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Most Recent Stories in Boats

  • Big things from the Sunshine State

    We dropped in on a few of Florida’s custom builders, including Gamefisherman, Rybovich, ACY and Garlington, to check on some new boats under construction.
  • fort lauderdale boat show aerial view

    The finest in new boats, tackle, tech and gear on display for the upcoming season

    The 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is nearly upon us. Here’s what the editors of Marlin will be checking out at this year’s event.
  • viking yacht company 58 convertible sport fishing boat

    A sneak peek at a hot new design from an industry leader

    We take a sneak peek at the new 58-foot convertible from the New Jersey-based Viking Yacht Company.
  • bertram yachts 61 running on the water

    This model will redefine the brand

    The 61's modern interior coupled with the most advanced building techniques ride well with Bertram enthusiasts.

Latest Boat Reviews

  • maverick yachts new 36ft walkaround sport fisher

    A versatile design emerges from the Pacific-based builder

    The Maverick 36 Walkaround is a refreshing new look at what a stylish game boat can be, from a highly regarded custom boatbuilder.
  • winter custom yachts first light

    First Light is the largest North Carolina-built custom express

    First Light is designed to be the epitome of an express design, with a big-boat feel and yachtlike interior.
  • spencer yachts centurion on the water

    Hull No. 100 from the renowned Carolina builder is a stunner

    Handcrafting 100 custom sport-fishers is a memorable milestone, achieved my only a select few. Paul Spencer and his team at Spencer Yachts joined those ranks with the…
  • willis 77 uno mas yacht on the water

    Advanced construction techniques yield a stunning next-generation sport-fisher

    Combine a cutting-edge boatbuilder and a knowledgeable owner and the result is Uno Mas, a new 77-footer from Willis Marine.

Virtual Boat Tours

  • Marlin fans get an exclusive look at the new sport-fisher thanks to the 360-degree camera

    Pictures are great, but a virtual tour is better. Marlin gives its fans an interactive look at Viking's new 44-foot boat.
  • Marlin hopped on the new sport-fisher at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to show its fans a different perspective

    Marlin hopped on the newest sport-fisher from Spencer Yachts at the 2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to show its fans an interactive perspective.
  • With Marlin's 360-degree camera, you can see every inch of the engine rooms on these hulls

    With Marlin's 360-degree camera, you can see every inch of the engine rooms on these hulls…
  • A new look at these new hulls, giving you total control of the camera from the bridge

    Grab complete control of the view, using Marlin's 360-degree camera as you scan the scene from atop these new sport-fishers' bridges.

Inboard Boat Engines

  • yacht pod drive system

    These versatile drive systems are not as popular as once thought

    Once thought to be a revolutionary new drive system, pods just haven't caught on in the world of sport-fishing.
  • man engines v12 2000

    The new V12 and V8 powerplants offer high horsepower and low weight

    MAN has recently introduced two new powerplants for the marine industry: the V12-2000 and the V8-1300. Both offer high horsepower plus relatively light weight.
  • 73 foot yacht made by michael rybovich and sons boatworks

    The 73-footer is the first boat in the U.S. with ZF Marine’s SteerCommand electric steering system

    The first sea trial was held on the 73-foot No Agenda, built by Michael Rybovich and Sons Boatworks in Palm Beach, Florida, to test the new ZF Marine Propulsion’s…

Boat Tests

 

Behind the Boat

  • Big things from the Sunshine State

    We dropped in on a few of Florida’s custom builders, including Gamefisherman, Rybovich, ACY and Garlington, to check on some new boats under construction.
  • Privileged access to North Carolina’s storied sport-fishing history

    We were welcomed with open arms when we popped in on the builders of some of today’s finest fishing machines.
  • An inside look at a legendary boatbuilder

    Join Marlin as we take an inside look at one of sport-fishing's most iconic boatbuilders: Bertram Yachts. Their state of the art manufacturing facility in Tampa,…
  • Get to know the man behind the iconic boat company

    Jarrett Bay Boatworks founder Randy Ramsey discusses how his company came to be.

The Fine Print