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RSS Soundings Trade Only

  • Twin Disc expansion nears completion May 24, 2019
    Twin Disc said it is close to completing an expansion at its Wisconsin facility. The 39,000-square-foot North American aftermarket distribution center has three times the capacity of the current location in Sturtevant and provides dedicated aftermarket resources and shipping flexibility. “The ...
    Trade Only Today Editors
  • What’s in a (boat) name? May 24, 2019
    Maybe Generation X is buying more boats than previously thought — it’s one way to explain the sixth most popular boat name in the country: More Cowbell. The Saturday Night Live skit, featuring Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken, aired during the 2000 season and developed a cult-like following, ...
    Trade Only Today Editors
  • New Hands on Deck May 24, 2019
    Nancy Frainetti, Mastry Engine CenterMastry Engine Center appointed Nancy Frainetti electric power sales manager. Frainetti is an electric industry specialist who has been involved in the sector for more than 20 years, according to a company statement. “She will focus on building the electric ...
    Trade Only Today Editors

RSS Boating Industry Magazine

  • Tariffs are the talk of the town in D.C. May 23, 2019
    The U.S. marine industry is facing a 1-2-3 punch from worldwide tariffs on steel and aluminum, anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese aluminum sheets and Section 301 tariffs on nearly 350 marine products. That was the main takeaway at the Trade State of Play: Tariffs, Negotiations & Off-Ramps breakout session at last week’s American Boating […]
  • USMCA: Let’s get it done May 23, 2019
    The past few weeks have been good for the boating industry related to Canada and Mexico. President Trump lifted the 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel and Canada lifted the retaliatory tariffs that were hurting our industry on both sides of the border. Now we are focused on the final step of putting the North […]
    Adam Quandt
  • NMMA recaps May state advocacy May 23, 2019
    While some state legislatures were slowing down last month, NMMA’s state advocacy efforts were heating up in others, with thirty-three states still in the middle of their legislative sessions and one in a special session. During this period, the recreational boating industry celebrated a major win in Florida, as the state’s legislature passed uniformed vessel […]
    Adam Quandt

RSS Boating Magazine

  • Electric Boat Motors Update May 25, 2019
    Boats Will--or when will--electric boating catch on big? This article describes advances in electric propulsion for boats. Primary propulsion for powerboats using electric motors is described and the state of the art at time…
  • Centurion Fi25 Boat Test May 24, 2019
    Boats This 25-footer is the product of years of wakesurfing research and development—and some designers’ killer stylings. This article is a Boating Certified Boat test of a Centurion Fi25, produced by the worlds foremost powerboat experts, the editors at Boating. Learn how fast this boat…
  • How To Learn To Be A Boater May 23, 2019
    How to Want to become a boater? Here are 8 things to do to get started. This article describes the boating safety classes and boat driving instruction and boater licensing information used to help an adult non-boater, become a competent and…

RSS Cruising World

  • Boat Review: Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 May 22, 2019
    Sailboats With its chined hull and upgraded sails, the Beneteau Oceanis 46.1 is both roomy below and quick on its feet. A review of the Beneteau Oceanis 46.1.
  • Classic Plastic Refit for Offshore Voyaging May 21, 2019
    How to An intrepid sailor transforms a modest Peterson 34 into a fast, efficient yacht bound for distant horizons. An intrepid sailor on a budget refits a Peterson 34 for fast, safe ocean voyaging.
  • Time Out on Mexico's Isla Isabela May 20, 2019
    Destinations A sailing couple revives their cruising spirit with a stay at this wild, remote island. A stay at Mexico's Isla Isabela provides an opportunity for a pair of sailors to get back in the groove of the cruising life.

RSS Marine Log

  • Alabama ferry conversion creates an all-electric first May 25, 2019
    After conversion at the Master Marine shipyard in Bayou la Batre, Ala., the historic Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Gee’s Bend ferry returned to service in April as America’s first zero-emission, electric-powered The post Alabama ferry conversion creates an all-electric first appeared first on Marine Log.
    Nick Blenkey
  • Svitzer trials remotely operated tow line catcher May 24, 2019
    Connecting heaving lines at sea is one of the most critical parts of day-to-day towage operations, however it presents significant risk to crews, particularly from a center lead forward position where tugs The post Svitzer trials remotely operated tow line catcher appeared first on Marine Log.
    Nick Blenkey
  • Marlink to launch new service at Nor-Shipping May 24, 2019
    Satellite communications specialist Marlink is to introduce a new service called Sealink Global 4G at Nor-Shipping 2019. The turnkey solution provides everything needed to leverage fast, low-latency mobile services when in network The post Marlink to launch new service at Nor-Shipping appeared first on Marine Log.
    Marine Log Staff

RSS Motor Boat & Yachting

  • Linssen GS500 review: Inshore cruising favourite faces offshore test May 17, 2019
    The Linssen GS500 AC Variotop makes a trip to the UK for a test outside of its inland waterway comfort zoneThe GS500 is whisper-quiet on the move There is a common perception that Linssen yachts are only suitable for navigating inland waterways. That certainly is not the …Continue reading » This article Linssen GS500 review: […]
    Jack Haines
  • Bluegame 62: The Mediterranean’s answer to a Botnia Targa May 17, 2019
    Who says a 60ft open sportscruiser can't offer all-weather performance? Jack Haines takes a closer look at the Bluegame 62 The Bluegame brand is best described as the glamorous Mediterranean answer to the Botnia Targa range of boats. Founded by …Continue reading » This article Bluegame 62: The Mediterranean’s answer to a Botnia Targa appeared […]
    Jack Haines
  • Roberto Cavalli: Fashion designer on his Batman-inspired yacht May 17, 2019
    Flamboyant fashion supremo Roberto Cavalli has opened up about his 28m superyacht Freedom, which was inspired by the Caped Crusader Custom yacht projects give their owner the ultimate blank slate for creativity, and the opportunity to build something truly unique …Continue reading » This article Roberto Cavalli: Fashion designer on his Batman-inspired yacht appeared first […]
    Chris Jefferies