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Boat Lighting – Complete Guide to Navigation Lights

I was sitting in the garage the other day admiring my boat when I noticed the green navigation light on the side of the hull, and it dawned on me that I haven’t had the boat out after sunset yet. It also got me wondering about the different places I’d like to travel this summer and what it would be …

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Docking a Boat For Beginners and What You Should Know

Docking a boat for the first time is probably one of the more nerve-wracking experiences you will have to endure as a boater. I bet practically everyone you talk to will tell you how easy it is to dock a boat, and well, for the most part, they will be right. It really is an easy task as long as …

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Nautical Terms – Boating Words Every Sailor Should Know

What Are Nautical Terms? I can still remember going on a boat trip with a friend who was a sailor and a boat expert. He kept mentioning these strange words to his assistant while trying to control the boat. I had almost lost my interest in sailing until my friend walked over and had to put me out of my …

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Can a Sailboat Tip Over? How to Avoid it From Happening

While out sailing across the sea with a friend, some thoughts came to my mind which I was unable to get away from. Can this sailboat tip over? What can cause it to tip over? Is there anything I can do to prevent it? These were the questions that kept asking myself over and over. Most large sailboats are highly …

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Trolling Fishing – A Complete Guide For Beginners

For a lot of people fishing is an art, and finding the right method to catch a lot of fish can definitely take a while. But then again some methods are better than others. In many cases trolling is widely known as one of the best ways to start fishing, but for some people, it’s really challenging to get used …

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How to Fix a Hole on a Fiberglass Boat – Complete DIY Guide

Nothing can sink a boat faster than a hole, and even the smallest hole could sink a ship. This is hopefully not something every boat owner will need to worry about, but it is a good idea to know how to fix a hole on a boat just in case the unthinkable ever happens to you. If your boat springs …

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How to Get Internet on a Boat – While Docked or At Sea

In the 21st century, you can hardly stay away from the internet without losing your relevance to the world. You need to check your emails and stay up to date on global news on the internet. As a matter of fact, it is important that you stay online, on social networks to connect with your family and old friends once …

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Helpful Tips For Towing a Boat

Every boat owner knows that being able to take your boat everywhere you want is a privilege and a great way to spend your time. However, there are specific rules you have to abide when you want to tow a boat. Some states require special trailer brakes especially if the boat has more than the required threshold (sometimes less than …

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Everything You Should Know About Boating With a Dog

If you love boating and you’re a dog lover, then you might want to learn how to go boating with a dog. It’s a fun, great way to spend your time with your beloved pet. My son has been asking for a puppy for about 2 years now, and this Christmas we are going to get him one. We obviously don’t …

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Living on a Boat – A Guide for Beginners

Just imagine yourself on a voyage with a gentle movement, the dewy smell of the air and the breeze, romance with nature, skyline viewing and most importantly living that provincial life without any restrictions. You know this is nothing but the lifestyle of living on a boat. This is a terrific lifestyle that, if you take the plunge, offers you …