Boat Shows Are Just One Piece Of The Boat-Buying Puzzle
We all know that boat shows are a great way to find out about the latest innovations and technologies, discover new and improved products, see lots of different types of boats all in one place, and find incredible deals. But there are quite a few things to consider before and after you stroll into that big, beautiful, climate-controlled arena this winter.
Find Your Show
First things first…you have to find your nearest show (or shows) so you can put it on the calendar now. The last thing in the world you want...
posted @ Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:09 AM
Want to go fishing but need a license? We love this Takemefishing.org interactive map of the United States to help you locate a place to obtain one or direct you to link to buy online. Simply hover over your state and “click”.
By getting a license you're helping to protect, preserve and enhance the sport of fishing for today and for generations to come. License fees help pay for fishery and hatchery management, habitat development and protection, endangered species programs, fishing and conservation education, lake maps and other publications, and many other valuable programs.
You can also view fishing regulations and if...
posted @ Tuesday, August 21, 2012 8:52 AM
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Only 2 days left until the 2012 Summer Olympics takes off. Work continues on preparing the Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony in the London 2012 Olympic Park at Stratford.
Since 1894 the Olympic Games are considered to be the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating in unity. Whether you are a fan of gymnastics, swimming, equestrian, sailing, track, canoeing, cycling or rowing, you can be sure to find the biggest sporting event on the planet on edge and will draw millions of viewers around the world. On Friday, the whole world will be celebrating,...
posted @ Tuesday, July 24, 2012 4:50 PM
Make sure you know exactly the year and condition of the boat. Have it in writing and make sure it’s clear in your contract. Add a clause that allows you to decline the boat or switch to another comparable boat the meets your approval.
Be cautious of small chartering companies with low inventory. Bigger companies tend to have more inventory which means more choices for you, the consumer.
Get a list of equipment in writing and approve the list prior to chartering.
posted @ Wednesday, February 15, 2012 9:42 AM
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posted @ Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:39 PM
Sure, you know your home fishing hole like the back of your hand. You know what bait to use and when to use it. You know exactly where everyone dumps old Christmas trees in the lake to build up a perfect fish structure. You know where the hardcore, on-the-water-at-4 a.m. guys go before the rest of us even think about getting up and heading to the boat ramp. You know all that. What you may not know is where to find those honey-holes while you’re on vacation. Here are some secrets to help you tap into that “local knowledge” and...
posted @ Monday, November 14, 2011 11:56 AM
One of the great pleasures a boater can enjoy is sleeping on board. The calming sound of waves gently lapping against the hull can lull even
the most wound-up insomniac into a peaceful night’s slumber. But there are some tricks and tips you should know before you go out for your first evening on the water. Use the boat selector tool to find out which types of boats you can sleep "On Board" by checking the appropriate boxes.
Location, location, location.
Choose a small, protected cove.
Identify shelter in case...
posted @ Monday, May 23, 2011 11:37 AM |