Posts Categorized: Boats

What to Know When Storing Your Boat for the Winter

boats put away for storage for the winter

Many boat owners leave their boats in the water over the winter. They winterize their boats and live in relatively mild weather conditions to allow this to happen. However, not everyone is so lucky. Some people, especially those living in colder conditions, have to store their boats for the winter. Here’s everything you need to… Read more »

Different Types of Boat Anchors

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If you want your boat to stay in place, you’ll typically tie it up to your dock. But what do you do if you’re out boating? In these instances, you’ll rely on your boat anchor. However, not all boat anchors are created equal. Here, we discuss the different types of boat anchors so that you’ll… Read more »

The Benefits of Buying a Used Boat

Motor speed boat on the water

If you’re like most people, you probably enjoy a peaceful day out on a boat. You may even be thinking of buying your own boat, but are intimidated by the high prices. While many to-be boat buyers hesitate about buying a used boat, this can actually be a very sound financial decision. Here are a… 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 »

The Top 3 Winter Boating Tips

When winter rears its ugly head, many of us store our boats away for the season. However, winter is still a great opportunity to go boating. So long as you properly winterize your boat and prepare yourself for the colder temperatures, you can enjoy boating during the winter season. Below we discuss the top three… Read more »

5 Common Mistakes You Make When Docking Your Boat

5 Common Mistakes You Make When Docking Your Boat

If you’re a boating enthusiast, chances are you love nothing more than getting out there on the open water and feeling the wind in your face. However, without the right techniques and a little finesse, docking the boat at the end of the day can be a hassle—or even dangerous. There are many ways to… Read more »

How Boating is Good for Your Health

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Since the COVID-19 Pandemic began, many of us have started focusing on our health. We’ve started fitness routines, meditation practices, and more, all to improve our physical and mental health. But sometimes health benefits can come from places we wouldn’t even think to look. Boating can help reduce stress, anxiety, and anger while also increasing… Read more »

How to Launch a Boat: Tips for Beginners

How to Launch a Boat: Tips for Beginners

If you just became a first-time boat owner, you’ll have a lot ahead of you.  Boating is a valuable and rewarding hobby, but there are plenty of things to learn! Driving your boat and learning the rules of the waterways are just some of the many things you’ll need to master. You’ll also have to… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Boat

How to Choose the Right Boat

If you are planning to purchase a boat for the first time, there are several important factors to consider before making this large investment. With so many options, it’s important to get a boat that fits your specific needs and one that will make financial sense. In this blog post, we will help you discover… Read more »

How to Improve Your Boating Skills

How to Improve Your Boating Skills

Boating is a skill that can take years to master. However, this shouldn’t deter you from enjoying the waterways. While it can take time to build up this skill, boating is something anyone can learn with enough practice. Below are some ways you can improve your boating skills in the months and years ahead. Take… Read more »

Boating Etiquette 101: The Rules of the Waterways

Boating Etiquette 101

Just as there are unspoken rules of the road, there are also unspoken rules of the waterways. You are not the only one out on your boat, and as such, you need to respect other people and their vessels. So, when you next take your boat out, make sure you follow these boating etiquette guidelines:… Read more »

Top 3 Tips for Boating During the Memorial Day Weekend

Top 3 Tips for Boating During the Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year. You may think getting on your boat with the family will get you away from the crowd. Think again. There will be many other families out on the water during Memorial Day Weekend, so it’s best to be prepared for the holiday rush…. Read more »