2018 Miami Boat Show Innovation Award Winners Announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored the boating industry’s best innovations at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, recognizing exceptionally groundbreaking new consumer marine products. The 2018 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners are: Cabin Cruisers: 350 Realm, Boston Whaler, Inc. Center Console/ Walkaround Fishing Boats: DC 365, Pursuit Boats Safety Equipment: Search

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Boat Anchoring and Assessing Bottom Conditions

Boat Anchoring

Anchors work by developing enough resistance in the seabed to withstand the environmental forces such as wind and waves. So it makes sense that before you choose the right anchor for your boat, you must first take into account the expected bottom conditions where you boat. Sand: Fine-grained sand is relatively easy for anchors to penetrate and offers consistently high

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A Look at the Skeeter WX2060 Fishing Boat

Skeeter WX2060

Skeeter Boats was honored at the recent Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards for the redesign of its deep-V fishing boat, the WX2060. Let’s take a closer look at what makes the Skeeter WX2060 a winner. To begin with, the 20-foot, fiberglass Skeeter WX2060 is designed for deep water and big waves.  This fish hunting machine tracks regardless of the water

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How to Tow a Tuber on Your Boat

Yamaha SX 240

Towing a tube is easy, and as long as boat drivers use common sense, they can create an exhilarating ride for tubers. Start off by towing the tube inside of the boat wake. Once the riders are comfortable, and you get a feel for the correct speed to keep the tube from submerging, you can try some gentle S turns

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How to Rename a Boat

How to Rename a Boat

You love the pre-owned boat you recently purchased, but hate the silly name bestowed upon it by the prior owner. Not to worry, it is possible to rename your boat and not fall victim to Neptune’s ire. Before you rename a boat, you must systematically remove or cover all instances of the boat’s old name. It is essential that the old

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2018 Kawasaki, Sea-Doo, Yamaha PWC Prices

2018 Yamaha FX Limited SVHO WaveRunner

For 2018, three-person personal watercraft range in price from $6,599 to $17,999. Here are 42 choices in the Rec-Lite, Recreation, Luxury, and Performance Race categories. The personal watercraft industry has seen a surge in sales as of late, with companies such as Yamaha Watercraft reporting double-digit sales growth in 2017. Manufacturer Model Price Sea-Doo 90HP Spark (base model, no options)

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