• Mercury Marine wins three Consumer Digest "Best Buy" accolades

    June 30, 2008
    News
    Mercury Marine was the only marine engine company to receive three "Best Buy" designations from Consumer Digest this week when the publication announc
  • Boaters should prepare for America's busiest boating holiday

    June 28, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    News
    With American's busiest boating holiday, July 4th, upon us, the waterways will soon be brimming boaters. The BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety an
  • Adventures

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    For starters, I was the only one of us not interested in a trip to Lake Mead in Nevada.
  • One

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    The debate between the pros and cons of U-shaped versus round pontoon logs is one that has no end in sight. But for Ercoa, its secret to nearly 40 successful years in the pontoon business is hexagon-shaped pontoons.
  • Open Water Without a Paddle?

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Towing services are most likely not at the top of the your mental checklist but consider for a moment how big a pain it can be if you find yourself stranded "without a paddle," not that a paddle would offer a whole lot of comfort.
  • Passing Off Gas

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Gas is expensive enough at a regular gas station, so you may suspect that a marina-if the marina chooses to provide fueling-is gouging you, demanding you pay the price of convenience.
  • Premier 250 S-Series

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    There was a time when the phrase "performance pontoon" would've been laughable.
  • Acme's New Kastmaster Kit

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    With the six spoons in Acme's KT-15 Kastmaster Kit, fishermen will be covered for a wide variety of lure fishing activities - from trout, bass and panfish in fresh water to reds, stripers or snapper blues in salt water.
  • Bonus Section

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    The 50th anniversary should have been 2006; however, since they missed the parade in 1993 due to the big flood (when the waters came up to Mary's feet), they decided to celebrate it in 2007.
  • Conversion

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Boating industry poobahs (not me) held a meeting at the Miami Boat Show in Florida this past February, and I understand the hot topic was women.
  • Is the Fourth of July Celebration the Greatest Boating Holiday?

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    It could be the smell of burgers on the grill, the annual water balloon fight or even the fireworks over the water.
  • Life's A Drag

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Called drift socks, drogues and sea anchors, "drag bags" are a great way to control your boat's progress whether drifting or under power.
  • Speakers

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Pontoons nowadays come with some pretty sweet-sounding stereo systems.
  • When Good Gas Goes Bad

    June 26, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Your boat's greatest enemy may be the fuel inside of it, because of the potentially damaging ethanol content.
  • Torqeedo honored for first-year operations

    June 26, 2008
    News
    Torqeedo, a German-based electric outboard manufacturer with a U.S. office in Hawthorn Woods, Ill., was awarded Start-Up of the Year by Deutscher Grue
  • EPA puts forth its Clean Water plan

    June 24, 2008
    News
    Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency published the Clean Water Act proposal in the Federal Register. The proposal will impose new, complex re
  • Yanmar green-lights use of eco-friendly diesel

    June 22, 2008
    News
    As part of its efforts to create more environmentally-responsible products, Yanmar Marine USA Corp has endorsed the use of B5 biodiesel in its diesel
  • A Bride's Pontoon Wish

    June 20, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    Last fall as I was doing my morning inbox grind, one email with a strange subject line seemed to just jump off the screen.
  • Mercury Marine Introduces Flyway 25 EFI FourStroke Outboard

    June 20, 2008
    News
    Some circumstances require more than just FourStroke silence...they demand total stealth.
  • Brunswick, GE extend partnership

    June 18, 2008
    News
    Brunswick Corp. and GE Capital Solutions extended their joint venture, Brunswick Acceptance Co, for five years.
  • Your life jacket photo could win you an inflatable life jacket

    June 16, 2008
    News
    BoatU.S. Angler, which offers services and helpful information for boat-owning fishermen, encourages anglers to wear a life jacket this fishing season
  • SeaRay sees jump in AquaPalooza registration

    June 14, 2008
    News
    If early registration numbers for Sea Ray's annual AquaPalooza are any indication, boaters aren't going to let these stressful economic times keep the
  • BOATU.S. offers tips for saving gas

    June 12, 2008
    News
    With boaters facing record high fuel prices this summer Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU.S.) has a few tips that could help stretch
  • Honda Marine pitches low retail financing for summer

    June 10, 2008
    News
    Honda Marine will offer special retail financing rates as low as 6.49 percent APR throughout this year's summer boating season.
  • Last call for environmental leadership award

    June 08, 2008
    News
    The deadline is rapidly approaching to honor an environmental leader in the boating community. BoatU.S. Foundation's Environmental Leadership Award re
  • BRP broadens Evinrude E-TEC line-up

    June 06, 2008
    News
    BRP commemorates 100 years of Evinrude outboard engine innovation with the introduction of new Evinrude E-TEC 2009 centennial model year engines. The
  • Four Winns

    June 04, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    What began as a family-owned boat business has grown and developed over the last half-century to become one of the most recognized names in the fiberglass industry, Four Winns.
  • Motors

    June 04, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    What do you do if your favorite lake has restrictions and only allows electric motors?
  • Not Bad for 100 Years Old

    June 04, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    BRP kicked off its year-long 100th anniversary celebrations of the Evinrude brand at the Miami International Boat Show in February.
  • Pontoon Boats Under 19 Feet

    June 04, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    If you're shopping for that perfect mini-pontoon, want to keep it under 19 feet long, and still want all the things you need for family fun packed into a compact model, the Gillgetter 713 Fish N Cruise could be the answer.
  • Product Test No. 28: Otterbox

    June 04, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    I've got a rather eclectic musical preference.
  • Product Test No. 29: Blackfin Sunglasses

    June 04, 2008 Published in the June 2008 issue
    There is a new sunglass frame that was recently introduced called the Blackfin from Costa Del Mar.
  • Bass Pro Shops teams with MarineMax for promotion

    June 03, 2008
    News
    Bass Pro Shops and MarineMax pooled their resources in a joint promotion that started May 30. For 16 days, the companies will host joint events at 17