How to Win Your Lake House Bid in a Competitive Market!

Tired of losing out on your dream lakefront home to another bidder? You’re not alone! Limited inventory, low interest rates, cash-rich buyers, families leaving the cities, more people working from home…all created a feeding frenzy for lakefront properties. It’s not unusual for any new lakefront listing to have multiple offers. So how can your offer […]

Docking a Boat: Step-by-Step Guide

Docking a boat can often be intimidating and stressful, especially for those just getting started with boating. Luckily, learning how to dock a boat doesn’t have to be difficult, and boaters new and old can quickly master the task by following a few simple steps. How to Dock a Boat: Prepare dock lines on your […]

The Adventure of a Lifetime – America’s Great Loop

The Great Loop is a circumnavigation of the eastern U.S., and part of Canada.  The route includes the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the New York State Canals, the Canadian Canals, the Great Lakes, the inland rivers, and the Gulf of Mexico. “Loopers” take on this adventure of a lifetime aboard their own boat. How Many Miles […]

Navigating the Busiest Boating Weekends of the Year

Memorial Day weekend is the last weekend in May and is known as the unofficial kickoff to summer! Memorial Day weekend usually brings warm weather and lake activity starts up again after a long winter. After this weekend, the lake roars with boaters especially during the fourth of July, and winds down after Labor Day […]

Best Floating Water Mats for 2021

The best floating water mats for 2021 are a ton of fun while you are on the lake or the river. Sometimes called water islands, water platforms, water lounges, floating docks, patio docks, water pads, or lily pad floats, you can tie them up to your boat at the sandbar or to your dock at […]

Lakesmart: A Lake-Friendly Living Program

What happens on your property affects the lake—whether you live along the lake or miles from it. New Hampshire’s LakeSmart Lake-Friendly Living Program helps ensure future generations inherit a lake with a healthy future. And the best part? The lake management practices that New Hampshire uses are applicable to nearly every lake in the country. LakeSmart is an education, […]

What is a Boat Club Membership?

You may not feel completely ready to choose a boat even after shopping around… you might need to wait to pull the trigger because of economic factors, or maybe you just think easing your way into the boating lifestyle is a smart move—whatever the reason, boat clubs offer an excellent alternative to buying a new […]

Tips to Safely Tow Your Boat

Towing a boat can be very difficult, especially for beginners. Towing a boat on a trailer will change the way any vehicle handles so it is important to read up on tips before hauling your boat to the next family vacation…. Stay Within Your Limits: You must review the towing capacity of your vehicle to […]