Scheduled to hit newsstands in mid to late August, the fall 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 from the fall issue table of contents at some of what you’ll find inside the upcoming issue.
•Finishing Touches—What’s left to do when your pre-owned Cigarette 38 Top Gun is already hot? Add upgrades that make it even hotter.
•Seismic Activity—An inside look at how the Desert Storm Poker Run turned a local hot spot into the epicenter of the sportboat world.
•Little Red Rocket—With their hot new 24 SX catamaran, the people at Nordic hope to hook rookie and veteran sportboat buyers—without forcing them to break the bank.
•Charging Ahead—As engineers learn to match their ability to produce big power gains with engine management software, supercharging and turbocharging systems for marine engines continue to gain momentum.
•Tackling the Dual-Tank Dilemma—The IMCO SuperFuel Valve takes the misery and mystery out of switching fuel tanks—and installing it is a breeze.
•First Look: 2013 Ram 1500—More Than Meets the Eye—This pickup goes far beyond a mid-cycle refresh. We bring you the inside scoop from the editors of Truck Trend magazine
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.