Crownline Blog

Crownline Blog 2017-10-27T11:38:53+00:00

The Importance of Float Plans

It’s always smart to notify someone when you’re going out boating. It’s the safe and responsible thing to do. Letting a friend or family member know when and where you plan to go helps rescue efforts in an emergency. For short excursions, a verbal heads-up is all you need. For longer cruises—especially overnights—it’s imperative that you fill out a formal [...]

By | March 19th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Importance of Float Plans

Best Places for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Looking for the Best Places for St. Patrick's Day? We have the answer.  St. Patrick’s Day is an underrated holiday when it comes to boating. Sure, a significant portion of the U.S. is mired in chilly temps, but a surprising number of boat-themed events are part of this fun-spirited holiday. If you’re itching for a celebration this weekend, chances are [...]

By | March 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Best Places for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

How to Avoid Common Boating Mistakes (Presented in GIFs)

Boating is usually not the most difficult pastime. Sure, there are a couple of tricky aspects that take time to get used to, but in general, it’s a pretty straightforward and fun activity. BUT, there are mistakes that any good boater needs to avoid. Some are obvious, and some are little things that could easily get forgotten. Here’s a list [...]

By | March 7th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Avoid Common Boating Mistakes (Presented in GIFs)

Getting to Know Personal Flotation Devices

As we crawl ever closer to boating season, it’s important to stop and consider your safety practices and equipment. No, safety isn’t the most exciting part of boating, but it’s incredibly important. Before you go have the time of your life on your Crownline, it’s essential to understand the nuances of boating safety and the laws that make boating a [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized, Latest News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Getting to Know Personal Flotation Devices

Gelcoat Maintenance and Repair Tips

Proper care and maintenance of the gelcoat will keep your boats luster and underlying fiberglass in good condition.   Read these tips for maintenance and repair advice on everything from cleaning to repairing cracks. What is Gelcoat? The deck and hull are made of fiberglass covered with gelcoat. Gelcoat is a scratch resistant, color-pigmented, polyester resin. With normal use, some damage to the gelcoat [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Gelcoat Maintenance and Repair Tips

How To Trim A Boat When Making Turns

Maximize your boats performance and fuel efficiency by learning how to properly use your trim switch.  Boating Magazine has some great instruction on how to trim a boat while making turns.  Adjusting the trim properly is essential to smoother, safer turning. By Kevin Falvey As seen on Boating Magazine's Blog  "Remember: If the drive is trimmed up, the bow will come up. [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How To Trim A Boat When Making Turns