Boating

Boating How-To

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Touch Screen Electronics

Manufacturers of marine electronics were quick to embrace glass touchscreen technology, giving anglers touch-reactive control over sonar, chartplotters and radar. Now, segments of the boating industry are poised to bring the same kind of control to nearly every aspect of the ship’s systems, from battery switches, to nav lights, to bilge pumps.

Boating Gear

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Trailer Smarter: Check Those Codes!

When it comes to trailering your boat, besides keeping your trailer in tip-top shape, keeping the vehicle you tow with up-to-spec is just as crucial. If you are throwing a check engine light (CEL), the odds are you’re losing precious towing power and eating up unnecessary dollars at the gas pump.


Flats Boats

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Gheenoe Low Tide 25

The Low Tide 25 combines the benefits of an ultra-shallow drafting canoe and a traditional skiff to create one of the most versatile micro skiffs on the market.

Bay Boats

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Renegade Nomad 20

Steady design and ride set apart the Renegade Nomad 20. Offshore in the morning, inshore in the afternoon—both trips are feasible on the 20 Nomad from Renegade Marine. This 20-foot, 3-inch center console was designed to be superior.

Center Consoles

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Regulator 34

With outboards mounted on an Armstrong bracket, the Regulator 34 has the same size cockpit as most 39’s. This rig is optimally powered with twin engines to a maximum of 700 horsepower.

Express / Cuddy

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FS Review – Cobia 220 Dual Console

Florida Sportsman Boating Editor, Dave East, speaks with  Skip of Cobia Boats about the new Cobia 220 Dual Console. For more information visit www.cobiaboats.com.

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Dream Boats

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FS Dreamboat Contest Winner Heads to Costa Rica

Capt. Charlie Phillips, winner of the Fishing NoSara Prize Package given away as top prize for the Florida Sportsman Dreamboat Contest earlier this year, returns from his fishing vacation this week.