What if You Could Drive Your Car in the Water?

Given that water vehicles continue to be built for civilian use but never truly seem to catch on, you’d think the industry would have died a watery death by now—not so. A new player has emerged: the WaterCar. Actually, the company isn’t that new. It started in 1999 and in 2010 saw a Guinness amphibious […]

Find Your Boating Destination Fast and Easy

If you’re like me, there nothing better than exploring a new lake by boat. But how do you know where to find boating destinations such as launch sites, marinas, docks and restaurants? That’s where Destination Harbor comes in. This dedicated website maximizes a boaters time spent on the water. It offers many exciting destinations for […]

Tips for Taking Your Dog Boating

Nothing is more exhilarating that the smell of the sea and the wind in your hair as you sail carefree under a warm sun. If you enjoy boating, there’s no reason not to take your best friend with you.  After all, dogs love going places with their owners. Most dogs enjoy water, they are instinctive […]

10 Ways Boat Trips Are Good For the Soul

Boat trips are just plain good for the soul. The sense of peace and tranquility that can be restored to you while gently rocking on the waves is undeniable. Although, if you need more reasons to take a boat trip, or are trying to convince someone else why a boat trip is well worth the […]

Four Great Wakesurfing Tips

Tips to help first-time wakesurfers get stoked. By Charles Plueddeman, Boating Magazine: My demo session with the WT-1 was also my first chance to try wakesurfing. Here’s what I learned. Don’t Use Ben Dorton’s Board It was like trying to ride a cafeteria tray. It’s only 3 feet 6 inches long with triple fins and […]

Tips for Taking Your Dog Boating

If you enjoy boating, there’s no reason not to take your dog with you. After all, dogs love going places with their owners. Safety is important on a boat and it is especially important if you take your dog along with you. Here are some tips that will make your day on the lake safe […]

21 Best Towable Tubes for Kids

May 26, 2015 by Jim Harmer, Pontoon Guide Kids love few things more than getting flipped around the lake on a tube, but having the wrong tube can be a very negative experience for kids.  I first started my kids out on a traditional donut-shaped tube that required them to lie down on their stomachs […]

Top 10 Pontoon Boats for Your Lake Home

If you are in the market for new pontoon boats, there is a good chance one of these top 10 will fit the bill. By Jeff Hemmel, for Boats.com, January 20, 2013 When it comes to pontoon boats, many people still think of a stodgy, slow-putt-around-the-lake. Made for entertaining, yes, but more like cocktail hour than rockin’ house […]

Two Highly Recommended Lake Tours

If owning your own boat is still on your wish list, there are other ways to get out on the water and experience the lakefront lifestyle. Here are two highly recommended lake tours: 1. Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Take a 2.5 Hour Scenic Cruise for a $75 Family Rate aboard the M/S Mount Washington! (Kids under […]

Five Boat Products With Corny Names That Actually Work

March 11, 2015 By Gary Reich, Boat Trader, Water Blogged Ever buy a ShamWow only to find out that it didn’t have much “wow” factor? What about the Ginsu knife? And let’s not even get into Dump Dinners. Those wacky products and ideas you see advertised on late-night television are often disappointing. Well, the boating […]