The Internet Police

The Internet Police

Despite the extensive collection of vessel tracking and monitoring systems available from reputable manufacturers, boat burglary is still a highly con

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Safe Travels

Few things are better than a day on the water, right? The sun and wind in your face, water lapping calmly against the hull. It’s peaceful. Relaxing. S

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Making a Monster

Of the hundreds of articles I’ve written over the years, this one is the most heartfelt. What you are about to read is not fiction. Good and bad, it i

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Welcome to the Water

Although the industry continues to excite with the race to release the next BIG thing, the newest breed of 23- to 27-footers provides great returns wi

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Doin’ It Yourself

Your boat comprises many different elements and needs. And with the condition of your vessel comes reputation when observed by passing boaters in the

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Road Warrior

Nothing is more frustrating than improperly working taillights on trailer, car or truck, especially if a sheriff’s deputy and ticket are involved. Tha

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Safety isn’t an Option

With any activity or event, safety is of utmost concern but when boating is involved the level of preparedness should increase exponentially. And if c

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Mercury Marine

Fuel savings and boat handling were the inspiration behind an automatic trimming function for Mercury outboard engines. Next year will mark the launch

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Shakespeare

The 3004 antenna is designed for a mobile life, and gives your vessel, RV or pop-up camper access to all your favorite localized high-definition telev

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VSN Mobil

Creating exciting content is limitless when using the V.360° high-definition sports action camera. Recording, sharing and playback of 360-deg. video i

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Tideline 235 Hybrid

In today’s day and age versatility is the name of the game. Whether you cruise the bays or have the need to navigate the inlet in search of offs

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Jackson Kayak Big Rig

To help with our pursuits across Florida’s widespread marine environments and lending more choice to the fastest growing segment of recreational sport

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AtlasTrax SeaTrax II

An emerging leader in the prevention of on-the-water theft, SeaTrax II is one of the most affordable and effective satellite based GPS tracking setups

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Fusion MS-FUSION-Link

The new MS-FUSION-Link Bluetooth enabled remote control app provides Apple and Android users with advanced wireless control of FUSION 700 Series Marin

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ACR Firefly PRO Waterbug

An ideal safety solution for paddle enthusiasts, the all-new Firefly PRO Waterbug is a SOLAS-approved strobe light with a built-in water activation fe

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Humminbird HELIX 7

The new HELIX 7 family of fishfinders provides anglers with professional grade features and a powerful widescreen display at an amazingly affordable p

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Alter the Aftermath

With hurricane season in full swing, it is time for waterfront homeowners to walk the planks. That is, it’s right now before a named storm hits hard w

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Transom Takeover

For many years professional bass anglers relied on carbureted two-stroke outboards mainly because of their power-to-weight ratio, fewer moving parts,

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Perilous Passageways

While Florida is blessed with temperate weather and welcoming sea conditions during all seasons, there are times when the waters around the Sunshine S

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Stamas 390 Tarpon

One of the first builders to adapt and capitalize on the design and structural possibilities of fiberglass construction techniques, Stamas Yacht has a

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Crevalle 26 Bay

For young, Florida boating families there isn’t a more perfect platform than a well-designed and fully equipped bay boat. Capable of running the shall

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RipCharts

Available for Apple and Android users, the RipCharts mobile app provides offshore enthusiasts with the ability search, view and download satellite ima

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Furuno

Packing the performance of an open array radar in a compact 24” radome, the all-new Furuno DRS4D-NXT solid-state radar utilizes pulse compression and

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Weego

Faced with a dead or weakened battery, boaters aren’t left with too many options. Fortunately, the feature-packed Weego 44 portable jump starter provi

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Walk on the Wildside

In the world of big game sport fishing, having the right vessel is imperative to one’s success and comfort searching out expansive stretches of open o

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Float On

Although your boat was designed for the brine, if you are serious about protecting your investment it’s time you consider a boat lift. While many choo

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Out of Water

When enjoying time on the water, every boater is thrown a curveball or two sooner or later. Common culprits like out-of-nowhere storms and unforeseen

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Hell’s Bay Estero

Hell’s Bay Boatworks continues to be A premier builder of what are arguably the most sought-after shallow water skiffs, and has now taken the sa

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Mirage TPS

From top of the line inshore boats to ocean-conquering offshore vessels, Mirage Sportfish likely has the perfect option for any angler. For budget con

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GOST NT-Evolution 2.0

Designed to prevent the event, the GOST NT-Evolution 2.0 is a rugged, water resistant, wireless security monitoring and tracking system that provides

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Sandbar Safety

From Crab Island in Destin to Peanut Island in Palm Beach, and nearly every other sandspit along the coast, boaters of all ages enjoy their time at th

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SeaVee 270Z

A world leader in high performance, tournament tested sportfishing boats, SeaVee recently bridged the gap from open water to backwater with the introd

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Raymarine eS Series MFD

Powered by Raymarine’s advanced LightHouse II user interface, the new eS Series line of HybridTouch multifunction displays give users the choice of si

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Beavertail 20 Lightning

Newly designed with the goal of producing the ultimate tournament equipped flats skiff, the Beavertail Lightning is 20 feet of pure speed and shallow

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The Bottom Line

Going Green has been widely popularized over recent years as we look to implement environmentally‑friendly and ecologically responsible choices in jus

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Furuno FI70

Keeping track of all the information that’s being transmitted around your vessel can be taxing, and trying to display it on a single MFD can take up v

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Tender Love

Whether you are making a quick trip to The Bahamas or long distance cruise to the Caribbean, dragging a tender along for the ride can enhance angling

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Sportfish Shootout

In only its short existence, sport fishing has seen some truly incredible innovations and developments in tackle and equipment that have propelled ang

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Viking 55C

In 1996, Viking Yachts introduced their first 55 Convertible at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. The new model gained immediate notoriety a

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Teak and brightwork add a nautical touch to any boat or yacht.

Golden Glow

A tropical hardwood indigenous to southeast Asia, but now sustainably grown and harvested in many parts of the world, teak is a popular timber used fo

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FLIR AX8 Temperature Sensor

Combining thermal and visual cameras in a small, affordable package, the AX8 provides continuous temperature monitoring and alarming to safeguard agai

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Jupiter 41 Sport Bridge

While Jupiter Marine is synonymous with sleek and sexy outboard-powered center consoles, their newest model is a big change that blends the best of bo

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OceanLED Allure XFM HD

Continuing to innovative in the ever-changing LED market, OceanLED recently released their Pro Series HD Allure underwater lights that incorporate the

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Risk vs. Reward

I recently made a long‑range trip out of Venice to fish the offshore oil rigs and drilling platforms deep in the Gulf of Mexico. It was a long haul, b

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Access Granted

For recreational anglers there’s really nowhere in the world quite like Florida. From dense mangrove swamps to vast tidal marshes, the varied ha

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Shallow Sport X3

For years, Shallow Sport has been providing true inshore junkies with unique platforms specifically designed to idle, run and fish in the shallowest l

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Bote Rackham

Simple, captivating, easy and enjoyable, stand up paddleboarding is one of the best ways to enjoy Florida’s widespread waterways and one of the fastes

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Avoid That Sinking Feeling

Fishing and boating are enjoyable pastimes, but even with the proper safety precautions accidents happen. While it might seem straightforward, boats s

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Scout 320 LXF

Scout 320 LXF

With graceful lines, modern innovations and industry leading fit and finish, Scout’s 320 LXF defines sport fishing with uncompromising style and unequ

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Simrad BSM‑3 Sounder

Designed for serious offshore enthusiasts, the BSM-3 is a high performance, dual-channel broadband sounder with CHIRP technology that provides a worki

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Robalo R242

The Robalo story of endurance, innovation and quality dates back to 1968 and the company’s first 19 foot boat. At present time, when many boat compani

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Port Authority

Florida is a true boater’s paradise providing access to thousands of miles of navigable waterways that lead the way to the open ocean. And although it

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Blackwater 36

The Blackwater 36 was initially debuted at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show and made a big impression among the most discerning owners and opera

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Fuel Filters

If there ever was a boating application that manifested the axiom that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” it’s installing high quality

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All Aboard

Whether setting up at the local sandbar or dropping the hook at your favorite reef, anchoring is a fundamental task that all mariners must be able to

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Pioneer 222 Sportfish

Built with uncompromising quality, the Pioneer 222 Sportfish is hands down one of the greatest entry level center consoles on the market. Whether you

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Save Our Souls

The United States Coast Guard requires signal flares to be replaced every 42 months. For a piece of safety equipment you hope to never use, that’s not

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Beyond the Hitch

Transporting boats is what we do. We may not earn a living trailering vessels from one destination to another, but towing our prized possession to and

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SeaVee 370Z

From the leader in high performance center consoles comes the exhilarating SeaVee 370Z. The all-new design fills the gap between SeaVee’s extremely po

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Crevalle 23 Bay

While most manufacturers take the head-on approach of producing fish specific vessels for a particular class, Crevalle Boats are designed to be family

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Full Color

Furuno’s NavPilot 700 series built an excellent reputation, but its monochrome display was long overdue for an upgrade. Thankfully, the new NavPilot 7

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Cover Your Assets

Many view fishing and boating as a fun and enjoyable way to spend time on the water, but if you do it day in and day out you’ve probably dealt with so

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Venture 34 Forward Seating

Introducing their first 34-foot center console in 1995, Venture quickly climbed the ranks by providing customers with an outstanding ride and impressi

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End the Cycle

Preventative maintenance is one of the most important things any boat owner can do, and nowhere is this more critical than Florida’s acidic marine env

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Velocity 260 Bay

If you know anything about the history of offshore racing, you’ve surely heard of Velocity Powerboats. Over the years their thoroughbreds have won man

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Time Will Tell

It’s been more than four years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and it seems that the Gulf’s pelagic fisheries have been largely unaffected. What

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SeaVee Boats 340Z

SeaVee Boats is pleased to announce the debut of the SeaVee 340Z High Performance model. The SeaVee 340Z features an innovative stepped hull design th

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To the Horizon and Back

With hundreds of long-range canyon trips under my transom since the mid-70s, I have learned a thing or two about tweaking maximum range out of my outb

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Freeman 37

It’s not often a game changer comes around, but the Freeman 37 is set to shock the sport fishing industry. With innovative designs, impressive perform

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Bigger is Better

Aptly named for the type of live bait they house, tuna tubes are common aftermarket accessories found in cockpits around the globe where live baiting

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Regulator 23

Regulator Marine is known the world over for producing some of the finest vessels capable of traversing the most demanding stretches of water. Founded

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Rules of the Road

I just purchased a 34-foot center console and plan on trailering it to Louisiana for a SKA event later this summer. Are there any special permits I ne

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Within Reach

Kayaks present anglers with one of the most affordable and eco-friendly options for enjoying the outdoors. In addition to providing a solid platform f

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Preventing Pandemonium

It seems that it’s never too difficult to find a crew willing to get out and wet a line, but there will be times when you’ll have trouble finding a fi

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Blue Wave 2000 Pure Bay

Celebrating over 40 years and three generations of boat building innovations, Blue Wave Boats is proud to introduce the 2000 Pure Bay. An addition to

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Contender 39 ST

Over the years Contender Boats has immortalized their name in the history of sport fishing with a proven track record of producing tournament winning

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The Era of the Honest Angler

Being able to narrate a tall tale while keeping a straight face is easier said than done. This is especially true with the advent of today’s modern di

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Pony Up

Perfect for repowers and new builds, Mercury’s recently released 150 HP four-stroke is the ultimate powerhouse for anglers that require a lightweight,

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Tech Toys 2014

Sophisticated chartplotters, high-definition sonar units and intuitive autopilots are most often associated with blue water fishing and high performan

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Licensed To Drive

With year-round warm weather and thousands of miles of navigable waters, it is no surprise Florida is the undisputable fishing and boating capital of

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Sun Protection

Florida’s intense sunshine makes statewide shallows a sight fishing paradise, but it’s important anglers stay covered on the water. While typical cott

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Overpass Ordinances

“I recently purchased a bay boat and want to start fishing my local bridges. I know there will be times when it will be advantageous to drift, but wha

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The Value Of Viscosity

Hunting game fish in the open ocean is a thrill and what today’s technology is capable of is truly fantastic. Sophisticated rods, reels, line and lure

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SeaVee Boats 390 Z

Stepped hull boats are typically faster and more fuel efficient than conventional deep V hulls. However, the innovative design that originated in an e

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