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5 Ways to Beat the Labor Day ‘End of Summer’ Blues

5 Ways to Beat the Labor Day ‘End of Summer’ Blues

Whoever decided that Labor Day weekend should mark the unofficial end of summer—and an end to boating season for some areas of the country—clearly didn’t count on September being perfect in so many ways. Sure, the kids are back in school, and traditional family vacations are on hold until the holiday season; but, you can still take advantage of brilliant boating weekends through September (and who knows, weather-willing, even into October).

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Running Out of Gas on a Boat: What You Need to Know

Running Out of Gas on a Boat: What You Need to Know

Is your boat out of gas? And you’re wondering, ‘Now what?’ You were probably having so much fun on your boat that you lost track of the fuel gauge—until your engine sputtered and quit. Luckily, you can redeem yourself by handling this situation like a pro.

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6 Things Kids Should Bring on a Boat

6 Things Kids Should Bring on a Boat

The good news is that boating is a perfect family-friendly activity for all ages—and we know that your family can’t wait to start boating more frequently. The bad news is, if this is your first or second season on the water, you may still be a little anxious about keeping your kids entertained while onboard.

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Summer Boating Activities: 7 Things for Your To-Do List

Summer Boating Activities: 7 Things for Your To-Do List

Summer is in full swing, and by now you’ve probably been out on your boat at least a few times (and if you haven’t, be sure to read How to Start Boating: Breaking Down Barriers). But, have you tried something different—like, really different—while out cruising? Tow sports, fishing, and swimming are all fun, but it’s time to mix things up!

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5 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July on a Boat

5 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July on a Boat

July 4th is always one of the most popular boating weekends of the year—and therefore, you are hereby granted the ultimate excuse to make it a weekend-long boating vacation. If you’ve never celebrated America’s birthday on the water, you’re in for a treat.

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5 Ways to Celebrate National Fishing & Boating Week

5 Ways to Celebrate National Fishing & Boating Week

National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) is held every year during the first week of June. This year, the dates are June 5-13, 2021—a great time to be on the water in just about every part of the country. It doesn’t matter what kind of fish you like to chase or what kind of boat you like to skipper—when it’s National Fishing and Boating Week, the celebration includes everyone.

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5 Pro Tips for Boating During Memorial Day Weekend

5 Pro Tips for Boating During Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner, and this unofficial kickoff to summer deserves some preparation—especially if you’re planning on boating over the weekend. Here at Discover Boating, we’ve compiled some simple Memorial Day boating tips that will help you and your crew enjoy safe and fun days on the water during this busy holiday weekend.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money on Boat Ownership Costs

10 Easy Ways to Save Money on Boat Ownership Costs

Using tools like our Boat Loan Calculator makes it easy to nail down accurate monthly expense figures when you’re purchasing a boat, but like any substantial asset, there are other costs of boat ownership. You can, however, find plenty of way to save money on annual boat ownership.

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