Recreational Boating

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 closest friends or at the best party. Family dinner on the deck. Check “sunset on a boat”, “dinner with family” and “happy holidays” off your list [...]

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 International Boat Show. Boat features What’s so special about it? The first thing that strikes the eye is the modern, clean, lines that automatically make us think of [...]

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 of keeping a boat log. Boat log. What is it? Also known as a ship´s log, logbook or simply log, this important document is a detailed [...]

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 you love. So here’s an idea: if you are lucky enough to have a grandpa with sturdy sea legs, take him out on the water this [...]

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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 that will allow fish to survive this recreational sport. This work also led to the creation of the UN FAO Technical Guideline for Recreational [...]

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 summer before fall sets in, this freshwater destination in Florida is definitely one to consider given its cozy nature and perfect summer charm. Lake [...]

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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 moments of outdoor and athletic life. With their newest sensation out in the market, the HERO4 Black is has taken personal cameras and amateur photography to [...]

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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 boat as much as possible while it is on the trailer. What are some of the things we mean? Have the following things on a [...]

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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 to fill in their information, it’s quite usual to guide yourself with an app or book that has specific sections to fill out. Simply [...]

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