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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5 Tips for Trailering with a Boat Cover

April 21st, 2015 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Covers | Trailering - (Comments Off on 5 Tips for Trailering with a Boat Cover)

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 - (Comments Off on Spring Lovin’ Bimini Tops)

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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Duck Hunting with a Pond Deicer

December 19th, 2014 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Deicer & Ice Eater Units - (Comments Off on Duck Hunting with a Pond Deicer)

Encourage ducks to stick around through the freeze. As avid waterfowl hunters know, a successful hunting season greatly depends on the weather: If fall weather stays warm, the birds will take their time heading south. But if the temperatures cool quickly and ice forms over lakes and ponds the season will reach an abrupt end. …
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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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