Powerboats

Highway Boat Trailering Tips
One of the most intimidating moments in boating is backing your baby down the ramp for the first time. Or any time. It’s easy to get so consumed with the launching that you forget about the hauling. Trailering a boat ...
YOUTUBE: How Not To Launch Your New Boat
Saw this on YouTube this morning and it made me laugh, though I guess if I’m the new owner I’d cry.
BOAT BUYING: Boat Options That Should Be Standard
When buying a brand new boat, there’s the sticker price on the showroom floor and then there’s the actual price, often pushed several hundred to several thousand dollars higher when you’re forced to add on “options” that you won’t leave ...
Too Early To Launch?
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New Ranger Tugs Available for Sea Trial
Two prominent Ranger Tugs dealers in the Northeastern U.S. have 2010 models of Ranger Tugs available for sea trials this weekend. Wilde Yachts in Essex, CT, is having an open house this weekend (March 13 and 14) and has the ...
For Sale, Custom Bulk Carrier
I was browsing through Boats.com, which syndicates this blog, for research on the present-day value of used boats.  I clicked on the “Pre-Owned Boats” and stumbled on this little gem: 564′ 2009 Custom Bulk Carrier 35000DWT CL. BV (SWJ) - US$28,500,000.00 I was looking at maybe ...
Great Technique for Dinghy Anchoring at the Beach
By Jeffrey Siegel (ActiveCaptain); Videography by Karen Siegel Here’s a great technique for anchoring the dinghy off the beach. Our dinghy weighs about 800 pounds. She’s a rigid inflatable with a 40 HP engine. It’s our family car when we’re cruising ...
Brunswick Stock at Highest Since 2008
This has to be good news for the boating industry. The Wall Street Journal reported today that Brunswick, the parent company to Sea Ray Boats and Mercury Marine, closed at its highest stock price since the start of the recession. Here’s ...
Spring PWC Owner Events Planned For Florida
PWC owners can look forward to a pair of new owner-oriented events in Florida this Spring. WaterTop Unlimited, successful producer of past events as well as the popular Bimini Road Rally, has scheduled the Indian River PWC Easter Egg Hunt ...
Who’s in First?
Unless you live in Florida or other points South, now is the time of defrosting, and to think about launching your boat. Here in the Northeast, I always like to take a drive past the marinas and yacht clubs and ...

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