August 16, 2022


Boat Life

Cover photo: Canada – This tiny floating home is a restored boat originally built for the Expo’86 in Canada. – Yanko Design | USA – 8/12/2022 – Boat of the week: This 138-foot superyacht Is worth $23 million, but you can own It for the price of a supercar. How do you buy a new superyacht at a fraction of its list price? Fractional ownership. The private-jet business model is moving to yachts. – Robb Report | USA – 8/11/2022 – Attention Southern California Boaters! Save These Dates for Marine Flare Collection Events. The BoatUS announces two upcoming marine flare […]

Sea Tow shares its tips on protecting boats as peak hurricane season arrives

Sea Tow Tips

Southold, New York – 8/9/2022 – Sea Tow, the nation’s leading on-water marine assistance provider, urges boaters to prepare for the 2022 peak Atlantic hurricane season. After an active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, predict above-average hurricane activity for 2022’s peak season. NOAA is forecasting a likely range of 14 to 21 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 have the potential to become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 6 major hurricanes (category […]

What every boater wants for the holidays: 24/7 On-water assistance from TowBoatUS

Boat US Tips

Gadgets may make good holiday gifts. However, for a boater, having 24/7 on-the-water help just a call away is much better. Like belonging to an auto club for recreational boat owners, a BoatUS Unlimited Towing Membership provides professional on-water towing services by the TowBoatUS fleet ─ the nation’s largest network. It’s the perfect gift for the boater that continues to give all year long. A BoatUS Towing Membership takes care of the unexpected problems such as engine breakdowns, dead batteries, running out of fuel or running aground. Tows back to the launch ramp, home dock or marina are included for one low […]

Alinghi Red Bull Racing: Christened and Ready to Fly 

37th America's Cup

8/8/2022 – It has been just four months since Barcelona was announced as the venue for the 37th America’s Cup due to take place in September and October 2024 and as a mark of how seriously the challengers are gearing up for the right to take on Emirates Team New Zealand, the current America’s Cup holders, the first boat has already splashed.  The Alinghi Red Bull Racing team, one of the most famous syndicates of the modern era in Cup history, today launched its training vessel, the first AC75 ever built that Emirates Team New Zealand used so effectively to […]

NOAA still expects above-normal Atlantic hurricane season


Preparedness is key during the peak months of hurricane season USA – 8/4/2022 – Atmospheric and oceanic conditions still favor an above-normal 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) annual mid-season update issued today by the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. “I urge everyone to remain vigilant as we enter the peak months of hurricane season,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. “The experts at NOAA will continue to provide the science, data and services needed to help communities become hurricane resilient and climate-ready for the remainder of hurricane season […]

Experience the largest in-water boat show in the world, showcasing more world and U.S. debuts than any other boat show in the country. Discover everything boating from inflatables to superyachts to the latest marine electronics and accessories.
SHOW LOCATIONS: Broward County Convention Center, Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Las Olas Marina, Hall of Fame Marina, Pier 66 South, Pier 66 Marina, and the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina.
SHOW HOURS: Wednesday (10/26) from 12 PM – 7 PM, Thursday (10/27) from 10 AM – 7 PM, Friday (10/28) from 10 AM – 7 PM, Saturday (10/29) from 10 AM – 7 PM, and Sunday (10/30) from 10 AM – 6 PM.
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IMPORTANT: Tickets are only available online, and there will not be a ticketing box office at the show.

Coming soon | New TV Series – The Boaters – on The Discovery Channel, PBS, and Destination America. Will stream on Apple TV, Amazon Video, and Google Play.

Sea Ray Virtual Boat Show at Miami International Boat Show



In the app stores

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – United States Coast Guard – Navigation Center

Charter a yacht

United States Coast Guard Boating Safety Tips


Well adapted to its intended life as a go-anywhere motor yacht


SailGP in the app stores – Free

Get closer to the action with the SailGP app. SailGP is the world’s fastest sailing race, created to redefine sailing and give global sports fans a year-round, supercharged version of the sport.

With the SailGP app, you’ll witness every wave, turn and maneuver the F50 catamarans make, through real-time video feeds and live data that puts you right in the middle of the action.