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Miami Dolphins Fishing Tournament 2008
May 15, 2017 at 3:54 pm

Miami Dolphins Fins Weekend May 19th and 20th, 2017-Rickenbacker Marina In its 21st year, the Miami Dolphins Fins Weekend Fishing Tournament must be in our top 5 of best events.  Kick starting the weekend is their legendary Captains meeting, which surpasses any we have ever attended!  Follow by their fun-fishing on Saturday.   The one […]

Stone Crab Claws
May 12, 2017 at 4:31 pm

Last Call!  The commercial and recreational harvest of stone crab claws in Florida closes on Monday, May 15. Season reopens October 15th, 2017.  What happens the next 5 months?  Since stone crabs are harvested without killing them, only removing one claw the other should regrow. Florida stone crab is quite incredible.  Some compare it to […]

May 11, 2017 at 6:23 pm

Don’t FORGET….Mother’s Day, this Sunday May 14th… What’s the big deal, you might ask? Although many may agree that everyday should be “Mother’s Day”, in 1908 Anna Jarvis (activist at the time) celebrated the first Mother’s Day as a memorial to her recently passed mother.  Anna later boycotted the event due to the “commercialization of the same”.  The […]

April 20, 2017 at 5:38 pm

Being prepared is the best way to get the most out of your boating experience.  And as you prepare your list of upcoming summer trips, (whether they are to the Bahamas, the Florida Keys or even around Biscayne Bay) add SAFETY to that list.  An Emergency Locator Beacon should be the first item on that list. […]

Yacht Sales larger boats on rise
April 6, 2017 at 5:13 pm

U.S total yacht brokerage sales slipped in March, but increase in sales of boats from 46 to 55 show a strong market for larger boats.   Although U.S. yacht brokerage sales slipped to 2,387 in March from 2,437 a year ago, a 2 percent decline. The total value of sales moved substantially in the other […]

Mag Bay 33 Pelican on Yamaha Engines
March 29, 2017 at 3:16 pm

The new Mag Bay 33 featured at the Palm Beach International Boat Show features the amazing new SeaStar SeaStation GPS anchoring system.  Released in third quarter of 2016, the SeaStar SeaStation helps meet the challenges of captains trying to maintain position.  Whether fishing, dropping anchor or simply waiting for a bridge to open.   SeaStation is an […]

Palm Beach Boat Show Team
March 27, 2017 at 6:36 pm

  This year visitors soaked up their share of sun and little rain, during the Palm Beach Boat Show.   All in all it was a great show!  Despite the weather Thursday to kickoff the show, Friday through Sunday proved to be spectacular Florida boating days.   The Palm Beach International Boat Show continues to grow in […]

November 3, 2016 at 7:50 pm

  The 57th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show started today. The industry is excited and optimistic with more new product launches than in the years past. Show Management, the shows producer anticipates greater attendance. “I think this, by far, is going to be the biggest one we’ve done,” Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III, president of […]

95 sunseeker superyacht
October 17, 2016 at 7:55 pm

  A new option in the ever growing Mini-Superyacht market, the 95 Sunseeker Motoryacht. Increasingly popular these less than 100 foot yachts, feature amenities as main-deck master stateroom and raised pilothouse. Designed off the Sunseeker 28 Meter Superyacht, the main deck carries right through the transom to a spectacular owner’s suite. With a spacious central […]

October 14, 2016 at 7:58 pm

  The Maritimo Yacht M64 made it’s debut at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show, May 19th-22nd, 2016. Featured in this month’s issue of Power and Motoryacht, the M64 will make the United States debut at the upcoming Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.     With the option of building a 3 stateroom 3 head or 4 […]

October 10, 2016 at 8:49 pm

  Industry leaders and the general public will be able to preview the 2017 Mag Bay Yachts 33 Console at the IYBA (International Yacht Brokers Association), formerly known as FYBA (Florida Yacht Brokers Association), Third Thursday event at Bahia Mar Yachting Center. The feedback received on the 33 Mag Bay consistently speaks of its construction […]

September 30, 2016 at 8:51 pm

  Cartagena de Indias will host the inaugural Colombia Nautica International Boat Show from April 27-30, 2017. Featuring an on-water display for new and used boats in addition to an indoor exhibition for products and services at the Centro de Convenciones. The country is amidst an expansion in the nautical arena, the with 28 privately […]