on April 27, 2021

Choose the Right Boat Grill The big trick to grilling on a boat is having the right kind of boat grill. Size of course matters, depending on the number of mouths you plan to feed, and durable construction is key for the marine environment. If you plan to do a lot of grilling, then the smart option might be to mount the grill to the boat for stability. Why take the chance of a rogue boat […]

Accessories for Your Dog while Aboard

on April 18, 2021

Dogs love to be aboard boats, and having yours on board with you, means bringing his accessories along for the ride too. Here’s a look at some of the best dog boat accessories. Life Jackets for Dogs Doggie life jackets should be the number one accessory. Luckily, there are a number of different brands that offer these types of specialty PFDs (personal floatation devices). Water Bowls Most dogs enjoy napping in the warm sunshine, but […]

What to do if you strike a submerged object

on April 11, 2021

For most boaters, the question is not if they will strike a submerged object, but when. The well-being and safety of you and your passengers is priority number one, while taking action to mitigate further damage to your vessel is priority number two. Here’s a game plan: 1.When you realize that you may have struck a submerged object, bring the vessel to dead slow or stop. 2. If you’re in danger — always assume that […]


on April 3, 2021

Boating is more affordable than you think. With an idea of the type of boat you want, narrow things down with practical considerations that fit your budget. A new boat has both factory freshness and a warranty; a used craft may need to be checked out, but allows you to stretch your budget. If you consider all of the weekend activities and vacation expenses a small family can incur throughout the year, boat ownership is […]