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Boating with Your Dog – How to Keep it Fun & Safe

Safety and comfort tips to keep in mind before bringing your water-loving boat dog out on your boat [Infographic] Power or sail, you’ll find dogs on board boats everywhere you go. Ensuring your dog is safe and comfortable with your boat – and life on board – will do wonders for making boating with dogs as smooth and stress-free…

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Sun Safety and Boating Lifestyle with Diane Seltzer

SureShade marketing director and My Boat Life founder talks sun safe boating and boating lifestyle on Anchors Aweigh Podcast Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry info, boaters of all levels will…

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New Pandora Radio Boating Station: West Marine Waterlife Radio

West Marine Relaunches Waterlife Station on Pandora Radio with New Playlist of Music for Life on the Water West Marine, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter, has announced the relaunch of its signature Waterlife station on Pandora Radio. Water enthusiasts everywhere are invited to tune in and spend time listening to a selection of music that speaks to good…

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Boating Industry Experts Talk Boat Life in New Boating Podcast

Industry Leaders and Experts Discuss All Things Boating in New Anchors Aweigh Boating Podcast, Spotlighting Recreational Boating and Share Access Options Anchors Aweigh, a podcast for aspiring through experienced boaters, has recently launched and is available to listeners via iTunes and Google subscription. Anchors Aweigh features in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders who…

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Cruising the Wild West Coast of Vancouver Island

Pacific Northwest live aboard sailors experience sailing along the unspoiled side of Vancouver Island After a glorious summer cruising down through the Inside Passage in southeast Alaska and northern British Columbia, we decided to sail down the west coast of Vancouver Island before arriving in Canoe Cove, Sidney where we intended to hole up for the…

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Flotillas Cruises – Skippers, Crew, and Just Plain Folk

Coordinating captain, trip leader, skipper and crew activities for a smooth sailing flotilla cruise In my introductory article on flotillas, I discussed the potential benefits of flotilla cruises and some of the high-level planning issues – bow to stern. Flotillas – cruising with more than one boat – can be a great way to explore a…

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Chartering on the Chesapeake Bay

Charter locations and sailing destinations to explore on the Chesapeake Bay I am unapologetically a sailor.  There is something so peaceful and calming about being on a boat under sail with the sunshine on my shoulders and the wind on the beam. And there is nothing more relaxing than sailing on the Chesapeake Bay. I…

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Best Holiday Boating Posts and Images on Instagram

16 Instagram posts and images that capture the Christmas holiday spirit in a very nautical way Scrolling through your Instagram feed over the holidays, you can’t help but notice a boat-load of really creative holiday posts and images for boating. Boating businesses – ranging from marinas to boat accessory suppliers – always seem to have fun with…

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Nautical Doormats Made from Reclaimed Maine Lobster Rope

SPONSORED POST This post is brought to you by Maine-ly Fish Prints, makers of hand made doormats and other products made from 100% recycled lobster rope previously used by Maine lobstermen. MyBoatLife.com was given product samples in exchange for an unbiased review. A doormat is your first impression when visitors arrive at your front door, so why not…