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The SeaVee 450z: Seamless in Dimension and Design

Story and photos by DinaRella / Additional photos courtesy of SeaVee Hailing SeaVee as the wave crusher of Haulover Inlet— the hellacious portion of water connecting Biscayne Bay with the Atlantic – motivated me to hone in on its hull dynamics to see where the center console’s special fighting powers to plow through the currents of that chaotic channel come from. During my honing, I discovered the Medley, Florida-based maker recently launched its biggest wave crusher to date, and as luck would have it, scored my own personal date to get to know the 450z one-on-one. Before hopping on hull No. 1, my SeaVee DNA digging led me to Miami fisherman, Capt. Don McGee, for it is he who laid out the fundamentals when founding the company back in 1974. Two decades later, Ariel Pared walked through the door and was so enthralled to be ...
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Neurotic Exotics Excite on Las Olas and Beyond

Story and photos by DinaRella / Additional photos from Six Speed Photography PART ONE On the sunny Sunday of Veterans Day weekend, the steel and chrome crowd geared up to go ga-ga over the 300-plus curated rare and dear drool-worthy gems at the fourth edition of the Exotics on Las Olas (ELO4) in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Another incentive for the motorsports masses to hit up the hotbed of horsepower was the chance for a quick chat with former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Floyd Rag; as the event producer and co-founder, the possibility of that happening was pretty big. Following the successful production of the uber-popular Supercar Saturday series for local dealer networks, including meet-ups at Rag’s Lamborghini Broward Dealership, four years back he moved the showcase over to the palm tree-lined promenade of boutiques, bistros and bars on Las Olas to reach ...
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Fresh Hardware Rocks the Waters & Fresh Roses Rain Down for Rey Marino

Story and select photos by DinaRella / Additional photos from Manatee Marine & Bryce Batzer South Florida “boat show time” became South Florida boat “show-off” time, a mere 72 hours after Miami’s biggest marine extravaganza to date drew to a close. For round two, the Magic City emptied out and Florida Keys waterways filled for a pair of horsepower-induced happenings – the Florida Powerboat Club (FPC) Miami Boat Show Poker Run and Keys Island Runners (KIR) inaugural Rey Marino Memorial Fun Run and Raft-Up. Gilbert’s Resort and Tiki Bar situated in the middle of it all, served as home base for the high-octane fest. Similar to last year’s setup, the Mile Marker 108 hub hosted both the FPC luncheon and KIR sunset get together; and housed the in-water exhibitor demo fleet with Nor-Tech dealer Legend Marine and Plantation Boat Mart positioned at the entrance greeting ...
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  • 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
    All day, October 26, 2022 October 30, 2022
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Catch a Buoyant Buzz at “Pilot” Brooklyn’s Best Floating Boat Bar

Story and photos by DinaRella Built in 1924, the century-old wooden schooner Pilot floating alongside Pier 6 from April to October, delivers daytime libation lovers and delicate oyster-slurping aficionados in New York's hippest zip code and hottest borough, the chance to catch a buoyant buzz while overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Financial District, Governors Island  and the grandiose Statue of Liberty in the distance. However, Pilot was not always anchored by a frontmost marble oyster bar and spirits bar to the stern, nor was there an inviting yellow and white awning adorning the center wraparound bar. Prior to the vintage vessel's shipyard rescue and restoration, the two-masted maritime marvel masterfully crafted by W. Starling Burgess and built in Massachusetts by J.F. James and Sons Shipyard, sailed the seas twice over, served as a research vessel, and as a ferry for World War II soldiers. Initially ...
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NY’s Premier One°15 Brooklyn Marina Erects New Wave Attenuator Tech System

Story and photos by DinaRella / Additional photos courtesy of One°15 Brooklyn Marina ERECTED, a second time over with extensive robust and sustainable design features to fight New York's gnarly gushing East River swells; and RESPECTED for its array of low-cost programs and activities allowing locals to interact one-on-one with the harbor – One°15 Brooklyn Marina is where contemporary meets community. Wild Waves Due to the sadistic wave climate from the crossroads of two major rivers and the Atlantic Ocean, it hasn't always been smooth sailing for One°15 Brooklyn Marina. Within a year of the 2016 grand opening, the writing was on the (sea)wall for an overhaul. Its protective shield failed to reduce the impact of the turbulent tides plowing through the aperture underneath Pier 5 and Pier 6 and into the marina, and was only deflecting a portion of wave energy back into the ...
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