Boat Storage: What Are My Options?

Boat storage both in season and during the winter months is an important consideration for boaters, but the issue raises a lot of questions: how much are boat storage costs? How will I find boat storage near me? Do I need additional boat storage compartments for all my gear, or can it remain on the […]

What are the Advantages of a Floating Dock?

If you own a boat, then you’re probably rather familiar with what constitutes a dock. Indeed, unless you lower your vessel into the water with a trailer each and every time you use it, you can’t exactly board your boat without one. Unless you keep your boat in a spot where the water level never rises or falls, chances are good that the […]

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. […]

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 […]

What Does Flood Insurance Cover?

To understand what flood insurance covers, you need to know three things first: 1. Standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage at all. It’ll cover some damage from rain, but if your home is filled with water as a result of rising bodies of lakes, rivers, streams, and oceans, it won’t cover you. 2. The most common […]

What Does it Really Cost to Own a Boat?

Costs to Expect as a New Boat Owner Boat ownership is surprisingly affordable. Yes, there are additional costs beyond the purchase price, but that’s true of any similar recreational vehicle, whether it’s a motorcycle, ATV, or RV. Here’s a rundown of what to expect. Registration — Like most motorized vehicles, a boat must be registered […]

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Dock?

Building a dock is a large-scale project for many homeowners. It involves considerable planning and decision-making prior to starting construction. Choices must be made regarding the type of dock, materials used, electrical capabilities and budget. Other considerations, like permits and inspection, should also be taken into account. Many of these factors will vary considerably. Original […]

Is an Inflatable Kayak Right For You?

The most common considerations when choosing an inflatable kayak include the type of kayaking you plan to do (including solo vs. tandem), ease of transportation, and cost. Type of Kayaking Inflatable kayaks are available in a very wide range of designs, from recreational sit-on-top kayaks to performance oriented sit-in kayaks, so the first thing you […]