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The 5 Best Kayak Trolling Motors to Replace Your Paddles

Kayak trolling motors can truly save the day. Here’s how… Once, I went on a kayaking trip with a friend through Central Florida, which involved paddling through a whole host of small rivers, leading to beautifully clear springs. But it also included paddling through bays and larger bodies of water. …

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Cold? What Cold? Boating in a Winter Wonderland

Why would anyone boat in the winter? Are you nuts? I may be a bit nuts, but that’s normal for me. I also live up in the Rocky Mountains where most of their high-altitude lakes actually freeze over in winter. So if I wanna get out for a boat ride and go fishing …

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Dock Bubblers to Melt Away Your Winter Boating Woes

“Winter is coming.” In the world of boating, boaters are just the Starks who must get ready for a merciless weather. If you live in high altitudes or where water tends to freeze and are considering a wet (in-the-water) storage for your boat, you need to be cautious and prepare the surrounding dock …

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Canal Boat Tips: Little Hacks That Make a Big Difference

Boating tips and hacks are the best cheats, bar none. And as boaters, we learn a hack or two as we become more experienced. We pick up handy tips along the way that make life seem simpler. Well, I like to think of my specific canal boat tips and “hacks” as timesaving solutions to positively impact your …

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Secure Your Boat for a Hurricane

From Texas to Key West to the BVIs and other boating destinations, hurricanes slam United States coastlines with an increased intensity each passing year. Storm surges, winds, rainfall, waves and even the occasional tornado, are all in the realm of hurricane territory. And preparedness is necessary to survive these natural disasters. Us boaters, especially, should know …

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The Best Cold Weather Gloves for Boaters, Hands Down

These days I like to do the majority of my boating down south, but I can’t help admit that I’m a born-and-bred, tried-and-true Canadian. And as a Canadian, you could say I have a little bit of experience dealing with cold climates. In fact, I have a lot of experience. …