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How To Launch & Retrieve Your Bowrider

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 Rinker!

March 5, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week at boat shows Progressive 60th St Louis Boat & Sport ShowFeb 26, 2014 - Jan 18, 2038 America's Center/Edward Jones DomeSt Louis, MO   Lewis Boats Dubai International Boat ShowMar 4-8, 2014 Dubai International Marine ClubDubai, United...

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...

Rinker Is Coming To A Boat Show Near You

February 19, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Detroit Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 Cobo HallDetroit, MI Krupa's Boat Mart Rinker Detroit Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 Cobo HallDetroit, MI Hideaway Yacht Center Rinker Istanbul Eurasia Boat ShowFeb 15-23, 2014 CNR...

Boat Shows This Weekend!

February 6, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week... ShowLocationDealersBrands Tulsa Boat Sport & Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake Marina Rinker Tulsa Boat Sport and Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake...

Boat Show Fever Continues Around The Country!

January 29, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats at boat shows this week... Tulsa Boat Sport and Travel ShowJan 24 - Feb 14, 2014 Tulsa State FairgroundsTulsa, OK Grand Lake Marina Rinker Progressive Minneapolis Boat ShowJan 30 - Feb 2, 2014 Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN Erickson's...

Rules Of The Road For Boating

January 22, 2014

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

Heading To The Boat Show?

January 21, 2014

Here's where you'll find Rinker Boats this week!  ShowLocationDealersBrands Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 TUYAP FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Boot Dusseldorf Boat ShowJan 18-26, 2014 Duesseldorf Exhibition CentreDusseldorf,...

Rinker Captiva 236 Bowrider (R-Series Package)

January 18, 2014

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a...

Rinker Captiva 236 Cuddy

January 15, 2014

Building on the overwhelmingly positive reaction from the Captiva 236 BR last year, Rinker has introduced a cuddy version, the Captiva 236 CC. With a beautiful profile from the water, the boat features an incredibly roomy forward berth and upgraded touches borrowed from Rinker's express cruiser...

Rinker Captiva 236 CC Intro At Dusseldorf Boat Show

January 15, 2014

If you will be attending the Dusseldorf Boat Show this weekend, please join representatives from Rinker as we officially introduce the Rinker Captiva 236 CC (Cuddy Cabin) to the European boating market on Sunday, January 19, 2014. The event will begin at 5pm in Hall 9 (Stand A04.2)...

Rinker Boat Shows March On!

January 15, 2014

Here's where you can find Rinker Boats this week! ShowLocationDealersBrands Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 TUYAP FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Chicago Boat, Sports & RV ShowJan 16-20, 2014 McCormick PlaceChicago IL Basa's...

Rinker At Boat Shows!

January 9, 2014

Where in the world is Rinker this week? Glad you asked! Istanbul Boat ShowDec 31, 1969 - Feb 23, 2014 FAIR CONVENTION AND CONGRESS CENTERIstanbul, Turkey Blues Yachting Rinker Houston International Boat ShowJan 3-12, 2014 Reliant CenterHouston, TX Rinker's Boat World Rinker Atlanta Boat...

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 18, 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...

Rinker Is America's Longest-Running Boat Brand!

November 8, 2013

As the oldest American boat brand in continuous production, the Rinker Boat Company has quite a story to tell. From our humble beginnings out of Lossie Rinker’s workshop on the White River in Indiana to today when we’re exporting boats to more than 40 countries, we build with pride,...

Boat Show Features Rinker!

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 Stone Harbor Marina will be featuring a selection of Rinker Boats through Sunday at Farley State Marina next to the Golden Nugget Casino.

Rinker Honors Top Dealer for 2013

September 24, 2013

Nautic Global Group, parent company of Rinker Boats, recently recognized Rinker's top worldwide dealer for model year 2013, Hideaway Harbor Yacht Sales in Harrison Township, Michigan, on Lake St. Clair. Brothers Rick and Rob Velger are part of a family that's been in the boating business...

Rinker Captiva 236 CC ... New Model For 2014!

September 11, 2013

Building on the overwhelmingly positive reaction from the Captiva 236 BR last year, Rinker has introduced a cuddy version, the Captiva 236 CC. With a beautiful profile from the water, the boat features an incredibly roomy forward berth and upgraded touches borrowed from Rinker’s express...

Check Out The Rinker Captiva 216!

August 2, 2013

With a fresh new design from the hull up, the Rinker Captiva 216 is a beautiful combination of form and function.Featuring a surprisingly wide bow area, this boat sports the two things you can never get enough of: seating and storage Please join Captain Steve for a tour of this new bowrider that...

Models Needed For Rinker Photo Shoot!

July 30, 2013

Attention Rinker fans! The next Rinker 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 to be featured...

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...

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 Thomas Family from Oklahoma on winning the most recent Rinker Boats Photo Contest! Their photo "Sunday Funday Cruise" was shot aboard their Rinker Captiva 212. Stay tuned for information on the next contest coming up in September!

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...

Rinker 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 Rinker Boats Summer Kickoff Photo Contest! Through July 7, just click here to upload your favorite pics taken onboard or near your Rinker Express Cruiser or Rinker Captiva Sport Boat or Rinker...

All-New Rinker Owner's Club Forum

May 30, 2013

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

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...

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...

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 2 — Superior Cabinetry

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with the incredible process and attention to detail found in Rinker's legendary cabinet...

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 4 — Quality Control

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with the multi-step Quality Control process that every boat goes...

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 1 — Precision Wood Cuts & Assembly

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with precision wood cuts and assembly http://204.232.205.47/~nauticgl/content/blogartwork/Rinker_Lifestyle_Beach.jpg

Rinker Boats Construction Pt 3 — Carpeting, Electrical & Deck Assembly

April 30, 2013

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the quality and detail that goes into every Rinker Express Cruiser, Rinker Captiva, and Rinker MTX! This episode deals with carpeting, electrical and deck...

2013 Rinker Boats Full Line Brand Video

April 30, 2013

When you're looking at family sport boats and express cruisers, sooner or later it all comes down to one word: Value. As in best-boat-for-the-money value. Rinker Express Cruisers and Captiva Sport Boats give you the cutting-edge designs, incredible standard features, head-turning style and superior...

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....

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: Rinker Captiva 236 BR

April 3, 2013

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a...

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 186 OB Fish & Ski

April 3, 2013

With the wildly successful introduction last year of the first Rinker outboards in more than 20 years, came a wave of requests for a true fishing package. In response, Rinker has introduced the Captiva 186 Fish & Ski to satisfy the needs of family boaters who need the comfort and watersports...

A Closer Look: Rinker MTX 220 Extreme

April 3, 2013

With the head-turning WOW factor of top inboard wakeboard boats at a fraction of the price, the all-new Rinker MTX 220 Extreme is primed to bring a fresh new attitude to a lake near you. From its five exciting color choices (carried through the upholstery, along with spectacular quilted Silvertex...

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 186 OB

April 3, 2013

With the perfect blend of versatility, performance and fun, the all-new Rinker Captiva 186 OB sportboat package includes boat, outboard motor, plus a matching trailer!

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 276 BR

April 3, 2013

Whether you're cruising across the lake for a dockside lunch or taking it easy in this spacious and comfortable yacht-certified open-bow boat, the Rinker Captiva 276 BR is made for getting away from it all.

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 196 BR

April 3, 2013

Built to maximize both your fun on the water and your boating value, the all-new Rinker Captiva 196 BR is a sleek and sexy sport boat that's packed with features including 4.3- and 5.0-liter sterndrive options.

Boat Show Season Rolls On!

April 2, 2013

You can find Rinker Captiva Sport Boats & Express Cruisers at these boat shows this week! Gulf Coast Yacht & Boat Super Show (Legendary Marine); Traverse City Boat Show (Long Lake Marina); Lake Region Boat & RV Show (Blakes Marine).

Getting Spring Fever Yet?

March 14, 2013

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

Boat Shows Far & Wide This Week!

March 6, 2013

Here's where Rinker Boats will be this week: Dubai International Boat Show (Aquamarine Boats & Yachts); Amsterdam International Boat Show (Kuysten Watersports); Fargo Sportsman Show (McLaughlin's Boat & RV); KX Sport & RV Show (Moritz Sport and Marine); Augusta (Maine) Boat Show...

Boat Show Season Marches On!

February 28, 2013

Here's where you'll find Rinker Boats this week: Buffalo Boat Show (Lime Lake Marine); Portland (Maine) Boat Show (Hamlin's Marine).

Rinker Is Coming To Town!

February 21, 2013

Rinker Boats will criss-cross the country this week, appearing at these boat shows: Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show (Ted's Aqua Marine); Detroit Boat Show (Krupa's Boat Mart & Hideaway Yacht Center); New England Boat Show (Meredith Marine); Omaha Boat, Sport & Travel Show...

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); Syracuse, NY (RC Congel); Bismarck, ND (Moritz Sport & Marine); Richmond,...

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...Rochester (Ballantyne RV & Marine), Louisville (Arnold's Boats & Motors, Fentress Marine),Cincinnati (Hern Marine), San Antonio (Lake LBJ Marineland), Pittsburgh (Full Performance Marine), & Dusseldorf,...

Check Out This Week's Boat Shows!

January 15, 2013

Boat shows this week featuring Rinker Boats include...Toronto (Bay Marine, Central Marine & Fenelon Falls Marina), Cleveland (Happy Days Boating Center), Des Moines IA (American Marine), Cedar Falls (Midwest Boat Sales & Repair), Cinncinati (Hern Marine), & Dusseldorf, Germany (Chantier...

Huge Week For Boat Shows!

January 10, 2013

If you live in Toronto (Fenelon Falls Marina, Central Marine & Bay Marine), Denver (Island Lake Marine), Atlanta (Bay Marine), Chicago (Basa's Marine), Columbus (Buckeye Lake Marine), Houston (Rinker's Boat World), Belton TX (Lake LBJ Marineland)...you're in luck. There's a boat show this...

Winter Boat Show Season Begins!

January 2, 2013

Hello and welcome to another season of Winter Boat Shows! If you're in Houston or Columbus this weekend, please stop by and say hello to our partners at Rinker's Boat World 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...

Introducing the Rinker Captiva 236 BR!

September 7, 2012

Bringing together the classic styling of Rinker and some sexy new innovative features, the all-new Rinker Captiva 236 BR is in a class of its own. From the sharp-looking complementary hull colors that carry through the upholstery accents and canvas, and even concealed cooler access, the 236 is a...

Introducing the Rinker Captiva 186 Fish & Ski!

September 5, 2012

With the wildly successful introduction last year of the first Rinker outboards in more than 20 years, came a wave of requests for a true fishing package. In response, Rinker has introduced the Captiva 186 Fish & Ski to satisfy the needs of family boaters who need the comfort and...

Rinker Boats Featured At Boat Show In Turkey

September 4, 2012

Many thanks to our friends at Blues Yachting for hosting Rinker Boats at the Bodrum Yacht Show in Turkey from August 29 through September 2!

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...

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 Rinker 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 Rinker 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 Rinker 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 name! Okay,...

Fiberglass=Happiness

April 4, 2012

In addition to fiberglass, gelcoat, and upholstery, there's something else we measure every day at the Rinker 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,...

It's Great Upstate 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 Saratoga Boat Works and EZ Marine & Storage are ready to a show you a good time. Please stop by and...

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...

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 246 Bowrider

March 28, 2012

Whether you're ready to kick back or make waves, the Rinker Captiva 246 Bowrider is up to the task with a huge swim platform, sunpad and enclosed head, as well as racing-inspired bolster seats in the helm. Captain Steve walks us through this great sport boat!

Rinker Hits Houston & Moscow

March 22, 2012

  These two cities probably don't come up together in casual conversation that often,but you can find Rinker Boats proudly displayed in Moscow, Russia, and Houston, Texas, this weekend! Moscow Boat Show — March 20-25 — Gart Marine Southwest International In-Water Boat Show —...

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 220 MTX

March 21, 2012

With its stylish and practical forked bow design, the Rinker Captiva 220 MTX incorporates both beautiful form and unforgettable function. Captain Steve walks us through this great boat to point out all the incredible features.

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....

Splash Down!

March 15, 2012

Spring has sprung in southeast Michigan...Rinker's newest dealer in the Detroit area, Hideaway Yacht Sales just splashed their first boat of the year! Many more to come...check out their information online for a huge selection of Rinker Express Cruisers and Sportboats here...

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 Rinker at: Spring Boating Expo, Novi, Michigan — March 15-18 — Hideaway...

And the winner is...

March 11, 2012

Congratulations to Craig Almquist for winning the most recent Rinker Owner's Photo Contest! Craig 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 Rinker This Week? 3.2.12

March 1, 2012

Kamloops Boat Show — Mar. 2-4 — Little River Boat World Greater Philadelphia Boat Show — Mar. 2-4 — Dinbokowitz Marine & Ducky’s Boats  

A Closer Look: Rinker Captiva 216

February 28, 2012

With a fresh new design from the hull up, the Rinker Captiva 216 is a beautiful combination of form and function. Featuring a surprisingly wide bow area, this boat sports the two things you can never get enough of: seating and storage Please join Captain Steve for a tour of this new bowrider...

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week? 2.24.12

February 23, 2012

Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show — Feb. 17-26 — Ted’s Aqua Marine 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...

Time To Gear Up Rinker Style?

February 22, 2012

Did you know there’s an online store that’s dedicated to making sure you’re decked out in the latest Rinker Boats apparel and accessories? It’s fast and easy, and we’re adding new items to the spring collection every day for men, women and children. You’ll find...

A Closer Look: Rinker 260 Express Cruiser

February 15, 2012

Captain Steve walks through the Rinker 260 Express Cruiser, giving us a closer look at this roomy, yet trailerable boat that has the perfect combination of performance and home-away-from-home luxuries. Note some of the clever design details that make the most of seating, storage and style! As with...

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week? 2.16.12

February 15, 2012

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

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 Rinker This Week? 2.9.12

February 9, 2012

 St. Louis Boat, Sport & Travel Show – Feb. 8-12 – Mid Missouri Yachts Whether you’re an avid outdoorsman or are just looking for a way to escape winter for the day, this is YOUR show! The annual five-day event turns America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome into a...

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...

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week?

February 3, 2012

Atlantic City Boat Show – Feb. 1-5 – Stone Harbor Marine See what’s new, NOW! Find the boat of your dreams and everything to go with it—see and shop hundreds of new boats and an unbeatable assortment of marine gear at the Atlantic City Convention Center. From luxury motor...

Did You Know That Rinker Is America’s Oldest Boat Brand?

February 1, 2012

As the oldest American boat brand in continuous production, the Rinker Boat Company has quite a story to tell. From our humble beginnings out of Lossie Rinker’s workshop on the White River in Indiana to today when we’re exporting boats to more than 40 countries, we build with pride,...

Where In The World Is Rinker This Week?

January 27, 2012

Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show – Jan. 25-29 – Hern Marine The 54th Annual Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show will feature 250,000 square feet of boats and 400 companies representing boats, marine services, travel destinations, and outdoors fun all indoors on one huge...