Boating Tips

Pulling a Boat out of the Water

2018-06-07T15:33:45+00:00

Plenty of blog posts go over the intricacies of backing up a trailer and launching a boat, but few dive into how to trailer a boat from the water. After a full day on the lake, it’s important to know how to properly pull your boat from the water safely and smoothly, especially at a crowded [...]

Pulling a Boat out of the Water 2018-06-07T15:33:45+00:00

The Best Waterskiing Lakes In the U.S.

2018-06-01T14:08:12+00:00

The Best Waterskiing Lakes In the U.S.: Boating season is now in full swing. Congrats to those of you who got out there and enjoyed the hot weather. Hopefully you were able to find some shade in your Crownline’s cabin. Now that the weekend is over, and the heat is persisting, make sure you pack enough water [...]

The Best Waterskiing Lakes In the U.S. 2018-06-01T14:08:12+00:00

Your Guide to Green Boating

2018-04-25T13:53:15+00:00

This past weekend marked another Earth Day. As we recognize the day committed to preserving our environment, we’re reminded that the better we take care of our waterways, the better boating will be. There are many simple ways that can make your day on the water better for the Earth and the next generation of boaters. [...]

Your Guide to Green Boating 2018-04-25T13:53:15+00:00

Fall Boating Safety

2017-11-08T11:36:27+00:00

Less traffic on the water, better fishing and incredible scenery make fall a great time to go boating. But the season also means cooler weather and lower water temperatures, so stay safe with these year-end-boating tips. DRESS SMART Layers are lifesavers in tough conditions, so don’t just throw on a big coat. Any time you’re boating [...]

Fall Boating Safety 2017-11-08T11:36:27+00:00

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 [...]

How to Execute the Perfect Dock 2017-09-08T13:14:49+00:00

Sun Protection Tips for Boaters

2017-10-04T10:05:13+00:00

WHETHER WE’RE ENJOYING AN AFTERNOON OF WAKEBOARDING, CRUISING WITH FRIENDS OR JUST LAYING OUT TO CATCH SOME RAYS, US BOATERS LOVE BEING OUT IN THE SUNSHINE. Of course, too much of anything can be harmful, and too much sun exposure can be bad for our skin. The solution isn’t to stay indoors. Instead, it’s to take [...]

Sun Protection Tips for Boaters 2017-10-04T10:05:13+00:00

10 Tips for Beginner Boaters

2017-10-04T10:17:40+00:00

When it comes to boating, as with most things in life, there is no substitute for experience. This time of year, as boaters all across the country are returning to the water, many are venturing out on boats for the very first time. IF YOU’RE ONE OF THESE ROOKIE BOATERS, HERE ARE A FEW TIPS TO [...]

10 Tips for Beginner Boaters 2017-10-04T10:17:40+00:00

Great Texas Lakes for Boaters

2017-10-04T10:33:43+00:00

There’s a popular saying that everything is bigger in Texas. That’s true for a lot of things: steaks, hats, land, and even the Lone Star State’s vibrant boating scene. Thanks to 170 beautiful lakes, Texas is a paradise for boaters who enjoy watersports, fishing and just hanging out with friends on the water. Here are a [...]

Great Texas Lakes for Boaters 2017-10-04T10:33:43+00:00

Tips for Boating in Rough Water

2017-10-04T10:41:20+00:00

As boaters, we live for sunny skies and gorgeous weather. But if you spend enough time on the water, you’ll eventually find yourself out in an unexpected storm and boating in rough water. It’s not a matter of “if”— it’s a matter of “when.” So when the wind and waves kick up, it’s important to know [...]

Tips for Boating in Rough Water 2017-10-04T10:41:20+00:00