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Rainy Day Boating Activities

It’s not always sunny at the boat – sometimes you just have to deal with a rainy boat day… here are a few ideas to stay entertained on rainy boat days. The pitter patter of rain falling down on a boat can be a total bummer. Most people don’t like to be stuck on their...

Top U.S. States to Go Crab Fishing #BAD11

These coastal waters in the U.S. are prime crabbing locations for boaters or visitors to go crab fishing & catch a variety of crab species It’s not coincidence that some of the best boating destinations in the U.S. are also some of the locations for crab fishing. Boaters love crabbing. They love trying to catch crabs...

Best Boat Names for the Boating Lifestyle

Popular boat names for 2011 prove that best boat names for boaters are names about relaxing and enjoying time on the water Whether you are choosing a nautical pun or a personal spin on your own name, it’s clear that the best boat names are ones that are a true reflection of your lifestyle and...

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Best Boating Music and Boat Songs to Listen to on the Water

Build a boat song playlist with some of the best boating music and boat themed song ideas to listen to while relaxing on your boat The boating lifestyle is all about relaxing with friends and family on the water. Listening to great boating music and boat songs makes your time on the water even more enjoyable....

Two Best Days of a Boater’s Life

As the old saying goes, the two happiest or best days of a boater’s life are the day they buy a boat and the day they sell it (hopefully for a bigger boat) – resources for buying or selling a boat It seems that boaters are almost always in the market… looking to buy a boat or looking to sell a boat....

Local Holiday Boat Parades for Christmas

BoatUS has a new online resource for helping boaters find local holiday boat parades in their area this Christmas season Seaside towns and waterfront communities have a great tradition of celebrating the holidays with holiday boat parades.  Some of these traditional boat parades have been held for 30, 40 or 50 years. There is nothing...

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 driving...

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 of...

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 oil...

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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” or...

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