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 …

How to Pick the Best Chartplotter for Your Boat

How to Pick the Best Chartplotter for Your Boat In their early days, chartplotters were simply GPS units that had built-in map sets. This was a big deal because now your GPS could show your position relative to charted navaids, channels, land, and even depth soundings. As technology got better and better, screens got larger, and even more functionality was …

Best Manual Trim Tabs for Boats

Best Manual Trim Tabs for Boats

Manual Trim Tabs for Boats There are many things beyond your control that affect the balance of your boat during a ride. Maybe the wind is forcing one side of the boat down, or the sea itself is getting tumultuous, or an uneven weight distribution on the boat is causing it to tilt. While you may not be able to …

Ultimate Guide to Custom Tee-Tops for your boat

Ultimate Guide to Custom Tee-Tops for Your Boat

Key Facts to Know About T-Tops Getting the right T-top for your boat is no easy feat. Although these awesome protective structures allow you plenty of shade and shelter from the rain and the sun, if your boat didn’t come with a built-in T-top, it can be a chore to find one that’s just right for your vessel. T-tops offer …

What Size Bimini Top Do I Need

What Size Bimini Top Do I Need

Important Things to Consider When Selecting a Bimini Top Selecting the right Bimini top for our boat is more than just finding the right color and shape. My wife and I needed to find one that fit the measurements and dimensions of our boat. It also needed to be just the right height without added problems. These problems can involve …

Product Review Aerial Wakeboardings Universal Ski Tow Bar for Pontoon Boats

Product Review – Aerial Wakeboarding’s Universal Ski Tow Bar

Ski Tow Bars and Accessories for Pontoon Boats Recreational boaters enjoy water sports because they allow them to spend time with friends and family doing the things they love – being on the water, enjoying the summer sun and feeling the cool spray and wind that only boating can provide. Pontoon boats are one of the most popular type of …

Tips for Using Boat Fenders

12 Genius Tips for Using Boat Fenders

Fender or Bumper: What’s The Difference? Most any boater knows that they need to protect their investment when it’s docked so that vitals like the hull aren’t damaged by moorings, pilings, and other boats. This is especially true for rougher water conditions. Where boating novices often go astray is in properly identifying the equipment they need to do the job. …

12 Best Boating Apps for Your Smartphone

12 Best Boating Apps for Your Smartphone

Smartphone Apps for Your Boat Are you a boating enthusiast? Do you love being outside, on the water, with the ocean breeze in your face? If you do, there are several smartphone apps that can make your boating experience much more enjoyable. A lot of really great apps are available for amateur captains looking for the local weather conditions, marine …

Center Consoles for your boat Important facts to know

Center Consoles for your boat | Important facts to know

Is a Boat Center Console Worth the Cost and Space The center console of a boat is a central control station consisting of steering, trim control, radio, ignition, and various electronic systems found in the middle of the boat deck. Having a center console on my boat, I know how efficient and convenient they are. Not every boat is suitable …