Lakefront Winter Boating Tips

Boating is a popular activity to do all throughout the United States. Boaters ply the waters from Miami to Maine, the Gulf to the Puget Sound, from San Diego to Sag Harbor and from the Great Lakes to the 10,000 Lakes. When the weather starts to turn cold, many folks decide to end their boating […]

Tips For Snowmobiling on Your Favorite Lake

Unfortunately, one of the most common causes of snowmobile deaths is thin ice. When winters are exceptionally warm, some bodies of water may only be partially frozen, greatly increasing the risk of an accident on the ice. The best option when you come across a frozen lake or pond is to find a way around […]

Ice Thickness Safety Chart

Keep your family and friends safe this winter! Print out and post this ice thickness safety chart at your lakefront property for everyone to see. By www.Ameriprise.com. Ice safety tips for walking, fishing, driving and more Check the ice thickness before you go on it. Four inches is the minimum ice thickness for walking. Always […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can You Ski Behind a Pontoon Boat?

The beauty of pontoon boats is that they can serve a lot of functions. Some are great for cruising the lakes with your friends and family and others are designed specifically to help increase the action of your fishing trip. But can you water-ski behind a pontoon boat? The short answer to that is YES, […]