Best boat for water skiing

Best Boat for Water Skiing

Picking the Best Boat for Water Skiing Boats come in many different sizes and shapes for any enthusiast. Perhaps no style of boat is more specialized than those designed for water sports. Whether your passion is for water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, or even wake surfing, there is undoubtedly the perfect boat waiting for you to discover it. The problem is …

How to Set Up a Slalom Water Ski Course

Create Your Own Slalom Water Ski Course | Step by Step Guide

How to Set Up a Slalom Water Ski Course Participants who want to slalom water ski requires them to be on one ski also known as slalom, this type of water skiing makes use of multiple buoys in its course, a skier must go around these buoys to complete the competition. For avid water skiers, slalom water skiing is the …

When do you need to use two anchors

Anchor Like a Pro – When to Use Two Anchors

When Should You Use Two Anchors? There once was a time when it was much more common to see boats using multiple anchors. Modern “new generation” anchors have nearly eliminated the need for two anchors. While modern anchors offer advanced designs that maximize holding power, they are also designed to set themselves quickly into many types of bottom substrate. The …

Life Hack Enjoy Boating Without Owning a Boat

Life Hack: Enjoy Boating Without Owning a Boat

The Beauty of the Other Person’s Boat Let’s face it–boating can be expensive. It’s an inconvenient fact of life. If you aren’t already a boater, how are you supposed to find out if you like it or not without spending a fortune? How are you even supposed to know what type of boat you’d enjoy without trying them all? Luckily …

Things to look for in a long-distance pocket cruiser

Things to Look for in a Long-Distance “Pocket Cruiser”

Pocket Cruisers–Cruising Small The advantages of getting a smaller boat make a lot of sense on paper. If you’re looking to take a boat cruising, but are waiting until you can afford the boat of your dreams, small boats give you a way to “go small and go now.” The good news is that boats come in all shapes and …

Cruising to The Bahamas on a Small Boat

Cruising to The Bahamas on a Small Boat

Taking a Small Boat to The Bahamas Have you ever dreamed of sailing your boat to tropical islands? For many boaters near Florida, that fantasy may be more achievable than they realize. The Islands of the Bahamas start just 50 miles east of South Florida. From there, they stretch like stepping stones to the Caribbean, but there’s no need to …

Marine Radar for Recreational Boats Complete Guide

Marine Radar for Recreational Boats | Complete Guide

How to Use Marine Radar For some boaters, radar is the most critical piece of equipment they possess. Yet it’s also one of the most misunderstood items. Here’s a look at how marine radar units work, and what makes them so worthwhile. Related Article: How to Pick the Best Chartplotter for Your Boat How Does Radar Work? All radar works …

Tablet versus Chartplotter Which is Right for You

Tablet versus Chartplotter | Which is Right for You

Using a Tablet Instead of a Chartplotter for Navigating A decent chartplotter for your boat can cost well over $1000, and then you have to consider installation costs and accessories. Many boaters see a less expensive way to add a large-screen GPS device to their helm. Using a tablet makes a lot of sense for many boaters, but it comes …

Infographic: All About Recreational Boating

All About Recreational Boating Recreational Vessels Recreational Vessels are, as the name suggests, primarily for pleasure. They are generally smaller in size, low-cost, and are for leisure activities like fishing, skiing, and travel. These boats are further classified into several sub-categories like sailboats, personal watercraft, inboard and outboard vessels, and sterndrive boats. In 2016, the total amount of recreational vessels …

Tubing - Great Fun for Boaters

Tubing – Great Fun for Boaters

Guide to Tubing Tubing has grown to be popular today, and its popularity keeps growing. If you want to feel like you are actually doing something more than floating around aimlessly, there’s towed tubing. This involves attaching your tube to a watercraft as it tows you across the water. Free-floating or towed, tubing is a relaxing and enjoyable activity for …