People

Browse through interviews that peek into the lives and careers of those in the boating industry. Interviews with marina owners, boat builders, and event coordinators can be found here.

Aspen Power Catamarans the 10,000 mile tour

From Washington to DC: The 10,000 Mile Tour

The Jenkins gave a whole new meaning to “taking delivery” when they took their new Aspen Powercat from Washington State to the Chesapeake Bay with a 10,000 Mile Tour. There’s nothing like…

FDR on the m/y Potomac- Presidents on Yachts

Presidents on Yachts

It’s not all hosting parties and poker games. Plenty of diplomacy discussions and secret salvations happened aboard. These are the secrets of Presidents on Yachts that shaped history. There is a storied…

Snowboaters take their Ranger Tug through the Mountains

Ranger Tugs and a Snowboaters Paradise

Follow Jim and Lisa Favors as they cruise in their Ranger Tugs and live in a snowboaters paradise. It’s no secret that as soon as it gets cold up north, Florida gets…

correct craft team in Jamaica

Doing the Correct Craft Thing

Over 60 employees from several Correct Craft companies traveled to Jamaica, on employee service trips. In today’s tumultuous world, our daily news feeds are filled with reports of hurricanes, wildfires and other…

An image of Mel Fisher Days street festival

Mel Fisher, Treasure Hunter

Celebrate treasure hunter Mel Fisher If the treasure hunter in you is still seeking your chest of gold and silver, make your way to Key West July 12-14 for the Mel Fisher…

yacht designer Doug Zurn with his dog

Yacht Designer Doug Zurn

Designer Doug Zurn turns boating dreams into reality An opportunity has knocked for yacht designer Doug Zurn more than once, and the 54-year-old from Marblehead, Massachusetts, has nearly always had the good…

Nautical Ventures Marine Super Store

Nautical Ventures is a Water Wonderland

Nautical Ventures is a water toy wonderland Being on the water can have a physical and spiritual effect on people. It makes them smile and creates lifelong memories. Just as with our…

An image of three men Kayaking from Cuba, Kayakers set record

Kayakers set record

From Cuba to Florida: Kayakers set a record for non-stop paddle Yesterday, (May 29th) American kayakers Andy Cochrane, Wyatt Roscoe and Luke Walker arrived in Key West from Cuba. The crossing took 27…

Giving Back in the Marine Industry

Giving Back in the Marine Industry

Some see the need, open their hands and provide. Read about three people giving back to the marine industry. In today’s tumultuous world, our daily news feeds are filled with reports of…

Top Ten 2017

2017 Top Ten

See ya later, 2017. Bring it on, 2018! It was a great year for the marine industry—and for Southern Boating. Our partners at the NMMA recently reported that new powerboat registrations were…

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Boat Parades and Photo Contest

'Tis the season for boat parades! While most major boat parades have passed, it is time to reflect on the images and videos from the events. It's nearly impossible to avoid the holiday…
Marina Trash Skimmer Kids, lemonade, marinas, cleanup crew

Kids Donate for Marina Trash Skimmer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and buy a Marina Trash Skimmer. That’s what a savvy and environment-conscious group of children did one sunny summer morning. These kids were working for…

Viking Veterans

Viking Veterans

Today we would like to mark Veterans Day with celebration, honoring America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. We are extremely…

Fallen Heroes Fund United States Coast Guard

Fallen Heroes Fund

As mentioned in the October 2017 issue of Southern Boating. This video provides more information on the Fallen Heroes Fund and the support given to Coast Guard members and their families.
Sea Fox Restoration

Sea Fox Restoration

The Salvation of Sea Fox: When a yacht restoration became too costly, an enterprising couple cut down the project — literally. The story of Sea Fox began in 1940, when she was built by…