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Women Boaters: You’re The Captain

So, you’re headed out for nice cruise with some friends and everyone seems to have their opinions on where to go. Someone wants to drop anchor and float; another wants to head to the local watering hole and the rest want to look at the homes of the rich and Read More


Boating Essentials List

You made the purchase of your first boat, now what?  First, give yourself a pat on the back! Next, read this boating essential lists on all the gear you will need for a safe, pleasurable boating experience. The following are required by federal law: Registration papers must be on board Read More

Blue Yacht

“She Sure is Yar”

Whether you remember this quote from the movie Failure to Launch with Sarah Jessica Parker or the yar comments from Philadelphia Story with Katherine Hepburn, you have to admit it’s a great word. Learning nautical terms can be fun and you may get a kick out of blowing away the Read More


Marine Wraps – A Unique Way to Decorate Your Boat

We asked Jaclyn Rebel, Creative Director at  to educate us on marine wraps: How does wrapping differ from gelcoat? How protective is the wrap? The wrap is actually a layer of adhesive laminated vinyl that is applied over top of the gelcoat. And because we use premium 3M products, Read More

“Boatspeak”- Boat Terms for Beginners

Are you new to boating or never knew all the boat terms for different parts of a boat? Here are the basics with easy to remember hints: Aft – the back of the boat, same number of letters as the back of a donkey’s a#$(not the cleanest memory tool, but Read More