New Take on the Mini Moke is Fit or Land and Sea

If you’ve been to the Caribbean or various other tropical vacation spots, then chances are you’ve seen a Mini Moke. Built from 1964 to 1993 in several parts of the world (and recently resurrected as an electric car), the diminutive open-top vehicle was made mainly from Mini parts, and is still popular for use as a beach buggy. Now, French vehicle-design

Read more

Fisherman Finds Surprise Inside Largemouth Bass

Monroe MacKinney thought he had reeled in just another largemouth bass from his parents’ eight-acre pond. But after peering into the fish’s mouth, the Missouri fisherman realized he’d actually hauled up a Russian nesting doll of nightmares. MacKinney’s catch had apparently swallowed an Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus), which are common throughout the eastern United States, Canada, and even some parts of Mexico. Their scientific name

Read more

How to Choose the Right Lifejacket for PWC Use

All sorts of cool apparel and accessories line the walls of dealer showrooms or beckon from marine supply catalogs, but only one item is a true “must-have” every time you use your personal watercraft—a lifejacket, or personal flotation device (PFD). A PFD will keep you afloat apart from your craft, whether you’re just swimming back after an unintentional spill or,

Read more

Teen Sailors Take to East River in Handmade Boats

City students sailed into the East River on their own hand-crafted wooden vessels to mark their graduation from an eight-month boat-building course, and even the biggest landlubbers among them earned their sea-legs, according to program organizers. “Very few, if any of the students had been on a sailboat before, so being in boats that were separated from the water with

Read more

St. Louis Boat & Sportshow Making a Splash

The St. Louis Boat & Sportshow is the perfect oasis for escaping frigid winter temperatures. The show, taking place today and running through Sunday, returns to the America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome and features hundreds of the latest model boats, newest marine products, and outdoor accessories on display for attendees to view, board, and shop, plus educational seminars and interactive fun

Read more
1 2