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How To Launch & Retrieve Your Deck Boat

April 8, 2014

With the exception of docking, the one part of trailer boating that strikes the most fear in the hearts of new boaters has got to the launch ramp. Sure, it can be stressful the first few times, but here’s the good news: As long as you follow these easy tips, launching and retrieving your...

How To Anchor Your Boat

March 13, 2014

Whether you're a day boater, a dedicated angler or you love the sound of the waves on your hull while overnighting, you need to know how to properly anchor your boat. While there are lots of different special situations to consider, anchoring has a fairly simple set of basic techniques you can...

This Week's Boat Shows Featuring Hurricane!

March 5, 2014

Here's where you can find Hurricane Deck Boats at boat shows this week!     Downtown Knoxville Boat ShowMar 6-9, 2014 Knoxville Convention Center Madisonville Marine Hurricane Lake of the Ozarks St Charles Boat ShowMar 6-9, 2014 St Charles Convention CenterSt...

Nautic Global To Add 70 Manufacturing Jobs

February 24, 2014

If you or someone you know is looking for a great job in southwestern Michigan or northern Indiana (known as Michiana), Nautic Global Group is having open interviews at its Elkhart, Indiana, campus on Tuesday, February 25, from 12:30-3:30pm.  The boat builder — Hurricane Deck Boats,...

Improve Your Docking Technique

February 20, 2014

You can ask any group of new boaters what they like least about boating, and nine out of 10 will say docking. That’s everyone from twin-screw cruiser pilots all the way down to the tiller-handled outboard jon boat fisherman. Your heart starts pounding, your palms start sweating, and you are...

Hurricane Boats Is Coming To Boat Show Near You

February 19, 2014

Here's where you can find Hurricane Boats this week! ShowLocationDealersBrands Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel ShowFeb 14-23, 2014 Indianapolis State FairgroundsIndianapolis, IN The Boat Place Hurricane Detroit Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 Cobo HallDetroit, MI Krupa's Boat...

Boat Shows This Weekend!

February 6, 2014

  Here's where you can find Hurricane Boat this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands The Dallas Boat Show ExpoJan 31 - Feb 9, 2014 Market HallDallas, TX Uncle Gus Lodge and Marina Hurricane The Dallas Boat Show ExpoJan 31 - Feb 9, 2014 Market HallDallas, TX Carey and...

Boat Show Fever Continues Around The Country!

January 29, 2014

Here's where you can find Hurricane Boats at boat shows this week... ShowLocationDealersBrands Progressive Minneapolis Boat ShowJan 30 - Feb 2, 2014 Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN Erickson's Marine Hurricane Progressive Minneapolis Boat ShowJan 30 - Feb 2, 2014 Minneapolis...

Hurricane SunDeck 187 I/O

January 24, 2014

One of the all-time best-selling Hurricane Boats, the SunDeck 187 I/O offers all the sporty fun, storage and seating you've come to expect from Hurricane — with the convenience of a sterndrive. Featuring a full wrap-around windshield, power-assisted steering with adjustable tilt wheel,...

Rules Of The Road For Boating

January 22, 2014

No better time to review the "Rules of the Road" for boaters. Suitable for sharing...

Hurricane SunDeck 2000 Outboard

January 21, 2014

From its perfect size to its great standard features, the Hurricane SunDeck 2000 OB is one of North America's most popular outboard deck boat models. Designed to combine superior handling with unmistakable style and comfort, the 2000 features an easy-access, walk-through transom, a full...

Heading To The Boat Show?

January 21, 2014

Here's where you'll find Hurricane Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat ShowJan 17-26, 2014 Duke Energy CenterCincinnati, OH Kent's Harbor Hurricane Milwaukee Boat ShowJan 17-26, 2014 Expo Center at State Fair ParkMilwaukee, WI Boat House...

Hurricane FunDeck 236 Outboard

January 19, 2014

When you're looking for the comfortable seating and expansive storage of a pontoon, but prefer the easy handling and performance of a fiberglass deck boat, the Hurricane FunDeck 236 offers the best of both worlds. At 23 feet, 6 inches long, this boat is rated for up to 12 passengers and is...

Hurricane SunDeck Sport 220 Outboard

January 18, 2014

The Hurricane SunDeck Sport 220 OB is designed and built for the boating family that enjoys lots of different activities — sometimes all in the same day! Known for its exceptional handling and ease of operation, the 220 offers and incredible amount of comfortable seating and expansive...

Hurricane FunDeck 198 Outboard

January 15, 2014

Featuring a wide open floorplan, the FunDeck 198 OB is perfect for all types of family adventures on the water, with the comfortable seating and expansive storage of a pontoon combined with the easy handling and performance of a fiberglass deck boat. This boat is rated for up to 9 passengers and...

Hurricane Boat Shows March On!

January 15, 2014

Here's where you'll find Hurricane Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Zacho's Oakwood Mall Boat ShowJan 9-19, 2014 Oakwood MallEau Claire, WI Zacho's Sports Center Hurricane Chicago Boat, Sports & RV ShowJan 16-20, 2014 McCormick PlaceChicago IL Huber's...

Hurricane SunDeck Series

January 14, 2014

The top-of-the-line Hurricane SunDeck Series sets the bar for all deck boats in design, performance, amenities and refined luxury. From the biggest boat in the fleet — Hurricane's new flagship, the SunDeck 2690 — to the best-selling deck boat of all time — the SunDeck 187 —...

Hurricane Boats At Boat Shows!

January 9, 2014

Where in the world is Hurricane this week? Thought you'd never ask! ShowLocationDealersBrands Houston International Boat ShowJan 3-12, 2014 Reliant CenterHouston, TX Ron Hoover RV & Marine Hurricane Atlanta Boat ShowJan 9-12, 2014 World Congress CenterAtlanta, GA Park...

Hurricane SunDeck Sport Series

January 9, 2014

When we say that Hurricane Deck Boats are the most fun you can have on the water, we mean it. And the SunDeck Sport Series takes that commitment to the water like no other boat. No other boat has more layout options to fit your boating lifestyle. No other boat is built to maximize your fun with...

Creating A Boat Show Game Plan

January 7, 2014

If you’re in the market for a new boat, the boat show can be a great place to work a deal. Of course, it can also be a dizzying and confusing experience if you’re not prepared. The good news is that with a little research and some easy planning, you can head through the front door of...

Get Prepped For Your Local Boat Show!

January 2, 2014

All throughout the spring, summer and fall months, most of us are out on the water. If the weather’s nice, we’re boating. Every weekend, for sure, and maybe even a quite a few “personal” days when the opportunity arises. But when the weather gets colder, our thoughts turn...

Choosing A Great Boat Dealer

December 20, 2013

While there are some similarities between a car dealership and a boat dealership, you may be surprised at how much they don’t have in common. Sure, they both have showrooms, shiny new vehicles and salespeople. But with few exceptions, a car purchase comes down to function and price. And...

Why Are Boaters So Superstitious?

December 13, 2013

Let’s face it…boaters are a superstitious bunch. Well, we've got a storied history that goes all the way back to the days of the earliest ocean-going vessels, when everything from bad weather to scurvy were connected to various perceived transgressions by crewmembers and (more likely)...

Thinking About A New Boat? Consider Pre-Show Purchase

December 5, 2013

We all know that the Winter Boat Show season is a great time to get a deal on a new boat, right? But it might surprise you to know that December might actually be the best time of the entire year to make a deal. Think about it...when are dealers receiving truckloads of inventory? Right before boat...

Deck Boats Are Top Choice For Families

November 8, 2013

The popularity of deck boats is really taking off these days, and for good reason. These versatile boats come in a wide variety of styles and layouts, which means it’s easy to find one that will be a perfect, no matter how you spend your time on the water. The first step, of course, is to...

Boat Show Features Hurricane Deck Boats!

September 27, 2013

It's going to be a beautiful weekend in the Garden State, so come on out an enjoy the Atlantic City In-Water Boat Show! Our friends from New Jersey Outboards will be featuring a huge selection of Hurricane Deck Boats through Sunday at Farley State Marina next to the Golden Nugget...

Hurricane Boats Honors Top Dealer For 2013

September 24, 2013

Nautic Global Group, parent company of Hurricane Boats, recently recognized Hurricane's top worldwide dealer for model year 2013, The Boat House, part of an ownership group that runs five dealerships in Florida, Illinois and Wisconsin, was named the Top Hurricane Boats Dealer for 2013. Tom...

Models Needed For Hurricane Photo Shoot!

July 30, 2013

Attention Hurricane fans! The next Hurricane Photo Shoot will take place in two locations during the month of August. We're looking for models of all ages for both morning and evening sessions to feature swimwear & watersports gear aboard a variety of boat types. This is your chance...

Naming Your Boat Is Serious Business...Seas The Day!

July 24, 2013

When your new boat arrives, remember it comes with an enormous responsibility — you will need to choose a boat name! Okay, maybe it’s not SUCH a big burden, but lots of folks feel pressure to come up with the latest, greatest boat- or water-related turn of phrase to dazzle the rest of...

Why Choose A Hurricane Deck Boat? Glad You Asked!

July 17, 2013

The popularity of deck boats is really taking off these days, and for good reason. These versatile boats come in a wide variety of styles and layouts, which means it’s easy to find one that will be perfect, no matter how you spend your time on the water. And since building the very first...

New To Watersports? Here's What You Need To Know

July 16, 2013

As much as we all enjoy a leisurely sunset cruise, part of the fun of boating is the opportunity to not only get out on the water, but also to get wet once in a while. And if you’ve got younger passengers, your boat will likely be decked out with a hefty collection of different...

Photo Contest Winner Announced!

July 8, 2013

Congrats to the Michael Bowen from Pennsylvania on winning the most recent Hurricane Boats Photo Contest! His photo "Beautiful Day in PA" was shot aboard his Hurricane SunDeck Sport. Stay tuned for information on the next contest coming up in September!

First Hurricane SunDeck 2690 Shipped!

June 20, 2013

The very first production version of the all-new Hurricane SunDeck 2690 has been shipped to Ron Hoover RV & Marine just in time for the Houston Summer Boat Show June 19-23, 2013 at Reliant Center!  Billed as the brand’s new flagship, the 2690 features a number of clever...

Master The Raft-Up With These Simple Tips

June 20, 2013

At one time or another, you’ve probably seen a group of boats banded together in a floating, fun-loving, makeshift community.  And when you see everyone swimming, grilling, laughing, dancing and generally having a great time, you might just ask yourself: How can I join the...

Hurricane Boats Summer Kickoff Photo Contest

June 14, 2013

Summer is finally here! And to celebrate the chance to get back out on the water, we just launched the Hurricane Boats Summer Kickoff Photo Contest! Through July 7, just click here to upload your favorite pics taken onboard or near your Hurricane SunDeck, Hurricane SunDeck Sport or Hurricane...

All-New Hurricane Owner's Club Forum

May 30, 2013

Attention Hurricane Boat Owners! We invite you to join other owners and the Hurricane Customer Support Team to help get your questions answered promptly so you can spend more time on the water. The new Hurricane Owner’s Club Forum (click here to join) makes it simple to get answers to your...

Review: Hurricane SunDeck Sport 231 OB

May 15, 2013

Here's an excellent review of the Hurricane SunDeck Sport 231 OB from boattest.com:  Excerpt: "By creating the two wide "side decks" the builder has opened up the boat making it far easier to move back and forth. Several fishing amenities have been put aboard to entice casual anglers and to...

Introducing The All-New Hurricane SunDeck 2690!

May 8, 2013

  Signaling an exciting new direction for the industry’s top- selling and original deck boat, Nautic Global Group has introduced the Hurricane SunDeck 2690. Billed as the brand’s new flagship, the 2690 features a number of clever innovations, an exclusive new running surface,...

Understanding Boating Superstitions (Knock On Wood)

May 7, 2013

Let’s face it…boaters are a superstitious bunch. You’ve got to believe that storied history goes all the way back to the days of the earliest ocean-going vessels, when everything from bad weather to scurvy were connected to various perceived transgressions by crewmembers and...

Hurricane Deck Boats Construction Pt 1 — Upholstery

May 2, 2013

How do we ensure the highest quality upholstery in your Hurricane Deck Boat? We have an experienced and talented upholstery and sewing department in house! http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Hurricane_SD_Lifestyle.jpg

Hurricane Deck Boats Construction Pt 4 — Quality Control

May 2, 2013

To ensure that your Hurricane Deck Boat meets the highest standards, every boat goes through a rigorous Quality Control process down the line, ending with a full team that checks every single detail.

Hurricane Deck Boats Construction Pt 2 — Deck Prep & Set

May 2, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes tour with Hurricane Plant Manager Jim Adams to see how your Hurricane comes together in the final assembly stages! http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Hurricane_Lifestyle.jpg

Hurricane Deck Boats Construction Pt 3 — Graphics

May 2, 2013

Ever wonder how graphics are applied to your Hurricane Deck Boat? Take a look behind the scenes at the Hurricane factory! http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Hurricane_SD_Lifestyle.jpg

How Versatile Are Hurricane Deck Boats?

May 2, 2013

Jim & Pam are owners of a 1997 Hurricane FunDeck 201.  When they told us that they use the boat for all of their on-the-water activities, we asked for some proof. Turns out that In addition to picnicking out on the islands and scuba diving off of Clearwater and the Florida Keys, they've...

The Unwritten Rules of Boating Etiquette

April 30, 2013

Even if you’re new to boating, you probably already know the basics about the “Rules of the Road.” Those are the general things you need to know when operating your boat, especially when there are other boats in the area such as how to know who has the right of way and when...

2013 Hurricane SunDeck Brand Video

April 30, 2013

The top-of-the-line Hurricane SunDeck Series sets the bar for all deck boats in design, performance, amenities and refined luxury. From the biggest boat in the fleet — the incredible SunDeck 2700 — to the best-selling deck boat of all time — the SunDeck 187 — you can count...

2013 Hurricane SunDeck Sport Brand Video

April 30, 2013

When we say that Hurricane Deck Boats are the most fun you can have on the water, we mean it. And the SunDeck Sport Series takes that commitment to the water like no other boat. No other boat has more layout options to fit your boating lifestyle. No other boat is built to maximize your fun with...

2013 Hurricane Deck Boats Full Line Brand Video

April 30, 2013

When you're looking for that just-right, do-everything, bring-everyone family boat, check out the incredibly stylish and versatile line of Hurricane Deck Boats.  Known for combining the performance and handling of a runabout with the expansive seating and storage of a pontoon, deck boats are a...

The ABCs of Launch & Retrieve

April 22, 2013

With the exception of docking, the one part of trailer boating that strikes the most fear in the hearts of new boaters has got to the launch ramp. Sure, it can be stressful the first few times, but here’s the good news: As long as you follow these easy tips, launching and retrieving your...

Docking Anxiety? These Tips Will Ease Your Trip To The Slip

April 15, 2013

You can ask any group of new boaters what they like least about boating, and nine out of 10 will say docking. That’s everyone from twin-screw cruiser pilots all the way down to the tiller-handled outboard jon boat fisherman. Your heart starts pounding, your palms start sweating, and you...

Basic Boating Behavior For Beginners

April 10, 2013

Okay new boaters…why do you think they call it the “Rules of the Road” if you’re on the water? Well, despite the confusing name, it’s all about relating your boat-operating experience to something you’re likely already familiar with…driving a car. But,...

Could Your Boat Pass A Vessel Safety Check?

April 4, 2013

  You’re out enjoying a great day on the water when all of the sudden you get approached by the local boating law enforcement. Whether it’s a DNR agent, a sheriff marine patrol or the U.S. Coast Guard, they will know exactly what to look for to see if you pass a basic vessel safety...

A Closer Look: Hurricane FunDeck 216 OB

April 3, 2013

Built for afternoon getaways, the FunDeck 216 OB is a versatile and fun family boat with endless possibilities.

A Closer Look: Hurricane FunDeck 226-4

April 3, 2013

As the best-selling deck boat in history, the Hurricane FunDeck 226-4 has been in continuous production since 1973. And the reason is clear. It has the performance and handling of a fiberglass running surface with all the storage and seating of a top pontoon. Perfect for coastal and canal customers...

A Closer Look: Hurricane FunDeck 236 F OB

April 3, 2013

This fishing version of Hurricane's largest FunDeck model has some great features including an oversize forward deck with two swivel pedestal seats, convenient aerated livewell/baitwell, and optional freshwater washdown. And like all FunDecks, the 236 F OB has all the storage and seating of a...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck Sport 220 OB

April 3, 2013

The Hurricane SunDeck Sport 220 OB is designed and built for the boating family that enjoys lots of different activities — sometimes all in the same day!

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck Sport 231 OB

April 3, 2013

You'll feel total control with the unique center console design of the Hurricane SunDeck Sport 231 OB, a family boat with the heart of a fishing boat.

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 187 IO

April 3, 2013

One of the all-time best-selling Hurricane Boats, the SunDeck 187 IO offers all the sporty fun, storage and seating you've come to expect — with convenience and safety of a sterndrive. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Rs22AlBk4Jc" frameborder="0"...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 217 OB

April 3, 2013

The beautiful and versatile Hurricane SunDeck 217 OB is an incredible family deck boat that's ready for action.

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 2200 IO Extreme

April 3, 2013

To anyone who thinks you need an inboard watersports boat to carve up the lake in style...think again. The Hurricane SunDeck 2200 IO Extreme is an inboard/outboard with all the driveability and comfort you want out of a deck boat, but with a sassy attitude the entire crew will enjoy. Wakeboard...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 237 IO

April 3, 2013

When you're looking for fun on the water, the versatile, sleek and sporty SunDeck 237 IO is all the boat you need.

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 2000 OB

April 3, 2013

From its perfect size to its great standard features, the 2000 OB is North America's most popular deck boat model.

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 2690 OB

April 3, 2013

  The Hurricane SunDeck 2690 is a yacht-certified deck boat that's 26 feet 4 inches overall length with a roomy 9-foot beam. While the boat's beautiful exterior and spacious seating areas will grab the attention of boat buyers, the real advancements on the 2690 are found below the deck. The...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 2700 OB Dual

April 3, 2013

As the biggest and most-powerful Hurricane Deck Boat, the SunDeck 2700 OB Dual has an incredible number of innovative standard features and is ready to be set up with twin outboards for maximum horsepower. And when you add in the optional Platinum Package (shown here), this boat sets a new standard...

Boat Show Season Rolls On!

April 2, 2013

You can find Hurricane Boats at these boat shows this week! Gulf Coast Yacht & Boat Super Show (Ocean Marine Group); Traverse City Boat Show (Long Lake Marina); Lake Region Boat & RV Show (Blakes Marine).

Hurricane SunDeck 2400 OB — Up Close!

March 27, 2013

Terrific overview of one of the best deck boats on the market — the Hurricane SunDeck 2400 OB. Matched with the Evinrude E-TEC 250 hp, this versatile boat is ready for any activity you and your family can dream up!

Getting Spring Fever Yet?

March 14, 2013

Look for Hurricane Boats at these events this week! Novi (Michigan) Spring Boating Expo (Krupa's Boat Mart & Hideaway Yacht Center); Eastern Iowa Sportshow (Midwest Boat Repair); Dow Diamond Boat Show (Stryker's Marine); Danforth's Open House (Danforth's Marine).  

Boat Shows Far & Wide This Week!

March 6, 2013

Here's where Hurricane Boats will be this week: Fargo Sportsman Show (McLaughlin's Boat & RV); KX Sport & RV Show (Moritz Sport and Marine); Augusta (Maine) Boat Show (Hamlin's Marina); Biloxi Boat Show (Ocean Marine Group); New Orleans Boat Show...

Hurricane SunDeck 2690 Introduced As Brand Flagship

March 6, 2013

  Signaling an exciting new direction for the industry’s top- selling and original deck boat, Nautic Global Group has introduced the Hurricane SunDeck 2690. Billed as the brand’s new flagship, the 2690 features a number of clever innovations, an exclusive new running surface,...

Boat Show Season Marches On!

February 28, 2013

  Here's where you'll find Hurricane Boats this week: Buffalo Boat Show (Lime Lake Marine); Northern Illinois Boat Show (Lauderdale Lakes Marina); Portland Boat Show (Moose Landing); Sioux Falls Sportsman Show (Soo Sport); Baltimore Boat...

Hurricane Is Coming To Town!

February 21, 2013

Hurricane Deck Boats will criss-cross the country this week, appearing at these boat shows: Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show (The Boat Place); Detroit Boat Show (Hideaway Yacht Center); New England Boat Show (Rockingham Boats); Coastal Bend Boat & RV...

Big Week For Boat Shows!

February 12, 2013

Checking the schedule, this is another big week for boat shows...c'mon down if you're looking for some fun! Here are the shows we know about... Istanbul, Turkey (Blues Yachting); Grand Rapids, MI (Hall's Sport Center); Syracuse, NY (Fremac Marine); Rice Lake, WI (Zacho's Sports Center); Miami, FL...

Heading To A Boat Show? Remember These 3 Key Tips

February 4, 2013

All throughout the spring, summer and fall months, most of us are out on the water. If the weather’s nice, we’re boating. Every weekend, for sure, and maybe even a quite a few “personal” days when the opportunity arises. But when the weather gets colder, our thoughts turn...

Finding The Right Dealer Is Key To A Great Boating Experience

January 31, 2013

  While there are some similarities between a car dealership and a boat dealership, you may be surprised at how much they don’t have in common. Sure, they both have showrooms, shiny new vehicles and salespeople. But with few exceptions, a car purchase comes down to function and price....

No Rain, No Ice, No Snow At The Boat Show!

January 24, 2013

And the lucky winners this week are...Milwaukee (Lauderdale Lakes Marina, Summerset Marine), Rochester (Ballantyne RV & Marine), Louisville (Arnold's Boats & Motors, Fentress Marine), Cincinnati Captain's Cove, Dave Arbogast Marine), Hartford (Echo Bay Marine), San...

Check Out This Week's Boat Shows

January 15, 2013

Boat shows this week featuring Hurricane Deck Boats include...Toronto (Leisure Marine), Austin (Lake LBJ Marineland), Cleveland (Boat Masters Marine), Milwaukee (Lauderdale Lakes Marina & Summerset Marine), Cedar Falls (Midwest Boat Sales & Repair), Providence (Ocean House Marina), Sioux...

Huge Week For Boat Shows!

January 10, 2013

If you live in Toronto (Leisure Marine), Little Rock (Trader Bill's Marine & Red River Boat Center), Denver (Island Lake Marine), Myrtle Beach (Marine Service Center), Nashville (Anderson Marine), Atlanta (Park Marine & Crowe Marine), Sacramento (Liquid Wrenches), Chicago (Huber's Marine...

Winter Boat Show Season Begins!

January 2, 2013

Happy New Year...and welcome to another season of Winter Boat Shows! If you're in Houston or Columbus please stop by and say hello to our partners at Ron Hoover Marine and Buckeye Lake Marine.

Nautic Global Group Dealers Earn Top Industry Awards

December 13, 2012

Nautic Global Group is proud to recognize its retail partners named to Boating Industry’s Top 100 program this year, including Dealer of the Year Legendary Marine — with multiple locations on Florida’s Gulf Coast carrying Hurricane Deck Boats, Rinker Sport Boats and Express...

Best Time To Buy? December...BEFORE Boat Shows

December 13, 2012

We all know that the Winter Boat Show season is a great time to get a deal on a new boat, right? But it might surprise you to know that December might actually be the best time of the entire year to make a deal. Think about it...when are dealers receiving truckloads of inventory? Right before boat...

Hurricane Boats Photo Contest Winner!

September 10, 2012

Congratulations to Daniel Shaw for his winning entry in the latest Hurricane Boats Owner's Club Photo Contest! He wins a $50 Visa Gift Card for his shot "My Big Catch." Have you got a great picture you'd like to share? Just click here to enter!  

Introducing the Hurricane SunDeck Sport 203 OB!

September 7, 2012

Versatility is the key word if you’re wanting to make the most of your time on the water. Good thing there’s a great new boat that not only covers all your favorite activities, but handles them all exceptionally well. The Hurricane SunDeck Sport 203 OB has clean lines and beautiful...

Introducing the Hurricane SunDeck 2200 DC!

September 5, 2012

Fitting in perfectly with the feature-filled SunDeck series, the 2200 Dual Console is a perfect design for families with children — plenty of great standard features and enough optional equipment to really make it your own. From its striking profile from the water to its user-friendly...

Nautic Global Group Introduces Eight All-New Boats

September 4, 2012

  Nautic Global Group introduced new models for each of its primary boat lines at its annual international dealer conference. The new boats were developed based on ongoing requests from consumers for models with specific features.  "It's important that we continue to set the bar higher...

You Want Versatile...We Got Versatile

August 28, 2012

Jim & Pam are owners of a 1997 Hurricane FunDeck 201.  When they told us that they use the boat for all of their on-the-water activities, we asked for some proof. Turns out that In addition to picnicking out on the islands and scuba diving off of Clearwater and the Florida Keys, they've...

Join The Party! A Guide To Boat Raft-Ups

June 6, 2012

At one time or another, you’ve probably seen a group of boats banded together in a floating, fun-loving, makeshift community.  And when you see everyone swimming, grilling, laughing, dancing and generally having a great time, you might just ask yourself: How can I join the...

Can’t We All Just Get Along? Basic Boating Etiquette

May 15, 2012

Even if you’re new to boating, you probably already know the basics about the “Rules of the Road.” Those are the general things you need to know when operating your boat, especially when there are other boats in the area such as how to know who has the right of way and when...

Freedom, Fellowship And Free Stuff? Join The Club!

April 26, 2012

As a Hurricane owner, you are invited to join a great community that will not only help you share your experiences with other owners, but will give you exclusive access to special contests, incredible discounts and even the chance to earn free Hurricane gear, cash rebates and fuel cards. Yes, fuel...

Wake Up! An Up-Close Look At Boat Watersports

April 20, 2012

As much as we all enjoy a leisurely sunset cruise, part of the fun of boating is the opportunity to not only get out on the water, but also to get wet once in a while. And if you’ve got younger passengers, your boat will likely be decked out with a hefty collection of different...

Understanding Boating Superstitions (Knock On Wood)

April 13, 2012

Let’s face it…boaters are a superstitious bunch. You’ve got to believe that storied history goes all the way back to the days of the earliest ocean-going vessels, when everything from bad weather to scurvy were connected to various perceived transgressions by crewmembers and...

Easy Tips For Launch Ramp Success

April 9, 2012

With the exception of docking, the one part of trailer boating that strikes the most fear in the hearts of new boaters has got to the launch ramp. Sure, it can be stressful the first few times, but here’s the good news: As long as you follow these easy tips, launching and retrieving your boat...

Need A Boat Name? Puns Still Seas The Day

April 5, 2012

Boy, things are really cranking back in the Hurricane plant. This is the time of year when all those winter boat show orders are getting built, shipped and delivered. And when your new boat arrives, remember it comes with an enormous responsibility — you will need to choose a boat...

Fiberglass=Happiness

April 4, 2012

In addition to fiberglass, gelcoat, and upholstery, there's something else we measure every day at the Hurricane boat plant. It's morale. Because happy workers are motivated workers and motivated workers build the best boats in the industry. Look closely at this chart. You can see that right now,...

Before You Hit The Water...Do You Know The Rules?

April 2, 2012

Okay new boaters…why do you think they call it the “Rules of the Road” if you’re on the water? Well, despite the confusing name, it’s all about relating your boat-operating experience to something you’re likely already familiar with…driving a car. But,...

Need To See A Shrink?

April 2, 2012

Here's what happens to new boats before they're loaded on the truck for delivery. Yep, it IS pretty cool. Of course, this takes place in the quality control center after SEVEN different inspectors sign off on the boat. That's every single boat that leaves the plant. The shrink wrap, of course,...

Who's Got The Fever This Weekend?

March 30, 2012

If you've got boating fever in upstate New York this weekend, you're in luck! The 2012 Great Upstate Boat Show is being held at the Adirondack Sports Complex in Queensbury, and our friends from Hyde's RV & Boats are ready to a show you a good time. There will be activities for the whole family,...

Love Boating But Hate Docking?

March 29, 2012

You can ask any group of new boaters what they like least about boating, and nine out of 10 will say docking. That’s everyone from twin-screw cruiser pilots all the way down to the tiller-handled outboard jon boat fisherman. Your heart starts pounding, your palms start sweating, and you are...

PDB Reviews Hurricane SunDeck Sport 231 OB

March 28, 2012

Pontoon & Deck Boat magazine editor Brady Kay gives us a close-up look at the Hurricane SunDeck Sport 231 OB, a deck boat that's built for fishing...or anything else you have in mind for on-the-water fun!

Deck Boats Hit Houston

March 22, 2012

Yep...it's about time to get this party started. And South Shore Harbour Marina in Houston, Texas, is the place to be this weekend for the huge, in-water South West International Boat Show. Seminars, live music, free on-site parking and lots of Texas-sized fun. Our friends from Ron Hoover RV &...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 2200 OB

March 21, 2012

Captain Steve walks us through the Hurricane SunDeck 2200 OB, a stylish, roomy deck boat that's built for entertaining and all kinds of on-water fun.

Is Your Boat Ready For A Safety Check?

March 20, 2012

You’re out enjoying a great day on the water when all of the sudden you get approached by the local boating law enforcement. Whether it’s a DNR agent, a sheriff marine patrol or the U.S. Coast Guard, they will know exactly what to look for to see if you pass a basic vessel safety check....

Boat Show Fever Continues!

March 15, 2012

It's not too late to catch a boat show this season...go have some fun and get a great deal. The time is right to get your boat delivered in time to enjoy a looooooong summer on the water. This week, you can find YOUR Hurricane Deck Boat at: The All Valley Boat Show, McAllen, Texas — March...

And the winner is...

March 11, 2012

Congratulations to Brian Boche for winning the most recent Hurricane Owner's Photo Contest! Brian won a $50 Visa Gift Card just for taking a great shot of his boat in action. To enter the next round, just upload your best pic here...

Where In The World Is Hurricane This Week? 3.2.12

March 1, 2012

Rapids Mall Boat Show — March 1-4 — Edgewater Marine Fargo Sportsmen’s Show — March 1-4 — McLaughlin’s Boat & RV Lake Sara Boat Show — March 1-4 — Lake Sara Marina Portland Boat Show — March 1-4 — Moose Landing Marina Savannah Boat...

Pontoon & Deck Boat Video Review: Hurricane SunDeck 2400 OB

February 28, 2012

Join Pontoon & Deck Boat magazine editor Brady Kay as he takes us through the Hurricane SunDeck 2400 outboard. With its innovative hull design, the SunDeck 2400 outboard offers a fun and versatile platform for enjoying a full day on the water.

Who Will Win The Hurricane Boats Photo Contest?

February 25, 2012

Will you help us pick the winners for the March 2012 Hurricane Boats Photo Contest? To vote click here and “LIKE” or comment on any photo in the March 2012 Contest Entries Album on the Hurricane Facebook Page. Voting ends March 5th. The photo will be featured in the exclusive...

Where In The World Is Hurricane This Week? 2.24.12

February 23, 2012

Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show — Feb. 17-26 — The Boat Place Buffalo Boat Show — Feb. 22-26 — Lime Lake Marine & RV Ottawa Boat & Sportsman Show — Feb. 23-26 — Len’s Cove Marine Omaha Boat Show — Feb. 23-26 — Beaver Lake...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck Sport 232 OB

February 22, 2012

Make sure no one is left behind with the Hurricane SunDeck Sport 232 OB, which leads the pack with spacious interior, high-quality standard features and driveability that will surprise you. Captain Steve walks us through this versatile deck boat.

A Closer Look: Hurricane FunDeck 196

February 15, 2012

Captain Steve walks through the versatile Hurricane FunDeck 196 outboard that combines the performance of a deck boat with the passenger comfort and storage of a pontoon boat. In production since 1977, the FunDeck 196 has a wide-open floorplan that will appeal to anglers as well as family...

Where In The World Is Hurricane This Week? 2.16.12

February 15, 2012

Detroit Boat Show – Feb. 10-19 – Krupa’s Boat Mart & Hideaway Yachts We’ll have more than 100 of Michigan's best boat dealers and marine businesses under one roof for nine days of great prices, selection and services. This is your chance to see new 2012 products, and get...

South Beach in February? Miami Boat Show Time!

February 13, 2012

If it's the week of Valentine's Day, it must be time for the Miami International Boat Show! And while the who's who of the boating industry will converge on South Beach this week, we want you to know that the show's all about YOU. This is a great chance to stop by and say hello to Nautic Global...

Where In The World Is Hurricane This Week? 2.9.12

February 9, 2012

Dallas Boat Show – Feb. 3-12 – Uncle Gus Lodge and Marina & Texas Hydro Sports The 2012 Dallas International Boat Show is the “NEW” place for Texans to shop the most comprehensive selection of boats, as well as fishing, hunting, and outdoors equipment. There’s more...

Sterndrives Versus Jet Boats: What's The Right Choice For Your Family?

February 8, 2012

You may have seen some of the new jet-drive boats that have come into the boating marketplace in the past few years. They are kind of like an overgrown personal watercraft (PWC), and they can be fun to drive. But are they the right fit for you and your family? Let’s compare jet-drive boats to...

A Closer Look: Hurricane SunDeck 2400 I/O

February 7, 2012

Captain Steve walks through the Hurricane SunDeck 2400 I/O from bow to stern, giving us a closer look at this luxurious deck boat. A true blend of beautiful form and practical ease of operation, the Hurricane SunDeck 2400 IO is the perfect boat for playing hard and resting easy.  

Where In The World Is Hurricane This Week?

February 3, 2012

New Orleans Boat Show – Feb. 2-4 – Metro Boating The entire Mercedes-Benz Superdome floor will transform into the region’s largest boat show this weekend, featuring the best deals on all the equipment you need to maximize your time on the water! And you don’t have to run all...

Versatile Deck Boats Are A Do-Everything Value For Boating Families

February 2, 2012

The popularity of deck boats is really taking off these days, and for good reason. These versatile boats come in a wide variety of styles and layouts, which means it’s easy to find one that will be a perfect, no matter how you spend your time on the water. The first step, of course, is to...

Where In The World Is Hurricane This Week?

January 27, 2012

Milwaukee Boat Show – Jan. 20-29 – Lauderdale Lakes Marina &  Summerset Marine This is Wisconsin's largest boating exposition with over 300 boats from over 75 manufacturers - motor yachts, runabouts, aluminum boats, pro style fishing rigs, pontoon boats, cruisers...you name...