What are the hottest places for pontoon boaters?  According to recent research by Statistical Surveys, they stack up as follows: Atlanta, Georgia with a 350% increase in pontoon boat sales Houston, Texas with 215% growth in pontoon boat sales Springfield, Missouri Detroit, Michigan St. Paul – Minneapolis, Minnesota SavvyBoater is popular with boaters in these …
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Ever use GPS when you’re boating (or driving or hiking… )? I do. I have a DeLorme Earthmate that gives me accurate speed and location when I’m trolling, helps me find driving destinations, pin-points potential huckleberry and mushroom patches, and goes geocaching with me. I’d really miss it if it was gone, and I’m only …
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New Yacht Mooring Gear Including Yacht Fenders, Yacht Fender Covers, Chafing Gear and fender Hooks –

July 14th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Fenders & Buoys - (Comments Off on New Yacht Mooring Gear Including Yacht Fenders, Yacht Fender Covers, Chafing Gear and fender Hooks –)

While SavvyBoater has always offered a broad selection of larger boat fenders suitable for commercial or yachting uses, we are pleased to announce that we’ve broadened our selection of yacht mooring products.  In addition to a great selection of yacht fenders including Polyform, MegaFend and Taylor Made, we’ve added chafing gear, fender hooks sized for …
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Extreme Summer Weather Makes For Challenging Boating Conditions Around the US.

July 12th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Extreme Summer Weather Makes For Challenging Boating Conditions Around the US.)

It’s been a weird summer as far as boating weather is concerned.  Here in Oregon, it is still feeling like April, and I see a lot of boats still covered and tucked away.  In the mean time, we’re talking with customers in the Mid-west and dams are over flowing and in some places most of …
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Tips for Getting the Right Boat Cover

July 11th, 2011 | Posted by denise in Boat Covers - (Comments Off on Tips for Getting the Right Boat Cover)

We all know that a boat cover is an important investment for a boat owner to make but finding the right boat cover is even more important. One key step to finding the right boat cover is to determine your boat’s actual length and beam width. Sounds easy enough, right? Most people’s first instinct is to turn to their owner’s manual. And …
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