Ryan McVinney

C. Ryan McVinney is a film director, writer and producer. As an experienced boater he regularly produces and directs on-the-water video shoots for major boat manufacturers, yacht brokers and dealers, as well as independent film and media companies. He is president of the National Soho House Film Club with chapters in Miami, FL, Manhattan, NY and Los Angeles, CA and regularly contributes content to YachtWorld, boats.com and Boat Trader.

Do you have a tried-and-true boat manufacturer that you always tend to gravitate towards when you’re searching for your next boat? Want to know what other consumers are looking for? We’ve found the...

Ranger Tugs R23. Photo by Ranger Tugs.
With trending hashtags like #tinyhome and #vanlife Ranger Tugs R-23 seems like the right boat at the right time.
covid-19 Boating Guide
A helpful guide to boating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Boat Mooring Guide
Boat Trader's helpful boat mooring guide walks you through the process of setting up a boat mooring and all the required equipment and maintenance.
Palm Beach Virtual Boat Show 2020
The online virtual boat show promises to unveil exciting new 2020 boats.
Regal 38 SAV
The Regal 38 SAV is a seamless and elegant combination of sporting, day boating and overnighting.
Boston Whaler 325 Conquest
Full in-depth review of Boston Whaler's 325 Conquest - a versatile family fishing boat.
NauticStar 191 Hybrid
NauticStar Launched the new 191 Hybrid boat in February 2020, combining some of the best aspects of a deck boat, bay boat and center console into one design.
Solace 345 Center Console. Photo by Solace Boats
Solace 345 Wins MIBS 2020 Innovation Award
Grady-White 251 Coastal Explorer
Finding the perfect Hybrid Bay Boats For Inshore and Offshore Fishing in Southern Florida.
Preventing Biofouling Marine Growth and Barnacles with Antifouling Solutions

What is Antifouling? Has your boat been getting slower and slower, and you can’t figure out why? Maybe your hull is coated in barnacles and algae, resulting in greater frictional drag. To make matters...

Lund 1650 Angler Boat
A quick roundup of some of the newest angler boats in 2020.
Harris Crowne SL 270 Boatgating Machine

Florida is undoubtedly the home of “boatgating” – the art of tailgating on a boat! Also known as stern-gating or sailgating for those on a sailboat, it’s becoming increasingly more elaborate...

Boating Superstitions

The sea is a spiritual place that evokes the supernatural. From the unseen forces that form its tides, to the murky depths where concealed, deep-sea creatures dwell – the ocean is a symbol of the...

Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund Donations

Boat Trader is dedicated to helping our friends in the Bahamas following the impact of Hurricane Dorian. This record-breaking storm leveled entire towns and left an estimated 76,000 people homeless and...

Boston MA Charles River
A quick tour of some of the best 4th of July boat party destinations for boaters across the country.