Top 10 Center Console Fishing Boat Manufacturers in 2021

Here are our picks for the best center console fishing boats in 2021, including top boat brands, new models and best manufacturers.

Tampa Bay Boating Guide


Florida’s largest estuary, Tampa Bay, covers an expansive 400 square miles when the tide is high. It has a shoreline that runs along the coasts of Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Manatee Counties. Tampa Bay is home to cruise ships and cargo ships. The entrance is spanned by the famous Sunshine Skyway Bridge that connects Saint Petersburg to Palmetto, […]

Boat Navigation Systems: Understanding Modern Onboard Tools

Valerie Mellema helps new boaters understand modern boat navigation systems.

Cabin Cruiser Boats: An Owners Guide

Bob Duthie provides a thorough overview and history of cabin cruisers.

How to Leave Access Points in Your Shrink-Wrapped Boat


It takes a little preparation to shrink-wrap yet still accommodate over-winter work on board. (Capt. Vince Daniello/) Shrink-wrap offers quick, thorough protection against harsh weather, but most shrink-wrap jobs leave little—if any—access to boats while covered. If your plans include over-winter work beneath that cover, consider these enhancements to your boat’s wintertime wrap. Zipper doors […]

Key West Sandbars

People come to Key West for its allure of the sun, turquoise waters, and beaches. Everything that happens here is related to the water, and no matter where you are, it isn’t far away. The Florida Keys is the only place to enjoy the sunrise on the Atlantic over a café latte and sunset over […]

Celebrity Yachts: Conor McGregor’s $3.4M Lamborghini Yacht

Find out everything you need to know about Conor McGregor’s rocket ship.

Navionics Boating App Introduces New Features


The Navionics Boating app offers a number of new capabilities. (Courtesy Navionics/) When you think of apps from nautical charting brands, navigation is the first—and perhaps the only—function that comes to mind. But these apps for mobile devices can offer a great deal more useful boating information and features than you might imagine. A prime […]

2 Great Pontoons For Wake Surfing in 2022

Pontoon boats can be used for skiing and wakesports too, as these 2 models prove.

Best Places to Boat in Miami


With over 20 miles of beaches and 129 public access points, Miami is all about its waterfront. Marinas line the Miami River and the Intracoastal Waterway. In this area of Florida, you can boat inshore along these waterways or tackle the more open waters of Biscayne Bay or the Atlantic Ocean if you wish. Boaters […]