Own a Boat VS. Rent a Boat

Own a Boat VS. Rent a Boat

Yes, boating is probably the most exciting adventure for you just as it is for me. But let’s face it, when we’ve also got other needs, not to mention our families, the dream boat is pushed farther down the shopping list. Well, thanks to boat rental services, we aren’t entirely out of options. However, when […]

gelcoat

Restoring Your Gelcoat

As we know, gelcoat glazes our boats into its finest. Overtime, stains and minor scratches will appear slowly mounting up our boat’s beauty and can reduce your gelcoat’s luster. With gelcoats, you need not to have a costly paint makeover. What you need are gelcoat maintenance routines should be done regularly. How can you ensure […]

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. […]

Boating Events

Boating Events

Have you ever wondered if there’s more to boating than the traditional things we know about it? Well, continue reading and find out some events that can actually take place in a boat. You might want to try these unique experiences yourself. Boat Parties If house parties sound cool to you. Boat parties are twice […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Boating and Fishing Week

Boating & Fishing Week Celebration

Boating season is here, mates! After long months of boat maintenance and repairing, summer is finally here. Wait no time to take your boat out to sea and enjoy all the activities you love. Whether it is skiing, snorkeling, fishing or just going out for a refreshing swim with family and friends, your boat is a sanctuary, a stress-relieving oasis.

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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, […]

boat cover

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 […]

boat logbook

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 […]

lobster season

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 […]

container ship

The Port of New York and New Jersey: Container Ships

For those boaters who share ports with container ships, it’s quite an important thing to learn about how these monstrous vessels work. One can only imagine that a container ship destined to deliver in the Port of New York and New Jersey has quite a lot to deal with before making it home safe–nothing short […]

boats

The ABCs of Boats

Everyone knows what a boat is, but after you’ve established that you’re going to head out on the water, the simple term “boat” might not do justice or really give you much insight into the experience that’s ahead of you. We’re here to brief you on the basics! Someone has to! It’s important to know […]