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 […]

Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving on a Boat

Although we should practice gratitude year-round, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect a little deeper on the things we appreciate. With a year like 2020, boat owners especially have a lot to be thankful for!  If you’re hosting Thanksgiving, why not take your guests out for a dinner boat cruise around the lake? Here are […]

How Much Does A Boat Dock Cost?

If you live on a lake, river, or other body of water, you may want to consider building your own dock. A dock gives you better access to the water, makes launching a boat easier, and in many cases can seem like a deck on the water. Docks come in many shapes, sizes, materials, and configurations. […]

How to Load a Boat on a Trailer

The perfect ending for a day on the water starts with a stress-free retrieval of your boat—which includes successfully loading it back on its trailer for a safe trip home. Here are some simple step-by-step instructions for navigating that process. By DiscoverBoating.com. Start by idling up to the launch-ramp dock, and putting your vehicle driver and […]

Buying a Pontoon Boat or a Deck Boat?

So, you want a versatile boat that handles easily, features plenty of seating and storage, and is designed to be able to bring along a big crew? Sounds like you may have already narrowed down your choices to two choices that are among the fastest-growing segments in the entire boating industry: pontoons and deck boats. Since the very […]

Winter Comes Again: Is Your Boat Ready?

Cold weather will be here before you know it. (Sorry!) Here’s what you should be thinking about before putting your boat to bed for its long winter’s nap. By Michael Vatalaro. Taking a few moments now to think about how you’ll put your boat to bed for the off season, as the days grow shorter […]

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. […]

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 […]

Boat Trailer Buying Tips

Important points to consider when shopping for a new boat trailer. By Kevin Falvey, Boating Magazine. Shopping for a boat trailer can be daunting. You have to make myriad decisions. Take a look at this list, which provides a synopsis of the features you need to look for when buying a trailer for your boat […]