Deck Boats Offer Terrific Benefits

When you’re shopping for a new recreational boat there are so many options to choose from it’s easy to get overwhelmed.  But if you’re looking for a fun passenger boat, consider buying a deck boat for your lakefront property. As the name implies, a deck boat has a large width deck area able to accommodate […]

The Benefits of Recycled Plastic Adirondack Chairs

Recycled plastic Adirondack chairs are a great way to enjoy comfort while being kind to the environment. They are the same Adirondack chairs that many of us know and love, except that they offer a list of advantages that can benefit everyone. Companies who make this type of furniture use the recycled plastic from things […]

10 Steps to a Healthy Lakefront Property

Take care of your lakefront property and it will take care of you. Here are 10 tips for a healthy lakefront property: 1. Don’t feed your lake: reduce or eliminate lawn fertilizers, and don’t fertilize your lawn unless a soil test says so. 2. Leave or create at least a 20-30 foot buffer strip between the lake […]

The Origin and Nature of Lakes in Massachusetts

The lakes in Massachusetts were created in two principal ways: by glacial activity approximately 12,000 years ago or by damming streams or small lake outlets, most of latter occurring during the early industrial age of the country for water power. In many respects, lakes are like people. They are born, grow older and die, with […]

Life on the Water – It’s a Way of Life for This Family

Posted July 03, 2013 in Clear Lake by Lori Berglund Cruising the lake, they crop up one after another. We spy them from the comfort of the boat: docks that are old and weathered, and some that are shiny and new. Sometimes there’s a party going on — cocktails and slinky sundresses. Sometimes it’s just […]

Tips for Boating on the lake with Dogs

Do you ever take your dog out on the boat from your lakefront property? Here are some tips that will make your day on the water safe and enjoyable for all the pet participants. PFD’S (Personal Flotation Device). If your dog falls overboard, will he/she be able to avoid exhaustion or hypothermia before they can […]

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP): How to Get Started

The fast-growing sport of stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a fun, easy way to go play on the water. With a minimum of equipment, you can paddle anything from ocean surf to lakes and rivers—no waves required. Paddleboarding offers an amazing full body workout and is becoming a favorite cross-training activity for skiers, snowboarders and other […]

Lakefront Living – Benefits of Joining a Lake Association

Owning a lakefront property has many advantages.  Not only will you be able to wake up next to an idyllic and beautiful nature scene, you can enjoy weekend activities on the water. Another beneficial aspect of buying a lakefront is the ability to join a wonderful lake association.  In short, Lake Association members help keep […]