• Princecraft Awarded Employer of Choice

    During a special ceremony at the Toronto's Enercare Centre as part of the 60th Toronto International Boat Show, Princecraft Boats Inc. was awarded a 2018 Employer of Choice – Marine Business category, by the Boating Industry Canada Employer of Choice (BI

  • Potentially Catastrophic

    Doing some online research I found that these were symptoms of a bad voltage regulator.

  • Staying In ’Toon: Pontooning In Saltwater?

    For some of us, this time of year is about daydreaming, sunshine and warm water.

  • Doing Time In A Booth

    “How ya doing?” I must have heard those three words uttered at least a hundred times…and that was only the first three hours on the first day of a five-day stint as I worked a recent boat show. It seems like it has become the preferred opening “line” for

  • Stingray 206 CC

    It’s a Stingray, so heading into our test we already knew it would be well-built and well-thought-out.

  • K2 Coolers Portable Ice Chests:PDB TESTED No. 207

    K2’s Summit 20 and 90 coolers are, in a word, cool.

  • Freedom on the Water: Not Living In An Autonomous World

    “With robotic cars in our future as well as airlines in full control of where and when we fly, where can we go for our freedom to be spontaneous?”

  • News

    West Marine Hires New CEO

    Marine, Inc., a leading omni-channel retailer exclusively offering boating gear, apparel, footwear and other waterlife-related products, announced today the arrival of their new Chief Executive Officer, Doug Robinson, who joins with three decades of speci

  • News

    Lippert Components agrees to acquire Taylor Made Group

    Lippert Components Inc., a subsidiary of LCI Industries, has agreed to buy Taylor Made Group LLC. Terms of the agreement, which the companies expect to close in two weeks, were not disclosed.

  • News

    Evinrude Achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Sustainability Status

    BRP, a world leader in powersports, announced today that Evinrude has received recognition as a Green Master in the Wisconsin Green Masters Program.

  • News

    Looking For Electronic Gifts?

    If the boat-lover in your life is thinking about upgrading their electronics this holiday, West Marine has top-rated options with free shipping:

  • News

    Streaming Music Without A Stereo

    With the Milennia MILAMP200BT from Prospec Electronics, the ability to stream music without a traditional stereo becomes a reality.

  • News

    Brunswick Selling Sea Ray

    Today Brunswick Corp. announced that it will sell its Sea Ray brand with the transaction planned to wrap up in the first half of 2018.

  • News

    Un-stabbable? Forever In Shape? No, It's Not Superman...

    If you’re looking to upgrade your pontoon or deck boat’s dock protection, check out ProTec's non-inflatable Dock Guard system.

  • News

    Flexible Is Its Middle Name

    SmartPlug Systems' new SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V cordset stays flexible even in temperatures as low as –58° F.

  • News

    Are You Headed To The Midwest’s Largest Indoor Boat Show?

    Hanging out in Chicago in the dead of winter might not sound like a lot of fun, but when there’s hundreds of boats to be explored and you’re sitting toasty inside, what can you complain about?

  • News

    Over 100,000 Units Sold

    Prospec Electronics' Infinity by Harman INFPRV250 has officially sold over 100,000 units and is approaching 125,000.

  • News

    West Marine's Biggest Online Sale Of The Year

    West Marine’s biggest online sale of the year on Thanksgiving Day (Happy Thanksgiving!) is followed up by 5 Day Deals starting on Black Friday.

  • News

    Here Comes The 2018 Miami International Boat Show!

    We’re headed to the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show – are you?

  • News

    No More Tedious Tying!

    With quick release hardware from Accon Marine, you can do away with forever tying and retying fenders to cleats and rails on your pontoon.

  • News

    Guess This Price

    The new Crownline Eclipse E23 XS doesn’t just come with enriching options – it counts most of them as standards. Let’s check these out.

  • News

    West Marine Partners With Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    By the end of West Marine's fundraiser, more than $41,300 was raised to support LLS.

  • News

    West Marine CEO Matt Hyde To Depart

    West Marine, Inc., recently announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Matt Hyde after five years of service.

  • Multimedia

    Get A Peek At Manitou’s 2018 Lineup

    With floorplan changes, fresh colors, and a completely new dual engine platform coming soon, next year is turning out to be fantastic already.

  • Multimedia

    Meet This Enchanting 2018 Crest Model

    Fun colors, classic amenities, what's not to love about Crest's 2018 Calypso?

  • Multimedia

    Hook The Holiday Season’s Hottest Gifts

    An easy way to spread holiday cheer to the anglers on your list is with the latest and greatest from Rapala and Respected Rapala Brands.

  • Multimedia

    What Do You Know About Using Household Cleaners On A Boat?

    Shurhold Industries offers a set of Clean-N-Simple Tips to ensure you don’t use a product that’s not safe for your boat.

  • Multimedia

    Avalon Excalibur Is Back!

    With the rebirth of Avalon's Excalibur series comes some exciting new features you might have started to notice around the showrooms.

  • Multimedia

    Find Fish Like Never Before

    Lowrance has introduced a new way to fishfind, with its new, easy-to-use hook series of fishfinders/chartplotters that are affordable and easy to use.

  • Multimedia

    Near-Tragedy Inspiration

    A harrowing experience inspired Smiles to develop Life Cell, a completely new approach to safety equipment storage.

  • Multimedia

    Hello, Color!

    Bright white light is great when you're working or performing a specific task onboard, but often a softer tone or secondary color is desired.


    Here's a fun video from the folks over at BoatUS that reminds us of some safety tips for the season!