Can My Car Tow A Boat

Can My Car Tow A Boat? (We evaluated 100 vehicles)

Tow Your Boat Without Destroying Your Car It may have taken years, but all of the saving and fretting has finally paid off and you finally have the boat you always wanted. Whether it’s a bass boat used to spend hours chasing after fish, or a ski boat to create some heart racing memories with your family, you are going …

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. …

Surviving a Boat Trailer Tire Blowout

Surviving a Boat Trailer Tire Blowout

How to Safely Handle a Flat Tire on Your Boat Trailer Have you noticed that there seem to be fewer tire blowouts on the road these days? This isn’t a coincidence. While we may always have the occasional flat tire, tire technology continues to improve, with fewer blowouts as the happy consequence. This is good news for drivers everywhere and …

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 …

How long is a Boat Fire Extinguisher Good For

How long is a Boat Fire Extinguisher Good For

Your Boat’s Fire Extinguisher Has a Limited Shelf Life Imagine picking up a fire extinguisher during an emergency on your boat only to find it’s empty or not in working condition. None of us want to find ourselves in this dangerous situation. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a simple way to know if your fire extinguisher was in …

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 …