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  • Maintaining Your Fishing Boat
    by admin on June 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    By Christine Morford, Category Director, When you fish for a living, a lot of time is spent on your boat—it almost becomes your home away from home and it’s important to be routine with the upkeep to ensure your boat remains in great condition. As all boat owners and fisherman are painfully aware, ther […]

  • Tow Toy Safety
    by admin on June 17, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Tips for boaters to tow water toys safely behind their boats Tubing is a catch-all term. Whether you a tow your crew atop a six-seater sea serpent, a torpedo for two, or a bona fide single-person tube, tubing provides a ton of fun for all age groups. The skill level required for riders and boat […]

  • 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, 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 […]

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.