Floating House Living Perks and Pitfalls

As you’re biking or driving along the river, you see a seemingly idyllic life: People on their docks in front of their quaint, quirky or quite grand floating houses. Before you take the plunge and move everything you own to a bobbing abode, learn the real perks and pitfalls...

Choosing the Best Dock For the Cabin

Expert tips for choosing the right deck for your waterfront. By Brent Coleman & Ernest Lorensson, Cabin Living Magazine Lakeside living is great, but most people agree that actually getting out onto the lake makes it better. Landscaping a lakefront cabin typically includes putting in a dock that will help...

Snowmobile Safety – Be Careful on Lakes!

After the deaths of three people on snowmobiles at Lake Winnipesaukee last week, I thought these safety tips from SSAP would be appropriate to review. PLEASE stay safe out there. Ice can always be dangerous because of changing conditions and inconsistencies in its thickness, particularly when there is running...

Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP): How to Choose

Once you’ve been bitten by the stand up paddle boarding (SUP) bug, you’ll soon want to buy your own SUP. To find the right one, think about the type of paddle boarding you’ll be doing: Fun and fitness: This includes leisurely outings and fitness sessions on flat water and catching small- to...

The Top 5 Reasons to Live on a Lake

Many people dream of one day owning a beautiful property on a picturesque lake that overlooks the water and gives quick access to the shore. But owning a lakefront property isn’t simply a luxury—there are financial and personal benefits to making this dream a reality. Here are the top...

What’s Your Boat Type?

Curious about cruisers? Pondering a pontoon? Wild about water sports? Hooked on fishing? There are so many boat types, it can be hard to know where to start. DiscoverBoating.com’s interactive Boat Selector Tool makes it easy. It allows you to choose by: Type of activities Number of passengers Boat...