2019 Boating Trends to Watch

2019 is already half over, but it’s turned out to be a big year in the boating world. In our fast-paced, tech-forward world, boating is changing all the time with new technologies that make boating safer, faster, and easier. Check out this review of 2019 boating trends so far to see if you’ve kept up…

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Pleasures from Sardinia | Buon Ferragosto

During Ferragosto it’s nice to relax and enjoy your favorite Magnum. Read below to find out more about the history of the holiday and how we took leisure to celebrate. Ferragosto comes from Ancient Rome and then later on a Catholic tradition throughout Italy. The name Ferragosto comes from the phrase Latin Feriae Augusti (rest…

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Magnum Marine Wins Again

This beautiful Magnum kept crowds on their feet at the 2019 2nd Annual Dunkirk Great Lakes Grand Prix over the weekend. Impressive performance by this team as Magnum Racing lives on, still keeping the Magnums up front. A great weekend and incredible event with Magnum taking a first place win.

The History of Go-Fast Boats

The History of Go-Fast Boats

Here at Magnum Marine, we know that our employees and customers alike have a love for fast, luxury-forward boats, and nothing can dampen the quest for boats that go faster and feature newer tech and better performance. Be sure to check out our listings page for new and used super-fast yachts, and in the meantime,…

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Magnum 80 Ranked Among Fastest Yachts in the World

Magnum 80 Ranked Among Fastest Yachts in the World

Boat International ranked what they considered the top 20 fastest yachts in the world. This list features speed machines that can go up to 55, 60, even 70 knots. Magnum is proud to be represented on this internationally-acclaimed list because we value performance, comfort, sustainability, and of course, the pursuit of speed. The Magnum 80…

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Tales from thunderboat row

Tales from Thunderboat Row

The book by Allan Brown titled “Tales From Thunderboat Row” recounts the heyday of Offshore Powerboat Racing. This book, which came out last year, was marked as “Must read” by Jason Johnson of Speed On the Water Magazine, and lauded by many others as being “Amazing.” According to the author’s website, “In 1964, Brownie (Allan…

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Tested Dockmate Wireless Remote Docking

Tested: Dockmate Wireless Remote Docking

  After maneuvering through tight dock situations over and over, have you ever wished that you could just dock your boat with a remote control? Well now you can. Dockmate, a new device that lets you control your boat remotely, started distributing in the United States just last year. In the article below, originally published…

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Navico Helm Display, AI Tech Make Boating Safer

Navico Helm Display, AI Tech Make Boating Safer

Technology continues to change boating in countless ways, making it possible to enjoy heightened safety and effectiveness on the water. Helm displays are an essential tool when it comes to successful navigation and handling, and new developments by Navico mark significant improvements in multifunctional helm displays. Their new design is sleek, easy to use, and…

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Tips on Becoming a Better Boater

Tips on Becoming a Better Boater

Whether your dream is to get out on the water for the first time or if you’re looking to brush up on some boating basics, you never need an excuse to become a better, safer boater. Read the tips below from Boatingmag.com to learn where to begin and gain more confidence on the water. While…

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Cinematic Footage of the Magnum 40

Cinematic Footage of the Magnum 40

Only 60 models were ever built of the Magnum 40, which saw its debut in the 1980s and has since been the golden standard in efficiency, speed, and on-the-water comfort. Reaching speeds of over 60 mph and fitted with custom interiors, the Magnum 40 was famous for being nimble to drive, easily maneuverable, and one…

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How to Assess an Engine Room

How to Assess an Engine Room

When you’re out on the water, your engine is arguably your most important single piece of safety gear. In this article, Capt. Richard Thiel provides a run-through of everything that makes up a good engine room, and how you can ensure that you purchase a boat that has excellent engineering and quality.  The Heart of…

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Watch this Magnum 80 Run Off the Bahamas

Watch this Magnum 80 Run Off the Bahamas

Reaching speeds of over 60 mph, the Magnum 80 blends opulence with speed. Reaching speeds over 60 mph and featuring a luxury cabin with no fewer than four double staterooms with separate heads in each, the Magnum 80 interior is custom-designed to each client’s personal requirements – all while offering a boat that handles like…

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Five Ways to Cut Down on Amp Usage

Five Ways to Cut Down on Amp Usage

Nothing’s worse than burning up fuel on power. Here are some key ways to cut down on amp usage while on board, and how you can become more efficient when it comes to refrigeration, climate control, radar, and more. Most modern marine equipment has evolved to require much less power. When you’re in the boatyard…

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