cortese The A22 kicked off the price-conscious, performance-packed Axis brand more than a decade ago. Now the Tennessee boatbuilder comes along with the A225, a model that is more refined and with an even bigger punch in terms of […]

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2023 Moomba Craz

If you’re just looking to cruise, the Craz can hit speeds over 40 mph. Courtesy Moomba Boats The Moomba Craz is a 22-foot boat designed to bring a premier wave to a recreational surf crowd while still being able to entertain a crew on the water. It offers a lot of great amenities combined with […]

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2023 Axis T235

The T235 produces riding surfaces for all styles and ability levels. Garrett Cortese With the T235, Axis launches a new model in what has become a sweet-spot size segment for watersports boat buyers. The 23-foot-5-inch T235 delivers both the signature Axis styling as well as a high-level of watersports performance.  The T235 boasts room for 16 […]

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2023 Centurion Fi25

Fully loaded, wakes and waves quickly reach pro level. Garrett Cortese Centurion’s position as a big-time wakesurfing player gets cemented further with the brand’s completely redesigned 2023 Fi25.  The Fi25’s new bow looks more aggressive but proves more comfortable and accommodating thanks to the higher freeboard. The increased freeboard and added comfort carry through to […]

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