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. […]

Wildlife on Squam Lake in New Hampshire

From large mammals to tiny insects, the Squam Lakes and Watershed  are home to a diverse array of wildlife. The Squam Lakes Association (SLA) works cooperatively with other state and municipal government, educational institutions, and other organizations to protect wildlife and conserve habitat.  Loons on Squam Lake text provided by the Loon Preservation Committee The shores of […]

Did You Know You Can Add a Diving Board to Your Boat?

LilliPad Marine has revolutionized the way boaters jump into the water with the world’s only, patented, diving board for boats. It’s time to take boating at your favorite lake to the next level! by lillipadmarine.com. What styles of boats can a LilliPad Diving Board be installed on? LilliPad Diving Boards can be installed on nearly […]

5 Things to Know About Pontoon Boats

5 Things to Know About Pontoon Boats & Why They’re Ideal For Any Boater When it’s time to choose the right kind of boat for your lifestyle, there are several things to consider. It’s important to understand the experience level that is required with certain watercraft as well as affordability and ease of use. By […]