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5 Most Important Knots For Any Angler

5 Most Important Knots For Any Angler

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Finding the most appropriate knot for any given situation can be the difference between a catch or just a good effort.  Many people will spend more time talking about rods and line before mentioning the most underrated fishing tool: knots. A weak knot made in the most expensive line will still...

Fishing | Views : 2 Author : linda

How The Shape Of Your Hull Also Shapes Your Experience

How The Shape Of Your Hull Also Shapes Your Experience

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  Regardless of what kind of boating you like to do or what your aesthetic preferences are, paying extra attention to the design and shape of a boat’s hull will pay off by giving you a more comfortable ride.  The hull is the bottom part of the ship that extends from the very bottom...

Boating | Views : 4 Author : linda

How To Prepare Your Boat For Sale

How To Prepare Your Boat For Sale

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    Obviously, just as with your car or house, when you prepare your boat for sale you will want to make it look as pretty as possible.  Fresh wax on the hull and removing personal items from stowage will help the buyer to say yes to your beloved vessel.    Let their...

Selling Online | Views : 2 Author : linda

Invasive Mussels Are Causing Great Concerns Over Fish Populations

Invasive Mussels Are Causing Great Concerns Over Fish Populations

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    Residents of some areas of North America may have noticed local lakes or waterways are requiring that each boat be inspected prior to entering the water. This is due to the invasive mussel epidemic that we have been seeing in America.   Zebra Mussels and quagga mussels...

Boating | Views : 2 Author : linda

First Pirate Hijacking Since 2012

First Pirate Hijacking Since 2012

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Beginning in 2005 there was a great increase in reports of piracy. That threat grew until modern day pirates brought a resurgence of the golden age of piracy. From 2009 until 2011 pirate hijackings of commercial marine vessels, especially those traveling off the coast of Somalia, had become an...

Breaking News Updates | Views : 2 Author : linda

9 Most Important To-Do's and Not To-Do's With Marine Electronics

9 Most Important To-Do's and Not To-Do's With Marine Electronics

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Electronics on your boat will naturally be fighting against the elements.  However, by following the 9 simple steps below you can ensure that each of your gadgets has a long life aboard.   1.  DO NOT wipe electronic screens off with a T-shirt.   If you love your...

Boating Tips | Views : 2 Author : linda

6 Reasons To Live On A Boat

6 Reasons To Live On A Boat

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Daniel Norris, the millionaire pitcher of the Toronto Blue Jays, made headlines in 2015. It was discovered that he had foregone purchasing a mansion as his teammates were used to and instead purchased a 1978 Volkswagen bus to call home.   In the years since, tiny homes of various forms have...

Boating | Views : 2 Author : linda

10 Unusual Items That Can Save You In An Emergency

10 Unusual Items That Can Save You In An Emergency

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Boating, just like walking outside everyday, holds inherent dangers. Of course, you don’t always see them coming.   The difference is if you experience a failure while in the middle of a body of water you will only have the items in your possession to help you reach the...

Boating Tips | Views : 2 Author : linda

The new agenda of the American Boating Congress

The new agenda of the American Boating Congress

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  The American Boating Congress, a comprehensive legislative conference that affects the boating communities, heads back to work this week. They do so with the awareness that the lack of political experience of the new president and possibly some of his administration will mean they will...

Breaking News Updates | Views : 1 Author : linda

The future of boating for millennials

The future of boating for millennials

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Recent studies show that millennials are not taking to boating as much as previous generations. They are more apt to take up cycling and camping, which is leaving the boating industry in the dust. Boat sales and ancillary services was down by 60% during the recession but have seen a recent...

Boating | Views : 8 Author : linda

SeaStar Optimus 360 Joystick Control System

SeaStar Optimus 360 Joystick Control System

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The SeaStar Optimus 360 joystick control system, a revolutionary steering system remains the only product of its capabilities more than 3 years after its initial release.   Statistics show that boaters are hanging onto their vessels longer and the system was designed with this in mind....

Boat Reviews | Views : 2 Author : linda

Delaware Office of Boating Education Offers Safety Courses

Delaware Office of Boating Education Offers Safety Courses

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From now until April 8 The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife Office of Boating Education will hold classes to teach the public about safe boating. The course will develop individual awareness and constructive actions to take to ensure that each person is practicing safe boating. By making...

Boating | Views : 2 Author : linda

Score a great deal on boat insurance with these hacks!

Score a great deal on boat insurance with these hacks!

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Just as with cars, insurance companies take in a ton of information to assess your risk factor when offering you your insurance rate.   Although, with boats you might be surprised at how much your offered rate might vary from company to company. Whoever you decide to go with in the end...

Boating Tips | Views : 2 Author : linda

What kind of hybrid engine is right for you?

What kind of hybrid engine is right for you?

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In short, yes. Yes they are!   We’ve all seen hybrid cars take the industry by storm. But a hybrid car is not right for every household. It can be a major decision mostly due to the fact that hybrid model cars come with a hugely increased price tag. Boats, however, are another...

Boating | Views : 2 Author : linda

Yachting is not just for millionaires

Yachting is not just for millionaires

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Yachting. When you say the word I bet you think of caviar, gold fixtures, and surgically implanted hair plugs. Most middle class Americans wouldn’t dream of wasting their time thinking about such a thing when there’s so much fun to be had on dry land. A night in the city surely must be...

Boating Tips | Views : 3 Author : linda

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