The Boating Blog

Twas the Night before Christmas Poem [Boater Rendition]

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the lake
Not a wave was stirring, not even a wake.
The dock lines were wrapped  'round the cleats with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

Tip Tuesday: Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The paddle is a useful and ancient tool. Since the beginning of boating history, we've used paddles to propel us forward in windless ...

You've Got A Fire Extinguisher, Now What?

So you have a fire extinguisher. Hopefully you'll never have to use it, but in case that you do we think it's important for you to understand how to store them, charge them and keep them safe for future use.

Securing Your Marine Battery: What You Need To Know

An unsecured battery can be unsafe and costly. How do you secure a marine battery? Try a battery hold down.  Battery hold downs can a...

How to Remove Pesky Water Spots

Quick Tip: How to remove pesky water spots  You can wash and wax your Boat or Jet Ski all you want, but it seems those pesky little water s...

Choosing The Right Anchor For Your Boat

Choosing the right anchorHere's a quick tip: When boating be sure you choose the proper anchor based on the bottom conditions of the water.  There are four types of anchors, each for a different bottom condition:  kedge, grapnel, mushroom, and plow. Your boat will be more securely anchored if you use the correct one. Read below to learn more about each one.