Author Archives: Kyla

An Island in the Middle of the River

May 14th, 2015 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on An Island in the Middle of the River)

Looking back, the whole trip was a great misadventure. But sometimes, those are the best kind. Which is a good thing, because I’ve had a lot of them. Thankfully, they make for great stories. For example … My husband and I towed our boat to The Gorge in Central Washington to see back-to-back Dave Miller …
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Thru-Hub Exhaust: What is it and Why Do I Care?

September 25th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Thru-Hub Exhaust: What is it and Why Do I Care?)

  Exhaust finds its way outward from the engine in three different ways: through the hub, over the hub, and nowhere near the hub. (The hub is the part that connects the propeller to the engine.) While largely invisible to the casual observer, the differences in exhaust systems impact the performance of your boat and …
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Anglers: 5 Things You Didn’t Know You Had to Have

September 16th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boating Accessories | Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Anglers: 5 Things You Didn’t Know You Had to Have)

Ever walk into a fishing supply store and see something right off the bat that you never knew existed, but now that you know about it, you can’t live without? It’s exciting, right? Well, I’ve got five things in my virtual tackle box that are going to blow your mind, from smooth trailering to slow …
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We’ve Got You Covered: 3 Ways to Protect Your Boat from the Elements (Okay, Make that 4)

September 15th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Covers | Winterizing - (Comments Off on We’ve Got You Covered: 3 Ways to Protect Your Boat from the Elements (Okay, Make that 4))

If the kids are back in school, that means weekend boating is on hiatus for awhile. (Heavy sigh.) With stormy weather fast approaching, you’ll want to protect your precious boat against the elements. So when blessed summer comes again – and you’re ready to go boating – your boat will be ready for you. The …
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Spotlight: Kyla’s Top Ten Boat Towables & Inflatables

August 28th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Tube Towables - (Comments Off on Spotlight: Kyla’s Top Ten Boat Towables & Inflatables)
Water Whoosh from Rave

One of my most favorite things to do – of all time – is to take kids boating. Boating and tubing, to be more specific. Boat, tubing and spilling, to tell the whole truth. It is sooo fun. And they LOVE it. Even my dog, Pippin, loves it, although he and I are towed at …
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