Boating

How to Paint an Aluminum Boat

how to paint an aluminum boat

When you buy a new aluminum boat these days, many have a baked-on enamel paint job that looks almost as slick as gel-coated fiberglass. But many older … [Read more...]

Holiday Boat Parades

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but boating is so delightful. And since we’ve no place to go, let it glow! Let it glow! Let it glow! It’s … [Read more...]

Boat Towing with Front-Wheel Drive

A front-wheel drive vehicle can get the job done, depending on the numbers, but rear-wheel drive gets a traction assist from the trailer tongue weight. And four-wheel or all-wheel drive will do best of all.

A buddy of mine was nosing around the Auto Trader the other day looking for a used SUV to replace his clapped-out old beater. He has a boat, so he was … [Read more...]

Sunsation Powerboats Grows Its Center Console Family

Once a well-known builder of semi-custom go-fast V-bottom sportboats, Sunsation Powerboats of Algonac, Mich., abandoned that segment and completely switched … [Read more...]

Winterizing Your Boat

Snow on the dock and anti-ice bubblers at work. In-water storage can work in protected marinas, but engines and all water systems still have to be winterized.

If you live in one of those nice, warm places where you can take your boat out for a spin year-round... well, congratulations. You can stop reading. May … [Read more...]

Boat Repair: DIY Tips for Boaters

Whether you own a high performance powerboat, a houseboat, or anything in-between, you probably plan to spend some DIY boat repair time with your pride … [Read more...]

Boating Apps

The world runs on apps. Some are useful, some fun, some expensive, and some ridiculous. Whatever you can think of, there’s probably an app for that. … [Read more...]

Inside the Boats of the NFL: Players, Coaches and Owners

The NFL preseason is upon us (so don't to read our feature, Boat-Gating for Football Fans), and the teams are gearing up to give their all on the march … [Read more...]

Boat Games

Hitting the water before summer ends? Spending the upcoming holiday season with family on a cruise through the Caribbean? Looking to host a party on your … [Read more...]

Performance Boat Center Goes Bigger

To a significant degree, Performance Boat Center has something to do with the Lake of the Ozarks in Central Missouri becoming the epicenter of high-performance … [Read more...]