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Anglers, rejoice! June 2019 is our fishing issue, and it’s a doozy– filled with tips and tricks, and a-lure-ing new gear. Featuring Viking Yacht Company and Ocean Alexander Yachts. PLUS: special feature with NBA Star Lance Thomas and his fishing team Slangmagic. Check it out!

May 2019 is the annual Bahamas Issue! A true reader favorite for its wealth of knowledge on cruising the islands.



It’s the 2019 April Swimsuit issue! This year we highlight the amazing waterways that flow through our backyard. PLUS: gorgeous 65 footers from Vicem and Horizon Powercats!


It’s the annual haul-out guide! March 2019 has all you need to know when it’s time for the boat to head to the yard. Plus, we review the Grand Banks 60 SL.
February 2019 is the Miami Boat Show(s) issue! Featuring the new and improved Marlow 70E and so much more! is the Miami Boat Show(s) issue! Featuring the new and improved Marlow 70E and so much more!
Happy New Year! The January 2019 issue of Southern Boating cover 12 MUST-SEE Marina Resorts, brand-spankin’ new electronics, and a full feature on the Hatteras Yachts GT59.


The December 2018 issue features 13 Outboard Cruisers, a trip through Curacao, and award-winning electronics.


Our November 2018 issue dives deep into the newest power products at FLIBS. Plus, Maritimo debuts new boats and we travel to French Polynesia.
It’s here! Boat show season’s largest in-water show is upon us. We cover 50 boats at FLIBS and so much more in the October 2018 issue.

The September 2018 issue is packed full of tips and tricks to re-vamp a tired interior, boat reviews (including Viking’s 68 Convertible), Southern Hospitality at it’s finest, and much more!

Eat, drink and have a party! Our August 2018 issue is all about entertaining aboard. Plus we see the sights in NOLA (aka party city), and review a pair of Rivieras and a Princess.









Angler Alert! The June 2018 issue is all about fishing.
May 2018 is the annual Bahamas issue, a reader favorite. Get the latest on cruising the islands, tips and tricks for anchoring, new eateries, classic photos, and so much more.
The hottest issue of the year! April is Southern Boating’s Annual Swimsuit Issue, sponsored by Nautical Ventures. Features include new boats and a trip to Saint Lucia.




Our March 2018 issue includes our annual Powercat Roundup, new boats and a review of Park City, Utah.
Our February 2018 issue features the Miami International Boat Show Preview, as well as additional long-format boat reviews. Destinations include Turks and Caicos and more!






Kick the New Year into gear with Wellness Resorts! Cruise into a healthy lifestyle.  January 2018 contains the Regal 42 Fly and Outer Reef 620 Trident.


Happy Holidays! The December 2017 issue features the Viking 44 Open, a trip to Croatia and much more!
November 2017 is Part II of our Fort Lauderdale Boat Show special. Also featuring self-driving boats, the long-awaited GB 60, and more!



The kickoff of the boat show season is October’s Annual Fort Lauderdale Boat Show. We cover new boats, products and much more!
Happy Anniversary to us! Celebrating 45 Years of Southern Boating, this September 2017.
Our August 2017 issue is packed with advice from our pros, 10 long-range cruisers you have to read about, and come with us to Newport, Maine and Pensacola, Florida.
The July 2017 issue is our annual Center Console Roundup with 27 boats for you to check out. We take you to Okeechobee Waterway and Door County and ride along with us on the Astondoa 65.


Our June 2017 issue helps you start your summer by giving you 15 sportfishing boats that you need to know about. We also explore Montauk, NY and Tangier (in Virginia), and so much more.
May 2017 Our Annual Bahamas Issue is packed with everything you need to know about cruising, eating, and enjoying the Bahamian-lifestyle.
Our 30th Swimsuit Anniversary Issue. The hottest issue of the year is finally here. This marks a special anniversary for us and we could not be happier to share it with you.


March 2017 issue is packed with Haul Out Guide articles and the largest review of RIBs and Tenders. It has everything you need for your boating lifestyle.
February 2017 Our February 2017 is your Miami International Boat Show preview. Take it with you to the shows. And then afterward, read and dream about kayaking in Cuba.











January 2017 The first issue of the year takes you to Venice (Florida) and Savannah.


December 2016 The December 2016 issue has a Holiday Gift Guide, Palm Beach 65 boat review and much more. Merry Christmas!
November 2016 Inside this issue is the second part of our coverage of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, cruise to Barbados, fish in Chokoloskee, Florida, and check out the holiday boat parades.
October 2016 Our preview of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is one of our hottest issues of the year. Get ready to read about the newest boats to debut at this year’s show.
September 2016 Our September 2016 issue covers the start of the boat show season and has our Downeast Buyers’ Guide.
August 2016 This issue features where to trailer your boat to see new inland rivers and lakes. Also featuring 19 National Parks to explore by boat and an inside look at the new Yamaha engines.
July 2016 This issue features our annual center console roundup with 30 boats reviewed. Also featuring fishing tournament tips and insight from the experts and exploring Washington DC by boat.
June 2016 This issue features our annual Trawler roundup with 17 boats reviewed. Also reviewed is the Chris Craft Capri and Corsair. Discover Annapolis, MD by boat and trends in electronics.
May 2016 The annual Bahamas issue featuring bone fishing, Elbow Cay, local art & music and 10 restaurants. Boat reviews include the Jupiter 34LX and the Outer reef 820. Simple Rum Swizzle recipe.
April 2016 The April 2016 issue is our annual Swimsuit Issue and a top seller. This year was shot in the Abacos, Bahamas. Also, featured boat reviews include the Absolute 40 STL and the Hatteras 70MY.
March 2016 This issue is the annual Haul-out Guide featuring the latest resources, tips and tools for your next haul-out. Also features South Padre Island and Port Isabel, TX. Boat review is Hunt 32CC.
February 2016 This issue features the Miami International Boat Show preview. Also featuring cruising destinations Antarctica and The Drake Passage. Boat review of the new launch of the Marlow 49E.
January 2016 The January 2016 issue is packed with everything you need to know about waterfront dockage, the annual Vintage Weekend, reviews of the Tiara 39 Coupe and Hargrave 101, and more.


May 2019

May 2019 is the annual Bahamas Issue! A true reader favorite for its wealth of knowledge on cruising the islands.