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My Boat Life is about your boating lifestyle.

My Boat Life was established in 2010 as a personal boating lifestyle blog (previously known as and has grown to become much more. We now feature boating topics such as useful boat products and gear, ways to have more fun on the water, family boating, buying and selling tips, marina info, boating lifestyle features and much more.

BANNER-BOATERKIDSBoaters can also visit our Boater Shop for boating gear, gifts and accessories for nearly every part of their boating life.

In 2014 we also launched – a boating lifestyle site devoted to kids who were “born & raised on the water”. Parents can find information on everything for a kid’s boating lifestyle – from boat safety and fun ideas for kids on the water to essential kid boating gear.

Contribute Content

We are currently accepting new regular contributors to the site. You must be willing to be a regular contributor that submits articles at least every 4-6 weeks. Contributors can be representatives of a business in the boating industry, or other bloggers/writers looking to grow their readership and exposure through regular contributions on this site.  In exchange, your posts will feature an author bio box with company link, be promoted throughout the site and shared generously on social media. Please note that we do not accept single article placements or one-time guest posts. If you are representing a company, we suggest you contact us about advertising and/or sponsorship opportunities.

Interested in becoming a contributor? Contact us!

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Diane Seltzer-boatAbout the Founder & Editor

An avid boater, +Diane Seltzer enjoys writing about her passion for boating. Her boat, Seltzer Water, takes Diane, her husband and two young daughters on boating adventures in the beautiful waterways of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

Diane is also active in the boating industry as the marketing director for SureShade – manufacturer of innovative marine sunshade products, and founder/editor of a site devoted to marine marketing best practices. Small businesses can also visit, a site created for small businesses to find marketing tools and resources on a budget.

boat girl bookIn addition to running My Boat Life, Diane started a companion site called Boater Kids that is focused on boating lifestyle for kids of all ages. As a mom of two kids, developing a site that could be a resource for other boaters with kids was important.

Diane is also the author of the children’s book The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl – a fun and educational boating book for kids inspired by her own little boat girls.

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