Powder Coating Versus Painting Your Boat Trailer Which is Best

Powder Coating Versus Painting Your Boat Trailer | Which is Best

Should You Paint or Powder Coat Your Boat Trailer Are you considering a new paint job for your boat trailer? If so, you might want to consider powder coating the trailer rather than the more traditional painting methods. Your choice will affect the look, feel, and life of your refinishing job. Choosing the right paint and finish for your boat …

Everything You Need to Know About Boat Fire Extinguishers

Everything You Need to Know About Boat Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers Are the Best Safety Investment You Can Make for Your Boat It’s a no-brainer that every boat should have a fire extinguisher among its equipment. A fire extinguisher is there to protect our lives and, hopefully, our vessels. Can we ever have too many? The fact is that a boat fire can spread at breakneck speed–expanding by 100 …

Cellphone versus VHF Radio – Which is Better for Boating Safety

Cellphone versus VHF Radio – Which is Better for Boating Safety

Can I use my cellphone in place of a VHF radio If you regularly take your boat out into open or secluded waters, then you’ve likely already discovered that communication can be a major problem without a very high frequency (VHF) radio. Whether it’s an emergency or just asking a fishing buddy where the action is, you need to have …

Boating Safety Training More Valuable Than You Think

Boating Safety Training | More Valuable Than You Think

Are Boating Safety Courses Worth the Cost Boating can be a fun, enjoyable activity whether you’re fishing or simply floating for the sheer pleasure of it. About 75 million Americans take part in boating each year, the National Ocean Service reports. Maybe you’d like to buy yourself a boater license or register as a boater. If so, it’s mandatory that …

Do You Need Boat Insurance

Do You Need Boat Insurance?

Is Insuring Your Boat Worth the Cost You finally bought the boat you wanted and can’t wait to get on the water. You want to hear waves lapping against the sides, feel a light breeze passing by, and just relax. Or maybe your plan is to gather friends for an afternoon of water skiing. Either way, the last thing you …

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 …

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Boat Mold and Mildew Free

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Boat Mold and Mildew Free

Mold and Mildew – A Boat’s Silent Killer To me, boating is the most rewarding and enjoyable experience life has to offer. The only downside is the never ending maintenance and repairs. There is nothing worse than taking the cover off your boat and finding your upholstery covered in mold or your cabin smelling musty. I’ve spent years cleaning mold …

The Importance of Navigation Lights

The Importance of Navigation Lights

Why Are Navigation Lights Important? For some sailors, navigation lights seem like an optional feature to make sailing easier and safer. However, anyone accustomed to sailing at night or during periods of low visibility will tell you that proper navigation lighting is a must. Commercial vessels are required by law to have navigation lights, but recreational boats fall within a …

LED Lights for Boats

LED Lights for Boats

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Boat to LED Lights Lighting up your boat while keeping it energy efficient used to be a laughable matter. Today, however, you have options when it comes to LED lights. LED lights are a popular addition to modern boats. They offer a reliable and attractive option for navigation lighting, illuminating your boat, and adding …

Product Evaluation Extreme Max Boattector Vinyl – Coated River Anchor

Product Evaluation: Extreme Max Boattector Vinyl – Coated River Anchor

The Extreme Max BoatTector Vinyl – Coated River Anchor Review If you use your boat on rivers or in areas with currents, you should have a river anchor. A good one will ensure you remain where you drop anchor and prevent you from drifting downstream. Even if you already have an anchor, you may find that a model designed specifically …