A bass boat with a high-powered outboard engine will get you quickly to your favorite fishing spot, and there are even more steps you can take to ensure yo... READ MORE
We value your privacy. None of the details supplied will be shared with external parties
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 just as exciting as a night on a boat, right?
But what if it was accessible?
According to The Hudson River Boat and Yacht Club Association, the average income of 3 in every 4 boat-owning households is actually less than $100,000. While this may not get you the gold fixtures it can certainly buy you the priceless experience of weeklong summer trips off the coast.
Yacht has become synonymous with the outrageous 100-foot minimum barges of the super wealthy but yachting is actually much more inclusive than that. Many affordable yachts can be found in the 20-foot range. And if it’s still too expensive for you to get a boat in the water, consider sharing the costs and maintenance with a friend.
Start by thinking about how you’d like to use the boat. Would you entertain, or will it be just for family vacations? And where can you put it? These simple questions are the two major things to consider when deciding what kind of boat is right for you. Then, speak with local clubs that can help to point you in the right direction. Once your boat is up and running these clubs will also prove to be an invaluable resource, providing support and events so you can get to know the other owners in your area.
Yesterday I got a call from my neighbor, he owns a Mastercraft X-something and in a panic on the other end of the phone I hear, “Man! My boat is filling with water and yes the plug is in…” After a bit of deductive reasoning we disc... READ MORE
I thought it would be fun to write about something different from what I usually write. Urban legends have been spooking people for many years. A famous one is the urban legend of Bloody Mary. This story is know in Japan as "The Ryou-ei-maru Incident... READ MORE
A bass boat with a high-powered outboard engine will get you quickly to your favorite fishing spot, and there are even more steps you can take to ensure you catch as much bass as possible. A depth finder/GPS combo can help you find bass while a good ... READ MORE
Advanced Trolling Motor Technology You might have seen the Minn Kota Ulterra commercial. A viewer who understands anything about the boating or fishing can't help but watch slack-jawed. The ruggedly handsome outdoorsman backs his truck with a bass b... READ MORE
We at BoatSelect like to keep our customers up to date with the latest boats and boat news. Fountaine Pajot has been around for 40 years, and this year they are going to release another catamaran. If you want to learn about the new 2017 Fou... READ MORE
A NMMA petition is circulating on the Hill to raise awareness of the challenges ethanol fuels present for marine engines. Experts are unanimous, higher proportions of ethanol (higher than E10) use in marine engines will lead to engine failure and pot... READ MORE