How to Stock Your Onboard First Aid Kit

Most of your boating days are filled with carefree, good times. But occasionally you might have an injury onboard – whether you cut your finger when slicing limes for a drink or you fall on a slippery deck. Suffering…

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How Boaters Can Help the Environment

A clean, healthy environment is as necessary for a day of great boating as water and sunny skies. After all, nobody wants to swim, fish or wakeboard in polluted water. Boaters can do their part to keep the boating…

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Choosing a Lifejacket

Boaters seldom put much thought into lifejackets. Instead, they’d rather focus on the “fun” parts of boating – cruising to a new destination, offshore fishing with friends, or socializing onboard on a clear summer evening.

When it comes…

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Boater’s Guide to Boston Harbor

A natural delight right on the doorstep of New England’s largest city, Boston Harbor is one of the most unique and enjoyable boating destinations in the Northeast.

Most of the harbor’s 34 islands are part of a…

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Tips on How to Buy Your First Boat

If you’re considering buying your first boat, you might feel overwhelmed worrying about what factors you should consider and what questions you should be asking. Here are a few tips to help guide you during your first boat purchase.

Consider how you…

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How to Keep Your Fishing Hooks Sharp

Catching fish is hard enough. There’s no need to make it harder by using dull fishing hooks. You can keep your fishing hooks sharp by occasionally giving them a little TLC. It’s easy to do and…

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A Boater’s Guide to Salem, Massachusetts

salem-town-sign-bosunsMost people are familiar with Salem, Massachusetts for it being a hotbed of witchcraft, psychic arts and other mystical interests. But there’s more to Salem that its preoccupation with the supernatural….

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How to be a Cold Weather Boater

You probably think the boating season in New England is much too short. But when most boaters are storing their vessels away for the winter, some hardcore boaters continue to hit the water, even after cold temperatures set in. See more+

How to Winterize Your Boat

It’s hard to see anything positive when storing your boat away for the winter. But while it’s certainly disappointing that the end of the boating season has arrived, believe it or not, there is something positive to be gained from it….

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Fall Boating Tips

New England boaters who stretch their boating season into the fall get rewarded with beautiful autumn colors, crisp days and no crowds. But with shorter days and colder water, fall boating presents unique challenges. Here are some tips to…

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