two boats avoiding a collision

Who Is Responsible for Avoiding A Collision Between Two Boats?

Are you looking to get out on the open water? Maybe you have been out on the open water for several years but aren’t fully aware all the boating laws and regulations. Perhaps, you have a refresher test coming up in the next few weeks. Whatever the situation is, it never really hurts to fully understand the boating laws. Not …

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Where Should A Boat Compass Be Mounted?

Owning a boat is really one of the greatest blessings in the world. Your boat will give you the ability to travel the world in a completely unique way. In fact, most people have never been on a boat. Just remember that you could easily get lost. To prevent that from happening, you need to equip yourself with a good …

man falling overboard

How Can You Reduce the Risk Of Falling Overboard?

In the United Kingdom, there are an estimated 450 drownings per year. That number is much higher in the United States. Statistics estimate that roughly 6,500 Americans drown every single year. One of the most common causes of drowning is falling overboard while riding on a small vessel. This doesn’t mean that you should sit at home and live in …

Boat With Decal

How To Remove Boat Decals [The Easy Way]

Owning a boat can be a truly rewarding experience. However, it is also one that comes along with a lot of responsibility. This is probably even more so true for the individual that buys used. For most buyers, buying a used boat in today’s economy just makes more sense because you can save a bundle. Buying used might save you …

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Complete Boat Emergency Kit Guide

Regardless of what you’re doing or what activity your participating in, your safety should always come first. When out in water, you’re extremely vulnerable. There is a lot that can go wrong out of your control. This makes it important that you do everything you can to stay safe. Part of this involves having the right equipment so that you’re …

Giving Your Pontoon Boat a Name: Interesting Name Ideas

Naming your pontoon boat for some isn’t necessary however for many, including myself It’s a very important part of boat ownership. For me it’s one of my favorite parts of purchasing a new boat. It’s like naming a new pet, we name them because we know we’re going to take care of them for many years, providing them with love …

Pontoon Boat Camping: Prepare yourself for camping excitement!

Ever thought about using your pontoon boat for a camping trip? Well I’ll tell you straight away, it’s a great idea! Your pontoon boat can make for a very inexpensive and enjoyable camping trip. This is a ton of fun for the whole family. It’s a great way of escaping the stress and troubles of everyday life. Get away for …

Pontoon Boat Lifts and Cradle Style Guide

So, you’re interested in purchasing a lift for your boat? Pontoon Boat Lifts are a worth-while investment. They allow you to get your boat out of water, so that you don’t risk corrosion or water damage from being left in the water for a long time. The main idea behind purchasing a lift is to protect your boat. Choosing the …

Boat Insurance Cost: How Much Is It on Average?

The topic of boat insurance is something which you cannot ignore when taking on boat ownership. It’s extremely important that you take your time to fully understand how much is boat insurance. It may not be the most exciting thing to talk about however it’s unavoidable. Depending on where you live, boat insurance may be required to legally operate your …

Best Pontoon Anchor Winches for Pontoon Boats

When you need your anchor, or you’ve just finished using it, you’ll need to haul your anchor across your boat. This can be a lot physical work, which is especially bad for those with bad backs or knees. This makes the process of anchoring very inconvenient and tiresome. Pontoon anchor winches are the solution to our problems. These are amazing …