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Boating With Toddlers and Kids

For people who love boating, it only makes sense that when kids enter the picture, you’d want to bring them along. But how do you make boating with toddlers and kids safe? What precautions do you take? Can you childproof a boat, and waterproof a kid? Mary and Ted Dougherty Read More


Peer-to-Peer Boat Rental

  Peer-to-peer boat rentals are a new entity. In the past, if you wanted to rent a boat for the day you would contact a charter company or look in your local newspaper.  The internet has changed all that. The sharing community is growing for all luxury items including boats; Read More

Beach Bags

Cute Boater Gifts!

If you are searching for a gift idea for the boater in your life, we may have found some answers! A cute beach bag is always a nice gift. These bags take a beating, so a fresh one is always a perfect accent to the great beach bod you’ve been Read More

Waterproof Boater Gifts

Waterproof Boat Gear

When you are on a boat suddenly everything is better if it’s waterproof. Zip lock bags get gross, fail and are forgotten. Even when sitting at the dock your devices can get wet from spilled drinks, dock neighbor’s hoses, etc.. We scoured the internet for these waterproof gear finds: Cell Read More


More Unique Boating Gifts

Are your kids dying to drive the boat, but not yet old enough? SpongeBob’s Boating Bash video game can be a fun way for them to drive a boat derby style.  For $16 they can race on Bikini Bottom with all the crazy characters of the Sponge Bob Squarepants crew. Read More

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Boating Apps for Emergencies

These free boating apps are great for emergencies: American Red Cross Hurricane App– The Red Cross has developed an app that not only will help you track hurricanes in your area, but it is fun to use. The app includes informative educational tests that you give you “badges” for when Read More


Fab Dock: It May Be a Solution for your Docking Problems

Do you have trouble docking? Are you dealing with anti-foul paint a bit too often? Fab Dock, one of the most innovative docking systems for boats, may be a solution to your docking problems. It is essentially a floatable that is custom fit to your boat. You drive on to Read More

boating-sidekicks is a Good Resource for Safe Boating is a safe boating kid’s site offered by the National Safe Boating Council. On the site kids can watch cartoons and videos that demonstrate safe boating and safe water practices. There are games and quizzes that make it fun. All types of watercraft safety are covered. The site is Read More