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Tying Up Your Boat

2017-10-04T10:24:45+00:00

You’ve managed to dock without injuring your boat, someone else’s boat, the dock, or any passengers—congratulations! Now all you need to do is make sure it stays put. There are four types of dock lines: Bow lines—to keep the bow from moving side to side Breast lines—to keep the boat from moving away from the dock [...]

Why Autumn Boating Is Awesome

2017-09-26T10:05:26+00:00

Summer has come to an end, but your boating season doesn’t have to. Autumn is prime time to be on the water, so grab a jacket and jump on board. Need convincing?   The Lakes Are Less Crowded: Kids are back at school and families are packing up their cabins, so take advantage of the open [...]

How to Execute the Perfect Dock

2017-09-08T13:14:49+00:00

Docking your boat can be stressful. Wind, currents and other watercraft can make docking difficult, but if you follow these four easy steps, the process can be swift, simple and successful. 1. ANALYZE YOUR APPROACH Approach the dock at a 30- to 45-degree angle with your bow aimed at the center of your landing point. If the [...]

Stay Safe This Labor Day

2017-10-04T09:17:44+00:00

Labor Day weekend is an exciting celebration of the end of summer, and boaters across the country will be taking advantage of the last warm days to enjoy some fun in the sun. But before you head out, keep in mind these important tips to ensure that everyone on board stays safe on the water.   [...]

Fueling Your Boat

2017-10-04T09:25:26+00:00

Fire is always a frightening risk of boating, and fueling your boat improperly can create a hazardous situation for you and your passengers. Be aware of the dangers and stay safe with these simple tips: BEFORE fueling: Close all windows and doors. Turn off the engine and all electrical devices. Frequently check fuel lines and connections [...]

How to Choose a Wakeboard

2017-10-04T09:28:29+00:00

How to Choose a Wakeboard If you think all wakeboards are the same, think again. Wakeboards have a lot of nuances and variations that make one board right for certain people and wrong for others. Here are a few tips to help you select a wakeboard. Check the specifications. Is the board you’re looking at made [...]

5 Tips for Water Tubing

2017-10-04T09:29:02+00:00

Whether you’re a kid or just a kid at heart, it’s easy to love the thrill of bouncing over the water while being towed along on an inflatable tube. WATER TUBING IS ONE OF THE MOST FUN AND EXCITING THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH A BOAT. HERE ARE A FEW TIPS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN [...]

Essential Gear for Your Boat

2017-10-04T09:29:49+00:00

Sometimes you don’t know what you need until you need it. But if you’re on the water when you need something – and you don’t have it – you might be in for a long, miserable day. HERE ARE SOME ESSENTIAL ITEMS YOU SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE ONBOARD YOUR BOAT FOR WHEN SOMETHING BREAKS OR THINGS GO [...]