Soundings magazine debuts redesigned Web site


Soundings, the award-winning news, features and how-to magazine for recreational boaters, recently launched a redesigned Web site.

The new design allows for easier navigation, and features improved search capabilities. Visitors will find the same informative stories, commentary and expert advice, as well as a used-boat search tool. The site now includes videos, audio clips and Web extras related to magazine content.

Other features allow users to comment on news stories, ask questions, read blogs and more. From tides and weather to information on upcoming boat models and market firsts, offers first-rate coverage of people, issues, events and technology on a daily basis.

“This marks an exciting time for Soundings,” said editor Bill Sisson. “The user-friendly design, the news and features that our readers have come to know and depend on are now even more accessible. Plus, the multimedia nature of our site lets us offer readers more in-depth coverage and exclusive content — always with our objective and informed reporting. And the interactive features will enhance our involvement in the boating community.”

Soundings, a division of Dominion Enterprises, keeps both powerboaters and sailors informed with blogs, polls, columns, product reviews, how-to stories and recent happenings in the industry.

“We’ve taken the best of Soundings and presented it in a new and improved way. It’s a reflection of changes in an ever-evolving industry, and Soundings will continue to develop new kinds of content to make SoundingsOnline even more valuable to boaters,” said editorial and Web development director Ian Bowen. “The technology behind our new site allows us to expand into video and interactive features that will provide our readers with better information and give our advertisers more options.”

Founded in 1963, Soundings is the go-to source for pleasure boaters in the know. The magazine, based in Essex, Conn., offers regular features on people and their boats, upcoming events, new products and services, and coverage of major national and international stories. News and feature articles about local people, boats and events are covered in the regional Home Waters section.

For information, contact editor Bill Sisson at (800) 444-7686, ext. 232, or e-mail

About Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises, a division of Landmark Communications, is a leading marketing services company serving the automotive, real estate, apartment, recruitment and marine markets.

The company operates a variety of businesses that offer Internet marketing, Web site design and hosting, lead generation, CRM, and data capture and distribution services. The company has more than 40 market-leading Web sites reaching more than 12.5 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 500 magazines with a weekly circulation of more than 5 million.

Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., the company has nearly 6,000 employees nationwide and annualized revenue of more than $946 million. For information, visit


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