May 31, 2019
Web Exclusive ASA Electronics Unveils New JENSEN Marine Stereo
ASA Electronics has added a new, compact audio option for boatbuilders with the JENSEN Marine JMS4 Bluetooth Stereo. The JMS4 is feature-packed while maintaining a compact footprint to save space on board.
May 30, 2019| Published in the October 2018 issue
Captain Danny Lee Paying For Guidance
I am often asked for fishing advice about particular locations, often by competent, boat-owning anglers who simply – and understandably – want a short cut to the action. Usually they are headed there on vacation, often with the family, and realize I may h
May 29, 2019
Web Exclusive Boating Industry Welcomes Second Round of High-Level Infrastructure Negotiations: NMMA calls on elected officials to strike a comprehensive deal that addresses outdoor recreation infrastructure needs
Nicole Vasilaros, senior vice president of government and legal affairs at the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), issued the following statement ahead of this morning’s infrastructure summit at the White House.
May 28, 2019
Web Exclusive mazu Announces All-New User Interface and Enhanced Functionality for Raymarine Axiom: Update Includes New Look and Powerful Sport Fishing Features, Including ROFFS Integration
mazu, a leading marine technology and satellite communications brand, announced today the addition of powerful new functionality to its app available on Raymarine Axiom multifunction displays (MFD) through Lighthouse Apps.
May 27, 2019
Web Exclusive Frank Hugelmeyer Named New National Marine Manufacturers Association President
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today that its Board of Directors has selected Frank Hugelmeyer, a veteran leader in the outdoor recreation industry, as the association’s next president. He succeeds Thom Dammrich, who has le
May 26, 2019
Web Exclusive Twin Disc Announces Expansion in Wisconsin: Global leader in power transmission technology to expand its Wisconsin operations with 39,000 square-foot facility focused on aftermarket distribution
Twin Disc, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWIN), a global leader in power transmission technology for marine and land-based applications, is near completion of an expansion project in Wisconsin.
May 25, 2019
Web Exclusive Glomex Debuts World's First GPS Antenna With ZigBee
Glomex Marine Antennas debuts the world's first GPS antenna using internationally accepted ZigBee® technology. Connected wirelessly to the ZigBoat system, the ZB211 delivers push notifications on fleet tracking, geo-fencing, weather forecasts and anchor w
May 24, 2019
Web Exclusive No More Excuses for a Messy Boat With SeaSucker
A walk through any marina tells the tale: boat owners have a lot of stuff and not enough places to stow it all. Between the wet towels draped over bow rails and spinnaker sheets drying across mast covers, it's an unkempt, cluttered mess—and that doesn't i
May 23, 2019
Web Exclusive Regal Boats Recognized by National Marine Manufacturers Association with Customer Satisfaction Index Awards: Regal Boats honored with 46 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award in seventeen consecutive years
Regal Boats, a family-owned, award-winning manufacturer of sport boats and yachts, announces their recognition as a recipient of the National Marine Manufacturer Associations’ 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award.
May 23, 2019| Published in the October 2018 issue
Vanessa Oler One Gallon At A Time: Hull and system designs could stem the flow of invasive species
It’s not very often a luxury lifestyle magazine gets to cover breaking news, but this July was one of those monumental cases. A longtime and respected Lake Minnetonka marina owner announced that a small team’s campaign to change one of the most basic comp
May 22, 2019
Web Exclusive Now's The Time To Restore A Boat With Shurhold
Summer sunshine brings with it damaging UV rays. The resulting oxidation leaves boats looking old and neglected. With the right tools, like Shurhold's World's Best Dual Action Polisher and a jar of Buff Magic, it's simple to restore the deep, lustrous fin
May 20, 2019
Web Exclusive A Celebration of Yachting History: Decades Later, Champions Return to Claim 12 Metre World Title
When the 12 Metre World Championship takes place in Newport over July 8-13, it will celebrate one of the greatest classes in world sailing history. The 112-year-old International 12 Metre Class encompasses a living history of racing yacht design by the wo
May 18, 2019
Web Exclusive The Most Practical Boating Safety Advice You’ll Get This Year: 3 timely tips for National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24
Wearing a life jacket, avoiding alcohol, and taking a boating safety course tops the list of things you can do now to improve your chances of a long, safe summer of boating. For this year’s National Safe Boating Week (May 18-24) here’s three timely safety
May 17, 2019
Web Exclusive Boating season kicks off in Southeast Michigan at the Great Lakes Boating Festival: Located at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club
The 31st annual Great Lakes Boating Festival kicks off the 2019 boating season at Grosse Pointe Yacht Club May 17-19. This public event is free for all who want to experience a boat show and festival in a beautiful marina atmosphere in Southeast Michigan.
May 17, 2019
The process of “Spring Commissioning” is all about getting your boat and motor ready after any kind of extended layoff. Here are some tips all boaters can use to help ensure smooth sailing when they hit the water this spring.
May 16, 2019
Web Exclusive SeaHunter Standardizes Seakeeper Stabilization: SeaHunter marks largest builder to standardize smallest Seakeeper 2
Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, announces that SeaHunter Boats will standardize the Seakeeper 2 on all new SeaHunter 31 and 33 models, making the largest standardization to date of Seakeeper’s smallest model. SeaHunter will also standardize
May 15, 2019
Web Exclusive Sea Ray Celebrates 60th Anniversary Dealer Meeting At Horseshoe Bay Resort In Texas: Dealers Honored at Diamond Anniversary Gala and Awards Dinner
Sea Ray recently celebrated its 60th anniversary during a marine industry dealer meeting at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Texas. During the event, attendees experienced on-water product demonstrations of Sea Ray’s latest model line-up including the award-winnin
May 14, 2019
Web Exclusive BOSS Audio Systems Adds to Marine Line
BOSS Audio Systems (, a leader and innovator in 12 Volt aftermarket audio and video products, is proud to announce two new additions to its acclaimed marine line.
May 13, 2019
Web Exclusive Announcing the New 380 Super Sport Crossover
Here comes the Formula 380 Super Sport Crossover, a new player in the arena that surpasses all others in its class! The 380 SSC continues Formula’s open-bow, full-cabin Crossover legacy, now six models strong, from the 330 CBR to the 430 SSC/ASC.
May 12, 2019
Web Exclusive Mercury Marine 400hp Verado to be offered on select Tiara Sport Models
Mercury Marine and Tiara Sport are pleased to announce that Mercury’s 400hp Verado outboard engines will be offered on three Tiara Sport models, the 34LX, 34LS and 38LS. Each model will also be equipped with Joystick Piloting for Outboards as well as Mer
May 11, 2019
Web Exclusive Affordable 3-Hour On-Water Training Courses, June 1 & 2: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves offered on Lake Michigan
Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with Freedom Boat Club Chicago offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-e
May 09, 2019| Published in the October 2018 issue
Heather Magda Serrano Marina At Harbor Shores, St Joseph, Michigan: Southwest Michigan life awaits
As part of a larger community called the Harbor Village, this marina neighbors the Inn at Harbor Shores and the Spa at Harbor Shores, granting access to all the plenteous amenities the village has to offer. The community is further complemented by a gorge
May 08, 2019
Web Exclusive Coast Guard Foundation Elects Six New Board Members and Fills Roles of Vice-Chair and Secretary
The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today the addition of six new trustees to its board. The Coast Guard Foundation Board of Directors and Tr
May 07, 2019
Web Exclusive Integrated Outboard Experience from Volvo Penta and Seven Marine Named One of Top Boating Products of the Year
Boating Industry, the monthly U.S. boating business magazine, has selected Volvo Penta and Seven Marine’s Integrated Outboard Experience among its top products of the year.
May 07, 2019
Study shows major economic impact of water-based tourism and recreation in MI
The Michigan Port Collaborative, an industry partner of the Michigan Boating Industries Association released a report highlighting the $19.7 billion economic impact produced by Michigan’s ports and harbors, $15.4B of which was produced by water-based tour
May 06, 2019
Web Exclusive Aquila 44 by Nova Luxe is Reshaping People's Thinking
Every so often, a boat comes along that reshapes how people think about boating. The Aquila 44 by Nova Luxe is such a vessel. Unlike the countless other luxury catamarans in this size category, it's all-electric. Strikingly different, it delivers a transc
May 05, 2019
Web Exclusive NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference Just One Month Away: Hands-on land- and water-based workshops and seminars offer women a fantastic opportunity to learn on June 1
In just about one month, beginning and experienced woman sailors will jump-start their sailing lives by heading to the National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) 18th Annual Women’s Sailing Conference slated for Saturday, June 1, 2019, at the Corinthian
May 04, 2019
Web Exclusive Evinrude Named Official Engine Supplier of American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America's Cup
Evinrude announced today that it has been named Official Engine Supplier of New York Yacht Club American Magic, a professional sailing team and Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup. Evinrude will outfit American Magic’s fleet of chase boats with 300 HP E
May 03, 2019
Web Exclusive Natalia Green Cinco de Mayo Celebration Ideas in the Great Lakes Area: f you’re looking for a fun way to spend the upcoming holiday weekend in the Great Lakes area, here are some ideas!
With Cinco de Mayo only a few short days away, some boaters might be looking for a good way to spend this celebration of Mexico’s victory over Napoleon’s forces on May 5, 1862. Fortunately, there are many fun options on the Great Lakes and in the surround
May 02, 2019| Published in the October 2018 issue
Raspberry Island Lighthouse, Wisconsin
The Raspberry Island lighthouse is the most readily accessible of the six Apostle Island stations. During the summer season, Apostle Islands Cruise Service tour boats stop at the island, and National Park Service rangers conduct tours of the historic towe
May 01, 2019
Web Exclusive Giveaway: LocoDry DownUnder ZipDuff from Seattle Sports
Want a waterproof backpack to accompany you on your adventures? We are giving away a LocoDry DownUnder ZipDuff from Seattle Sports. To participate in the giveaway, post a picture of your favorite boating adventure on the Great Lakes and tag us in your pos