Lenny Rudow

With over two decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to publications including YachtWorld, boats.com, Boating Magazine, Marlin Magazine, Boating World, Saltwater Sportsman, Texas Fish & Game, and many others. Lenny is a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and he has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.
2021 Caymas 341 CC with an SVVT hull design. Image via North Point Yacht Sales in Annapolis
What is it that makes stepped SVVT hull design so good — maybe the best boat hull ever?
A 1998 Cabo 31 Express
These 5 saltwater fishing boats all stand out in the used boat marketplace.
Ocean Craft Marine 7.1 M Amphibious Boat
Cruise over land AND sea with some of the best amphibious boats on the market today.
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If you’re looking to buy a hot new center console in 2021, these six new models are stand-outs.
2021 Bayliner VR6 OB Bowrider Boat
Just what are self-bailing boats, how do they work? Lenny Rudow investigates why they are important.
Yamaha outboard
If you’re trying to choose the best outboard for repowering in 2021, these options should be at the top of your list.
An overview of the largest builder of marine propulsion systems in the world.
Attention anglers! Lenny Rudow takes a look at what Fishbrain's hook is. Should we take the bait?
Ford F150 pickup truck 2021
America’s best-selling tow vehicle can haul these 5 boats that cost less than the truck itself.
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Lenny Rudow reviews the SunCatcher 322 SS pontoon boat. It is made for maximum relaxation.
Downriggers on a Contender 35 ST center console boat. Photo: Contender Boats via Intrinsic Yacht & Ship.
Lenny Rudlow highlights the benefits of using downriggers and outriggers on fishing boats.
Cutwater C-28 Liveaboard Pocket Yacht. Photo: Cutwater Boats / Manitowoc Marina.
Lenny Rudow picks 5 favorite boats for the affordable live-aboard lifestyle in 2021.
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Quality boat construction requires robust hardware.
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There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to livewells and fishboxes.
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Switching systems on boats are evolving, thanks to modern tech.
Fish 4 A Cure Charity Fishing Tournament 2020.
Competitors in this charity fishing tournament help fight cancer.
Bayliner DX2000. Photo by Bayliner via G&S Marine.
Check out these 3 hot new radical riding boats that will get your adrenaline pumping!
Best Starter Fishing Boats
If you’re ready to dive into the world of fishing, make sure you get one of the best starter boats for the sport.
Bayliner Tropy T22 Fishing Boat. Photo: Bayliner.
If you want to buy a fishing boat and the budget is capped at $50K, here are five top picks.
Largemouth Bass
The popularity of fishing is skyrocketing this year. Check out our Beginner’s Guide to get started now.