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Keep Your Carbs Clean

Sometimes when I talk to my customers about ethanols effects on marine engine fuel systems, I see their eyes glaze over. It is to the benefit of my IRA that I still have customers who dont pay attention and who dont take time to care for the item that keeps them from paddling back home.

Marker One M27 by Cobalt

Cobalts company motto pretty much says it all: Compromise Nothing. Since 1968, the boat builder from the town in Kansas that no one pronounces correctly the first time, Neodesha (knee-oh-da-shay), has been the envy of the industry and a bar-setter for quality.

Formula 330 CBR

Its hard to believe a 33-footer would be anything but the alpha dog of a boat builders bowrider line, but Formula doesnt think small.

Avalon Windjammer 2785 RL

A handful of pontoon brands manage to retain a look thats readily noticeable from afar. In a sea of sameness, Avalon attacks the status quo with innovative styling, whether its the retro/modern Art Deco series or the sporty Windjammer series model we tested.

Marker One M27 by Cobalt

Marker One M27 by Cobalt

Cobalt’s answer to pontoons’ popularity is very Sinatra: They did it their way.

Cobalts company motto pretty much says it all: Compromise Nothing. Since 1968, the boat builder from the town in Kansas that no one pronounces correctly the first time, Neodesha (knee-oh-da-shay), has been the envy of the industry and a bar-setter for quality.


Formula 330 CBR

Formula 330 CBR

Formula’s new 330 CBR brings togetherness to the art of big bowrider building.

Its hard to believe a 33-footer would be anything but the alpha dog of a boat builders bowrider line, but Formula doesnt think small.


Avalon Windjammer 2785 RL

Avalon Windjammer 2785 RL

Avalon’s new 2785 RL takes rear lounging to a new place, with the touch of a button.

A handful of pontoon brands manage to retain a look thats readily noticeable from afar. In a sea of sameness, Avalon attacks the status quo with innovative styling, whether its the retro/modern Art Deco series or the sporty Windjammer series model we tested.


Emergency Lifesaver

Emergency Lifesaver

SPOT Gen3 starts at $149.95


Looking Out Below

Looking Out Below

echoMAP Series Combination Chartplotters $299.99-$1,299.99


Light-Up Setup

Light-Up Setup

RailLight Mini $29.99


Keep Your Carbs Clean

Keep Your Carbs Clean

Engine techs will be happy to do it once things have gone too far, but you can avoid that scenario with some regular maintenance.


Install a Battery Charger

Install a Battery Charger

You know you want one, and you can do it yourself.


I have a Honda 130 hp outboard that always starts on the second crank. I ran into a fellow last summer who has the same motor, and he claims his motor will always start on the first crank. Any ideas?

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I am buying a yacht in California from a private party without a broker, and the seller’s attorney drafted a two-page purchase agreement. I am a little concerned about whether the agreement adequately addresses the issues that are relevant in this kind of transaction since the agreements that are used by yacht brokers ...

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