Remembering Carlo Riva, Designer of the World’s Most Beautiful Boats


Thanks to our friends at Classic Boat Magazine for this excellent report on Carlo Riva who died earlier in April. We once shared a video on TotalBoat Show that was very popular amongst our readers, and so once again in honor of the man himself, we share the video at the bottom of the page. Enjoy.  Continue reading

How to Install Trim Tabs

Hey power boaters! Ever ride along with your boat full of friends who might not have their weight distributed equally in the boat? Wish you could get up on a plane faster, increasing your efficiency and saving some bucks on the gas? Adding trim tabs could be the solution and you can buy them here at JD and install them easily yourself! Trim tabs can be used on boats of all sizes, and on high performance power boats, too.

Watch TJ as he gives step by step instructions for getting a smoother, more efficient ride. Then get out there and get planing! Send us a photo or video of your boat planing nicely and of your self -installation of trim tabs, should you take this project on! (Send to

Get on the water!