• Why Make New Year’s Resolutions?

    December 29, 2017
    Feature
    New Year reminders for the US Power Squadron.
  • Bennington 25 QXFBWA

    December 27, 2017
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    With the use of fiberglass up top combined with the attractive color scheme and sport arch, you could almost classify this Bennington as artwork in motion as it beautifully glides across the water.
  • Merry Christmas to All!

    December 25, 2017
    PDB Staff
    Happy Holidays!
  • Boat Test Videos Released

    Web Exclusive December 22, 2017
    Feature
    Our annual Shootout Boat Test issue is currently at the printer but if you'd like a little sneak peek check out our collection of videos.
  • Proposed Tax Reform A Win For Boating Industry

    December 21, 2017
    Feature
    Trade Only News
    The National Marine Manufacturers Association is praising pending tax legislation that Congress is set to send to President Trump’s desk shortly.
  • What's Hot?

    Web Exclusive December 20, 2017
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    As we head into Boat Show season, here is a little sneak peek on what to be looking for in 2018.
  • Potential Buyers Interested In The Sea Ray Brand

    December 19, 2017
    Feature
    Trade Only News
    Brunswick said sluggish sales of larger boats did not influence its decision to put Sea Ray up for sale. Brunswick Corp. has had a “robust” response from strategic and financial potential buyers of its Sea Ray brand, which the company announced was for s
  • The Educated Dealer

    December 17, 2017
    Feature
    So you want to buy a boat. Congratulations! That’s a great idea! What kind of boat do you want? Big, small, or something in between? Wide or narrow? Fast and sporty or slow and steady? There’s a lot to consider when making such a large purchase, so you ne
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    December 15, 2017
  • Evinrude Achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Sustainability Status

    Web Exclusive December 14, 2017
    News
    BRP, a world leader in powersports, announced today that Evinrude has received recognition as a Green Master in the Wisconsin Green Masters Program.
  • The Flagship of Flagships

    December 14, 2017 Published in the May 2017 issue
    Feature
    Brady L. Kay
    It has taken a little longer than other segments in the boating industry, but trailerable fiberglass boats are hot once again. Thanks to manufacturers such as Hurricane, there is a buzz of excitement in the air for these types of vessels and that especial
  • Looking For Electronic Gifts?

    Web Exclusive December 11, 2017
    News
    If the boat-lover in your life is thinking about upgrading their electronics this holiday, West Marine has top-rated options with free shipping:
  • Five Gorgeous Lake Options For Early Spring Plans

    December 10, 2017
    Feature
    For those looking for an idea of where to head this year, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite southern lakes.
  • Streaming Music Without A Stereo

    December 09, 2017
    News
    With the Milennia MILAMP200BT from Prospec Electronics, the ability to stream music without a traditional stereo becomes a reality.
  • Get A Peek At Manitou’s 2018 Lineup

    Web Exclusive December 06, 2017
    Multimedia
    With floorplan changes, fresh colors, and a completely new dual engine platform coming soon, next year is turning out to be fantastic already.
  • Brunswick Selling Sea Ray

    Web Exclusive December 05, 2017
    News
    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.
  • Busman’s Holiday

    December 02, 2017
    Feature
    I enjoyed a rare afternoon of bass fishing from a pontoon boat recently. Rare for several reasons...
  • Flexible Is Its Middle Name

    December 01, 2017
    News
    SmartPlug Systems' new SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V cordset stays flexible even in temperatures as low as –58° F.