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  • Top 5 Ways To Earn Income Through Yachting

    Top 5 Ways To Earn Income Through Yachting

    Yachting is a fantastic way to spend your vacations after long months of hard work. You get to go out to the sea and spend time doing wonderful activities with your loved ones. If you own a yacht, there is a possibility that you will spend more time sailing from one place to another. While…Read More »
  • 5 Ways Clevis Pins Are Used In Sailing Boats

    5 Ways Clevis Pins Are Used In Sailing Boats

    When you think of a sailing boat, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? The sound of waves crashing against the vessel as it cuts through the water? Or maybe you’re thinking about all the peace and quiet you get out there.  Do you ever think about the integrity of your boat and what…Read More »
  • Locating Hard-to-Find Boat Parts Keep Dreams on the Water

    Locating Hard-to-Find Boat Parts Keep Dreams on the Water

    Boat Used Part Search (BUPS) helps boaters find what their boat needs and get it back on the water as soon as possible Nothing feels worse than having your dream sit under a tarp on the driveway. Several weeks before, the boat owner stood at the helm, master of his craft, and in control of…Read More »
  • Sailing With A Cat Onboard – Complete Guide

    Sailing With A Cat Onboard – Complete Guide

    Everything you need to know to sail with a cat and help your furry feline safely and comfortably adapt to life on a sailboat Cats are one of the most adorable and affectionate pets to have as a companion at home. Well, that may vary from one cat to another. But once you get attached…Read More »
  • A Boat Company’s Guide To Growing Online Web Traffic 

    A Boat Company’s Guide To Growing Online Web Traffic 

    Learn about different marketing strategies to secure your boating company gets ahead in growing more website traffic. Millions of Americans engage in sailing, cruising, and fishing. In other words, many are looking for your boating products and services. But can they see you online? Bring your boat company closer to your leads and customers and…Read More »
  • Boat A/C Not Working – How to Troubleshoot & Fix Marine Air Conditioner Problems

    Boat A/C Not Working – How to Troubleshoot & Fix Marine Air Conditioner Problems

    Troubleshooting potential boat A/C problems – and how to fix them – if your with your marine air conditioner stops working right on your boat If you’re like us, you spend most of your weekends on your boat throughout the summer season and rely on your marine A/C to keep cool. Spending the night on…Read More »
  • 4 Fun Things to Do on the Water in Florida

    4 Fun Things to Do on the Water in Florida

    Here are some fun water activities when boating or traveling to Florida. Water adventures in Florida are one of a kind. With its abundant waterways, the State of Sunshine never fails to amaze its local and international tourists. Explore some of Florida’s top destinations to participate in the most water sports and activities you enjoy.…Read More »
  • Upgrading a Tube TV to Flat Screen HD Smart TV on a Boat

    Upgrading a Tube TV to Flat Screen HD Smart TV on a Boat

    How we removed our old tube TV and installed a bigger flat screen HD Smart TV on our Sea Ray boat Sometimes you make upgrades on your boat that make such a big difference you wonder, why didn’t we do this years ago?! Removing our old tube TV in the salon of our boat and…Read More »
  • The Five-Year Voyage

    The Five-Year Voyage

    Adventurer & boater Stephen Ladd spends five years on a 21 foot boat with his wife and baby exploring Latin American coasts and rivers [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…Read More »
  • 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 »