Sun on the Water: Staying Safe from UV Rays

Sun Safety

As we approach spring and summer, the thought of boating, swimming and fun in the water sounds more tempting. Imagine zipping along the bay in a speedboat, the wind blowing through your hair as you’re cooled off by refreshing water droplets and basking in the warm sun. But wait: Have you put on sunscreen to… Read more »

Weathering the Storm: Dealing with Rough Water and Weather

If you own a boat and spend a lot of time on it, chances are you may have to deal with rough, choppy waters or a sudden thunderstorm at some point in time. Whether you spend your days on coastal waters or cruising along the Intracoastal Waterway, you need to be careful when you find… Read more »

Pontoon Boats: A History on the Water

Those of us lucky enough to have spent a lovely afternoon lounging aboard a pontoon boat truly know what heaven feels like. Over the years, pontoons have become synonymous with rest and relaxation on the open water. They are the ideal choice of boat for families and those who just like to take life slowly…. Read more »

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 »