Get to know your Blackfin Baitwell

Get to know your Blackfin Baitwell

The Allure of Fresh Bait There’s nothing like live bait to entice fish. Live bait can be particularly effective in low-visibility situations or overfished waterways where your bait needs to stand out. Without a proper baitwell, finding a convenient place to prepare...

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The XO Boats Deep-V: Why Aluminum?

The XO Boats Deep-V: Why Aluminum?

XO Boats, originating from the rugged and serene archipelago of Finland, has been a forerunner in utilizing sustainable materials and innovative designs to create top-tier boats. The unique aluminum deep-V hull design sets XO apart and far ahead in the industry. XO...

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Invincible Unveils a Pilothouse Sportfishing Catamaran

Invincible Unveils a Pilothouse Sportfishing Catamaran

Invincible Boats set out to redefine sportfishing vessels when it debuted its 46’ Pilothouse boat.  This new vessel borrows its hull design from Invincible’s renowned 46’ Catamaran. The concept was revolutionary: a performance catamaran that combines the comfort of a...

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Blackfin Boats 400CC: A Game-Changer for 2023

Blackfin Boats 400CC: A Game-Changer for 2023

This year marks 50 legendary years for Blackfin Boats. As part of its celebrations, Blackfin introduced its flagship vessel—the Blackfin 400CC—at the 2023 Miami International Boat Show. Boating Magazine's 400CC Test & Review The 400CC wins Boating Industry...

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Fun Tips to Teach Kids About Boating

Fun Tips to Teach Kids About Boating

Get kids excited about boating with fun activities. Teach them safety rules, introduce them to different boats, and let them try on life jackets. Emphasize the importance of emergency response skills and respect for wildlife.
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Center Consoles vs. Bay Boats

Center Consoles vs. Bay Boats

When it comes to choosing a boat that is versatile, seaworthy, and suitable for a variety of activities, two popular options often come to mind: center consoles and bay boats. While both offer their own set of benefits, center consoles shine in their ability to adapt...

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Life Jackets: How to Read the Labels

Life Jackets: How to Read the Labels

Life jackets are also known as personal flotation devices (PFDs). As with any tool or device, a life jacket has important instructions on its use and care. And because it’s a lifesaving device, labels must communicate plainly.  There’s very little wasted space on the...

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How to Get a Free Boat Safety Check from the Coast Guard

How to Get a Free Boat Safety Check from the Coast Guard

Are you a boat owner in Florida? Do you want to ensure that your boat is safe and up to code before you hit the water? If so, you're in luck.  The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary offers free Vessel Safety Checks (VSC) to all recreational boaters in Florida. The...

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Center Consoles vs. Bowriders: A Closer Look at Versatility and Performance

Center Consoles vs. Bowriders: A Closer Look at Versatility and Performance

Excerpt: When it comes to choosing the perfect boat, center consoles and bowriders often stand out. While both offer unique features, center consoles shine with their versatility and high-performance capabilities that cater to a wide range of activities. On the other hand, bowriders optimize the cruising experience with a forward-facing view. Understand their strengths and make an informed choice for your next boating adventure.
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