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 […]

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Onboard With The HERO4 Black

Technology is making it possible for the regular outdoor enthusiast to take impressive shots. As a personal camera, it’s definitely a noteworthy newcomer, but as a outdoor gadget, this is a ‘must have’ on your list of things. Here’s why: The GoPro’s equipment has made it possible to take pictures in the most extraordinarily captivating […]

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So You Want to Buy a Boat Cover…

Regardless of where you’ll be storing your vessel during off season, you’ll want to get yourself a quality boat cover to protect it from the weather, debris, and dust. In addition, it makes it harder for anyone trying to access the boat that shouldn’t be there. Sounds pretty simple, right? Well, that’s what most think […]

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How to Launch any boat correctly

Though an extremely fun sport and hobby, boating requires a great deal of preparation and safety. The more you know the better each experience will be. There is a correct way to launch any boat, here are some things to consider when launching: 1. Prepare the boat: It’s important and widely advised to prepare the […]

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The Importance of the Logbook

Logbooks have been around since the beginning of time. Originally used for navigation by sailors, years proved that they were an essential part of the boating experience. Nowadays, boat owners and their crews are quite clear on the importance of observation and note taking when out on the water. Though many stick to blank books […]

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Onboard Kitchen Gadgets

Sometime after you purchased your boat, you came to the realization that you had to equip a kitchen once again. It’s a whole new world out there and you want to be prepared for all entertaining and food prep situations. It’s important that you know some of the kitchen tricks that will be handy once […]

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Lobster Mini Season 2015

One of the most highly anticipated seasons of the year for boaters and divers kicks off on July 29th-July 30th this year. Beginning at 12:01 am on Wednesday and ending at 12:00 midnight on Thursday, the coastal areas of Florida will become flooded with lobster hunting enthusiasts trying to get their hands on the elusive […]

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Antique and Classic Boat Show Weekend in NY

Originating in the 70s, the Skaneateles Boat Show for antique and vintage boats has continued to grow in popularity and participation. True to tradition, the event will be held for the 21st consecutive year in Skaneateles, in Clift Park this July, from the 24th – 26th. On the north shore of the lake, its location […]

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Boat Talk

So you’ve been invited on a boat, or someone near and dear just bought one. The cooler is ready for its first adventure. Right? One of the most exciting things about boating is the culture behind it. Even as technology evolves, the boating lifestyle maintains a traditional flare to it, and let’s face it–we all […]

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Lover’s Cove, Catalina Island, California

There is a ‘must visit’ spot for every snorkeler off the coast of the Catalina Island. Whether you’ve cruised in on your boat, or you are a local, checking out this Southern California treasure has got to go on your ‘to do’ list. This protected marine reserve is a great place to dip in, whether […]

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Safely Cruising With the Kids

Getting out on the water with the family can be fun, but as most things go making sure that the experience is a safe one for the little guys is definitely one of the most important things to check off before a family adventure out on the water.  Lifejackets: Any and all children present should […]