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Does Our Boat Need Full Bottom Paint or Touch up?

With multi-season bottom paint you may not need to sand and paint your full boat’s bottom every year – here’s our plan for painting touch up Every spring the anticipation of the boating season ahead also comes with a lot of prep to get your boat ready. Bottom painting, cleaning, waxing, putting...

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Boat Trip to Historic Havre de Grace Maryland

Join us on a Chesapeake Bay boat trip to explore the historic waterfront town of Havre de Grace on Susquehanna River A few seasons ago (fall 2018) we decided to spend the night in Havre de Grace, check out the town, climb the Concord Point lighthouse, learn a little about its history and relax...

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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...

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...

2018 flibs

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...

newport boat show fun

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...

boat sink faucet replacement

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...

top 10 boat names

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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