Rheos floating sunglasses

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...

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Heavy Duty and Collapsible Dock Cart for Your Boat

Utility wagon with rotating wheels and adjustable handle makes a convenient dock cart for all your boat gear We’ve been boating for years and always used an available dock cart at our marina to load and unload boat gear to and from the boat, but recently decided it was time to get...

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Last Day on the Boat – End of Another Boating Season

Making the most of the last day on the boat with winterizing maintenance, a dock stroll, marina fun and an epic last sunset of the boating season The end of boating season usually comes faster than we’d like, but when cold weather looms we need to get ready to wrap up another season of...

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5 New Boat Trends from 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

FLIBS 2018 boat show highlights with 5 boat design trends dominating new boat model debuts The fall boat show season is officially underway when new boat models debut at the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (also known as FLIBS). In fact, more new boats make an official debut at FLIBS...

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Newport Boat Show 2018 – New Boats and Boat Show Fun

A fun-filled 2018 Newport Boat Show with clam chowder, a Dixieland Band & 8 new boats with SureShade… including Jimmy Buffett’s sail boat! Each year it seems more and more boat builders are choosing to debut their new boat models earlier in the fall boat season, rather than waiting for the typical...

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How to Replace a Boat Sink Faucet on a Sea Ray

Easy boat upgrade project swapping a worn-out sink faucet with a shiny new  one for a Sea Ray boat basin Sometimes its the little things that make a big difference on a boat. And its even better when the project is easy and affordable (how often do you get to say...

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New “Vest Friends” Campaign Promotes Life Jackets & Boat Safety

Sea Tow Foundation has announced the launch of a new social media campaign called “Vest Friends” to promote wearing life jackets The Sea Tow Foundation – a nationwide nonprofit dedicated to the education and promotion of safe boating practices – debuts a new social media campaign they hope will encourage more people to wear life...

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Top 10 Boat Names for 2018

BoatUS shares annual list of the most popular boat names chosen by boaters – compare top boat names to previous years & bonus top funny names list Deciding what boat you want to buy can be tough, but sometimes deciding what to NAME that new boat is an even tougher decision. For some boaters, naming...

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Best Time of the Year to Donate a Boat to Charity

What time of the year will get you the biggest tax deduction for your boat donation? When it comes to making charitable donations, most people tend to think about donating at the end of the year. But when it comes to boats, a boat donation may not get you a maximum deduction amount at year...

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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  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...

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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...