April 10, 2019

The Top Reasons Why Boats Break Down

To many of us who are lucky enough to live in Florida, we can come to rely on our boats almost as much as we rely on our cars. Boats provide many people with both recreation and employment opportunities, and a well-cared-for boat can reward you with many years of reliable service. Just as your […]

March 5, 2019

What’s a Marina Slip?

Whether you’re an experienced sailor or a boat enthusiast, it’s important to understand common boat etiquette and terms for operating your boat. You don’t just pull your boat into a marina without proper docking technique. You have the choice of using the dock, repair slip or fuel slip and it’s important to understand the use […]

February 8, 2019

3 Commonly Used Boating Knots for Docking

Those nifty nautical knots you see on keychains and boats offer more than just appealing wall decor for your home. Boating knots for docking serve a purpose that all mariners need to know. And being able to tie a knot correctly will ensure that your next boating experience will go as smoothly as those open […]

January 1, 2019

Boat Shoes and Why You Need Them

That family boat vacation is all you can think about lately. What to pack is naturally a part of that thought. Clothing and apparel aren’t the first things that cross your mind when you’re planning a boat trip but they are often the most important elements of your trip. Especially your shoes. Shoes that are […]

December 5, 2018

The Best Weather Forecasting Model to Have Before a Trip

Whether you’re planning a long excursion or just a day trip on the water, careful weather preparation beforehand is key to a safe and fun boating experience. Even on short boat trips you can run into some rocky rifts in the waters and it’s best to be as prepared as possible. Nowadays, technology has advanced […]

November 2, 2018

Boat Safety Gear Must Haves

In 2017, there were 4,291 boat-related accidents, and 658 were deaths. Relaxing and having a good time with friends is the prime reason for getting on your boat and enjoying the serenity of the open waters. But should problems arise, it’s best to be prepared to get back to shore safely. And your boat marina […]

October 12, 2018

5 Must-Follow Boating Etiquette Rules

The water is similar to the roads on which we drive our vehicles. We pay attention to what’s around us, we practice good parking, and we follow the proper ‘water rules’. Being on the boat is invigorating and oftentimes we may forget that we have a responsibility as mariners. Boating accidents happen every year. Here […]

September 26, 2018

Tips for Hurricane and Storm Prep

The second half of the year brings the possibility of a hurricane to the Atlantic Coast. Hurricane season is still here and you’ve prepped your home and surrounding areas in the event of an emergency, but have you properly prepared your boat? Where would you store it and how is it secure? Ensuring that your […]

August 27, 2018

A Step-by-Step Guide to Boat Detailing Like a Pro

Boats are an amazing addition to our lives as they help us explore the water and spend some peaceful relaxing time. You do not want your boat to look dirty when the weather finally allows you some boating activity. Bring your boat back to its former glory with the following boat detailing tips: Start with […]

July 6, 2018

The 5 best Party Coves in America are here!

There is no other place than on a floating boat where we would rather be in this scorching heat. Of course, summertime means party time for most of us. And how better to enjoy summer than on the bays, lakes, channels and rivers, and even the vast ocean. We have always been on the lookout […]