On Sunday, July 12, let’s all plan to go boating.

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Lines In!

The Guana Cay leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship is off and running, with some new changes to spice things up a bit.

Sportfishing boat at the 2015 Guana Cay leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship

All 21 boats have shipped out on a beautiful day down here in Guana Cay. None are back to the docks yet, perhaps not surprisingly...

I Guana Get to Know Ya

Registration day at the Bahamas Billfish Championship in Guana Cay

Guana Cay in the Abacos

I’m down in Guana Cay in the Abacos for the first leg of the 2015 Bahamas Billfish Championship, which was recently acquired by Power & Motoryacht’s parent company, the Active Interest Media Marine Group. I have no idea what to expect. The participation numbers are up, and there apparently have been some rule changes, but nobody’s been able to tell me exactly what they are yet. All I really know is there a bunch of big, beautiful fishing boats in the marina, and a lot of very serious-looking anglers packed into what feels like every crack and crevice of this little outpost of an island.

Chillin’ in Antarctica

When you envision chartering a yacht with a crew, images of sugar-sand beaches, on-deck pools overlooking the Mediterranean, and frozen cocktails probably come to mind (don’t worry, that’s normal.) A luxury travel company named Jacada Travel is looking to ditch those stereotypes by offering charters to Antarctica from November to late March. 

Captain Commando

No, this is not a story about some action hero on a covert mission in foreign waters involving spies, special forces, and stealthy vessels.

Petroleum Predictions

If you’ve visited the fuel pump in the last few months you may have noticed that afterwards your wallet felt just a bit heavier than it usually does, and that strange contortion of your face, that’s known as a smile. Declining petroleum prices (at the time of this writing) are making many people happy. But for us boaters, two questions quickly come to mind: Will this last until the summer? And is it considered hoarding if I fill my home with jerry cans of fuel?

Fuel is a necessity, there’s no arguing that. But if you’ve noticed that lately it’s a little bit less expensive than it used to be, then you’re on the right track. Read more here...

I Come in Peace

The incident was as predictable as a sunrise. I idled through the shallow Cayo Costa anchorage—a sliver of paradise off Florida’s west coast—looking for a spot to set the hook for the night.

What's the Brokerage Market for Cheoy Lee Motoryachts?

We spoke to a couple of brokers who had Cheoy Lee motoryachts listed online. Here’s what they had to say about their boats and the response in the market to them.