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Five Tips for Ramp Launching

Avoid the ramp follies: If you get out of line backing down, drive back up, straighten things out, and start again.

One would hope all boaters wouldn’t need a guide like this to tell you how to launch a boat, but some do. That said, we realize we walk a thin line between … [Read more...]

Buying Boat Insurance? Get a Survey

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When purchasing or researching the purchase of a pre-owned yacht it is very important to know exactly what you are buying. The best way to find out for … [Read more...]

Outboard Expert: $500 Upgrades

This Mercury ECO-Screen reports fuel use in miles per gallon and can be used to optimize your boat’s economy.

Editor's Note: Outboard Expert Charles Plueddeman shares a few inexpensive upgrades that will improve your boating. Just because this wasn't your year … [Read more...]

How to Shrink Wrap a Boat

Shrink wrap can be applied to almost any boat.

If you're looking to protect your boat against winter, shrink wrap just might be your best option. Because it requires some special tools, and materials … [Read more...]

Bayliner 192 Discovery: Video Boat Review

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Our sister site Boats.com has been busy filming boat reviews. Here's their take on the Bayliner 192, a pocket cabin cruiser. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/ugHcA_OU-4k Video … [Read more...]

Boat Trailer Maintenance

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A third of the 100,000 plus boats for sale on this website are listed with trailers. That's no surprise because according to BoatUS, nearly 7 million Americans … [Read more...]

SEA RAY 290 BOW RIDER RUNABOUTS, 2002

Sea Ray 290 Bow Rider, 2002

    This 2002 Sea Ray 290 Bow Rider is one of those exciting boats you just can't bring back to the dock. "Blue Epic" is a well cared for … [Read more...]

Boat Trailering: the Tow Vehicle

What boat fits behind this tow package and how far will it go

Driving down the road the other day I noticed a pick-up truck pulling an empty boat trailer. I started to wonder what kind of boat would fit on the trailer. … [Read more...]

In and Out with the Tide

U.S. Government tide stations managed by NOAA are the basic source for hourly current charts such as this. You can find much more info about tides and currents on their website tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/

Fuel prices continue to soar and there never seems to be enough time for boating, rest, and relaxation.  So, if I could give you one piece of advice on … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best Places to Live And Boat

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This week’s Top 10 list comes from Mike Tyler at Boating Magazine. He brings a fresh look at the top boating communities across the United States. 1. … [Read more...]