Author: Triangle Marine Boat Center

The Top Marine GPS Systems for Your Boat

marine gps systems

Once the weather starts getting warmer and more enjoyable, you’ll be getting your boat ready to take out on the water. It’s a new season, and you’ll be wondering what new gadgets you can get to put on your boat to make the experience much better. Here are some of the top Marine GPS Systems… Read more »

Maintenance in the Off-Season

woman on boat in Florida

December is still a great time to go boating in Central Florida, but many boat owners like to slow down and relax during the “winter” months. This is the time for when maintenance is recommended, so that when the boating season is in full swing, you won’t have to deal with any problems with your… Read more »

Fresh Water Fishing in Central Florida

Florida fresh lake fishing

Florida consists of a plethora of lakes, which provide incredible fresh water fishing for Florida residents and fishing enthusiasts. Lake Tohopekaliga – this lake is one of Florida’s best big bass fishing lakes in the state. This 18,818-acre lake is located southeast of the city of Kissimmee. Its popular species consist of Largemouth bass, Bluegill,… Read more »

Before Storing Your Boat

Boat in florida waters

Before you put your boat away for the season, it’s important to know what to do before you put it in storage. There are some maintenance tips you may need to know before you let it sit in storage for a few months. Battery – remove the battery from the boat and store it in… Read more »

Preparing Your Boat for Hurricane Season

boat preperation for hurrican season in central Florida

As hurricanes start to get worse each year, damage to homes and other property can be devastating to us. In Central Florida, hurricanes can still be dangerous because of the strong winds the arise entering the coast. Once a hurricane touches down on land, it tends to get weaker, but for extremely powerful ones, damage… Read more »

Safe Boating Tips This Summer

Safe boating tips for summer

Boating is a great summer activity, but it also can be dangerous if you’re not cautious. You can still have a blast while staying safe on a boat, and we want you to make sure you know these tips on how to stay safe while boating this summer. Life Jackets and Float Devices – It… Read more »

A Pontoon Camping Adventure

pontoon camping this summer

Camping is a great activity for the summer. It’s a time to get away and explore the beautiful outdoors. What if you could do two awesome summer activities at once? How about taking a pontoon boat camping adventure? Here are some tips on how to make this happen. Camping and Boating If you have a… Read more »

Pontoon Boat vs Deck Boat

jumping off boat into water on deck boat

If you’re looking to invest in a new boat, and you can’t decide between a pontoon boat or a deck boat, we’d like to help you figure that out. We offer Bennington Pontoon Boats and Tidewater Boats, so we can help you decide which is better for your needs. Pontoon Boats Pontoon boats are great… Read more »

Should I Buy a New or Used Boat?

Inside photo of a new boat

Buying a boat is a big decision to make, and you have so many things to consider when you’re a first-time buyer.  If you already love going out on your friends’ or neighbors’ boats, then buying a boat is more appealing to you. You never want to just jump into a decision, so you’re going… Read more »

Must Have Accessories for Your Boat

boating accessories needed on boat

Boating is a great summer activity, but it’s always good to know what accessories you must have on board for when you go out into the open waters. There are some things you have to keep on your boat at all times, and there are some things that you should consider leaving on your boat… Read more »

Anchor Your Pontoon with Fellow Pontoon Owners

Anchoring pontoon boats for a party

Instead of cruising the water with your boat this summer, grab other pontoon boat owners and make it a floating party. This is a great way to dock your anchor your boats next to each other, grab snacks, water games, and enjoy the party! How to Successfully Throw a Float Party The number one priority… Read more »

Why Choose Tidewater Fishing Boats

Tidewater Boat in Central Florida

Looking to buy a good quality and affordable fishing boat? Tidewater Boats is your go-to company for the best saltwater fishing boats. Founded in 2006, they have become one of the most popular and fast-growing boating companies. The Benefits of Tidewater Boats Tidewater Boats offers boating options for your specific needs. Whether you are looking… Read more »

Maintenance Tips for Your Boat

Maintaining your boat regularly

It’s always good to be reminded of tips on maintaining the condition of your boat. You never want to overlook any problems with your boat because when you want to go out for a ride, you may have some issues that will stop you from enjoying the open waters. Here Are Some Things to Check… Read more »

What to Know About the Marina Patrol

Marina Patrol in Florida - Traingle Marine Center

It’s a beautiful summer day out on the lake.  The water is warm and calm, and you are itching to get out on your boat for a nice cruise.  You gather you friends and head to the dock all buzzing with excitement.  But, don’t forget the Marina Patrol.  While they are there to ensure everyone’s… Read more »

Boating ATONS

Florida pontoon boating

There are many boating compliance signs that are easy to read and straight forward, such as ‘slow, no wake’, ‘private dock, no trespassing’ or ‘keep out of pond, no swimming, fishing or boating’.  Some of these signs are available to the public for purchase. However, there are also boating signals referred to as Aids to… Read more »

Why Choose Bennington Marine Company?

Bennington Pontoon Boats from Triangle Marine Center

Bennington Marine Company was established by Indiana men, Richard (Dick) Strefling, Steve Vogel and Patrick Call as a privately-owned business in 1997.  However, the name came from another company at the time that manufactured wood products and was already called Bennington.  The founders loved this name so much and believed it represented true quality, and… Read more »

Why Do People Keep Naming Their Boats

Beautiful Yacht Traveling on Open Water

It’s likely the first thing friends or guests will notice when stepping onto your boat: its name! What’d you name it? Why’d you name it? Most boats are largely identified by the name that they are given. Naming your boat is a long-held tradition, which has created some memorable mentions throughout history but few people… Read more »

How to Safely Swim from a Boat

Family on Luxury Yacht with Dog

You’re out in the ocean, anchored in a tranquil patch of blue, and everyone’s jumping in to cool down. Who wouldn’t want to take a dive in? Before you dive into open water from a boat, it’s incredibly important that you know how to swim safely and responsibly. Here are some tips to keep in… Read more »

Refresh on Boating Safety Tips for Summer Season

Luxury Yachts in Water

Boating season is upon us and many of us are preparing to hit the open water for some old-fashioned nautical fun. As you get your boat ready for the season, don’t forget to refresh on some important safety tips before hitting the water. Clean and Maintenance Your Boat You can still fit in some spring-cleaning… Read more »

Fun Things to do on the Water if you’re a Central Florida Boat Owner

Fun Things to do on the Water if you’re a Central Florida Boat Owner

So you did it– you took the plunge and finally purchased a boat to call your own! Regardless of why you bought it in the first place, you might not realize all the fun perks available to you now that you have one. Check out some of these fun things you can do on the… Read more »