Don’t Let Your Boat Drift Away – Tie it up Right!

by David Bryant, Anchoring.com Tying up your boat to a dock is an essential skill that any boater needs to know. Thankfully, it is an easy skill to master. When docking your boat at your lakefront property, you want to ensure two things: the boat remains relatively tight to the dock, and it does not […]

Water Tubing Tips: Which Tubes are Best for Your Family?

While wakeboarding may get the TV coverage on ESPN2, most boaters in America are towing tubes for family fun. Suitable for all members of the family, tubes are among the most popular types of towables on the market today for those enjoying the lakefront lifestyle. They’re available in a wide range of shapes and sizes, […]

Family Friendly Tow Toys For Your Pontoon Boat

Tow toys everyone in the family can enjoy. By Dan Armitage , Boating Magazine As the unofficial final weekend of the summer boating season in my parts, on Labor Day I often find myself hosting the neighborhood kids and their parents for a day of watersports aboard the family pontoon. Such was the case earlier this month, […]

Deck Boat vs. Bowrider – What’s the Difference?

If you’re searching for the perfect family boat, you may have run across a question that lots of folks have asked — what’s the difference between a deck boat and a bowrider? While both are great options for day-boating, each has its own strengths, so the best way to compare is to put them side-by-side […]

Springtime Boating: Pulling Your Boat Out of Storage

That sound you hear is ice cracking, snow melting and the Northern Hemisphere warming up for spring. Can boating season be far behind? If you hauled out last fall, here are some tips to make sure you can re-float your boat when you pull it out of storage. Did you properly winterize your boat before […]

Attend the 2014 Providence Boat Show This Weekend!

Each year, the Providence Boat Show draws thousands of visitors from throughout New England looking to see what’s new and exciting for the upcoming boating and fishing season. This year, under new management, the Providence Boat Show will be offering new and exciting displays, exhibits, presentations, and activities for the entire family. On display at […]