5 Things Not To Do When Fishing From A Boat

As an avid angler I have spent a significant amount of time fishing from boats. Furthermore, I operated sportfishing vessels through South Florida and the Bahamas. No matter If I...

Unsecured Boat Anchor: The Dangers Of Failing To Secure An Anchor

One of the most important pieces of equipment aboard a boat is the anchor. The anchor is critical in holding the boat’s position when not in operation away from the...

10 Things To Store On Your Fishing Boat At All Times

As a boat owner and captain, I preferred to keep some fishing gear aboard my vessel at all times. The primary reason for leaving some items on the boat is...

Top 5 Reasons Why Kids Love Boating

First, as a kid I will tell you that I really enjoyed boating which turned into a career as a captain in private yachts. Without question, I was introduced to...

10 Things To Avoid When Trailering A Boat

As a boat owner and former captain, I have towed boats countless times, including long trips from NY to Florida. Unfortunately, towing boats present more dangers than driving without a trailer and...

10 Things Not To Do When Docking A Boat

One of the more challenging aspects of boating is approaching a dock. As a captain, I docked boats on a daily basis and often under challenging circumstances. As a recreational...

How To Ask For A VHF Radio Check: Explained By A Former Captain

One of the most important pieces of safety equipment aboard a vessel is the VHF radio. As a captain, I used the radio consistently for various tasks. The tasks included making passing agreements with vessels,...

Boat Hatch Leaking: The Consequences Of A Leaking Boat Hatch

A common issue that boat owners face is dealing with leaking hatches on a boat. Hatches are located in a multitude of areas on a vessel, and all of them are subject to...

Ocean Dumping Trash: Don’t Do It As A Recreational Boater

As a former captain traveling across the ocean on a routine basis, I saw plenty of trash floating atop the surface. Additionally, when snorkeling, there is an equal amount on the...

Wavy Boats YouTube Channel: Check Out The Action

As a former captain who ran boats based out of South Florida I routinely exited and entered numerous inlets. Some of the most notable include the Haulover, Boca, and Boynton...