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  • It’s the Little Things That’ll Get You
    by admin on May 13, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    Use these tips to avoid big boating problems. By Steve Griffin, Boating Magazine You obey the pedestrian crossing signals but trip on the curb. Wear safety glasses but saw through a power cord. Map out a complex trip but miss a simple turn. It’s the same in boating: Neglecting the little things can lead to […]

  • Preparing Your Boat for Fishing and Water Sports
    by admin on May 13, 2019 at 12:57 pm

    By Christine Morford, Category Director, BOATiD.com One advantage to living in the South is that it’s boating season all year round. As a staple recreational activity, a significant amount of time is likely spent on the water and on taking care of your boat. For those who are new to boating, are looking into taking […]

  • 10 Tips for Beginner Boaters
    by admin on January 31, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    When it comes to boating, as with most things in life, there is no substitute for experience. This time of year, as boaters all across the country are returning to the water, many are venturing out on boats for the very first time. IF YOU’RE ONE OF THESE ROOKIE BOATERS, HERE ARE A FEW TIPS […]

  • The Future of Pontoons
    by admin on January 31, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    Elux Pontoons is hoping to catch the pontoon-buying public’s imagination this week, as it shows its first 24-ft. model at the Minneapolis Boat Show. The Elux 24 is unconventional in that it’s powered by an electric motor with an innovative topside layout. It’s even more unusual because its owner is the former chief executive of a […]

  • Pontoon Boats more than a party barge.
    by admin on October 16, 2018 at 2:19 pm

    Pontoon boats may still be the ultimate “party barge,” but these versatile craft have grown far beyond the slow-moving vessel you may remember from Grandpa’s cocktail cruise. Yes, the core remains very much the same — stable pontoons below, topped by an abundance of seating above. Today’s craft, however, increasingly feature plusher seats and lounges, […]

Shrink Wrap Boat Storage….Dangers and Long Term Effects

Shrink Wrap or plastic film boat storage seems like a cheaper alternative to traditional inside boat storage. Signs all over the roads, telephone poles and highways for shrink wrap…$15/ft. $18/ft, $25 or $37.95/foot…but are we sacrificing environmental protection for our boat or even doing harm versus inside storage? You can Google search this for yourself….there are significant risks and problems associated with plastic wrap storage programs the most common of which is black unhealthy mold.