Is the Algae in my Lake Harmful? Here’s How to Find out

There are a couple simple no-cost tests lake residents can do to determine if “green looking” algae is from toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms or non-toxic filamentous green algae. Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are photosynthetic, organisms naturally found in water bodies. Blue-green algae can proliferate and ‘bloom’ very quickly in response to warm […]

The Sea-Doo Spark Trixx Offers a Plethora of Freestyle Characteristics

Sea-Doo’s budget-priced Spark already sports the playful feel and handling of old-school personal watercraft. The new-for-’17 Spark Trixx attempts to take that fun to the next level with a collection of add-ons designed to further enhance the craft’s freestyle characteristics. By Jeff Hemmel, Boating Magazine. The primary addition is a retooled version of Sea-Doo’s electronic Variable […]

Boating World’s Tube Test 2016

Story and photos By Alan Jones | posted on: June 15, 2016, Our kid testers put 15 towable tubes through the wringer so you can find one that’s best for your summer of fun. On the morning of our seventh-annual Boating World Magazine Tube Test, the forecast called for a 90 percent chance of […]