How to Prepare for Cold Weather Boating

How to Prepare for Cold Weather Boating

Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to put the boat away. Cold weather boating is a great activity, but there are extra precautions you must take to stay safe out on the water. Wear a life jacket This should go for any time of the year, but especially so… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Dock for Winter

How to Prepare Your Dock for Winter

As much as we hate to admit it, summer is over, and it’s time to start thinking about the colder months ahead. When the temperatures start to dip, many people only think about winterizing their boats, often overlooking their docks completely. Nevertheless, preparing your dock for winter is necessary if you want your dock to… Read more »

Dock Fishing 101

Dock Fishing 101

Dock fishing—it looks easy right? Well, not quite. While dock fishing certainly is a leisurely activity, there’s an art to it, and in order to get the best fish, you need to have the right techniques. Here we go over everything you need to know about dock fishing so that you can reel in the… Read more »

Boating Safety Tips

Boating Safety Tips

Summer is here, which means it’s time to pull out the old boat and get back out onto the water. Nonetheless, no matter how much boating experience you may have, you should still be extra careful on your boat, especially with kids and pets. So here are some basic boating safety tips that you, and… Read more »

Launching Tips for First Time Boat Owners

Launching Your Boat

If you just became a first-time boat owner, V-Dock welcomes you to the world of boating! You have selected a valuable and rewarding hobby, but as you know, there are plenty of things to learn! And the first thing you’ll want to master is how to launch your boat! Learning how to launch your boat… Read more »

Removeable Dock Options for Freshwater Lakes

Roll In Boat Docks

A fresh water lake provides the opportunity to partake in many different types of activities including boating, fishing, tubing, bird watching, and more. Lakes are also an excellent habitat for aquatic plans, fish, birds and other wildlife.  If you own lakeside property, you probably know that their soft bottoms offer shoreline protection from waves and… Read more »

Boat Safety: Preparing for a Hurricane

Pending Storm Over Water

Many devastating hurricanes have left a lasting impression on waterfronts, and while those storms are inevitable, there are ways to prepare boats and docks to ensure boat safety. Luckily, there are many simple tricks that can help you prepare your boat and dock for a pending hurricane. Short Pilings Shorter pilings on a floating dock… Read more »

How to Dress for an Ice Fishing Trip

Ice Fisher at Sunset Patiently Waiting

Here at V-Dock, we believe that being out on the water can be year-round fun. Although certain weather elements can result in rough waters, cold weather can occasionally often unique boating and fishing opportunities. Especially around this time of the year, ice fishing trips are a common activity amongst those who love being out on… Read more »

How Technology Affects Boating Industry

Luxury Boat Docked

Like every other industry today, boating is seeing huge technological advances. It seems like each year, we’re offered a glimpse into boating’s future, with new prototypes, initiatives, and gadgets that look to solve some of boating’s greatest issues. There are many types of technology that are changing the boating industry as we know it today…. Read more »