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  • 5 Tricks & Tips to Keep the Kids Entertained While Boating

    5 Tricks & Tips to Keep the Kids Entertained While Boating

    Kids boating activities you can plan ahead to get kids involved and keep them entertained during long boat rides or vacations on the boat. Vacation is something that is unanimously loved by all, and if you choose to involve your kids, the excitement is beyond leaps and bounds. And when your vacation involves boating or…Read More »
  • Our Daughter’s First Boat Show Experience at 2022 Bay Bridge Boat Show on the Chesapeake Bay

    Our Daughter’s First Boat Show Experience at 2022 Bay Bridge Boat Show on the Chesapeake Bay

    Take your daughter to boat show day! Experiencing the business side of boating walking the docks with mom at her first boat show [with VIDEO] Over the years I have been to many boat shows. As a marketer in the boating industry, I went to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show and Miami Boat Shows for…Read More »
  • Five Ways to Boat if You Don’t Own a Boat

    Five Ways to Boat if You Don’t Own a Boat

    You can experience the boating lifestyle without the commitment of owning a boat with these ways to get access to boating The thought of owning a boat may be high on the dream list of every avid rower, but when it comes to costs and time commitment they quickly realize whether it’s worth investing in…Read More »
  • Spring Boat Prep – Removing Shrink Wrap & Installing Canvas

    Spring Boat Prep – Removing Shrink Wrap & Installing Canvas

    Taking down the winter shrink wrap and putting up the boat canvas is a big spring prep job! [Includes video] There’s a lot to do in the spring to get your boat ready for launch. One of the most satisfying spring boat prep jobs is taking off that winter shrink wrap and putting up the…Read More »
  • Getting to the Bahamas Boating and The Places to Visit Around the Islands

    Getting to the Bahamas Boating and The Places to Visit Around the Islands

    The Bahamas is undoubtedly one of the most famous tourist destinations globally, nestling two main islands: New Providence and Grand Bahama. Whether you are boating to the Bahamas from Florida or planning to boat when you arrive, there are many amazing sites to explore. This archipelago is located just next to Florida on the east,…Read More »
  • Replacing the Anchor Rode and Splicing Line to Anchor Chain on a Boat

    Replacing the Anchor Rode and Splicing Line to Anchor Chain on a Boat

    Is it time to replace your anchor rode? Follow this step-by-step how-to for splicing line to anchor chain [Includes Video] It’s off-season and time for seasonal maintenance and repairs. The work actually begins during the sailing season by noting issues that need attention. In my case, I noticed that the chain in my anchor rode…Read More »
  • Free Boating App for Navigation and Boat Trip Planning

    Free Boating App for Navigation and Boat Trip Planning

    Features we like about the Argo Boating app for navigation on boat trips and communicating with friends – Video and Q&A with app developer We’ve been boating for over 20 years and always relied on the Raymarine chartplotter on our 2002 410 Sea Ray to get to our destination. But recently we tried a new…Read More »
  • Ready for Liftoff with Epoch Boats

    Ready for Liftoff with Epoch Boats

    Epoch hydrofoil electric boats fly over the water increasing electric motor efficiency and range  [Boating Podcast with cofounder Tom Ward] 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 »
  • Tips For Naming Your Precious Boat

    Tips For Naming Your Precious Boat

    Naming a boat that means something to you can be a challenge – here are a few ideas to make choosing a boat name easier A boat is a small craft that may help people navigate open waters. One may use a paddle or an engine to make this vessel move around. It may not…Read More »
  • Boat Trip to Hotel Resort Marina – Was it Worth it?

    Boat Trip to Hotel Resort Marina – Was it Worth it?

    Are the resort style amenities of a large hotel marina worth the trip? Take a cruise with us to Hyatt Cambridge Hotel and Marina in Maryland This past summer we did our longest cruise ever and stayed at our our first hotel resort marina. Was it worth it? Come along with us and check out…Read More »
  • New Yachts vs Used Yachts: The Pros and Cons of Each

    New Yachts vs Used Yachts: The Pros and Cons of Each

    Dipping into the yachting life is a big investment – make sure to consider whether buying a brand new yacht or used yacht is the right option for you What’s life without striking a balance? You need to find that perfect middle ground. Between work and play. Between family and friends. Between health and treating…Read More »
  • Innovating the Boat Buying Experience

    Innovating the Boat Buying Experience

    Boats by George is reimagining the boat buying process by creating an immersive, interactive boat buying destination [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 »
  • Connected Boating – Your Vessel and the IoT

    Connected Boating – Your Vessel and the IoT

    Boaters can spend less time worrying about their boat with real-time monitoring and connectivity – Podcast with Siren Marine’s Alex Puskar 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…Read More »
  • Raising the Horsepower Bar in Electric Boating

    Raising the Horsepower Bar in Electric Boating

    Flux Marine hopes to revolutionize electric propulsion in the marine environment with electric outboard engines – Podcast with founder Ben Sorkin 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…Read More »
  • Ready for Electric Boating? How the X Shore Electric Boat Works

    Ready for Electric Boating? How the X Shore Electric Boat Works

    Q&A with X Shore Electric Boats to find out how it works – how fast it goes, boat range, how to charge batteries and more [VIDEO] They say that electric boating is the future. With advancements in battery technology and a desire for a more sustainable way to boat, we’re starting to see some really…Read More »