Tips on Buying a Vacation Home

A vacation home is a perfect way to relax and unwind. Are you considering purchasing a vacation home? If so, check out these tips to get you unwinding in no time! by James Shea, Media Lab. A vacation home is a perfect way to relax after a busy workweek or serve as a getaway for […]

10 Tips to Keep Gel Coat Gleaming

We all want our boats to look as shiny as a mirror. Use these 10 maintenance tips, and your gel coat will gleam. By Lenny Rudow, Boats.com. There are a number of small yet important things you can add to your list of regular boat maintenance chores to help you attain the ultimate gleam in […]

Proper Water Skiing Speeds

Different boat speeds are suited for different types of water skiing activities. Before heading out onto the water, you should know how to determine and set the right boat speed for your sport, whether it’s water skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, barefooting, or jump and trick skiing. You should also make sure to follow appropriate safety guidelines. By Julie Bostian, Liveabout.com. […]

Should You Build Your Own Dock?

Your official resource to help you replace, complete building plans, or design and build your own dock on-site. By John Tiger at CabinLife.com. Whether your dock is a total wreck or it’s just not your style, there are several resources to help you replace it, from parts, to complete building plans, to folks who will […]

How to Choose a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) offers something for everyone. You can head out for a relaxing paddle on a calm lake or catch waves in the ocean. Or maybe you’d like to do SUP yoga or go for a fast-paced paddle to get a workout. Whatever your ambitions, having the right board is key to […]

How Well Do Pontoon Boats Handle Rough Water?

Generally speaking, pontoons can handle much better in choppy water than other recreational boats since they have at least two hulls, providing more stability to the boat than one hull could. If a pontoon (with two ‘toons) is more stable than a monohull, imagine how much better a tritoon’s third tube can make it! Posted by […]

Pros and Cons of Different Boat Types

The Right Fit For You While most boats are built for a specific reason, today’s manufacturers struggle to build boats that meet their assignment and provide family-friendly features. Here we detail the pros and cons of different boat types and how you can get the most out of your boat and enjoy your boat every summer. […]