The Best Island Camping on Lake George, NY

A while back, I spent a couple hours on a charter Cruise exploring the southern end of Lake George in New York…certainly one of the most beautiful lakes in the Country. I noticed several of the islands allow camping. Here is some information in case you are interested…I know I am! There are 170 islands on […]

How to Choose the Right Stand up Paddleboard

SEVEN THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING A STAND-UP PADDLE BOARD For those interested in a great total body workout, a relaxing stroll through new scenery, or if you just love being out on the water stand up paddle boarding may be the perfect sport for you. While not as demanding as surfing big waves, but […]

Lake Management Made Simple

The North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) created a wonderful newsletter that describes simple, concrete steps you can take in your home, yard, and community to protect your lake. The purpose of the newsletter is to help you better understand the fascinating things that you may not know about your watershed & lakefront property and […]

Stand-up Pedalboards Making Waves Around Lake Tahoe

By now most people around Lake Tahoe have probably either ridden a stand up paddleboard (SUP) or at least seen them cruising around the lake. Although some riders may still enjoy a nice paddle, one of the more recent innovations in the SUP industry is with the stand up “pedalboard.” By J.P. Kelsey, TahoeDailyTribune.com, June […]

How to Drop a Water Ski

Eight beginner steps for slalom skiing. By Pete McDonald May 9, 2017, BoatingMag.com.  I learned to water-ski behind the family’s old lapstrake Lyman with a 40 hp Evinrude. It proved more than capable of hoisting 8-year-old me out of the water on two skis at our lakefront home. But as I grew older and wanted to […]

Cool Off at These Summer Lake Side Escapes

Testing the waters across New England, we uncover nine beauties worth their salt—or lack thereof…by BostonMagazine.com. The coast is fine, if you’re into jellyfish, lugging around your own shade, and paying peak-season super-premiums for overnights. But we’re thinking that this is the summer to bag the ocean in favor of New England’s other liquid attractions—namely, […]

EZ Kayak Launch – Revolutionizing the Way You Kayak

Greater Stability, For Any Ability What’s standing between you and the open water? Inexperience? Cold weather? Remove barriers and launch with confidence anytime with this new EZ Kayak Launch. Using their innovative floating dock design, they’ve engineered a flexible, easy-to-use launch that makes getting into your kayak or canoe quick and simple. No matter if you’re […]

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Dock?

Building a dock is a large-scale project for many homeowners. It involves considerable planning and decision-making prior to starting construction. Choices must be made regarding the type of dock, materials used, electrical capabilities and budget. Other considerations, like permits and inspection, should also be taken into account. Many of these factors will vary considerably. Original […]

Great Boats For Under $35,000

Boating on a budget is easy with this collection of great boats available for under $35,000. By Boating Magazine Price is a major consideration when shopping for a boat. Whether you’re a first-time buyer or an experienced boater looking to fill out their lineup, these models offer loads of fun at an attractive price. Compare […]