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Winter Boat Cover: Fail! Posted By : Charles Keppel

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400

There must be a bit of DIY in every small boat owner that would explain the inventive spirit compelling them to try to develop both simple and complex solutions to Nature's perennial attacks on protective marine covers. I have come to this conclusion from personal observation and experience, having tried myriad ways to cover marine equipment and support those protective covers through Michigan winters, trailering near and far and responding to sudden squalls while moored at the dock.

Arizona River Runners Use New E-TEC Engines in Grand Canyon Rafting Green Initiative Posted By : Wendy Rubicam

Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Arizona River Runners announced that it has proactively replaced all motors for the company's motorized Colorado River trips with the new Evinrude E-TEC two-stroke engines. The river outfitter is the only licensed concessionaire operating in the Grand Canyon using the newly designed engines that are cleaner burning, more environmentally friendly and assembled in the United States.

Lack of Detailed Plans For Boat Project? Warning!! Posted By : Jim Houghtling

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

A rookie boat enthusiast has far more challenges than most boat builders in understanding the scope of their boat building project before they commence to start the build. If you are new at this boat building venture, then stop right now and think what you are doing. The foundation of any successful boat building project, is to find a source with detailed plans of boats as well as possibly other information materials like boat building guides and videos.

The Trent and Mersey Canal Posted By : Chris Scenic

Mon, 04 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

We continue our series this month with a look at the Trent and Mersey Canal. In 1761, Josiah Wedgewood showed an interest in the construction of a canal through Stoke on Trent, the location of his Wedgewood pottery. His business depended on the safe and smooth transport of his pots which - by road - were liable to be damaged and broken.

The Benefits Of Electric Boat Drives Posted By : Ariel Norton

Fri, 18 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400

There is an array of options when it comes to choosing the kind of propulsion system that you can have for your boat. The difference mainly lies in the motor and propellers that are used to generate the power that makes the boat accelerate. The most common kind of drive system is the inboard motor which gets its name because the engine is enclosed inside of the body of the boat itself.

Boat Lounge Seats Posted By : Alexander Sutton

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500

Boat lounge seats are great for those who take a relaxed approach to boating. Lounge seats for boats do exactly as their name implies. There are often very plush and well upholstered seats that are conducive for a lazy day in the sun or calm and quiet trips through local waterways. For those who are habitual boaters it is probably a good idea to invest in some serious boat lounge seats.

Sailing Boats Posted By : Alexander Sutton

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500

Set sail on the adventure of a lifetime. Sailing boats are big again. Not that they ever left. Sailing is one of the oldest forms of transportation after all. If you're looking for a new hobby or are just interested in what the chic do in their spare time, welcome to the world of sailing boats.

Boats For Sale - Stuff You Want To Be Aware Of Posted By : Lucas Coggan

Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

While today's monetary scenario, it is but normal that the number of online boat sales is decreasing, as is the price of boats also. A fragment of the dilemma is that it is becoming increasingly harder for people to obtain the money to be able to make such a major asset. However, with the cost of boats coming down by at least 50 per cent, and in a few cases 75 percent, presently it might be the best time to purchase the boat of your fantasy.

Summer: The Best Boating Season Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

When summer hits, there's no better time to go boating on a nice, cool body of water. It's also the time when hundreds of other boaters have the same idea that you do. Summer boating is great fun at a hot time of the year, but there are some things you'll nee to take into consideration before you get your boat on the water.

Boating with the Family Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

There's no better activity for the family to enjoy together than boating. Family boating is a great way to connect with each other, enjoy nature, and get a little exercise. Want some suggestions on how to enjoy your next family boating adventure? Well read on!

Boating Supplies You Will Need Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

You're ready for a relaxing day out on the water, but you're wondering what boating supplies you're going to need. You've already got all the necessary boating supplies to make your boat legal, but what will you need for a really great boating getaway?

What is a Marina? Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

A boating marina is a port within a sheltered harbor where boats are kept in the water. Boating marinas also offer services that meet the needs of the recreational boater. These services include offering gas, snacks, boating supplies, and more. The boating marina is where you will find the boating ramp to get your boat on the water. Some marinas will offer out of water boat storage for the off-season. Boating marinas will also have extensive parking facilities for boaters and slips where boats can tie up while the boaters take care of their personal business.

Magazines on Boating Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

There are literally hundreds of boating magazines being published these days probably because of the popularity of this fun sport. Stop into any bookstore and you will find all sorts of magazines dedicated to boating and various aspects of boating. What are the more popular ones? Here's just a sampling...

The Boating Lifestyle Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

There's so much to be said for living the boating life. Boaters have their own lifestyles. They live on boats, take their families boating, attend boating events, give boating gifts, have a unique code of etiquette and love to laugh about boating and the boating life. It's a wonderful way to look at the world from the deck of a boat.

The Joy of Boats Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Boating is way more than a fun way to enjoy nature and the water. There are all sorts of ways to have fun boating. Think outside of the box and explore new ways to have fun on the water. Of course, boating is fun. But when you have your family and friends along for the ride, the fun becomes massive! If you have a pontoon boat, this is a great opportunity to throw a party on the water and let those you care about enjoy boating as much as you do. Even if you own a speedboat, your friends and family will have a lot of fun taking turns on board as they enjoy water sports like skiing and tubing.

A Look at Boating Clubs Posted By : Jill Smi

Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

No matter where you are located, you will most likely have a boating club nearby. There are literally thousands of different boating clubs that you can join. A quick Internet search brings up over 100,000 boating clubs throughout the world! To begin with, boating clubs are great places to meet people who share the same interest in boating that you do. People often join boating clubs for this specific purpose. Boating is an almost obsessive sport. When you know others who share that same passion, you'll fuel that fire in ways you never knew possible.

Set Your Sails for Adventure Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

One of the most satisfying and electrifying types of boating is sailing. You can get a whole bunch of exercise as you struggle with the sails, and the feel of the wind powering your boat is like no other feeling you will have. Seeing a majestic sail boat on a body of water is a beautiful sight as well.

Boating for Recreation Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

To some people, the term "recreational boating" seems like an oxymoron of sorts. After all, why else would you go boating? There are people who make their living boating whether it's participating in regattas or speed boat racing. Most people however use their boats for recreational purposes only.

The Sport of Power Boating Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Power boating is becoming a rapidly growing sport all around the world. While many people think of a power boat as simply a really fast speed boat, the reality is that a power boat is so much more. It is a high performance machine capable of very fast speeds and is usually used in racing competitions.

All Aboard for the Party Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

The words "party boating" conjure up images of wild on board antics with alcohol abounding and beautiful ladies dancing in skimpy bikinis. Come on, you know that's what you were thinking about! The reality is that party boating is a lot of that, but it truly is so much more.

Discover Motor Boating Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Motor boating, also known as power boating or speed boating, is one of the most popular forms of boating. Motor boats have a diverse amount of uses from cruising at a slow speed across the lake to pulling skiers and tubers as well as fishing. The experience you get from being on board a powerful watercraft like a motor boat is one like no other.

The Increasing Popularity of Marine Boating Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Marine boating is quickly becoming one of America's favorite pastimes growing by leaps and bounds from year to year. The feeling you get piloting a boat on the water can be exhilarating and can reduce your stress significantly. Marine boating is good for the soul and the body as well when you add in water sports to your boating adventures.

Lakeland Boating Magazine: A Review Posted By : James Smi

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Lakeland Boating magazine is one of the most popular magazines for boating enthusiasts. Based in Chicago, Lakeland Boating has been the voice of the "Sweetwater Seas" for more than fifty years. Their magazine offers a comprehensive guide to the sport of boating both professionally as well as recreationally. They provide in-depth boat tests to help the boating enthusiast choose the right boat. They will also review boating products and announce any new developments in boating products.

Exploring Dragon Boating Posted By : James Smi

Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Dragon boating isn't something that a lot of people in the United States are familiar with. That is, unless you are of Asian descent. Then you probably know exactly what dragon boating is. A dragon boat is a long, narrow, human powered boat used in the paddling sport of dragon boat racing which originated in China. Many people think that dragon boating was the pre-cursor of the Ivy League rowing teams. For racing events, the boats are usually outfitted with decorative Chinese dragon heads and tails. A large drum is required to be carried on board to keep the oarsmen in time with each other.

A Look at Boating World Magazine Posted By : James Smi

Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Boating World magazine is one of the primary publications dedicated to the sport of boating from many angles. When you consider a boating magazine, you really should look at Boating World. It is a comprehensive guide to everything boating that offers its readers more than just a few articles about boats.