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Boat Naming

By |January 13th, 2019|Categories: Tips & Techniques|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Boat Naming

Boat Naming Boat naming your vessel can be quite a daunting task. Do you go with something traditional like naming it after your significant other? Or do you shift gears toward where you’ve been, where you’re going or what you’ll do when you get there? Do you “tack” in some nautical terminology or do you steer clear of the puns? The options are endless and there is so much room to represent you and your life (or not). Check out a few considerations we recommend below to help aid you in your decision! Consideration 1:  Before finalizing your vessel’s name, do a quick search for its popularity. Be sure to take a stroll through your local marina and/or boat yard, too! If you pick a popular name, there is a good chance you’ll end up crossing paths with another vessel in your boating region with your same name. This creates [...]

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Boating with Children

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Tips & Techniques|Comments Off on Boating with Children

Boating with Children Boating with your family can be the ultimate adventure, even when your family consists of small children! The water is the perfect place for lifelong memories to be made and valuable skills and connections formed. Stepping out of your day-to-day routine allows time for more focus on connecting as a family! Boating is also a great opportunity to teach your children lessons such as teamwork and how to have fun together. When properly planned out, boating with children is not difficult, but actually great family fun! Here are a few of our best tips for successful boating with children: Remind them of the Rules Before even stepping on the dock, run through your list of rules and expectations for when you board the vessel. Two great rules we’ve found to be the most helpful include: children always wear a lifejacket – no exceptions & when the engines [...]