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States Enacting Tougher Laws For Boating Under The Influence

July 22nd, 2013 | Posted by melissa in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on States Enacting Tougher Laws For Boating Under The Influence)
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You love boating and all that is has to offer. If you didn’t, you likely would not be reading this blog. For most of us, just hearing the word “boating” conjures up images of fun and great times. Whether fishing, enjoying watersports or cruising, being out on the waterways is a true joy. However, it …
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8 Top Tips For Fun – And Safe – Boating With Dogs

July 16th, 2013 | Posted by melissa in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on 8 Top Tips For Fun – And Safe – Boating With Dogs)

Taking your favorite canine companion on your boat can be a wonderful thing. But, it is important to make sure that your dog is safe while on the water. Just like people, even the strongest swimmer should take reasonable precautions to remain safe at all times. Here is our checklist for what to do before …
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5 Tips For Safe – And Fun – Boat Tube Rides!

July 8th, 2013 | Posted by melissa in Boat Tube Towables | Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on 5 Tips For Safe – And Fun – Boat Tube Rides!)

Riding on an inflatable boat tube is something fun for young and old alike. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe and get the most fun out of your towable for everyone in your group. 1) Get the right tow rope Tow ropes are available based upon the number of riders you …
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How To Test Your Boat Propeller Performance

July 1st, 2013 | Posted by melissa in Boat Propellers | Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on How To Test Your Boat Propeller Performance)
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Your boat propeller is designed to help your boat engine run within the manufacturer’s intended RPMs at Wide Open Throttle (WOT). If your prop is not working to its maximum potential, overall boat and engine performance will be compromised. Testing your boat prop regularly is an important way to maintain your boat’s components and get …
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A Pontoon Boat Ladder Primer

June 24th, 2013 | Posted by melissa in Pontoon Boat Ladders - (Comments Off on A Pontoon Boat Ladder Primer)

When you are looking for a new boat ladder for your pontoon boat, you will start your search based upon where on your pontoon boat you want to mount the ladder. There are three standard mounting locations – directly onto the pontoon deck, at the side gate or at the rear/transom of your pontoon. Read …
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