Last Build Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:14:09 -0400
Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Arizona 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.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400A 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.
Mon, 04 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400We 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.
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0400There 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.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Boat 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.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Set 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.
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400While 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.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500When 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.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500There'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!
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500You'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?
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500A 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.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500There 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...
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500There'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.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Boating 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.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500No 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500One 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500To 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Power 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500The 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Motor 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Marine 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.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Lakeland 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.
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Dragon 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.
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Boating 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.
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Taking a boating vacation is a refreshing way to get away from your hectic life and relax on the water while communing with nature. Boating enthusiasts say that a boating vacation is really the ultimate trip. You have a lot of options for your trip, and the possibilities really are endless.