Captain Arrested After Running into Jetty

monterey boat crash

The captain of a commercial Squid fishing vessel was arrested on suspicion of BUI after crashing his trawler into a rock jetty at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Monterey, California Saturday evening. The Monterey boat crash was caught on camera, the full video was shared with us by the camera man and posted to […]

Mercury unveils new V12 600hp outboard

mercury verado 600

The Mercury Verado 600 outboard is an outboard by definition, but only because it bolts to a boat’s transom. In the past decade, outboards have grown ever more powerful, but the basic design has not really evolved much. Seven Marine tried with their Corvette powered mega outboards, but Volvo Penta discontinued Seven Marine last year. […]

Florida Man steals a floating Tiki Bar, gets caught

stolen Tiki Bar

File this under “only in Florida”, a Florida Keys man was caught in Hawks Channel in possession of a (floating) stolen Tiki Bar! The man, who police have yet to identify publicly, was stopped by the Coast Guard near Hawks Channel. According to The Coast Guard, the man showed clear signs of intoxication while operating […]

Man found clinging to capsized vessel after 24 hours at sea alone

man found at sea

A Florida man found at sea clinging to his capsized vessel had ventured more than 80 miles offshore. From USCG Southeast: Stuart Bee was recovered by the 225-meter motor vessel, Angeles. The crew spotted the man clinging to the bow of the vessel, took him aboard and will transport him to shore. Bee’s vessel became […]

Seven Marine Outboards to be discontinued by Volvo Penta

Discontinued Seven Marine Outboards

Volvo Penta plans to stop the sales and marketing of Seven Marine engines beginning January 1st, 2021, as well as phase out production once customer demand is met. The plan to discontinue Seven Marine production comes after parent company The Volvo Group recently announced their ambitious plan to be a net-zero emissions company by 2050, […]

Florida man fired a flare gun at teens on another boat

florida man fired a flare gun

Allegedly, a 29-year-old Florida man fired a flare gun at three people in another boat in Boot Key Harbor, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says. Joseph Thomas Gaston, a liveaboard, was arrested Thursday and faces three counts of aggravated assault. No serious injuries were reported. According to the Sheriff’s Office, a Florida Keys’ woman brought […]

Boat blows up during music video shoot | 13 injured

fort lauderdale boat explosion

A music video shoot aboard a 41-foot Wellcraft boat turned into terror on the water after an explosion that injured 13 people — two people remained hospitalized with serious burns. The cause of the Fort Lauderdale boat explosion is under investigation. Cell phone video shows the boat fully engulfed in flames and audio of screams […]

Mysterious 425ft deep “Blue Hole” appears off the Florida Gulf Coast

florida blue hole reveals 2 deceased sawfish

A 3 year NOAA backed research project is set to begin at the mysterious Blue Hole that has appeared off the Florida Gulf Coast. The Blue Hole dubbed “Green Banana” has intrigued scientists and researchers who plan to dive down and investigate the 425 foot deep hole. The glowing mystery hole opened up at a […]

Yacht transport ship lists heavily to starboard with superyachts on board

yacht transport ship accident

Yacht Transport Ship Accident June 8 – Palma de Mallorca DYT’s yacht transport Super Servant 4, a semi submersible transport ship, suffered a ballast issue during load-out operations in Palma de Mallorca. The malfunction has caused the 169 meter ship to list heavily to starboard with several superyachts still on board. The electrical system of the […]

BRP Discontinuing production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines

evinrude discontinued

Evinrude Discontinued Just in from BRP. They have announced they will discontinue the manufacturing of outboard engines and have made an agreement with Mercury Marine to support boat packages. This means no more Evinrude E-Tec or E-Tec G2 Outboards. With Evinrude discontinued, Mercury Marine has entered into a strategic supply agreement with BRP to be […]