How to Winterize Your Boat October 29, 2018

October 28, 2018

How to Winterize Your Boat It’s always a sad day when the boating season comes to an end, and the process of winterizing your boat is sure to bring a frown to every boater’s face. But while winterizing your boat might be a joyless task, it’s an important part [...]

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Enjoy Boating with Your Dog

October 22, 2018

You love your dog. So why would you leave your pooch home on a gorgeous boating day? Let your dog in on the fun by being one of the many boaters who bring their dogs boating. Here are a few tips that will make your day of boating with [...]

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Choosing a Good Anchorage

September 28, 2018

Every boater has imagined finding an anchorage in some quiet, secluded cove where they can relax, swim or watch the sunset and the stars come out. But you can’t just drop a hook wherever you want. There are a lot of factors to consider. Here are a few tips [...]

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Fall Boating Tips

September 12, 2018

Most boaters look upon the end of summer with a sense of sadness, thinking it means the end of the boating season. But a few boaters get excited at the arrival of autumn, because they know fall offers some of the best boating days of the year. With cool, [...]

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Technology Trends in Boating

August 17, 2018

Just as in virtually every area of our lives, advances in technology have had a tremendous impact on the boating industry. These advances have vastly improved the boating experience, whether you’re on the water or on the dock. Here are a few that just might make your head explode. [...]

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Is A Center Console Boat Right for You?

August 6, 2018

Center consoles are extremely popular in the small boat market, largely for their versatility and their maneuverability. They are adept in a variety of conditions, and they offer numerous storage capabilities. Here are five reasons boaters are drawn to center consoles. DesignWith the helm and the controls mounted on [...]

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Boating Trends to Look for This Summer

June 25, 2018

The boating experience is constantly evolving as technology improves and personal tastes change. Just as it is in the fashion world, there are trends in the boating industry. Here is a look at what’s hot as we head into the 2018 boating season. Fishing According to the National Marine [...]

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Choosing the Right Boat, Part II

May 18, 2018

In April , we took the time to help prospective buyers select the right boat for them. In a previous blog, we looked at bowriders, cruisers, freshwater fishing boats, runabouts and sailboats. For this blog, we’ll tell you a little about saltwater fishing boats, speed boats, pontoon boats, trawlers [...]

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Choosing the Right Boat

April 25, 2018

Whether you’re a beginner boater or a veteran on the water, choosing the right boat can be a complicated process. Although there are dozens of types of boats, one of 10 is likely to suit your needs. This month, we’ll look at five options, and then explore five more [...]

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Finding the Best Time to Buy a Boat

February 16, 2018

Determining the best time to buy a boat is a little like trying to time the stock market; if it was easy, everyone would be rich. Although bargains can be found throughout the year, the general consensus is that fall and winter are the optimum times to do your [...]

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