Sneak Preview: Sportboat Magazine Summer Issue

Scheduled to hit newsstands on May 22, the summer issue of Sportboat magazine, a quarterly publication, is filled with compelling features from the top writers and photographers covering the high-performance powerboat world. Here’s a quick look at some of what you’ll find inside the upcoming issue.

The summer issue of Sportboat magazine includes the first in-depth feature on the Outerlimits SV29. Photo courtesy/copyright Peter McGown.The summer issue of Sportboat magazine includes the first in-depth feature on the Outerlimits SV29. Photo courtesy/copyright Peter McGown.

Singular Sensation—The exclusive cover story on the Outerlimits SV29, the custom high-performance powerboat company’s first single-engine V-bottom and most anticipated new-model release in years.

Wide-Open Market—A real-world examination of the market for used sportboats from $10,000 to $60,000 by former Powerboat magazine editor Jason Johnson.

The latest center console models, including Statement's new 368 Crossover SUV, are included in The latest center console models, including Statement's new 368 Crossover SUV, are included in "Center Console Palooza." Photo courtesy/copyright Tim Sharkey/Sharkey Images.

Center Console Palooza—A comprehensive roundup of the latest and most intriguing offerings in the sportboat world’s hottest segment from Cigarette Racing Team, Deep Impact, Nor-Tech, Statement Marine and many more.

Inside Outboards—Award-winning writer Eric Colby presents an in-depth examination of the technology behind today’s two-stroke and four-stroke outboard engines from Mercury, Yamaha and more

Cleaning Solution—A step-by-step, do-it-yourself guide to installing an easy-to-use engine-flushing system from Eddie Marine by veteran marine industry writer Bob Brown.

The summer issue of Sportboat magazine goes on sale May 22.The summer issue of Sportboat magazine goes on sale May 22.

Summer Waterside Hotspots—From Red Eye’s Dock Bar on the Chesapeake Bay to the Naked Pirate on Lake Havasu, Bob Brown brings you some of the best places in the country to chill out by the water and watch the scenery drift by.

Sportboat's Summer Waterside Hotspot guide will help you let the good times roll.Sportboat's Summer Waterside Hotspot guide will help you let the good times roll. Photo courtesy/copyright Bob Brown/Media Direction.

Motor Trend Truck of the Year: Ford F-150—The editors of Sportboat’s sister publications Motor Trend and Truck Trend name and review their top choice from dozens of trucks they’ve tested.

In addition to being on sale at major bookstores and magazine outlets around the country, Sportboat can be found at all West Marine stores. Source Interlink, the quarterly magazine’s publisher, also plans to offer single-issue sales online at sportboatmag.com in the near future.

Editor’s Note Come meet the Sportboat staff and check out the custom boats and exotic tow trucks on display at the magazine’s exhibit during the Desert Storm Street Faire Thursday, April 26, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.