From the Helm | Boating Broadcast with Discover Boating

Welcome to From the Helm with MarineMax, where hosts Lisa and Kelley connect with boating industry leaders for weekly Boating Broadcasts. In this episode, they discuss all things boating with Colleen Richardson, Spokesperson for Discover Boating. Stay tuned for headlines and a social media update including soaring boat registrations, Sea Ray's high-performance e-powered new model, and Aquila Power Catamarans' new 54-foot yacht!

What are you waiting for? Get On Board, #TheWaterIsOpen!

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    • June Boat Registrations Leap 20 Percent (Trade Only - REAGAN HAYNES - JUL 22) 

    • Boating Magazine: Sea Ray SLX-R 400e Outboard (Staff writer)


      • Discover the Power of Innovation

      • Sea Ray’s SLX-R 400e Outboard features cutting-edge technology, high-performance propulsion, and elevated design 

      • The “e” in the model name designates a first-of-its-kind boat electrification system – Fathom™ e-Power. The system includes a high-capacity lithium-ion battery pack with intuitive power management capable of powering all of the boat’s accessory systems and providing you with a convenient, smart way to enjoy all of the features of the boat, for a longer, quieter and more eco-friendly day on the water.

      • propelled by triple Mercury® Racing 450R outboard engines with Joystick Piloting, and NextWave™ innovations including Quiet Ride™ and Dynamic Running Surface™.

      • seating for 22 passengers,

    • New Boat: Aquila 54 (Power & Motoryacht - CHARLIE LEVINE|JUL 27, 2020) 


      • Sporting a 25-foot, 2-inch beam, the Aquila 54 power catamaran is not lacking when it comes to room for long-distance cruising and entertaining.

      • Owners can opt for a 3- 4- or 5- cabin layout

        • three-cabin, full-beam master forward with two guest cabins in either side hull. 

        • four-cabin layout keeps the full-beam master with one hull split into two guest cabins and the other hull offering a VIP that’s a little larger. 

        • five-cabin arrangement creates four equal-size guest cabins and a smaller master with a reading nook.

  • QUESTION OF THE DAY: Where is your favorite on-water restaurant? 

  • SOCIAL UPDATE (Landen) - 10 MIN

    • Here’s a look at what’s going on in the social media world! 

      • A testament to sturdiness of BW

        • Video of 17 Montauk going through Haulover Inlet

        • Found on Center Consoles Only 

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  • EXIT (LISA) - 5 MIN

    • Thank you to our guest: Colleen Richardson, Spokesperson for Discover Boating

    • We hope you enjoyed today's Boating Broadcast, as always, Stay healthy, boat happy!