The Significance of Anti-Fouling Paint

Antifouling paint is among the least monitored fundamental components to boating performance among boaters today. Many boat owners don’t like being the burden of having to annually paint the bottom of their boat. It requires dry-docking, a day’s work and the application of thick, messy paint. But the tradeoffs for dedicating a little time to […]

What you Need for Boat Living

Under the pressures of modern day society, keeping up with Jones and taking on more debt than you’re probably comfortable with, it’s good to dream. And if you’re like most living the American dream, you’ve envisioned getting away from all the pressures of banks and lienholders; just leaving it all behind for the high seas. […]

The Magic of Wooden Boat Restoration

In an era of modern technology wherein ‘newer is better’ and most ‘craftsmanship’ is completely automated, it’s liberating to disassociate from it all. Boating is liberating in and of itself, getting out on the open water to separate from the deadlines, meetings and phone calls. But there’s something about getting out on the open water […]

The Lost Art of Wooden Boat Construction

Nothing is more relaxing than hitting the lake with your family on those long summer weekends. There’s something about the wind in your hair, the clean lake air in your lungs and growl of the boat motor under your feet as you weave and lean through the inlets and bays of your favorite lake. And […]

Owning and Operating a Pontoon Boat

Most people see pontoon boats and think that they’re just a party boat that floats out on the water. Some of them come in smaller sizes while others come as double decker party boats. Either way, a pontoon boat nowadays packs just as much if not more punch than a regular V-hull boat, and needs […]

Sail Smooth When You Keep these 4 Things on your Boat

Its finally boating season! The boat slips are filling up and the lakes are bursting with enthusiastic boaters spending their days swimming and boating around in the sun. If you intend on spending a lot of summer days out on the water, there are a few things you should always keep onboard to ensure a […]

Easy, Breezy: Life at Sea

Homeowners or those to be always envision a lap of luxury consisting of a large, extravagant house to call their own. What about a boat? Some people may choose the different lifestyle of calling a smaller boat their home, and it just might not be a terrible idea. Reason number one as to why it […]

The Fundamentals & Consequences to Safe Boating

Boating and driving have a lot in common. Before you get behind the wheel of a car, you study the rules of the road and slowly learn how to be a safe driver. Knowing the laws and regulations while acting accordingly can help keep you and your passengers safe. Being a good, cautious driver can […]

Maintaining Your Deep Cycle Marine Battery

There are plenty of differences between traditional car batteries people are used to and deep cycle marine batteries. Aside from the main differences, being deep cycle marine batteries are composed of thicker active battery plates and are actually submerged in electrolyte fluid, they are quite different to maintain as well. Eliminate Corrosion Thoroughly as Possible […]

Clean Hulls are for Efficient Boats

Regardless of the kind of vessel you run, a clean hull is imperative. Whether under full sail or full throttle, performance and speed are lost on hull crustaceans and barnacles. Even moderate algae buildup will impact your performance.     Optimum performance is always a good thing, regardless of efficiency. Keeping clean your hull, foils […]