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.
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.
Best Fishing Rods
If you want to own the best fishing gear around, check out these top 10 fishing rods.
Pontoon Boats and Party Barges
The ultimate guide to pontoon boats with the basics, the luxury and the best pontoon boat characteristics and uses.
A great center console fishing boat, the Fisherman 236.
Which of these many types of fishing boats will be the best for you.
boat registration
Each state has its own regulations but here's a general step-by-step guide to boat registration.
Stryker T-Top Rocket Launcher
Some top picks for best rod holders and rocket launchers for fishing boats
Raymarine Axiom Pro9 CHIRP
What do multifunction displays do, and which are the best ones on the market?
Solace 435 Center Console Fishing Boat
Which boats make the best offshore fishing machines? These top our list for 2020.
How to paint an aluminum boat
Are you ready to learn how to paint an aluminum boat? Read on, and you’ll soon make that old boat look like new.
Boston Whaler 380 Center Console

You need a new center console boat for inshore fishing? Here’s what to look for, along with some of our top picks. Do a quick search for center console boats for sale here on BoatTrader, and you’ll...

How To Tow A Boat On Water

If you ever need to tow a boat on the water, this guide will help you be prepared. Whether the captain failed to perform annual outboard engine service, didn’t know how to judge the tide right and...

Boat Salvage

Maybe you had a seamanship disaster and your boat sunk, maybe you ran E15 fuel through the engine and ruined it forever, or maybe the years have taken a toll and your boat’s simply all worn out. If it...

Boat Outboard Motors 2019

Today’s outboard motors are more powerful, more efficient, more reliable, smoother, and quieter than ever before. If you’re interested in powerboats of just about any type, ranging from speed boats...

The 243 is Chaparral’s top-of-the-chart model in a lineup of six jet boats, and there’s a lot to like about it .

Jet boats are a great option for many boaters, and jet-powered boats of all shapes and sizes can be found from coast-to-coast. Check out our Ultimate Guide to Jet Boats to find out if one would be right...

A small aluminum Jon boat for fishing

Whether you’re a freshwater angler or a saltwater fishing fanatic, if you enjoy fishing the shallows there’s a good chance you’ll need a shallow draft boat with a flat-bottom hull, like a Jon...

Boat warranties can give you peace-of-mind. Photo by Bryant Boats.

Boat warranty information can be confusing, to say the least, because there are a number of different types of boat warranties and virtually all of them have their own unique terms and conditions. When...

Boat Transport and Shipping Options

When you buy a boat that’s not close to home, it may be necessary to get some help with boat transport. Fortunately, there are plenty of boat haulers out there and boat shipping isn’t difficult to...