Posts Categorized: Boats

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 »

Choosing the Right Anchor for Your Boat

Boat Anchor on Wood Table

We all know that boats need the right anchor to function, but every boat is different as far as what anchor might be best. Certain anchors will work best specifically for your boat and your demands. When choosing the right anchor for your boat, you should consider several different factors. Here’s what to know when… Read more »

V-Dock is Now Offering Annual Sale Items

32’ Tan V-Dock Roll in with a 8’ x 10’ Sundeck

Seasons come and go, but when they do, V-Dock has got the deals to get you from one season to the next. With fall officially upon us, we’re letting go of some of our summer items that have been refurbished, reframed, and are now ready to be reused. V-Dock has a variety of fall clearance… Read more »

Tips for Safe Ice Fishing This Winter

winter lake fishing

Winter is a slow time of year for boat owners. The water’s frozen over and at this point, you’ve already prepared your boat for the harsh weather of the winter season. So with your vessel all covered up, it’s time to break out the ice fishing supplies. Before heading out on the lake, it’s important… Read more »

Christmas Gifts for the Boater in Your Life

christmas presents under a Tree

If you’ve got a friend or family member who practically lives on the water, you may be wondering about the perfect Christmas gift. Read on for a few great ideas for holiday presents the boater in your life will love. A good pair of boots Boats.com suggests water-resistant boots, including leather boots that are seam-sealed… Read more »

Watch for These Winter Boating Hazards

Watercraft in a Marina

If you are done using your boat for the season, keep in mind that it’s so important to fully winterize your boat to prevent damage that can be done by harsh and cold weather. There are a number of hazards that come along with improperly storing your boat for the winter season; don’t forget to… Read more »

Safe Boating Practices for Fall

Fall Boating

Summer is almost over and that means it’s time to get your boat ready for the fall and winter season. There are still plenty of boating weekends to come before temperatures cool down, so brush up on safety protocols for safe fall boating practices. Flood Lights and Navigation Fall days are shorter, and with the… Read more »

Songs of Summer: A Playlist for Boating

Spring is almost here, which means summer and boating season is right around the corner! We wanted to help you prepare for your upcoming season on the water by helping you compile the perfect boating playlist. Check out the songs below to add to your summertime playlist! Zac Brown Band – “Toes” We would like… Read more »

The Importance of Winterizing Your Boat

Winterizing Your Boat

As the boating season ends and the cold winter settles in, it’s important to protect the investment you’ve made in your boat by making sure that you winterize it properly. Failing to properly prepare your boat for the winter season can lead to problems while your boat is in storage, leading to a good chance… Read more »

First-Time Boat Buyers’ Guide

If you’re looking to buy your first boat, congratulations! Now’s the time to do some real research so you don’t get taken for a ride. A boat is a big commitment and probably one of the bigger purchases you’ll ever make, aside from your house and vehicle. Check out some tips as part of our… Read more »

8 Boats You Wished You Had

Got a house on the lake? You probably enjoy water sports, swimming, rafting and of course boating on the lake in the summer. There’s no better way to enjoy the warm months than out on the lake with the wind blowing through your hair. Thinking of investing in your next boat? What kind will it… Read more »