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The Best Lake Fishing Boats for Fun and Serious Angling

When I was younger, I spent a few weeks out of many summers at Crystal Lake up in Michigan. It is a beautiful lake lined with houses and cabins. Out on the water, you will see everything from stand-up paddleboards to kayaks to motorboats during all hours of the day. …

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Wax On, Wax Off: Waxing a Boat in 5 Slick Steps

There’s one surefire way to avoiding waxing your boat. Don’t own a boat. Yeah, not waxing is not happening. Not if you value your vessel! I’ll guess that you love your time on your boat, so you’re willing to do what it takes to keep that vessel ready for adventures, good …

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How to Fully Winterize Inboard Boat Motors in 4 Steps

It’s the end of boating season and time to—reluctantly—start strapping down those winter boat covers. Then you’ll be moping around winter boat shows to fight the winter boater’s blues. Before you get to that, though, there’s one crucial thing you have to do: Winterize your inboard boat motor! If you’ve got an inboard …

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11 Fun Boat Accessories to Create a Floating Party Paradise

On a beautiful day, what’s better than spending time afloat on your boat with friends? A favorite pastime of mine is to take out the boat, submerge the anchor for the day, then swim, eat and drink with my favorite people. However, a boat itself doesn’t supply enough amenities to …