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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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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Watching Fireworks From Your Boat this 4th of July

June 30th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Watching Fireworks From Your Boat this 4th of July)

When I was growing up, we used to watch a fireworks display that was shot out over the Pacific Ocean from Cape Kiwanda in near Pacific City, Oregon.  It was a highlight of the summer to spend a day trolling for salmon the our dory,then head in and barbeque the catch.  This was followed by …
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