Boating

Hurricane Preparation for Boaters

Hurricane Isaac approaches the Gulf Coast in 2012. There's little time left to prepare at this point. Photo courtesy of the National Hurricane Center.

Sooner or later, anyone who keeps a boat for long in a hurricane zone will have to deal with the threat of a major storm, and possibly the reality of the … [Read more...]

How to Party on a Boat

Boat parties are the best parties; there's nothing like rockin' the boat and making some waves. Grab your flip flops, swim trunks, sunscreen and a handful … [Read more...]

Tips for Boating with Kids

Whether you’re new to boating, new to kids, or you have a new crew of children coming onboard, knowing these 10 tips for boating with kids will surely … [Read more...]

Volts, Watts, Amps, and Ohms: 12-Volt Terms for New Boaters

If you’re new to boats, or even if you’ve been around them for a while but have been avoiding the electrical bits, sooner or later you’re going to … [Read more...]

Boat Grills: BBQ Equipment on the Water

Most boaters will agree that food tastes better straight off the grill—particularly on a warm summer day, after you spend many hours out on the water. … [Read more...]

Propane Safety for Boats

Relatively speaking, propane is a fairly new fuel aboard boats. As recently as the 1970s, the majority of recreational boats relied on denatured alcohol, … [Read more...]

Free Concerts By Boat

If you love boats and you love live music, what could be better than combining the two? Easy answer: combining the two for free. And no matter where you … [Read more...]

10 Best Party Coves in America

For many of us, there’s no place we’d rather be on a hot summer day than floating our boat in our favorite body of water. From lakes, bays, channels, … [Read more...]

Trailering Your Boat: Seven Items to Check Every Time

Yes, I know, a headline like that can come across as a pedantic wet blanket. You could read it that way -- I get that, but here’s the way it was intended: … [Read more...]

Five Simple Habits That Make Your Boat Engine Last Longer

Everybody is looking for ways to make things last longer, whether it’s our cars, appliances, baseball games, or yes, our boats. What if I told you there … [Read more...]


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