Posts filed under: Boating

Boat Club: As A Member Take Advantage Of Boat Club Parties 

Despite being a 200-ton captain, I made the decision to join a boat club after owning my own boat. I never thought I would make the jump from boat ownership...

Clean Boating: Top 6 Tips For Boating Eco-Friendly

Without a doubt, as boaters, we should be conscious of protecting our waterways. It is imperative to take measures to avoid polluting one of our most valuable resources. As a...

Is It Worth Having A Boat Cleaning Service

As a former captain, I spent a significant amount of time cleaning boats. Not only would they be cleaned while sitting dockside for weeks on end, but also every time...

Boating With Dogs: What To Know About Doing It Safely

One of the most fun experiences is getting out on the water for a day of boating. Add your pet dog into the mix, and the day gets even better....

Life Jacket Storage: Where And How To Store Them

One of the most important pieces of life saving equipment onboard vessels are life jackets. As a former captain, I was responsible for the safety of the crew in addition...

When Is The Best Time To Buy A Boat: What To Know

Shopping for a new or used boat is both exciting and stressful. Without question, it is difficult to determine what vessel is the best fit for your needs. However, combining...

Boat Haulout: What To Expect When Hauling A Boat

One of the most stressful times when owning a vessel is handling haulouts. As a captain, I hauled vessels on numerous occasions for various reasons. For the most part, boats...

Boat Junkyard: What To Know About Boat Scrap Yards

It is likely that you have seen scrap yards at some point in your life, no matter if they are intended for vehicles or boats. However, in areas with navigable...

Boat Hull: How To Prevent Hull Scratches And Damage

As a former captain, I took pride in keeping the vessels I operated in top condition. One of the most highly visible areas of a vessel is the hull. Unfortunately,...

Boating Fails: 6 Most Common Boating Fails And How To Prevent Them

It is important to remain safe while boating. Unfortunately, there are a lot of fails that can occur while out on the water. As a former captain, I have seen...