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Capsize Recovery: How to Recover a Capsized Sailboat

Capsize Recovery: How to Recover a Capsized Sailboat

If you didn’t already know, capsizing refers to the overturning of our boat in the water. And unfortunately, it’s one of the leading causes of boating injuries and fatalities.  There are many reasons why your sailboat might capsize. Overloading, improper anchoring, unsafe boat handling, and inclement weather, to name a few. But is it possible to prevent it from happening? And if it does, can you recover a capsized sailboat?  Keep reading to learn how to recover a capsized sailboat, prevention tips, and disaster instructions.  

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How to Clean Your Boat Life Jackets in 5 Steps

How to Clean Your Boat Life Jackets in 5 Steps

Every boater knows that life jackets are essential boating gear. However, many boaters are hesitant to wash them because they fear compromising their quality. If this sounds familiar, don’t fret. In this post, we’ll explain how to clean boat life jackets (the right way).

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Boating While Pregnant: What You Should Know

Boating While Pregnant: What You Should Know

Do you have a baby on the way? Congratulations! Welcoming a new life is an exciting time for any family. However, you might wonder if there are any activities you should avoid now that you’re pregnant. For example, is it safe to go boating while pregnant? If you belong to a family of boaters, you’re probably asking yourself this question. And lucky for you, the answer is yes! Boating is a fun activity that is pregnancy friendly. Of course, that is if you’re taking the necessary precautions.  As industry experts, our team is revealing everything you need to know about boating while pregnant in today’s blog post. Keep reading to learn the risks, benefits, and helpful tips for boating and pregnancy.

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What Are Bellows on a Boat and Why Are They Important?

What Are Bellows on a Boat and Why Are They Important?

Are you familiar with the boat bellows? These flexible gaskets protect your boat’s internal systems from getting wet, making them vital to your boat’s operation.  For this reason, all boaters need to understand what they are, what they do, and the signs they need replacing. If you avoid replacing them, you could cause major damage to your boat. As leaders in the boating industry, we’re covering everything you need to know about boat bellows in today’s blog post. Stay tuned for a comprehensive overview of what they are and some signs they need replacing.   

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How Do You Check Boat Engine Hours?

If you’re a new boat owner, you may not know the importance of checking your boat engine hours. Checking your boat engine hours is crucial, as it affects the longevity of your boat. In this post, we’ll review boat engine hours and why you should monitor them to keep your boat in excellent condition for…

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The Top 4 Reasons to Take a Boating Safety Course

The Top 4 Reasons to Take a Boating Safety Course

Do you love spending time on the water? Whether you’re a boater, fisherman, or just enjoying a day out on the water, staying safe is important. Even if you are an experienced boater, it’s crucial to stay up-to-date on the latest safety information. One of the best ways to do that is to take a boating safety course. 

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6 Pacific Northwest Places to Go Boating

6 Pacific Northwest Places to Go Boating

The mere mention of the Pacific Northwest conjures images of snow-capped mountains, orcas breaching, and crystal-clear waters and skies. From big cities to quiet towns, and from bustling marinas to cozy coves, the region has something for everyone. Here are six perfect Pacific Northwest destinations in Oregon and Washington to put on your must-visit list.

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How to Choose the Best Marina for Your Boat

How to Choose the Best Marina for Your Boat

What makes a good marina? Like boats themselves, different marinas have different characteristics – and they can be much more than just a place to park your boat. Choosing the marina that is best for you and your boat is a matter of personal preferences. Different marinas offer different service levels, amenities, and convenience. And, of course, different levels of pricing. So, how will you pick? Keep these five critical considerations in mind:

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