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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

When Hinckley Yachts created the original Picnic Boat 25 years ago, they were determined to empower boaters to escape for a moment—or the day—with those that mean the most. With the Hinckley 35, the classic Hinckley design language has been combined with the benefits and performance of outboard propulsion. Performance

tags: New Boat Models

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Today, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) – owner and operator of the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) – and Informa Markets – co-owner and producer of the Miami Yacht Show (MYS) and Superyacht Miami – announce a landmark partnership creating the first joint production of South

tags: Boat Show

Monday, January 11, 2021

For model year 2021, introducing the ALL NEW Barletta Corsa series. It is built for those who want everything that makes Barletta great, with a sporty, muscle car feel. The Corsa series is the mid-level entry in Barletta’s pontoon boat lineup, flanked by the luxurious L-Class, and the value-loaded C-Class. The Corsa’s

tags: New Boat Models

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Just as modern automobiles are required to have seat belts and safety glass, boat manufacturing safety standards that also reduce injuries and save lives have improved over the years. However, thanks to modern fiberglass many boats today are more than a decade old – providing owners with some opportunities for making safety

tags: Retrofitting, Safety

Friday, January 8, 2021

Burger Boat Company has released its newest yacht concept, the Burger 63 Sportfishing Motor Yacht. Burger’s new yacht concept is the perfect option for those who desire a motor yacht designed for sportfishing and water sports, all combined with the holistic approach to luxury for which Burger is known. This new yacht concept is

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, January 7, 2021

From Detroit to Houston, Chicago to Seattle, New York to L.A., Covid-19 has put the kibosh on the popular winter in-person boat shows, but that doesn't mean there won't be any. Many boaters will still enjoy their mid-winter boat show experience, but it will be on their computer screens. For example, for the first time in its 64-year

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Boat Show, COVID-19

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The company recently completed a refresh of its website at! Improvements include navigation on mobile devices, adding an electronic brochure for download, and adding an online pricing page for specific courses. New course dates have also been announced for popular Women’s Fast Track® to Cruising

tags: Boating 101, Education

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

LAKES SUPERIOR, MICHIGAN, and HURON Lake St. Clair The primary target for ice anglers on Lake St Clair is yellow perch. Most of the effort is focused on the northern part of the lake in Anchor Bay. The bay provides some protection from the wind, so generally has the most consistent ice formation - although ice conditions can vary

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Great Lakes

Monday, January 4, 2021

Last September, unseasonably warm weather combined with the 16-mile stretch of the Youghiogheny Lake reservoir allowed for plenty of room and the perfect, scenic backdrop to take a 24-foot Playbuoy pontoon and a 24-foot SouthBay tritoon out on the lake. The trip was to demonstrate E-Z Anchor Puller’s industry-changing Pontoon

tags: Anchors

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Boaters’ thoughts are always turning to spring, even in the dead of winter. Boating and fishing season is right around the corner, right? In that vein, most boaters look forward to off-season boat shows, and with good reason. 2020 was, thanks in large part to the COVID pandemic, one of the best years in the marine business; 2021

by: John Tiger

tags: Boat Show

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