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. […]

What is The Proper Boat Speed When Towing a Tube?

There’s no faster way to injure a friend or family member than to have a boat driver who has no experience behind the wheel when towing a tube. There are more injuries tubing than all other water sports combined. But it doesn’t have to be this way…check out these tips below to keep your family […]

15 Ways to Make Boating More Fun for Kids

15 Ideas to Make Boating More Fun for Kids. By Jim Harmer, BetterBoat.com.  So, you want to bring kids out on the water. And you want to make sure they have a great experience—one that will last a lifetime. That’s a tall order. A fun day of boating can turn sour if you’re not prepared to feed, entertain and […]

Teaching Kids How to Waterski

An expert teacher shows you how to get kids up on waterskis at the cabin Story by Mark R. Johnson ~ Photos by Steve Umland – Original Article by CabinLife.com. “Hit it!” Those two words form one of the most exhilarating and memorable phrases uttered at a lake cabin. For a child, they signal the end […]

Towable Tube Buying Guide

Looking for a new tube for the upcoming summer but can’t decide which is the best option for you? There are so many tubes out on the market made by all kinds of different brands that it can be quite difficult to tell a good tube from a bad tube. In order to make this […]

Safe Boating Tips as a Family with Kids

Basic tips to make boating as a family both safe and enjoyable (for you and the kids) by BoaterKids.com. Boating can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend time together as a family. Family boating is a great way to slow down the pace of your daily life – getting back to nature, cruising […]

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 […]

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 […]

Great Ideas About Kids and Fishing

Courtesy of takemefishing.org. Freshwater fishing can be done in many ways – from shore or a boat, from a bridge or dock, in lakes and ponds, and rivers and streams. There are a variety of freshwater fishing techniques, in addition to gear, baits and lures, depending on the type of fish you’re after. Involve your […]