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The water of Lake Michigan has been so crystal clear that that a routine Coast Guard aerial survey has revealed a fascinating view of  several shipwrecks. The wreck of the 121ft James McBride that sunk during a storm October 1857 U.S. CoastGuard Air Station Traverse City During a routine flyover on April 18th, the Traverse City Coast Guard …
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We’ve put together five tips you should follow to ensure that your boat cover is properly secured, so you don’t end up damaging your boat and your cover. #1. Use Quality Tie-Down Straps A set of webbed polypropylene tie-down straps won’t absorb water or stretch, unlike nylon rope and bungee cords. Polypropylene webbing lasts longer and is lighter than …
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Spring Lovin’ Bimini Tops

March 18th, 2015 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Bimini Tops - (0 Comments)
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Spring is here.. and we’re celebrating early. Spring finally made it to the northern hemisphere which means we can dust off our boats and get them back on the water(unless you live somewhere warm like Florida, in which case you’ve probably been boating this entire time and we might be a bit jealous). Before you get back on the …
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February 19th 2015   A record was set in the Po River, Italy when Dino Ferrari along with brother Dario, used a rod and reel to catch a 280 lb 8.75 ft Catfish. After taking some photos for bragging rights, the brothers released the monster back to the Po with hopes of meeting again in the future. …
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Knot Pattern

Learning about boating can be a bit overwhelming because of just how much information is out there, but of all the tips and tricks to learn, knowing how to tie a few simple knots should be at the top of your priority list. To make it easy, we have compiled some diverse knots that (if you can remember) …
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