Author: Triangle Marine Boat Center

Boats and Horsepower: How HP Translates to the Water

Boats and Horsepower

When most people hear the word “horsepower,” they associate it with cars and think about how horsepower plays a key role in how fast they can go. In general, the higher the horsepower a car has, the more power it will have and the faster it will be able to drive. Horsepower is something that… Read more »

Getting Your Boat Ready for Boating Season

Boating is a popular pastime, but one that does require some care and planning. In Florida, many boat owners store their vessels for a number of months during the off season while away to summer homes out of state. That means that fall is one of the busiest times as winter residents return and put… Read more »

Preparing Your Boat for a Hurricane

Hurricane Florida

Here in Florida, we know that hurricanes happen and when they do, proper preparedness is essential. When the 100-plus MPH winds start blowing and debris is being thrown around, the last thing you want to think about whether or not your boat is safe. Luckily, you can save yourself the stress by acting now and… Read more »

Six Advantages of a Pontoon Boat

Pontoon boats have been increasing in popularity since their introduction in the 1950s. These boats are attractive to a variety of boaters for a wide variety of reasons. Let’s take a look at six distinctive advantages of owning your own pontoon boat. Comfort Pontoon boats offer a level of comfort not found in many other… Read more »

Bimini Tops: All You Need to Know

While out on your boat on a nice summer day the sun can become nearly unbearable, leaving you looking for a little reprieve. One option that can offer you a spot to cool down is a Bimini top. Not sure what a Bimini top is? Here is everything you need to know. Bimini tops get… Read more »

Save Your Seat: Protecting Marine Upholstery

There are few things better than taking your boat out on a sun-filled day, but keeping your boat looking its best will always be a challenge. Since boats spend their time in the water, they are subject to more factors that can harm their appearance. This is especially true when it comes to a boat’s… Read more »

Four Most Common Outboard Motor Problems

If you love your outboard as much as we love ours, then you always want it running at its best. As with all things mechanical, though, there are always issues that can arise. You are not alone. For every issue that exists, there is a solution to the problem. To aid in your boating ease,… Read more »

Be King of the Road with a Road King Trailer

With your boat, you are already king of the water, but you can become king of the road with a Road King trailer to tote your boat around this summer. Perfect for the boating adventurer who frequently takes their boat from port to port, a Road King trailer offers a wide array of features to… Read more »

Florida Vacation Fishing Trip Tips

Florida Vacation Fishing Trip Tips

Vacation fishing trips make for memorable experiences. You get to go to a new part of the world, enjoy your favorite relaxing hobby and spend time with your family or friends. If and when you start planning your next fishing trip to Florida, not everyone has the luxury of owning their own marine vehicle or… Read more »

Turn Your Pontoon Boat Fun Up To 11!

Pontoon Boat Fun

When we hit the water on our pontoon boats, were looking to have a good time. It’s hard to have a good time though without some music. You may have a radio on it, but that might not cut it for you. So if you find yourself in this situation, then it’s time to upgrade… Read more »

Boat In Style On A Pontoon

Pontoon Boat

When looking for water vehicles, we tend to imagine using a traditional boat – one with a smaller motor, cozy deck, a few benches and captain chairs – enough to get you to where you need to go. Yet, that doesn’t have to be the norm. There are other types of affordable and efficient boats… Read more »

The Age You Should Start Taking Your Child Fishing

The Age You Should Start Taking Your Child Fishing

Fishing is a wonderful bonding experience between parent and child. Fishing has a way of calming the senses, evoking happiness and allowing a parent to truly enjoy the company of their child, and to hopefully reel in some fish! Fishing is an outdoor adventure for everyone, from young to old. However, for a child to… Read more »

Find Your Next Catch With GPS

Find Your Next Catch With GPS

It’s no secret that fishing takes a lot of patience. This especially holds true when we hit the water looking for the best spot to drop our line. The art of fishing has become easier recently as there have been GPS’s created to help anglers find their next catch. Just make sure you get the… Read more »

Fun Out On The Water

Fun Out On The Water

Being out on a boat is a great way to get away from everything and enjoy ourselves. After a while though it can get a little mundane, so it is always a good idea to try different activities to keep things fun. Now you may think you are limited to what you can do. This… Read more »

Reel In Your Next Trophy From The Best Spots In Florida

Reel In Your Next Trophy From The Best Spots In Florida

When we hit the water to go fishing, it’s no secret we plan on reeling in the best fish possible. However sometimes no matter how hard we try, we end up empty-handed. So what can we do? We might go and try something like using different bait but when the reality is, we might not… Read more »

Need Repairs? Have Your Boat Handled By The Best

Need Repairs? Have Your Boat Handled By The Best

Like any other vehicle, boats and their parts break and need to be taken in for repairs. Now much like you would with your car, you don’t just want to take your boat to any old shop. You want to make sure where you take it will not only handle the repair properly, but also… Read more »

How To Decide On The Bennington Pontoon Boat For You

How To Decide On The Bennington Pontoon Boat For You

Pontoon boats are becoming increasingly popular in the past few years. They offer a variety of features and are built for almost any water recreation, from lounging to cruising. Because there are so many model and feature options, it can be difficult to choose the pontoon that is right for you. We can show you… Read more »

Not Sure You Want To Buy A Pontoon Boat? Here’s Why You Should!

Not Sure You Want To Buy A Pontoon Boat? Here’s Why You Should!

Are you on the fence about buying a pontoon boat? There are several reasons why they are your best option for boat types. The prices are reasonable, there is plenty of room for family and friends to stretch out and not feel on top of each other. While they are generally the same size, they… Read more »

Six Tips To Tow Like A Pro

Six Tips To Tow Like A Pro

If your family frequently enjoys watersports, you probably spend most of your days on the water pulling riders. It’s a big responsibility and sometimes experienced drivers become too complacent which will lead to mistakes and unfortunately, carelessness. Here are tips to help you improve your towing and drive more cautiously, like a professional. Communicate with… Read more »

Waterskiing Or Tubing With Your Boat? – Use The Right Rope!

Waterskiing Or Tubing With Your Boat? – Use The Right Rope!

For those of you out there preparing for the summer months, waxing your boats and hitching them to your cars, or scheduling and appointment with the marina to put the boat in the water, it’s time to talk about summer watersports and watersports safety. Enjoying a day out on the water with your friends and… Read more »