Boating News: New Smart Phone App for Washington Boaters

June 20th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Boating News: New Smart Phone App for Washington Boaters)

Let’s say you’re cruising around the San Juan Islands. Everything is perfect – the water, the breeze, the sun, and the company. But the day is winding down and you need to find a place to moor for the weekend. Where you dock, to some degree, depends on available amenities, such as fuel, provisions, showers, …
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Furniture On the Go: What to Consider When Purchasing Pontoon Boat Seats

May 29th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Pontoon Boat Seats - (Comments Off on Furniture On the Go: What to Consider When Purchasing Pontoon Boat Seats)

Upgrading your pontoon boat seats is a fantastic way to make a big splash for the opening of boating season, a special vacation, a big party, or simply adding value to your boat. But don’t rush into your purchase without getting out your tape measure. There is a right way to choose pontoon boat seats, …
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Why a Trolling Plate? You Can’t Catch a Fish if a Fish Can’t Catch You

May 29th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Fishing - (Comments Off on Why a Trolling Plate? You Can’t Catch a Fish if a Fish Can’t Catch You)

So there you are, trolling along, angling to catch the fish of day. You’re located in the perfect spot, you’ve got the perfect bait, and it’s the perfect time of day. Sigh. Why aren’t the fish biting? Well, here’s the thing: You can’t catch a fish if the fish can’t catch your bait. Which means …
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Bimini Bling: Bimini Top Accessories

May 20th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Bimini Tops | Pontoon Bimini Tops - (Comments Off on Bimini Bling: Bimini Top Accessories)

I love to accessorize. My cruiser bike has a basket and a bell. There is a blue tooth in my car and a GPS in my golf cart. So when it comes to my boat, I bring out the bling with cup holders, a special ramp for the dog, and a bimini top to protect …
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Stainless Steel Props: Why Steel Beats Aluminum

May 14th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Stainless Steel Props: Why Steel Beats Aluminum)

I have to admit I’ve had a few unhappy incidents with boat propellers. (In my defense, silt can be very tricky, quietly laying in wait for unsuspecting boaters.) Fortunately, a little ding here and there isn’t catastrophic to the life of a prop. This is why I chose a prop with strength and durability on …
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