Kicking Back in Key Largo

July 29th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Kicking Back in Key Largo)

I’ve lived most of my life around water in the Pacific Northwest, and did a stint in Hawaii, but the waters around Key Largo, Florida are really spectacular.  We had the chance to spend a little time (too little) in the area and do a some boating earlier this summer.  I will never forget navigating the …
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Cruising the Willamette by Jet Boat

July 26th, 2011 | Posted by denise in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Cruising the Willamette by Jet Boat)

My first time out on the water this year was in mid-June with Willamette Jet Boat Excursions. I had seen their billboard advertisement on my way to work for the past few months and every time I passed by I kept thinking “that looks like fun.” But it wasn’t until we had visitors in town …
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Buying a Boat Propeller – Should you choose Stainless or Aluminum?

July 22nd, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Buying a Boat Propeller – Should you choose Stainless or Aluminum?)

If you read through the boating forums, you’ll quickly find that some of the most active threads arise when a boater asks “Should I get an aluminum boat prop or invest in a stainless steel prop?”   When it comes to the stainless steel versus aluminum boat propeller debate, there are a lot of firm …
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Matching Your Boat Accessories: Function over form OR form over function?

July 20th, 2011 | Posted by denise in Bimini Tops | Boat Fenders & Buoys - (Comments Off on Matching Your Boat Accessories: Function over form OR form over function?)

Are you one of those people that feels the need to match your bimini top to the side stripe on your boat? Or how about matching your fenders to your bass boat’s decal? We talk to a wide range of customers;  some who absolutely insist on matching and some who could really care less. So …
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Boat Propellers – Should you choose a 3 blade or 4 blade

July 19th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Boat Propellers – Should you choose a 3 blade or 4 blade)

Making the decision between a 3 blade propeller and a 4 blade propeller comes down to a few basic features and the performance you need from your boat prop. Benefits of a 3 Blade Propeller – Slightly more top end speed (compared to a 4 blade) – More styles and pitch options typically available – …
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