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Published: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:27:08 -0500


Managing Antifouling on Racing Yachts

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:05:26 -0500

The differences between antifouling paints and foul release paints in relation to racing yachts. How they work differently and the fundamental reasons that one could be better than the other.

What Are The Alternatives to Anti Fouling?

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:04:59 -0500

One of the most common questions for boat owners everywhere is - "How do I keep fouling off my boat?". Go to any marina and you will meet countless skippers who speak about nothing else.

Installing Rope and Flexible LED Strip Lights on Your Deck or Dock

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:52:42 -0500

Can you install ROPE LIGHTING on your DECK and/or DOCK? YES - For years we've had rope lights on our dock that began with decorating the dock area during the holidays. They're easy to install, fairly inexpensive and puts out just the right amount of low key, indirect, ambient lighting.

The 4 Essential Rules for Flawless Yacht Transport by Ship

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:26:56 -0500

The related operations are considerable undertakings. Just think about those that underpin boat transport by sea, for example. It is, therefore, necessary that transport companies offering these services really have the required expertise. Improvisation is not an option when carrying out such delicate operations.

Types Of Protection For Your Dock

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 09:33:08 -0500

With all of the various types and styles of dock bumpers available, how do you select the appropriate product for your needs? This is the question everyone needs to ask themselves before purchasing a product. Dock protection's primary design is to protect your dock from damage as well as to minimize any damage to your docking watercraft. Docks are built to withstand the elements of the outdoors and their tough structures can damage all types of docking watercraft.

The 5 Most Popular Types of Dock Cleats

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:58:11 -0500

If you have your own or frequent waterfront property, regardless of whether it is river, lake, ocean or creek front property, it's likely that you have some sort of a dock on it. Along with docks come dock accessories like dock cleats.

What Are the Different Types of Dock Ladders?

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:57:34 -0500

Dock Ladders can be an attractive addition to your dock, seawall or other surface. But with so many different types of dock ladders available, how do you know which one is right for you. It's important to consider how the dock ladder will be used and where it will be mounted. Below is a summary of various types of dock ladders and how they are typically used.

10 Tips for Efficiently Cleaning Your Boat

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 09:54:09 -0500

When it comes to cleaning boats, we all seem to have our own techniques but we all have the same goal in mind; a spic and span interior, deck and hull. I think we all agree that it's a lot simpler when you equip yourself with the right tools/products and clean your boat regularly and efficiently. While a little bit of "elbow grease" never hurts, the key is to clean your boat "smarter" not "harder." This means developing an effective cleaning routine, and making this ritual a habit after each trip.

Dock Bumpers - Protection for Your Dock and Boat

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 09:53:15 -0500

Just for a moment, think about how careful you are when you're docking and undocking your boat. If you're docking or undocking at your own dock, of course you're being very careful not to damage your own boat or your own dock. Otherwise, if you're not maneuvering at your dock you're being very cautious not to damage your boat, right? We all take pride in our own property for a number of reasons. As careful as you are, how many times have you bumped or rubbed your own dock pilings? No matter how careful you are there are several uncontrollable factors, such as the wind, rain and the tide, that make a difference in how your boat moves and responds.

Different Activities Of Boating

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:15:56 -0500

There are plenty of water sports you can enjoy. Boating is one of these. In fact, you can enjoy other activities if you do so.

Rent A Boat - A Few Suggestions For The Tourists' Benefit

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:13:32 -0500

Inexperienced and experienced people seek boats for travelling the process for which can be easy sometimes while difficult at other times. The suggestions can make the process of renting a boat easier than it might appear.

Checks You Can't Ignore When Renting A Boat

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:02:36 -0600

Boats and yachts can be expensive to own, but that does not mean that you cannot enjoy one. There are boat rentals available to make your dreams come true, especially when exploring a location with plenty of bays, islands and lagoons or a seaside location. You can rent a boat for your fishing, partying, snorkeling or luxury needs.

Basic Boat Maintenance Tips

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:31:29 -0600

In the long run a little bit of elbow grease and tender loving care will definitely pay off, especially when it comes to boat maintenance. Here are a few helpful tips to help you get the most out of your boat.

Selecting a Boat Fender

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:49:31 -0600

Fenders act as a cushion between a boat and an object and prevents damage to your property as well as the property of those around you. It's important to select the right type of fender for your type of boating as well as the water conditions your boat will be operated in. There are various types of fenders, colors and shapes, and of course sizes to choose from. So it's important to think about what you will expect from your fender before making the purchase.

Staying Safe on Your Boat After Dark

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:45:10 -0600

Navigating the waterways after dark requires special attention. Familiar landmarks now become unfamiliar or can even disappear. Floating debris becomes invisible and shore lights can now be distracting. The moon light can be distracting and your perception of distances and clearances can be distorted. Here are a few tips on staying safe after dark.

Choosing the Best Inflatable Kayaks for a Thrilling Watery Adventure

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:13:53 -0600

The traditional hard shell kayaks were expensive. To add, they brought along concerns of storage and portability. Modern-day kayaks, the inflatable ones, are specially designed keeping in the mind the constraints of space. Nevertheless, they do not put a dent to your experience. If you are an adventure sports aficionado, you understand the importance of being equipped with the right gear. It not only guarantees an exciting experience, but also keeps you safe. Looking for the best inflatable kayak includes comparing various makes and models for different features. We've mentioned a few of them right here.

Perfect Your Rolling Skills With Kayaking Training Courses

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:51:43 -0600

Wishing to change the world? Find someone to help you paddle & the world will be a different place altogether. For all those people out there who are wishing to get addicted to kayaking, it is the right time to join the most refreshing outdoor adventure scenes on the earth!

7 Tips for Renting Boats

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:40:18 -0600

It's great to rent a boat and look for some springs for fishing. But what if you don't have a boat? That's not a big problem. All you have to do is rent a boat and you are good to go. If you need help with renting a boat, follow these tips.

Redefine Luxury With a Yacht Charter

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:40:43 -0600

The one thing that everybody looks forward is a nice, leisure vacation at an exotic place. For people with such vacation plans, there are many options to explore. One such option that has been picking up off-late is a cruise. The main reason for cruises becoming a hit is the introduction of luxury yachts that make your sea vacation lavish.

Selecting A Rug For Your Boat or Yacht

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:28:28 -0600

Selecting a rug or rugs for your boat, yacht or super-yacht can be tricky. While decorating a home can be troublesome enough, doing so on a boat presents its own unique challenges.

6 Tips Before You Rent a Boat

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:30:07 -0600

Sailing a boat is a great experience, especially when you are sailing with your friends or family. It's true that not everyone can afford to own a boat to have the sailing experience, but that doesn't mean they can't do it. If you want to sail a boat but don't have the money to buy one, you can use another option and rent one. However, you should know a few things before going this route. This will make sure that you will be on the safe side.

Strip Lights

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:43:04 -0600

It is imperative that boats have lights. What are strip lights and what can they do for your boat?

Linear Lighting

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:42:54 -0600

Need light on your boat? How about linear lighting?

Fundamental Reasons For Adopting The Facility To Rent a Boat Online

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:25:11 -0600

Ability to rent a boat online is the latest thing brewing among adventure lovers and seafarers of this age. A comprehensive look in these peer to peer online boat rental facilities is a must before going with the craze.

Turn On the Internet to Identify Benefits of Private Boat Rentals

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:15:14 -0500

Private boat rental services are acquainted with range of beneficial features. These peer-to-peer boat rental services are actually gaining immense response for its exceptional qualities only.

Basic Boating Knowledge

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:35:24 -0500

Boating is such a generic term used throughout our waterways today. There is so much more to know before anyone becomes a skilled boater. I've touched on a few of the very basic safe boating skills of handling a boat and keeping everyone safe. These are simple things that should be thought through before shoving off on any type of waterway excursion.

Tips on Getting the Best Deal When Buying a Boat

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:44:02 -0500

Discover some useful tips before you purchase you next boat or yacht. This article lays out some basic steps to get the best deal possible when on the hunt for your next vessel!

Finding Fishing Boats for Sale: Essential Tips for First Time Buyers

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:01:26 -0500

A successful fishing outing largely depends on the quality of your boat. So, before buying a used or new boat, there are various important aspects to factor into the purchase process to ensure you get your money's value.

Types of Boats For Sale Vary Greatly

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:26:19 -0500

When considering boats for sale, it is important to know what kind of boat is wanted and what purpose it will serve. A general explanation of the categories and types of boats follows.

Explore the Different Types of Underwater Boats

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:25:24 -0500

The very thought of underwater boat reminds us of the submarine or that is under the sea. Today it is used as a noun referring to boats of high power that functions underwater and at great ocean depths especially during wars and defense. A submarine is referred as a boat despite being massive sturdy vessels made exclusively for performance and power.

Boating Fun Is A Family Affair

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:39:57 -0500

It is so hard to go boating in one boat when it hold eight people or 1,300 pounds, when your family has grown to 13 people. This includes adults and children. Should we look into buying a pontoon?

Winter Boat Cover: Fail

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:11:24 -0500

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. Often, Nature wins!

Underwater Boats - Hubs of Research and Recreation

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:25:49 -0500

When you think of an underwater boat, the first thing that comes to mind is the submarine, which is described as a submersible boat; the word literally means 'under the sea'. The term is now used more as a noun in reference to high-powered boats which operate underwater at great depths in oceans, primarily for defense purposes and used in wars fought between countries. Submarines are always referred to as boats and not ships in naval parlance even though they are large sturdy vessels built for power and performance.

Maritime Taxes: Saving Money On The Water

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:58:20 -0500

The siren call of boat ownership is easy to understand. On a hot summer day, or even a crisp winter afternoon, getting out on the water for some sailing, fishing, snorkeling or water skiing can seem like the perfect reason to take the plunge. If you are ready to invest in a boat of your own, whether a modest fishing boat or a high-end yacht, it is worthwhile to pause and consider the tax implications.

Types of Pontoon Boats

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:05:57 -0500

Pontoon boats are great and come in different types, which differ in size, model, features, etc. Each of the different types has both advantages and disadvantages. What I will be doing here is providing you with a summary of different types. Aluminum - Being the most common type of pontoon boat among major pontoon boat manufacturers...

The Summer Camp Guide to Canoeing

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:38:45 -0500

Kids love canoeing. It has been a favorite summer camp activity for decades of young campers. Gliding through silvery lake waters or down rippling rivers, these graceful craft get youngsters right down at water level, perfect for exploring intriguing inlets, crossing long lakes or just having a super water balloon battle. Since canoes need at least two paddlers, it's the perfect time to chat, laugh or maybe even pipe up with a favorite camp song or two.

Six Things to Consider When Looking for Boats for Sale

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:43:48 -0500

When looking for boats for sale, it's important to make sure you are getting your money's worth. Here are some tips to selecting the best boat.

Marine Lights

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:09:19 -0500

What are the most popular marine lights? Why do we need them?

All That A Boat Needs For A Safe Voyage

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:07:19 -0500

As refreshing as water is, water sports give us a similar refreshment not to mention the thrill and excitement of it all. Apart from fishing, two of the famous sports using boats include Tubing and Wake boarding.

How To Properly Take Care Of Your Boats Marine Canvas

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:02:57 -0500

If you consider a basic boat cover, it would not come with professional treatments which would impart added protection such as prevention of growth of mildew. But still you could protect boat covers by regularly cleaning and keeping the surface clean.

How To Make Sure You Select The Right Marine Canvas For Your Boat

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:02:10 -0500

You would ideally look forward to purchasing a cover for your boat to protect your investment. Therefore when making your selection you would need to pay attention to ensure you are purchasing the best type for your requirement.

Basic Guide To Selecting The Best T-Tops For Your Boat

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:37:14 -0500

When you consider the various types of T-Tops available in the market a comparison should be made based in the quality, strength, durability and finish. They often come in structures which are made up of either welded stainless steel or welded aluminum pipes.

Boating Accessories That Will Have A Significant Increase The Value Of Your Boat

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:58:25 -0500

Maintaining your boat is an essential part of making the most out of your investment while ensuring its future value or even resale value is sustained. There are various types of marine products available in the market which are geared to do just this.

Proper Maintenance Tips For Your Boat And Marine Accessories

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:59:56 -0500

Any boat owner is very proud of his investment. But apart from the enjoyment you get from taking your boat out to the water or on a fishing expedition, you would need to take care of your boat to make sure it would be able to withstand the use you put it through.

Most Popular Material Options Used In Boat T-Tops

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:59:13 -0500

Among the different types of marine accessories used on boats, the main purpose of installing a T-top is for protection. This protection level imparted by this structure helps to provide shelter and comfort to the passenger on the boat.

Factors To Be Considered When Selecting Boat Seats

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:48:38 -0500

Quality boat seats will create a giant distinction when it involves boating relief. Anglers, hunters and pleasure boaters all consider seats to stay their watercraft snug for his or her back and backsides. Boat seats will come basic without cushion, to one with a lot of cushioning for optimum comfort.

Boat Riding and Different Types of Boat Seats

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:47:39 -0500

In the 21st century boat riding has become a very popular leisure activity because of the excitement people gain when traveling through a boat. In order to enjoy a proper boat riding certain conditions should be fulfilled some of them are having a proper boat, having comfortable boat seats, safeness of the boat and so many other things.

Different Options Of Boating Accessories Available In The Market

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:57:48 -0500

Most types of sport or leisure boats come with a variety of options where you could fit in other accessories such as seats and lean posts of your choice. These allow you to make better use of your boat whilst giving more comfort to you and your fellow passengers on board.

How To Properly Maintain Your Boat And Boating Accessories

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:56:57 -0500

Proper maintenance and care of your boat is important to keep your boat looking new. Apart from just external appearance, proper maintenance would also ensure you increase the duration of use of your boat and its accessories onboard.

Best Seating Options And Other Fishing Accessories For Your Boat

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:55:56 -0500

When you have been sailing for a long time, you would be tired and definitely need a comfortable place to rest. Therefore the seating options you choose as well as the boat upholstery would determine the level of comfort and relaxation you would feel.

Importance Of Having A Lean Post In Your Boat

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:12:25 -0500

Significance Of Having Leaning Posts - It is hard to find a best boat owner who does not understand the importance of a leaning post structure. Their primary use is to allow the captain of the boat to stand steady even under harsh sailing conditions. It serves other functional benefits apart from the safety aspects by providing more room for storage, and create space for other useful equipment.

Different Types Of Leaning Posts For Boats Available In The Market

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:10:22 -0500

Among various types of marine products available in the market, lean posts are a common variety of add-ons which many boat owners prefer to invest in. When you are sailing through rough waters, lean posts would serve a very important safety purpose as it allows you to stabilize yourself until the journey becomes stable again.

4 Important Things To Check When Buying a Used Narrow Boat

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:26:28 -0500

Narrow boats are also known as canal boats and they make amazing choices for people who want to explore the waterways. There are people who choose to live in canal boats for long periods of time just enjoying the waterways and the private more secluded life. When it comes to narrow boats, you can choose to buy or hire one depending on your needs. When you decide to buy, you can go for a new boat or a used one so you can enjoy cruising without spending too much on a new boat. Narrow boats for sale can either be new or used and when you go for used, then there are important checks you should make to get a good deal at the end of the day.

What You Should Look For in a Used Kayak Before Buying

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:14:11 -0500

Kayaking is one great way to enjoy the water with your partner or by yourself. By kayaking you get a unique perspective of the landscape you tour through, whether you manoeuvre secluded caves, wildlife, whitewater, or any other point of interest you may wish to explore up close. Whether you choose to get a single or a tandem kayak, looking for used kayaks for sale allows you to share the discovery and unsurpassed beauty of this growing water sport without costing you too much money to begin with. Especially when heading outdoors with another person; it could be your family or even your best friend. Saving money is always important.

Buying A Narrow Boat - What To Consider

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:01:15 -0500

Narrow boats offer memorable times with friends and family when cruising waterways. There is a huge variety and when buying or hiring for your special events or leisure, you must ensure that your boat is everything you wish for. You must think about specifications and even features of the boat before making the final decision. When you know what is important to you then you will have an easy time making the final decision when looking at narrow boats for sale.

First Time Yacht Buyers

Mon, 16 May 2016 09:10:16 -0500

If you happen to be a first-time pre-owned cruiser customer the options of used yachts available for sale is usually too much to handle. How does one understand each of the versions and varieties out there?

How to Keep Your Boat From Sinking

Thu, 12 May 2016 13:53:55 -0500

Boats are a major investment for the water lovers and enthusiasts. Avoiding the sinking should be a top priority for every owner as they normally sink for a number of reasons.

Buying a Used Boat

Wed, 04 May 2016 07:34:20 -0500

Have you been thinking about buying a boat? Fantastic news... as boating fans ourselves, we strongly suggest it! We have got lots of great reviews of countless vessels to share with you. But first, let's look at the whole process of thinking about buying a boat, that should start some time before you stand viewing a yacht jointly with your checkbook in hand.What sort of watercraft to purchase.

Buying The Best Narrow Boat

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:08:30 -0500

Narrow boats come in at so many styles, meaning that you have lots of choices, your chances of getting the perfect one for you are high. It can be an exciting thing and so much fun looking through the available boats or even having narrow boat builders design and make yours from scratch so you can personalize it the way you want. A boat is a big investment and you therefore need to give enough thought to it before buying so you can end up with one that best suits your sailing needs.

Three of the Most-Popular Boats

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 10:06:02 -0500

Doing your research on any large investment is wise, and boating is no exception. If you are in the market for a new boat you can learn about some of the most popular ones here.

Everything You Need To Know About Fenders

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 08:18:51 -0600

Fenders are inflatable cushions that prevent boats and rafts from bumping up against moorings, docks and other watercrafts. They protect water vessels by absorbing the shock that results from the impact of the vessel with the dock or with another vessel.

Suddenly in Command: First Aid

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:56:04 -0600

Imagine being on a boat and your significant other or partner (Luke) had a heart attack. You got stuck at the helm; "Suddenly in Command". Fortunately for you, Luke was able to give you directions while he was lying down in the cockpit. But, what if some other medical emergency happened?

Safest Practices When You're Out in a Boat

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 07:39:24 -0600

Boating is a lot of fun and a great way to spend an afternoon. To really to enjoy your time for in the water, it's important to use safe practices and carry emergency equipment. Items such as life jackets, vhf marine radios and dry powder fire extinguishers can save your life.

Boat Review - 44 DeFever

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 11:41:44 -0600

This article will preview on of the most popular trawlers yachts ever built. We will discuss its pros and cons in detail.

Suddenly in Command

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:30:46 -0600

Boaters will tell you the two most exciting days in their life are: 1 the day they bought their boat, and 2 the day they sold it. An inexperienced boater will say the scariest day for them is when they had to be "Suddenly in Command".

No Sweat Mainsail Hoist

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:05:59 -0600

An amusing look at the best way to hoist a mainsail when yachting. Get some top tips and advice on how to get the most out of your sailing.

Tax and It's Effect on the Yachting Industry

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:48:04 -0600

Does high taxes on products like yachts actually help the governments? Or does it in fact hurt the economy? what is the right way to go about it? Will a patriotic yacht owner pay his taxes? will the government coffers see more money? or will the working class suffer? is it a win-win situation? or a lose-lose situation? find out in this article about boat taxes and how some countries in Asia are yet to realize their potential and upgrade their economy because of their luxury tax policies.

Upgrade Your Boat With Synthetic Teak Boat Decking

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:07:04 -0600

Synthetic Teak Boat Decking is a wonderful option for remodeling your boat or yacht. Its important to know how to choose the best option for your watercraft.

Hong Kong's Luxury Boating Market

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:02:42 -0600

This article is written about the past, present and future of the Hong Kong's luxury yacht industry. How did it all start and how the boating developed in Hong Kong. The article also mentions how important the private boating industry is for the economy of Hong Kong and what are the things that are causing huge problems in this industry.

Luxury Boating in the Philippines

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 10:26:06 -0600

An overview of the boating industry in Philippines and why is the industry in it's current place. The article also has some details about the adjustment that can be made in policies for the boating industry in Philippines to reach it's beautiful potential. There is also brief information on the history and economy of Philippines.

Expansion and Self Destruction of Yacht Manufacturers

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:26:51 -0600

This article is an insight of how the European yacht manufacturers let their greed destroy their business as they got carried away with reckless expansion without putting real efforts in knowing the ground reality and using some basic common sense. Their actions lead to over production and ultimately take over of their factories.

Things to Consider When Renting a Yacht

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:14:32 -0600

When you think of cruising on a yacht you probably picture a millionaire smoking a cigar and drinking from a champagne glass. Too many Hollywood movies have built that image for us, and well, that picture isn't far from the truth, but good news is, you don't have to burn a hole through your bank account to book a yacht. In fact, if done the right way, renting a yacht can be affordable and a lot of fun. You might even consider doing it almost every weekend.

Luxury Boating Industry in India

Thu, 10 Dec 2015 07:58:56 -0600

This article is about the luxury boating industry in India. What makes India such an interesting market for luxury boats, what are India's strengths and what are it's weaknesses when it comes to developing the boating industry. What are the main factors that are prohibiting India from achieving its potential to become a large and functional boating industry in Asia. This article also contains a few solutions that are required to spur the growth of the boating industry in India.

Bahamas - Part 1

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:30:42 -0600

Part 1 - Arranging the Trip - The traditional western islands of the Bahamas are merely 50 miles from Florida's east coast at Palm Beach. After a little bit of planning and scheduling, you will get there even in a fairly small sized vessel.

Two Reasons to Join a Boat Club Instead of Buying a Boat

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:00:45 -0600

A watercraft can be expensive to purchase and maintain. Joining a boat club gives you access to a boat without the headaches of ownership.

How Much Should You Pay for a New Boat?

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 13:06:18 -0600

For many, owning a boat is a step towards reaching the American dream. In actuality, few things are more enjoyable than spending long, warm summer days boating on the lake, making memories with friends and family. But, if owning a boat is part of your plan, those summer memories will come at a premium. How much should you pay for a new boat?

7 Benefits of Owning a Fibreglass Boat

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:05:27 -0600

Fibreglass boats are a great alternative to wooden boats. At present times, there are boat owners vouching for them due to its durability and several other advantages.

Discovering the Benefits of Adding Solar Assistance to a Boat's Charging System

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:29:09 -0600

Maintaining a leisure battery bank while away with the boat or RV can be problematic, and fuel expensive, if you're having to run your engine for long periods to replace power you used overnight. Solar power is an affordable and very practical way to augment your battery and can noticeably reduce your reliance on the engine.

Reasons That Deep Cycle Batteries Are Essential For Leisure Applications and Some of the Myths

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 10:43:04 -0600

If you want batteries to meet your expectations and have a long service life, you must use the right type of battery for the job you want it to do. This article will smash the myth about leisure batteries once and for all and help you to avoid throwing away a fortune in batteries that have died prematurely because they were unsuitable. A good quality battery designed to start an engine will do that job well, but don't even think about using that same battery for domestic use on a boat, RV or solar storage. Read on and find out more.

Why to Hire Boat Service Professionals

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:50:06 -0500

Fiberglass boats are strong and durable and one of the best when it comes to being in the water for long. It isn't prone to decay or damage easily but with time it tends to wear off. It is then the boat requires attention and servicing where professionals take charge of getting back to being as good as new.

Tips on Choosing the Right Fishing Kayak

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:00:03 -0500

Tips on choosing your favorite fishing kayak - the one that matches you, your place, speed and maneuverability. Offering the best tips and facts on kayak selection.

Engine Size Debate

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:22:56 -0500

There are some unique topics that can bring out spirited conversations within the yachting community. In twin engine diesel trawler circles, a normal dockside squabble involves the difference of opinion of a single engine versus two engines.

5 Things You Need To Know Before Jumping Into Sport Boating

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 06:23:02 -0500

Jumping into sport boating without learning as much as possible, though, is a quick recipe for regret - or buyer's remorse. If you're keen on learning how to navigate the waters and have a blast, then keep these 5 helpful and informative things in mind before jumping into it.

5 Tips That Help You Properly Price Your Boat For Sale

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 06:21:29 -0500

The price needs to be just right to make your buyer and your wallet happy. When you're ready to start trying to find the right price to sell your boat at, keep these 5 helpful and informative tips in mind.

Everything You Need To Know About Boat Fenders

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 07:38:36 -0500

Boat fenders are an important part of any well-maintained vessel. The fenders are designed to protect the structural integrity of the boat. They protect the boat by absorbing shock. They also protect the boat's finish from damage when the boat is docking or rafting to other boats. They are made from different materials such as polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or plastic.

How To Buy The Best Inflatable Boat For The River

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:05:50 -0500

There are many different models of inflatable boats on the market. This content will help you when choosing an boat for you. Learn how to find the best inflatable boat.

About Measurement of Bulk Cargoes in Ships

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 10:02:06 -0500

Surveys conducted to measure the weight of cargo on a ship are referred to as draught surveys. These surveys should always be conducted together with people in charge of the ship.

Where Is The Boat Industry Going?

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:51:11 -0500

The new generation of offshore boat buyers aren't purchasing boats for the sport of fishing. The sport of fishing has slowly declined over the past decade. Designing boats has become an engineering puzzle to fit these "new" customer needs.

Theme Party Ideas For A Boat Club Yacht Celebration

Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:18:59 -0500

A boat club yacht rejuvenates any social circle. Yacht theme parties provide hours of fun in a glamorous setting that will get people talking.

4 Places to Look For New Boats

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:13:26 -0500

If you have decided to purchase your first boat, congratulations and welcome to the fun and exciting world of boating! With the majority of the earth's surface covered in water, a boat gives you access to scenery that you could never access by car. And, much like a car, your purchase decision requires a lot of time, effort, and research to make sure you are getting the best deal. Here are five places you should look to find the best deal on new boats.

The Beginner's Guide to Understanding Boat Book Value

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:35:46 -0500

Are you in the market to buy or sell a boat? How do you go about figuring what is a fair price - on either end of the transaction? Similar to vehicles that are used on land, boats also have Blue Book values.

Yacht Buyer's Broker

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:23:15 -0500

Deciding on a yacht buyer's broker may be an overwhelming job; there really is a considerable number of us out there. How can you come up with a good choice? Here you will find tips for choosing the right one for you.

The Beginner's Guide to Boat Timeshares

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:34:24 -0500

You adore boats but don't have the pockets deep enough to actually buy a boat - new or used. There are ways to still get on the water with your own boat. Boat timeshares offer a rather unique vacationing experience for budgets where the pockets don't have to be all that deep. Boat timeshares virtually eliminates the headaches, the costs, more importantly, the time associated with traditional sailboat ownership.

Buying A Used Boat Is The Most Rational Decision

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:26:32 -0500

People who love to go on boating trips dream of the time when they would be able to afford their own boat. For many who enjoy boating in their spare time would jump to the idea of buying a boat and cruising leisurely on calm and beautiful beaches.

Boating - A Means of Never Ending Fun

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 07:26:00 -0500

The calm and serene water can provide you with blissful enjoyment when you go on a water voyage. On the contrary if it is excitement that you wish you still have a lot of options when it comes to boating experiences.

5 Tips for Finding the Best Cruising Boats

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:39:36 -0500

If you are considering cruising boats, there are a number to choose from. Take a moment to think of what kind of cruising you like to help you make a decision.

Basics of Sailing

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:03:23 -0500

Sailing is a complex but enjoy experience, and is taught all around the world. Points of sailing are important to sailing along with knowing your wind direction, and nomenclature.

How To Find A Good Fishing Boat for Sale

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:55:51 -0500

If you have decided to buy a fishing boat for sale, Congratulations! With over 2/3rds of the earth's surface being covered by water, your boat could potentially let you explore more of the Earth, or at least, more than you could experience by car. However, much like a car, a boat is not a simple purchase. Whether you are buying a boat for the escape of the open water, or to enjoy the camaraderie of your friends and family while engaging in your favorite water sports, here is your guide to finding a great boat for sale.

Deck Boat Vs Pontoon and Other Burning Boating Questions

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:31:32 -0500

If you are looking for a versatile boat, with easy handling, plenty of storage and seating, and capable of safely transporting a big crew, then you may already be deciding between two of the most popular boating options: a deck boat vs pontoon boat. If you are trying to weigh the relative costs and benefits of these two types of boats, look no further. Here is your complete boat buying guide.

4 Facts To Know About Boating on Lake Travis

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 13:29:24 -0500

The highland lakes, the name coloquially given to the lakes Buchanan, LBJ, Inks, Marble Falls, Austin, and Travis, are one of the most popular Texas bouting destinations. Rife with recreational activity, these lakes have increased greatly in popularity, forcing the community designers to balance the needs of the residents, boaters, business owners, and other stakeholders. To manage all of these respective interests, the Lower Colorado River Authority has established a few rules to keep boaters safe and place minimal strain on the people and businesses surrounding these lakes. Here are a few pieces of boating information you may want to know.