Ways Boaters can Protect Water Resources

In support of Blog Action Day 2010, take a moment to consider how boaters can help protect water resources Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking a global discussion and...

Top 10 Boats Made of Food

Sure, you’ve heard of a shrimp boat, but how about a boat made out of chocolate or wine corks? With last month’s news of what may have been the sweetest boat ever built – a recreational vessel made entirely out of chocolate – we started thinking about what other boats have been made out...

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Toddler Life Jackets Best for Boating and Water Safety

Choose the best Coast Guard approved toddler life jackets to keep young kids safe near the water or on a boat Toddler life jackets should be wornwhile boating or on the water. Hands down, the best way to keep toddlers and young kids safe on the water is to always use a life jacket. Hopefully parents have...

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Marine Fuel Prices and Gas Saving Tips on your Boat

With the rise in gas prices impacting economies globally, its a particularly big hit with boaters. Your boat’s gas or diesel fill-up could cost you quite a bit more. Higher fuel prices at the fuel dock could mean fewer or shorter boat trips. Imagine if you could make a few changes to make your...

Blue LED Lights to Upgrade Boat Lighting

Adding low voltage, energy-efficient blue LED lights, LED rope lighting or underwater lights is an easy upgrade on a boat Upgrading our cockpit lighting with blue LED lights was one of the most dramatic –  yet simple – updates we have made to our boat. Not only are LED lights energy-efficient, but they give your boat a...

Hurricane Earl Impact on East Coast Boaters

Hurricane Earl path is projected to skim the entire East Coast of the U.S. forcing boaters to quickly prepare for the worst Boaters along the East Coast haven’t seen too much hurricane activity in recent years. But with the current projected path of Hurricane Earl over Labor Day weekend, the impact is likely to range from...

Haven Harbour Marina in Rock Hall MD Transient Stay Review

Rock Hall Maryland’s Haven Harbour Marina earns status of Best in Customer Service from Marinalife.com in my review as a transient boater Rock Hall, Maryland has been one of our favorite boating destinations on the upper Chesapeake Bay for years. With the small town feel of a fishing and crabbing community, it is always a relaxing boating destination....

Hydro Flask Insulated Water Bottle Review

Review of eco-friendly, BPA free stainless steel bottle keeps drinks cold for 24 hours – even in the hot sun on the boat, by the pool or in car all day I have to admit that I wasn’t too thrilled with my first try at eco-friendly water bottles. When I put ice water in them they quickly became dripping wet...

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Sterns Kids Puddle Jumper Life Jackets Review

Toddlers and kids learn to swim faster with Coast Guard approved Puddle Jumper Life Jackets The puddle jumper design combines the security of “floaties” or “swimmie” arms with a floatation pad that goes across the chest and attaches to the floatation arms. They are fastened in the back with a secure clasp. Our almost three...

Gulf Oil Spill Impact on Boating

The BP oil spill is an environmental catastrophe that will have an impact on boaters and the boating lifestyle – reaching beyond just the Gulf Coast waters Anyone who loves the water can sympathize with boaters in the Gulf Coast Region. The way of life for boaters has been threatened long-term by the BP Deepwater Horizon...

Simple Boating Safety Tips

The Darwin Awards for boating highlight simple boating rules that any fool can follow to stay safe on the water The folks at Safeboater.com have put together another list of unbelievable boating stories that highlight boating accidents that could have – or should have – been avoided. The “Darwin Award” is basically an award given to...

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Boat Safety Lessons Learned from Boating Accidents

Article on “Top 23 Worst Boating Accidents in 20 Years” teaches lessons of boat safety Boating is one of the best recreational activities, but the rules of the water must be taken seriously. As we cruise the bay each year, we witness our share of reckless behavior on the water. We see boaters not...

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Buying a Repo Boat Deal

Repossessed boat deals can be very low priced boats; here are some tips when buying a repo boat If you are in the market for a used boat, there are more repossessed boats on the market now then ever before. Just as foreclosures have been at an all time high due to the downturn in the global economy,...

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Top Facebook Boating Pages and Groups

Boaters can now connect through Facebook pages and groups designed to share a love of boating With social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn there are even more ways to connect and communicate with other boaters. Boaters love to become friends (or at least associate) with other boaters. When you “become a fan”...

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