• Carrying On The Torch

    July 31, 2019
    Heather M. Serrano
    Last year, Barletta’s L-Class series won the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the pontoon category, which is impressive in itself, but even more so since Barletta was a brand-new company and the L-Series were its first
  • Power Of A Hurricane

    July 28, 2019
    Brady L. Kay
    It’s no secret: the popularity of larger outboard engines is on the rise. So naturally when Yamaha Marine announced the release of its biggest outboard to date – the XTO Offshore V8 5.6L four-stroke – Hurricane was interested in pairing this engine with i
  • Need A Portable Lift?

    July 27, 2019
    Brady L. Kay
    A lot of pontooners enjoy the benefit of owning a hydraulic lift to keep their boat out of the water when storing it, but that lift has to stay back at the dock when the pontoon heads out.
  • Beat The Heat

    July 26, 2019 Published in the September 2016 issue
    Founded in 2006 by Bill and Carol Ford, Mist-er-Comfort is an ingenious system designed to relieve people everywhere who are getting beaten by the heat.
  • West Marine Distributes 2019 Grants

    July 24, 2019
    Boating retailer grants $40,500 in funds to nonprofit organizations dedicated to youth boating, sailing, adventure, conservation, education and stewardship
  • Best Eyewear Title

    July 23, 2019
    Costa’s WaterWoman frame won the title of Best of Category - Eyewear at the ICAST 2019 New Product Showcase Awards in Orlando, Fla., earlier this month.
  • Returning To Our Heritage

    July 20, 2019
    Did you ever imagine, as a kid, the kind of car you would drive when you were older? Perhaps you used to ramble off brand names like Ferrari, Porsche or Audi, when your friends would babble about the homes and the cars they were going to own as adults. Jo
  • HydroHoist and ShoreMaster Announce Merger

    July 19, 2019
    ShoreMaster and HydroHoist Marine Group have merged their businesses to create world’s largest marine equipment manufacturer
  • Pontoon Enclosures

    July 18, 2019
    I don’t know about you, but the boating season certainly never feels long enough. Even though I spend as many sunny days out on the water as I can, I always find myself wishing I had more time before the cold weather set in. You know what I mean? But even
  • Reeds Weather Handbook Review

    July 17, 2019
    This essential pocket-sized guide equips you with all the necessary tools to predict and deal with local and distant weather conditions.
  • Yamaha Adds V MAX SHO 200 X-Shaft and New XTO OS Propellers

    July 16, 2019
    Yamaha Marine recently announced the addition of a new V MAX SHO 200 X-Shaft model and three new, even-pitch XTO OS propellers for the powerful V8 XTO Offshore.
  • Fish It Well Video

    July 14, 2019
    Feature, Multimedia
    You get one life so fish it well
  • Pushing & Pulling

    July 13, 2019
    Dan Armitage
    There’s a reason we discuss crappie fishing on a regular basis in these pages. If you fish anywhere across their broad range and have wet a line for “specks,” you know why. If you haven’t, you’re missing one of the most popular sport fisheries on the plan
  • MotorGuide's Tour & Tour Pro Released

    July 12, 2019
    MotorGuide has announced the introduction of two new revolutionary and industry-leading trolling motors
  • Announcing the 2019 Premier Film Festival

    Web Exclusive July 10, 2019
    News, Ask The Expert
    Premier Marine, Inc. is excited to announce an opportunity for Premier boat owners and Premier dealers. They will be hosting the Premier Film Festival contest beginning immediately until Friday, September 27th, 2019. Anyone with a Premier Pontoon and a re
  • Yamaha Marine Precision Props Breaks Ground

    July 10, 2019
    Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc. broke ground Monday on a new 54,000 square foot manufacturing facility on five of 28 acres in Greenfield, Ind.
  • ICAST Sneek Peek

    July 09, 2019
    A little sneak peek at what’s new at ICAST this year.
  • US Staff Sergeant

    July 07, 2019
    After graduating college, Gilbert H. Weiss served in the US Army and USAR from 1967 through 1974. He was on active duty in 1967 and 1968, and spent the rest of his military time in the US Army Reserves. Gil came to attain the rank of Staff Sergeant and fu
  • 7 Ways to Survive Fourth of July on the Water

    July 04, 2019
    Recreational boating’s busiest time of the year requires extra precautions.
  • Vietnam Veteran

    July 03, 2019
    Ronnie Lee Ratliff served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1970, traveling everywhere from Da Nang to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during his service. In 1998, he decided to go back so he could try to get past some memories in the most h
  • Starcraft MX 25 R

    July 02, 2019
    The all-new MX Series takes contemporary pontoon boat styling to the next level with black anodized rails and 12 amazing layouts, including dual rear loungers and bar units. Optional HMX Performance Strakes pump up the excitement, and two great packages a
  • Chasing Demons

    July 01, 2019
    Heather M. Serrano
    Lisa McCawley developed a strong love of the water after spending a total of 30 years serving in the US Coast Guard and then the US Coast Guard Reserve. As a matter of fact, she missed being on the water so much after her retirement in 2015 that she picke



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