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New G&S 50

Florida-based G&S Boats has just launched a new open-bulkhead 50-foot sportfisherman. According to her builder Buddy Gentry, the boat will homeport in Casablanca, Morraco, but will spend a lot of time in the Canaries, Madiera, Cape Verde and beyond chasing billfish.

 

Broward County Sea Tow Offers Automated Radio Checks

 

How many times have you heard the VHF airwaves flooded with boaters looking for a radio check? Well, Sea Tow of Fort Lauderdale believes it has the solution to clear the VHF airwaves for south Florida boaters that will enable them to check their own radios. It's an automated marine radio-check system offered on VHF marine channel 27.

Arcoa 62

European builder Arcoa Yachts recently launched its new 62-footer, which is powered with twin 800-hp Caterpillar diesel inboards. She's designed with a deep-V hull form and is reportedly making 28 knots (32.2 mph) out of the box.The boat also features a full-beam master and a teak interior.