No matter the time of day, you’re bound to get hungry when you’re out on the water. Snacks can tide you over, but you often need something a little heartier to keep your energy level up. When it comes to onboard meals, it’s best to keep things on the lighter side. No one wants to get anchored down by a ton of heavy food. The following options are tasty and will get you through the day without making you drowsy in the warm sun. So, pull some ingredients from the fridge and break out your Crownline’s grill to create a meal you and all your crew will enjoy.

Rice or Pasta Salad:

This is a popular dish for any hot day on any kind of water. The winning combination of your favorite veggies, protein and pasta is untouchable in terms of creativity and practicality. Rice or pasta salad can easily be prepped beforehand and stored in the fridge for several days, providing you with a reliable and delicious option for lengthy endeavors or quick day trips.

Pasta Salad


Grilled Chicken or Fish:

If you have an electric grill on board, it’s time to put it to work. Grab your favorite cuts of chicken or fish, add your preferred seasonings and sauces, and you’ve got a tasty midday meal. And using your freshly caught fish is an added treat.

Grilled Chicken


Grilled Veggies and Kebabs:

Grilled vegetables are a healthy and delicious way to give yourself a boost. In a sheet of aluminum foil combine some cut veggies with olive oil, seasoning and your favorite greens to grill up a great meal in no time. Add your choice of protein including meat, mushrooms or tofu to skewer the perfect kebab.


Fish Tacos:

Fish tacos and boating go hand-in-hand for a reason. They’re light and delicious, and especially good with a well-marinated fish. Don’t sacrifice taste for speed. It’s worth perfectly prepping the fish before continuing a long day on the water.

Fish Tacos