August 2009 Entries
Hey There! Capt Chris here!
As boaters, we have a responsibility and it is up to us to help protect the environment. Protecting the environment takes a conscious effort by all of us and starts with how we boat, where we boat, and the products we use on our boats. The little things are what count. A couple of things that come to mind and that are listed on Boat US’s website are:
Stow your trash until you get on land: Never throw anything into the water that didn’t come out of it. Keep trash, even...
posted @ Thursday, August 27, 2009 10:42 AM |
Hey There! Captain Chris here!
I always tell people that renting a boat is the best way to find out what kind of boat is the perfect fit for their family.
This past weekend my family and I had to go out of town for a family event. We arrived the evening before everyone else so we rented a boat! There is no better way to see a city that you are visiting than by boat. The kids always love being on the water and my wife always loves to look at all the waterfront properties along the trip. We are no strangers to...
posted @ Monday, August 17, 2009 5:26 PM |
Hey There! Captain Chris Here!
This past weekend my dock mate asked me about how he could get better fuel economy in his boat. He started talking about all these expensive ideas and I realized that he never considered a few basic things that can make a huge difference when it comes to fuel savings.
I recommended him a couple of simple ideas that may be helpful to you too. Check them out.
Clean the bottom of your boat: Algae, Zebra Mussels and other things that grow on your boat’s bottom or outdrive can add drag and create small performance issues...
posted @ Tuesday, August 11, 2009 10:06 AM |