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Hobie MirageDrive 180°

Shift Into a New Dimension Hobie’s bioengineered MirageDrive propulsion system for kayaks was revolutionary in its inception in 1997 and has been evolving ever since. Now comes the biggest evolution - so far. Introducing the patent-pending Hobie MirageDrive 180 forward-reverse propulsion system that will be integrated into all 2017* model year Mirage kayaks. Weighing [...]

2017-02-10T16:43:27+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Kayaking|Tags: , , , |

Hobie Mirage® Eclipse

For months Hobie teased us with a new product release and when they announced the Mirage® Eclipse at the beginning of the season, we were impressed with this innovative new water sport. Yoga/exercise paddleboarding is extremely popular all around us and we knew this was exactly what they needed next. The Eclipse is made of fiberglass, [...]

2017-06-27T18:04:50+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Boats for Sale, Kayaking|

MK = Mach? Mark? What does the MK stand for?

Last month we gained an exceptional brokerage listing, a 1997 Catalina 34 MK II. Since then I have been asked several times what differences the MK (pronounced ‘mahrk’ just like Mark Twain) gives to the models that bear the title. The best answers come from the source, so I went straight to Catalina. Warren Pandy, [...]

2017-03-21T14:50:20+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: Boat Reviews, Boats for Sale, Buying a Boat, Letters from John, Sailing|

The new J/112E

At the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, I had a chance to spend a great deal of time at the J/Boats display. Included in that, was the opportunity to speak to Rod, Jeff, and Stu Johnstone. They all had tremendous experience to share, and stories of different boats, regattas, designs and modifications to boats. While [...]

2017-03-21T13:03:57+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Boat Reviews, Boating, Boats for Sale, Buying a Boat, Letters from Steve, Sailing|

J-Boats Unveils the J/121

The new J/121 (pronounced 1-2-1) is a 40’ offshore speedster that can be day raced or distance sailed by just 5 or less crew…. the best short-handed J ever…. capable of winning on any race track while also excelling in daysailing and weekend mode. Here’s a boat, class and program that redefines sailboat racing as [...]

2016-10-18T10:43:42+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Categories: Boat Reviews, Boating, Buying a Boat, Sailing|