Tax Tips For Boaters

December 9, 2019

December is all about the holidays, but the end of the year also means it’s time to start thinking about taxes. New boat owners, particularly, will likely have questions for their tax advisor about whether interest on boat loans or owning a boat is tax deductible. While the folks [...]

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How to Avoid Sea Sickness

October 3, 2019

Every recreational mariner knows boating is not always fair sailing and calm seas. If the boat’s a-rockin’, you or your passengers might be reeling … from seasickness. When you’re looking forward to getting out on the water, there’s nothing worse than feeling nauseous and dizzy, but fortunately, you can [...]

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How Boaters Should Prepare for Hurricane Season

July 27, 2019

The beginning of June is a magical time for boaters, as it means the boating season is officially underway. But for East Coast boaters, it also means the start of the hurricane season. While hurricanes don’t occur as often in the Northeast as they do in the Southeast, these [...]

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Tips for New Boaters

July 12, 2019

You’ve bought your first boat, and you’re imagining all the great times that are in store for you – the fun days with the family, fishing trips, entertaining friends, relaxing sunset cruises. That all awaits you. But first comes the task of learning how to operate your boat. If [...]

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Remember These Tips When Boating with Children

June 5, 2019

Spending quality time with your children is likely the most important thing you do. When that time with your children is spent on a boat, it’s an even better time. Boating with kids is a wonderful opportunity to bond with them, share fun times and make memories they’ll cherish [...]

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5 Ways Boaters Can Help the Environment

March 12, 2019

No boater wants to cruise, swim or wakeboard in waters that are filthy and polluted, or explore a coastline littered with trash. That’s why a clean, healthy environment is as necessary for a good day of boating as water and a boat itself. Here are five things boaters can [...]

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Boat’s Propeller

December 20, 2018

If your boat’s propeller suffers any damage it can cause you big problems, from being a drain on your boat’s fuel tank to even leaving you stranded. Thankfully, most prop problems are easily avoided as long as you keep up with routine maintenance and are properly prepared when you [...]

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The Best Apps for Boaters

December 11, 2018

That smartphone in your hand is useful for more than just surfing for cat videos and posting selfies on social media. For boaters, it’s also a gateway to an enormous amount of helpful boating information thanks to the many wonderful boating apps available to download. Here are a few [...]

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Gift Ideas for Boaters

November 27, 2018

Do you have a boater on your shopping list this holiday season? If so, consider yourself lucky. That’s because there are plenty of wonderful gift ideas out there you can choose from. Here are a few of the best. Boat Shoes – A good pair of comfortable boat shoes [...]

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5 Boat Projects to Tackle This Winter

November 17, 2018

Winter can be a depressing time for recreational boaters. But smart boaters know the cold, dark winter months are the best time to tackle boat work that they don’t want to do during the summer. Here are a few boating projects you might want to do this winter. Change [...]

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