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How To Hide While Fishing

<b>Q. How can I be electronically unnoticeable when fishing?</b><p><b>A.</b> Communicate and navigate like a spy. For example, voice scramblers are optional with some …

On Board With Capt. Trey and Alyssa Hill

It takes a certain kind of person to go boating in Alaska, and an even heartier soul to take care of Alaska’s boaters. So when Trey and Alyssa Hill …

Boating

Make Your Boat Go Faster

Maybe it won’t plane quickly enough, the rough-water handling is unpredictable, or the propeller ventilates in hard turns. For many, top speed is the …

How to Install a Sliding Dockline System

Side-tying your boat to pilings at a stationary dock poses a problem in waters subject to tides: How to do you keep the boat securely moored, prevent …

Stainless Steel

American Ethanol Still Top Gun

Strong cross winds and high temperatures on the first day of the 30th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout did not hold back <i>American Ethanol</i> as the …

Deep Blue

Mercury Racing Crate Motor in New Roadster Shop Project

Mercury Racing continues to promote its SB4 7.0 crate engine for the automotive aftermarket. The Roadster Shop, the exclusive SB4 distributor, …

Roadsters

Project 1080 a “Resto-Mod” Cigarette

Mercury Racing has teamed up with the Florida Powerboat Club (FPC) on the restoration of a model year 2000 Cigarette 38 Top Gun into a modern pace …

Engines

Go-Fast Blast from the Past: Muncie Gear Works Sterndrive

The first stern drive? Volvo Penta gets credit for the introduction of its Aquamatic 100 in 1959 but the idea of mating a steerable outdrive to an …

Great Depression

Livorsi Stepped Trim Tabs

On our last visit to Iconic Marine in Washington, N.C., to see the Fountain 40 Raceboat being prepped for a future attempt at the APBA/FIM Unlimited …

Stainless Steel

Seven Marine Moves Into European Market With CE Certification

In response to increased interest in its products from international markets and a growing demand for high-power outboards for larger boats across …

Engines

The 19 Innovations that Redefined Boston Whaler

In 2008, the Unsinkable Legend was celebrating its 50th anniversary. It was a waypoint in an evolutionary journey of design and engineering that …

Boating

Tow Tube Test: WOW Watersports Big Bubba

This tube will have your crew coming and going with cool, waterborne delight. Pulled from its forward tow point, the Big Bubba’s high back wraps …

Time for Boating

In the beginning, boating and boats were much more homogenous than they are today. Boats came in small sizes and had outboards, and they came in …

Boating

I Learned About Boating From This: A Boating Tragedy Averted and a Lesson Learned

The Saint Lawrence River will always be a challenge for any size boat. Strong currents are the rule. Big ships ply these waters.<p>One night in 1995, I …

Boating

Who You Callin Goofy?!

When he walked into the Lake View Inn, our old friend Malcolm Sohm was greeted with a resounding chorus of “Goof! Goof!” It was not a derisive chant. …

Drones for Boats

With marine multifunction displays, you can look underwater with sonar, all around the boat with radar, and even peer through the dark with a thermal …

Drones

Boat Fender Buying Tips

While you shouldn’t be that guy cruising down the lake or ­Intracoastal Waterway with your fenders flapping for all to see, you should invest in the …

Boats

How To Trim A Boat When Making Turns

If emails to the editor and anecdotal information from boatbuilders and boat dealers is any indication, a substantial number of boaters express …

Sailing

How To Make Your Boat Ride Drier

As I swung the wheel and changed course, my buddy John switched positions. He’d been standing on the port side of the console, his right hand on the …

Sailing

Formula 400 Super Sport Crossover

We look forward to testing the Formula 400 Super Sport Crossover later this fall. It appears it will be a top-notch crossover boat, one that marries …

Boats

Tigé Boats ZX5 First Impression

With seating for 19 and ample stowage, the 2019 25-foot ZX5 is Tigé’s flagship and will allow your whole crew to enjoy a day full of wakesurfing, …

Hinckley Sport Boat CC First Impression

Hinckley is joining the outboard-powered, luxury center-console market to great fanfare with its new Sport Boat CC. Like all new Hinckley power …

Sailing

Grady-White Freedom 325

The Freedom 325 from Grady White is perfect for a day on the water with the family. This boat is chock full of amenities and fishing features. …

Boats

Furuno GP Multi-Touch Combo Units

If you’re serious about having fun on your boat and keeping your family safe, one of the must-haves at the helm is one or more pieces of navigation …

Multi-Touch

Boating and Torqeedo Set Electric Boat Speed Record at LOTO

Torqeedo electric outboards and <i>Boating</i> Magazine made history on August 25, 2018, by setting a new record at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout running …

Deep Blue

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Transportation Options 2018

The 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® (FLIBS) is set to take place from October 31 through November 4 across seven waterfront locations …

Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard Urges Boaters to Stay Safe During Labor Day Weekend

<b>PORTSMOUTH, Va</b>. — The Coast Guard encourages boaters in the mid-Atlantic region to use extra caution while out on the water this Labor Day …

Boating

College Bass Fishing Boom

Abigail Askew isn’t your typical fishing fanatic. She didn’t grow up with it in her early years in South Florida, and actually didn’t take it up …

Fishing

West Marine Partners with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for September 2018 In-Store Fundraiser

<b>Watsonville, Calif., August 28, 2018</b> – West Marine, the world’s premier boating and sailing retailer, is pleased to announce its continued …

Customers

NAUTIC-ON App Demo

When NAUTIC-ON offered to rig one of our test boats with its, " smart boat," system, so that we could see the physical installation and try out the …

Boats