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Latest Boat Reviews

  • Wave Paver is a master craftsman’s lesson in style, comfort and durability

    Wave Paver, a 77-footer from North Carolina’s Bayliss Boatworks, is turning heads and raising the bar for custom sport-fishers around the world.
  • bayliss 77 sportfish wave paver

    A good look at another stunner from John Bayliss

    Want to take a closer look at Wave Paver, the new 77-footer from Bayliss Boatworks? We’ve got a full photo gallery of this new boat here.
  • viking 44 open video review

    Another winner from the popular builder in New Gretna, New Jersey

    We tested the Viking 44 Open during the builder’s dealer meetings in New Jersey. She’s another rock-solid offshore performer from Viking Yachts.
  • Skip the frills and get ready for a hefty dose of muscle and fishing amenities with this beauty

    Henrique Yachts newest 50-footer makes its debut.

Virtual Boat Tours

Inboard Boat Engines

  • Improved engine technology means more power and better efficiency

    The newest batch of inboard engines have improved power and fuel efficiency.
  • Seakeeper duo Shepard McKenney and John Adams teamed up to create an innovative concept that is forever changing the way we look at boating and fishing offshore.

    Unlikely duo, but Shepard McKenney and John Adams teamed up to create Seakeeper.
  • JB 90

    Follow the boat build of the 90-foot Jarrett Bay, the largest ever made by Jarrett Bay

    The 90-foot Project Ireland from Jarrett Bay is expected to hit the water in spring 2017.
  • The new 35-footer is Bertram's take on their classic 31

    Take a look around the new Bertram 35, the company's new take on their classic 31.

Behind the Boat

  • Get to know the man behind the iconic boat company

    Jarrett Bay Boatworks founder Randy Ramsey discusses how his company came to be.
  • Open Fly will be ready for the seamounts in Costa Rica soon

    The new 50-footer from Maverick Yachts heads to the marina for the very first time. It's only a matter of time before this beautiful sport-fisher is ready to chase blue…
  • A guided tour of the company's manufacturing facility

    Go on a guided video tour of the Seakeeper manufacturing plant in Mohnton, Pennsylvania, with the editors of Marlin.
  • Spending time with the CEO and founder of Seakeeper

    Spend the afternoon with Seakeeper president and founder Shep McKenney as he visits the company's manufacturing facility in Mohnton, Pennsylvania.

The Fine Print

  • boat running on the water

    Non-U.S. citizens often must document vessels outside the country to comply with rules

    If you’re a foreign citizen and wondering how to document your boat with the United States Coast Guard, you’re most likely out of luck. Here’s why.
  • boat on the water

    Understanding how state sales tax and customs duties work is a complex aspect of owning a boat

    Do you know the difference between state sales tax when buying a boat and customs duties when importing a foreign-built one?
  • sport-fishing boat for sale

    Present a conditional acceptance when buying a boat to ensure you get the boat in proper condition

    Learn the benefits of offering a conditional acceptance to the seller when buying a new boat.
  • Learn how and when to use this arrangement

    If you’re buying a boat, an escrow holdback could be beneficial if repairs are needed.