Boating Tips

Best Water Bottles and Tumblers

2019-05-31T09:11:14+00:00

Looking for the Best Water Bottles and Tumblers?  When you’re cruising in your Crownline, it’s absolutely necessary to bring water, coffee or other drinks along. Trust us, you don’t want to get dehydrated during a long day on the lake. Fortunately, we’ve packed a ton of storage space and cup holders into all of our boats, so [...]

Best Water Bottles and Tumblers 2019-05-31T09:11:14+00:00

Staying Safe While Boating in a Storm

2019-05-16T10:54:40+00:00

Boating in a storm is never a great situation, but it’s sometimes unavoidable. You can typically escape bad weather by paying attention to the forecasts, radar and emergency broadcasts, but you never really know what’s going to happen. Bad weather can come out of nowhere, so it’s important to be prepared when you’re caught in adverse [...]

Staying Safe While Boating in a Storm 2019-05-16T10:54:40+00:00

The Importance of Float Plans

2019-03-19T09:06:17+00:00

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 [...]

The Importance of Float Plans 2019-03-19T09:06:17+00:00

The Best Waterskiing Lakes In the U.S.

2019-01-30T16:17:31+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. 2019-01-30T16:17:31+00:00

Your Guide to Green Boating

2019-01-30T16:37:04+00:00

Green Boating isn't just a fad.  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 [...]

Your Guide to Green Boating 2019-01-30T16:37:04+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