life jackets

It’s all about safety – Use the right Personal Flotation Device!

We always hear that from friends, fellow boaters, coastguards, and boating blogs like yours truly, and yet there are still plenty who don’t follow this rule. In 2017, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Recreational Boating Statistics reported that 39 out of 54 people who died drowning were not wearing life jackets in the northeast. […]

Safety Items to Bring With You While Boating

Safety Items to Bring With You While Boating

Just like every other adventure, Boating presents certain dangers and risks. There are things one must bring to keep themselves safe and far harm’s way. So take a pen and a paper and list down the things that you might need. 1) Personal Flotation Device – This definitely saves a life in times of emergency […]

Exciting activities to do while boating

5 Must Try Activities in Boating

Boating doesn’t get as much praise as it deserves. It easily falls to the sidelines on the list of fun things to do. However, boating should definitely be on people’s bucket list. To help people who haven’t experienced the fun that boating brings, here is a list of must-try activities in boating. 1) Have you […]

Safety Tips on Sailing

Safety Tips on Sailing

The heart of every adventure lies in the balance of enjoyment and caution. The journey at sea provides both beauty and danger. Hence, every sailor must commit to knowledge basic safety rules to ensure successful sailing. Before sailing: ·         Check local weather conditions from trustworthy sources, i.e. television and radio forecasts. It is best to […]

Best Ways to Indulge Yourself in Boating

Best Ways to Indulge Yourself in Boating

There are so many ways to relax and have a good time away from your day to day hectic schedules, to tiring commutes all the way to your workplace.Duh, it seems like you’re being intoxicated with all of those, too much is enough dear…There’s more to life you know, go on to a get-away trip, […]

Finding the Right Crew Members for your Boat

Finding the Right Crew Members for your Boat

Finding the right crew to take care and manage your boat can be challenging. But failing to do so may make or break your dream vacation. Most boat owners do not only need to hire qualified and experienced crew members, but also candidates who can be the best match for their yacht as well as their personality.

So how to find the right match for the crew for your boat and your personality? Read on as we fill you in on some p

Holiday Boat Party

Holiday Boat Party Ideas. Where will you watch the fireworks?

A holiday boat party is always a must for boat lovers. Where else could a serious captain spend the holidays? Here are several ideas for a fun December aboard your catamaran, yacht or fishing boat. Say goodbye to 2016 on your boat’s deck! Enjoy the best view of the fireworks, amongst your family, with your […]

Boat review EVO 43: 13 meters of sleekness

Minimalist design has been taken to the next level in the EVO 43 ’s 13 meters of sleekness. The most breathtaking boat: EVO 43 The debut of EVO 43 left an important part of the United States’ high society wanting to see more. “Breathtaking” could be the best description we heard at the Fort Lauderdale […]

Boat log for new captains

Boat logging for new captains. The most efficient boat log

Boat logging is a must! Did you buy your first boat recently? The pleasure of boating comes with the not so pleasurable chore of logging. We know it´s not the best part of owning a boat, but responsible boat logging is the difference between an amateur boat owner and a great captain. Learn the 101 […]

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Black Friday. 4 tips to shop like a Captain

At Boatrax we are all about safety. And Black Friday shopping can be mayhem! That’s why we want to make sure you survive the madness AND get the best out of available deals. Read our four tips for safe shopping on Black Friday and check out our suggestion of retailers you should keep your eye […]

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2016

Take your boating up a notch at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2016

Captains from all around the world and boat lovers in Florida are flocking to Fort Lauderdale this November to assist to the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2016. International, that means $4 billion worth of the world’s most stunning yachts and boats on display in one city. High performance boats Will you find the high-performance […]

Hurricane Matthew Alert. How to keep your boat safe during a Hurricane

Hurricane Matthew is about to hit the coast of Florida. Your safety and the integrity of your family and home should be your priority if you live on the East Coast. Make sure you take all precautions necessary to keep the ones you love safe and then take time to secure your boat, Captain. Keep […]

Recreational Boating

Senior Citizen’s Day, celebrate with the family

Recreational Boating: a family adventure Recreational boating has always been a family favorite. At least in Florida it has a great reputation as one of the most popular recreational activities. No matter what size the boat is, there’s something magical about floating atop the soft waves of the mighty ocean while chatting with the people […]

South Florida's Boating Lifestyle

Jump on Board! Why South Florida Votes for Boating as the Best Family Activity

Most people think South Florida is just Miami and the beaches: the party city, the tourism hot spot. But it’s also a great place to raise a family. Visiting South Florida’s boating scene is one of the resident’s favorite activities. But people aren’t always hopping on board to go fishing, sometimes they just want to enjoy the wind in […]

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September Boat Shows

Did you miss the last boat shows? Or better yet, did you recently attend one and decide you’re ready for another? We’ve got good news. There’s enough time to scope out events near your area for September, a solid month for boating shows and festivals. Florida Marine Flea Market and Seafood Festival When: September 12-13, […]

release fish

Catch & Release 101

Catch and release is intended an as act of conservation. A practice of recreational fishing, caught fish are unhooked and returned to the water. However good the intention though, a mishandled fish can easily die of exhaustion or injury. A great deal of time has been spent on the refinement of techniques, awareness, and instruments […]

Lake Placid Florida

Lake Placid, Florida

Tucked away in Highlands County, in the Southern part of Florida known as “The Ridge” of the Sunshine State, is Lake Placid. Not to be confused with New York’s Lake Placid, this Florida town nicknamed after the myriad of murals painted on buildings across town. If you are looking for a destination to visit this […]