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...

Boating Industry

Boating to the Rescue

The boating industry is ready to be the perfect social distancing activity in a COVID-19 world 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...

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How to Raft Up Boats for Summer Fun

A how-to guide to safe and secure boat raft ups – raft planning, anchor position, fender and line use, overnight rafting and boat configurations Have you ever dropped your hook in an anchorage and noticed 2 or more boats anchored and tied together? That is rafting… or a “boat raft up”. Maybe you have...

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A Boat Woman’s Advice to Women: Take the Helm!

5 ways women boaters can get out on the water, fully embrace boating and get the most out of their boating experience (with Lisa the Boatanista) This article was originally published on Lisa’s blog at www.TheBoatanista.com  More women than ever are learning to embrace the boating lifestyle. This brings me great joy. Whether at...

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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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From Sick to Smiling, Transforming the Boating Experience

Eliminating boat roll and seasickness for a transformed boating experience – Kelsey Albina shares her work with Seakeeper and her own boating lifestyle 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...

Living Aboard a Sailboat for the First Time

Lessons learned from the first three months living aboard a small boat – with some practical liveaboard boat life advice After three months of living aboard my 26 foot sailboat, I’ve learned a great deal about the lifestyle and what works and what doesn’t. I thought that I would be able to move aboard...

Drone On the Water: The Appeal of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles On Boats

Drones on boats are becoming a popular way to capture amazing over-water photos, video and even assist as high-tech fish finders With each passing year, unmanned aerial vehicles — more commonly known as drones — are becoming more commonplace in our lives. These flying bots can help engineers and architects with construction tasks or...

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Hawaii May Ban Chemical-based Sunscreen To Save Coral Reefs

Hawaii proposes ban of chemical-based sunscreen that damages local ecosystems – alternative sunscreen options will have to be used in Hawaii This summer, Hawaii has officially proposed to ban sunscreen in order to protect the coral reefs. Why? To protect the coral reefs. There are chemicals present in many sunscreens that protect our skin...

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3 Small and Simple Ways to Give Your Boat an Eco-Friendly Boost

Protect the marine environment you love by following these simple eco-friendly boat tips when out on the water Boating season is now in full swing, and while many recreational boaters are preparing their vessels to set sail on the open seas, they should also be considering the steps they can take to limit their...

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Work Hard, Play Hard – Designing a Boating Lifestyle

From life aboard work boats at sea to his regatta and offshore long-distance sailing, Chris Hefferan is living his boating lifestyle to the fullest 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...

Just A Castaway: Vacation Spots You Can Only Access By Boat

5 amazing resort destinations so remote they can only be accessed by water on a boat taking boating enthusiasts to the next level Caught in the hustle and bustle of your daily life, chances are you have a vacation on the mind. There are seemingly endless benefits of clocking out and unplugging for a...