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  • 6 Boats Designed with Fold-down Sides for Expanded Decks, Cockpits and Water Access

    6 Boats Designed with Fold-down Sides for Expanded Decks, Cockpits and Water Access

    For expanded boat decks and access to the water these popular boat models are designed with fold-down boat sides – port, starboard or BOTH! A cool boat design trend we’ve been seeing over the last few years are fold down sides… a great way for more deck space and easier water access. In nautical terms…Read More »
  • Too Much Power? 5 or 6 Outboard Engines Boat Trend

    Too Much Power? 5 or 6 Outboard Engines Boat Trend

    Boat brands are opting for the trend of more power by equipping luxury center consoles with 5 or 6 outboard engines Boats are getting bigger… and boats are also getting more powerful. The trend for more outboard engines has grown in recent years with more boat brands equipping boats with 5 or even 6 outboard…Read More »
  • Electric Boating – What Boaters Can Expect with Future Design and Technology

    Electric Boating – What Boaters Can Expect with Future Design and Technology

    Graham Balch with Green Yacht Sales talks about why he’s an advocate for electric propulsion and how boaters can find success with electric boating and sailing [Boating 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,…Read More »
  • Setting up Your Boating Business in Maryland

    Setting up Your Boating Business in Maryland

    Thinking of starting a boating business in Maryland? Here are some steps to follow to ensure you chart the right course for success It goes without saying that Maryland is a superb state for boating. Surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and its many tributaries, there are countless opportunities for people to enjoy the boat life…Read More »
  • The Laws of the Sea – Read Before Boating

    The Laws of the Sea – Read Before Boating

    From right of way to protecting marine environments, make sure you understand these boating laws before you head out on your boat There are multiple statutes governing the use of the sea that have been enacted by the governments of various countries around the world. These laws are implemented on the open sea and waters…Read More »
  • How to Easily Add a Bow or Stern Thruster to Your Boat

    How to Easily Add a Bow or Stern Thruster to Your Boat

    Make maneuvering and docking your boat easier with DIY installation of an affordable, wireless thruster system SPONSORED POST With the DockStar Smart Thruster, a boat can easily be maneuvered into a slip or parallel to a dock without fear of bumping into neighboring vessels or docks. Docking a boat can be a stressful experience for…Read More »
  • 3 Tips For Choosing Towing Trailers For Watercrafts

    3 Tips For Choosing Towing Trailers For Watercrafts

    From type of trailer to towing capacity, here’s a watercraft trailer guide to how to choose the right boat trailer As a boating enthusiast, being able to move your adventures to new locations is part of a great experience. Unique experiences like these are what allow you to make lifelong memories with your family, friends,…Read More »
  • Giving Anglers the Upper Hand

    Giving Anglers the Upper Hand

    Improving access to fishing – from conservation efforts that ensure strong fisheries to new fishing rod technology [Boating 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 come…Read More »
  • Boat Winterization – How to Winterize Fresh Water & Raw Water Systems on Your Boat

    Boat Winterization – How to Winterize Fresh Water & Raw Water Systems on Your Boat

    How to select the right marine antifreeze and properly winterize all your boat’s fresh water systems to ensure no freezing during winter boat storage When the temperature starts to dip in the northeast where we boat we know its about time to start preparing our boat for winter storage. And the first step is usually…Read More »
  • Becoming a Better ANGLR with Fishing Technology

    Becoming a Better ANGLR with Fishing Technology

    How technology is changing the game of fishing and elevating the fishing experience for serious anglers [Boating 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 come away…Read More »
  • Rheos Floating Polarized Sunglasses for the Boat

    Rheos Floating Polarized Sunglasses for the Boat

    Lightweight, polarized sunglasses that float if you drop them in the water – perfect for boat life or on-water activities We were recently sent a pair of floating sunglasses by Rheos Nautical Eyewear to check out on our boat. Typically when we are asked to check out something in exchange for a review we preview…Read More »
  • How to Rent a Boat and What You Need to Know Before a Boat Rental

    How to Rent a Boat and What You Need to Know Before a Boat Rental

    So you want to rent a boat? Here’s what you should know before and during your boat rental trip Boat rental businesses are a growing market. More and more, one can find large and small businesses providing boat rentals in one way or another. A boat rental is a great way for new boaters to…Read More »
  • How to Fix Marine Air Conditioner Hi PS Error & Trigger Failure

    How to Fix Marine Air Conditioner Hi PS Error & Trigger Failure

    Fixing a boat AC unit that shows a “Hi PS” error and shutdown due to a faulty water pump trigger [includes VIDEO] When you own a [nearly 20 year old] boat you never know what is going to go next. This time it was our marine air conditioner, but luckily it wasn’t a big problem.…Read More »
  • Investing in the Growth of Boating

    Investing in the Growth of Boating

    From new boaters getting into boating, to boat business mergers, the industry is seeing unprecedented growth in boating [Boating 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…Read More »
  • How to Start a Boating Business

    How to Start a Boating Business

    Steps to follow when starting a business in the marine industry to transform your passion for boating into a prosperous career So you love boating and now you’re thinking – how can I start a boating business so I can spend every day on the water? There are many opportunities for boating businesses, from opening…Read More »