Sailing 101: Add some flare

Ahoy Sailors, now that we know what to do when we receive a MAYDAY distress call, let’s talk about approved essential pyrotechnics that should live aboard every vessel, flares, and distress signals. Here is a guide to rules, regulations, styles, and brands of flares that are essential for recreational boating. Stay tuned for our next issue…

Summer Fishing Season Providing Anglers with Lots of Memories!

SAN DIEGO— The summer offshore fishing season keeps getting better with bluefin tuna, dorado, yellowtail, and yellowfin tuna providing memorable action that continues to improve. The past couple of weeks have seen the bluefin tuna and yellowtail bites continue to be strong and have also seen the dorado change their habits and start biting much better…

Sailing 101: What to do when someone says Mayday!

If you hear a distress message from a vessel that goes unanswered, you must answer. Experienced captains write down coordinates if they hear a pan-pan or a mayday, and they are ready to stop what they are doing and come to your assistance if in range. The radio procedure is always to be scanning Channel 16.…

The Division of Boating and Waterways shares a reminder for the California Boating Card

As the requirements around the California Boater Card change yearly, The Division of Boating and Waterways reminds boaters to stay up to date with the terms in order to continue legally boating in California. The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) published a reminder for California boaters on June 28 about a change in the requirements…

Debutof Bavaria SR36 Open in Venice

The first innovative new OPEN TOP model of the BAVARIA SR36 celebrated its world premiere in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Venice. With its flat windshield, the OPEN TOP combines a perfectly open driving experience with the protection of a hard top. After its debut at the Palma International Boat Show, the BAVARIA SR36 just…

View our April Boating Newsletter

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Bavaria SR41 was voted Motor Boat of the Year 2022

It was thrilling until the very last moment: 34 finalists were nominated for the 2022 Motor Boat Awards by the renowned British Motor Boat & Yachting magazine. But the jury’s decision was clear: In the category of sportscruisers up to 45 feet, the BAVARIA SR41 is the Motor Boat of the Year 2022. We are of course very proud!…

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