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How Does Alcohol Affect Boat Operators?

January 25, 2024

In the realm of boating safety, understanding the impact of alcohol consumption on boat operators is paramount. The fusion of alcohol and boating can lead to dire consequences, jeopardizing not…

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Caught In Severe Weather While Boating: What To Do

January 12, 2024

Severe weather conditions can pose significant risks to boaters, ranging from strong winds and rough seas to thunderstorms and fog. Being prepared and knowing how to respond when faced with…

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What Are The Most Popular Boats?

November 26, 2023

Boats, vessels designed for navigating water bodies, come in various types, each tailored to specific activities and preferences. Understanding the most popular types of boats provides insight into the diverse…

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Is There A Best Time Of Year For Boat Buying?

November 20, 2023

When it comes to purchasing a boat, timing can play a significant role in the decision-making process. Many prospective buyers wonder if there is an optimal time of year to…

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Easiest Types Of Boats To Maintain & Take Care Of

November 15, 2023

Boating enthusiasts and novices alike often find joy in the serene waters and the freedom that comes with owning a boat. However, the joy can quickly turn into frustration if…

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Best Boats For Entertainment & Fun

November 8, 2023

In the world of boating, the quest for the perfect vessel that seamlessly combines entertainment and fun is a pursuit many enthusiasts embark upon. Whether it’s a relaxing day on…

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Should I Winterize My Boat If It’s Stored Indoors?

October 24, 2023

Indoor boat storage offers several advantages. Protection from snow, rain, ice, and freezing temperatures eliminates the risk of weather-related damage. Stored away from the elements, the boat’s exterior, engine, and…

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Do You Leave A Boat Motor Up or Down?

October 17, 2023

Whether to leave a boat motor up or down when docked depends on various factors, including the type of boat, the location of the dock, and the specific circumstances. Here…

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Advantages of Indoor Boat Storage for Boat Owners in North Idaho

October 12, 2023

Nestled amid the picturesque landscapes and pristine waters of North Idaho, boat owners are drawn to the region’s stunning lakes and rivers. Owning a boat in this scenic haven is…

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Should You Store Your Boat Full of Gas or Empty?

October 4, 2023

Owning a boat is a source of immense joy and adventure. However, as any seasoned boat owner knows, proper maintenance is key to ensuring your vessel stays in optimal condition.…

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