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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Summer Has Arrived So Here’s A Boating Safety Tip to Keep In Mind – 262211

June 24th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Summer Has Arrived So Here’s A Boating Safety Tip to Keep In Mind – 262211)

Did you know they call skin cancer “the sailor’s Disease”?  Summer boating season is here and direct sun coupled with intense UV reflected from the water dramatically increase the amount of sun you get when you’re out on the boat.  A beautiful afternoon on the water can lead to serious sunburn for the unprotected. While …
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