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  • Salute The Troops Spotlight: Carl Wagner

    Each July we feature brave men and women who have served our country who also enjoy the pontoon and deck boat lifestyle. Here is a look back at Carl Wagner who we featured in 2017 as we head towards Memorial Day Weekend.

  • We’re Boaters Now!

    Some times things just have a way of working themselves out. When Twisted Tea and South Bay decided to team up for a national contest, along with Richard Petty Motorsports and Mercury Marine, there was a tentative plan in place.

  • Entry Level Roundup

    Entry-level boats hold a special place in the industry because they’re designed to meet you at a price point of no regrets. When looking for the right model, you’ll have some questions: how much can I make this pontoon my own? How high a value can I get f

  • Hampton 2485 RFL

    Simply put, the more we looked around, the more we found that we liked.

  • Portfolio Builder

    Consumers have been waiting in anticipation for a V8 release like this and the wait is officially over.

  • Larson Boat Group Announces Sweeping Model Enhancements For 2019

    Larson Boat Group revealed several updates today to its four boat brands—Larson Escape, Larson, Larson FX and Striper—for the 2019 model year. These updates range from new aesthetics to improved onboard amenities to performance enhancements and more

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    Protomet Is Expanding

    Protomet Corporation is quickly ramping up its $30 million expansion project.

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    RBFF's Best Family-Friendly Places to Fish and Boat

    "This year we decided to ask some of our friends and partners where they like to go fishing, and the response has been overwhelming,

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    Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee Wins 2018 Bassmaster Classic (Again)

    Yamaha Pro Angler Jordan Lee is the 2018 Bassmaster Classic® Champion. Lee, who began Sunday’s championship round in sixth place, caught five bass that weighed 16 pounds, 5 ounces and won the 2018 Bassmaster Classic® with a three-day total of 47 pounds, 1

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    Mercury Marine mourns loss of Charlie Strang

    Mercury Marine is saddened by the death of Charles “Charlie” Strang who served as Carl Kiekhaefer’s top engineer for 13 years at Mercury Marine.

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    2018 Yamaha Classic Photo Contest

    Today the Yamaha Marine Group announced the launch of their 2018 “Yamaha Classic Photo Contest,” and you could be the next winner!

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    Evinrude Re-Brands Engine Oil

    The lineup of XD engine oil for Evinrude and Johnson outboards has been re-branded as XPS Marine. The same high-quality engine oils now leverage the XPS brand and are offered in three products – XD100, XD50 and XD30.

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    RBFF Sponsors Miami Boat Show

    In February, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) will sponsor the Progressive Miami International Boat Show with its Take Me Fishing™ brand, where an estimated 100,000 boating enthusiasts will gather.

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    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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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:

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    Streaming Music Without A Stereo

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    Flexible Is Its Middle Name

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

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    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?

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  • Mercury Introduces New V8 Vid

    New teaser video from Mercury Marine released

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    Behind the scenes with VMC

  • The Next Big Thing For Pontoon Ladders

    Dan Kincaid from northern Indiana has developed a system that, when attached to a rear-entry ladder, will raise and lower the bottom half with a simple press of a button.

  • Mercury Recaps Miami

    Mercury Marine has released a video of the introduction of and reaction to its new 3.4-liter V6 outboard and two other engines at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show.

  • Boat Loan Basics

    The experts at boats.com have shared their insights on the ins and outs of boat loans—explaining the basic steps needed to finance a boat purchase.

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    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.

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    Meet This Enchanting 2018 Crest Model

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

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    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.

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    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.