How to Build a Great Boathouse

A boathouse that appears to be floating on the water is one of the most romantic and beautiful forms of architecture, but there are many technical and aesthetic complexities involved in building one correctly. That’s why you’ll want to deal only with builders, engineers, and architects experienced in building on or near the water. By Carrie […]

Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP): How to Choose

Once you’ve been bitten by the stand up paddle boarding (SUP) bug, you’ll soon want to buy your own SUP. To find the right one, think about the type of paddle boarding you’ll be doing: Fun and fitness: This includes leisurely outings and fitness sessions on flat water and catching small- to medium-size waves in the ocean. Most […]

Teaching Children How to Water Ski

With some careful coaching and training tools, you can teach your children how to water ski with confidence and end the session with smiles and great videos for social media posts! For a child, being pulled behind a moving motorized boat while learning to balance on skis and hang on to a tow rope may […]

How To Build an Outdoor Shower

Posted by Timothy Dahl If you decide to build an outdoor shower its easier than you think. An outdoor shower can complement a lakeside location or just be used as a way to rinse off so as not to track any dirt into the house after a day on the water. Plus, in the summer […]

Kayaks – To Tandem or Not…That is the Question

A Pro/Con comparison between Tandem and Single Kayaks By Roland J. ACK Employee | July 5, 2011 | 15 Comments I can’t even count the number of times I’ve heard the phrase “I want to buy a tandem so that I can either paddle alone or with my…” only to find that after a few trips, […]