Pitch Perfect: Selecting the Right Boat Propeller Pitch

May 14th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Pitch Perfect: Selecting the Right Boat Propeller Pitch)

The pitch of your propeller determines how fast your boat busts out of the hole; it also affects how fast you accelerate. But the same pitch does not do both. Determining the best pitch for your boat’s purpose is like fine-tuning your recipe for homemade barbecue sauce: too spicy and it will blow your eyeballs …
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Bimini Top Fabric Choices

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Bimini Tops - (Comments Off on Bimini Top Fabric Choices)

There is more to choosing the right bimini top than width, length and height. Once you’ve measured your boat and considered the height clearance you want, you will have to choose the best fabric – based upon your boat’s use, storage and climate. Key characteristics to consider include: Water Resistance: Various fabric treatments offer varying …
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Bow Mounted Pontoon Boat Ladders

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Ladders - (Comments Off on Bow Mounted Pontoon Boat Ladders)

When my father was aging – fragile but still spunky – I wanted to take him on a family celebration – an outing that included my siblings, three kids, a lake, a pontoon boat, and the family dog. The main challenge: How to safely and easily get everyone on and off the boat?  We were …
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Buying a Bimini Top: Length, Width, and Height Considerations

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Bimini Tops - (Comments Off on Buying a Bimini Top: Length, Width, and Height Considerations)

Great protection from the sun and rain, a bimini top (funny name; serious business) offers hours of carefree angling, water skiing, wakeboarding or cruising. SavvyBoater.com is proud to carry bimini boat tops from industry leaders like  Carver and Westland. These manufacturers offer expert workmanship, high quality materials, warranties, and great selections of fabric, style and …
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Backyard Bass: Teaching Kids to Cast

March 20th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Fishing - (Comments Off on Backyard Bass: Teaching Kids to Cast)

I know a young man, around 12 years old, who loves to fish. He absolutely loves it. He would fish seven days a week if he could. He’s got his pole, his gear, his tackle, bait, weights, wigglers and what-nots. He is ready to roll at 6am with peanut butter sandwiches, happy hopes, and great …
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