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The 6 Best Boat Enclosures to Have It Made in the Shade

The weather is fickle. Your enjoyment of your boat shouldn’t be determined by whether or not the weather is playing nice. Boating should be fun rain or shine! When your boat has the right enclosure, you can use it in all different types of weather. You’ll get many more good boating days …

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9 Family Friendly Boat Party Game Ideas

For most of us, boating is a recreational activity. Sure, there’s an exception for professional fisherman, cargo tanker crews and members of the Navy. But even they might love recreational boating with family and friends in their free time. Recreational boating is a far cry from boating for work and …

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How to Choose a Boat Propeller That Won’t Drag You Down

If you own a boat, chances are it has a propeller. Well, unless you’re tacking, jibing and hoisting sails. You wouldn’t think there was much to a prop. It’s a piece of metal with a couple of blades on it, right? Well, no. This seemingly unobtrusive—it does spend most of its …

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The Complete List of Tips for Towing Any Boat to Any Destination

There’s a reason why professional truck drivers need to get special licenses. Driving a vehicle with a trailer is hard. Now, driving your own truck or SUV (or one highly impressive sedan) with a boat trailer attached doesn’t present the same level of difficulty as operating a 18-wheeler big rig …

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5 Boat Steering Wheels for Sharp Steering and Style

There are lots of important parts to any boat. You have the hull, the propeller, the anchor, the gunwales, the stern and so much more. I like to make sure there’s a cooler on board, too. But without a boat steering wheel, all those other components really add up to nothing …

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How to Lay Carpet in a Boat Without Any Hassle

At first blush, you might think that laying carpet in a boat makes as much sense as laying carpet in a kitchen. Isn’t a fabric-lined boat floor just asking for messes caused by everything from fuel to fish guts? Not to mention dampness and mold issues simply caused by water, …

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The Top 5 Safety Tips for Having Kids on a Boat

Kids love boats. One of the most attractive features of boats is that they’re truly family friendly. Hopping on the boat is a natural way to get some wholesome family entertainment outdoors. Who wouldn’t love to spend time on the water with their kiddos? It’s so great to know that …