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 Tips For Winterizing Your Boat Summer and fall have passed, and chances are so has your time on the water. You’ve prepped your boat for the winter season, but have you done everything that’s you're supposed to do? Whether your boat is coming out of the water as things become icy, or it’s left bobbing...

Ready to pop the bubbly? Here’s some good advice to follow the next time you find yourself sipping champagne on board a mega yacht. The moment has finally come: you’re on boat! Surrounded by your closest friends and family, it’s time to celebrate, whether it’s a major life milestone or just the thrilling fact that…

I’ll always remember one particular tuna fishing trip out of Ocean City, Maryland, not for the sushi, but for the effort it took to bring it home. We’d run around 25 miles offshore to catch a few, and on the way back in, the weather started to turn. I remember how the feeling of relief…

As with any day out on the water, safety is the primary concern. This goes for your pets, too! We want to make sure that everyone, even those with four legs, have a fun and safe day on the boat. So while you are getting ready to snap that awesome photo to share, keep these…

When you finally pull your boat from the water this fall, give it a good looking over. If you notice maintenance that needs to be done, the temptation will be to put it off until next spring. However, many of these projects are perfect winter projects. By taking care of maintenance issues this winter, you…

For boaters to whom the coming of cold weather means a seasonal reduction or hiatus in the activities they love, there are few less happy words than “winterize.” But conversely, there is no better way to protect an investment or assure a trouble-free return to the water when the calendar swings back toward sunshine. The…

Boating season is just around the corner, but the water can still be pretty cold. A fall overboard can get serious quickly, and wearing a life jacket could give you extra time to survive. While many boaters have traditional flotation-filled life jackets, more and more people have switched to the more modern inflatable life jackets,...
Summer has finally arrived and is calling your boat out on the water. Many boaters perform annual checks by the season to ensure proper boat maintenance. Here are some tips on how to get your boat ready for Summer. Remember to follow your manufacturer recommendations and guidelines. Propellers Examine for dings, pitting, cracks and distortion. Damaged...
Winterizing Boats - A Checklist for Boaters Winter has struck your dock. Now what? As you begin winter proofing your home and cars, let's not forget about your boat. Is it likely that you've been putting this daunting task off for weeks? Sure! Can you still recover and get on the ball - Absolutely! The...