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One Of The Best In North America: The Annapolis Power Boat Show


On October 12th, 1907, the 35th annual United States Powerboat Show opens on the City Dock in Annapolis, Maryland. Hailed as one of the finest the Annapolis Power Boat Show offers something for nearly everyone. The gamut runs from luxurious motor yachts to large offshore fishing trawlers. Cruisers, centre consoles and all the varieties currently […]

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The Best Kept Secret On The Lake: The Oakville Power Boat Club


Situated on Sixteen Mile Creek, 16 miles north of the Rebecca Street Bridge in Oakville, Ontario, Canada is the Oakville Power Boat Club. It is considered, by its members, “the best kept secret on the lake.” Sixteen Mile Creek, upon which the club is located, empties into this lake. The lake referred to is Lake […]

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The Human Factor: Pedal Power Boats


Looking for a fun, safe, healthy and environmentally friendly way to sail across the lake, bay or pond of your choice? The choice is obvious: a pedal power boat. Pedal power boats (PPBs), also called human powered boats (HPB,) are water craft powered by the human foot or, rather feet. One, two, three or more […]

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Going, Going, Gone: Power Boat For Sale


So you have your eye on a new model. It’s a beauty that causes your heart to speed up every time you think of it. Its picture is in your wallet, next to those of the rest of your family. It could be a racing power boat, one of the newest Skaters. It could also […]

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So We Have To Go Somewhere: Power Boat Movers


In the wonderful world of power boats, the time will come when you decide to move your boat. It may be, the marina fees are now too high, the marina is closing, you are moving to another state or country or you just want a change or scenery. Whatever the reason, you will have to […]

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What’s In A Review: Considering Power Boat Reviews


You want to buy a boat. You think you know the model, maybe the manufacturer and the characteristics. Or, at least, you have narrowed the choices to a few good power boats. You have even been thinking of what equipment and accessories you want and/or need. You have looked in your bank account, considered the […]

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And The Thingamajig Is Connected To The Thingamabob: Power Boat Parts


It is very important to know your boat. Every power boat part is important in maintaining its peak performance. It is up to you to examine them, maintain maintenance and upkeep and repair when necessary. The very first thing you must do is READ YOUR BOAT MANUAL. Pay particular attention to what the “ideal” boat […]

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Competition And Fun: Bodel Power Boats


Over the past few years, the number of model boat clubs has grown. A significant increase in membership is the direct result of the ongoing and even growing interest in model power boats. Building model boats has always been a fascinating hobby for many people. The desire to recreate the golden age of sail or […]

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The Rush Of A Life Time: Offshore Power Boat Racing


Offshore power boat racing is undertaken only by those boats conforming to a certain class. These are the large and expensive models, built for speed and to take the pounding of the ocean waves with all its unpredictability. To take part in offshore power boat racing requires expending money in large quantities for fuel. The […]

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And The Wind Roared: Power Boat Auction From Hurricanes


Hurricanes are among the most powerful forces in our weather system, their average speed between 10 and 13 knots. Annually, they cause severe damage and devastation to people, affecting their lives. In Florida, the powerful hurricanes of the past few years have caused havoc among boat owners. Many of them, finding their insurance does not […]

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