13 Pitfalls To Avoid When Buying A Used Bluewater
What to look out for if you are considering purchasing a second hand Sail Boat Buying a second-hand cruising yacht…
5 Ways Of Accidentally Falling Over Board
Many people while out boating, never consider how easy it is to go overboard until they unexpectedly find themselves…
How To Get Up The Mast - Use A Premium Bosuns
If you are thinking of going up the mast to replace the masthead light and have not been aloft for a while or if it’s…
My Ideal Yacht Harness And Tether - Giving You
Since you are placing your total trust in these safety products, they had better be the best. When the boat is pounding…
Self –steering Gear For Yachts - Benefits And
Eco friendly wind vanes that steer yacht thousands of miles, for FREE. If you are thinking of attaching a Hydrovane…
Selecting An Outboard Motor for Your Small Watercraft
How Much Horsepower My review of outboard engine options and how to choose the horsepower of outboard motor best suited…
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Boat Buying Tips
Are you looking for adventure on the open water, but you don't know where to begin when shopping for a boat? I know exactly how you feel so I've put together some boat buying tips. Last year, I got the fever, you know what I'm talking about., that sensation when…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Mar 13, 2011  
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Boating on Maui
Boating on Maui can be agreat advanture,Maui county is comprises of five seperate Island Maui,Molokai,Lanai.Kahoolawe and molokini. All of these Islands are accessible by boat. boating on Maui can also be a great recreational sport  you can do all the different type of fishing,water ski, cruse the different Island, have…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Mar 08, 2011  
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13 Pitfalls To Avoid When Buying A Used Bluewater Cruising Yacht
What to look out for if you are considering purchasing a second hand Sail Boat Buying a second-hand cruising yacht can be an extremely complicated business because you have to make so many decisions as the options available are endless. First of all you have to decide if it is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Apr 21, 2013  
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What to Bring on A River Rafting Trip
So you’re ready to experience the extreme excitement of a river rafting trip. You’ll want to be as prepared as possible for your adventure. Use this checklist to make sure your bring the right gear at the right time for the most comfortable and memorable trip. What to Bring and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   May 01, 2015  
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Buying An Inflatable Kayak
When most people think of kayaks they think of needle-thin hard shells knifing swiftly through the water or slashing down white water rapids. When they think of inflatable boats, they think of swimming pool kiddie toys or pontoon rafts that float lazily on a lake or stream. They generally don't…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Dec 23, 2011  
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Tidal Currents When Navigating Coastal Waters
If you are navigating a boat in coastal waters, then you need to be aware of tidal currents. I will discuss the definition and importance of knowing the currents, where to find current information, and using the current tables. After reading this article, you should be able to read the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Nov 14, 2012  
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A River Rafting Trip May Be Your Ideal Family Vacation
What could be better than the thrills and spills of a river rafting trip to get the adrenalin pumping and to bring the family closer together? Adventure sports are increasingly popular the world over and whitewater rafting provides the perfect opportunity for family or friends to try an exhilarating outdoor…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Aug 09, 2011  
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Weekend Getaways Near Delhi
Wow……!!!!! Weekend’s holidays…… Everyone wants to enjoy their weekends with their family and friends. These short spans of holidays give time to relaxation, peace and rejuvenation for the next hectic work. It also gives opportunity to mingle up with your dear ones and spend this precious time with them. We…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jan 16, 2014  
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Hobie Cat – The Pet I Love
My Hobie 16, the pet I own, does not exceed the love I have for my wife, daughter or dogs, but she has a special place in my life. She is the Hobie Cat, the toy to entertain, to keep me fit, to enjoy with my whole family, even the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Feb 25, 2012  
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Intex Inflatable Excursion 5 – Fun Party Boat
Vinyl Blow-Up Recreation Boats The bigger version of these blow-up boats can have up to 5 people on board. They also have the necessary fittings attached for adding an Intex motor mount to enable you to set up an electric trolling motor. You must also take into consideration that apart…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   May 05, 2013  
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First - rate Marine Binoculars For Boating
First-rate Marine Binoculars For Boating The significance of marine binoculars Why are bincoulars foremost on a boat? Before we take a seem on the other most important characteristics that it would be best to consider before you buy your binoculars, let's speak about why binoculars are important to have on…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Sep 18, 2015  
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The Growth In Kiteboarding
Wow, some people really are living the dream! Kiteboarding. A cross between surfing, parasailing and hanging on to the back of a bus while riding a bike. Even if you are just down at the local beach gliding out and back a few times (like hanging on to the back…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jan 31, 2012  
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Tides When Navigating In Coastal Waters
If you are navigating a boat in coastal waters, then you need to be aware of the rise and fall of the tides. I will discuss the definition and importance of knowing the tides, where to find tidal information, and how to read the publication, Tide and Current Tables. Definitions…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Nov 16, 2012  
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Boat Tubes - 4 Things to Look for When Shopping for Your New Towable Tub
With the summer months upon us many people are getting there boat tubes out and are getting ready to hit the lakes. Tubing season is in full swing up here in Minnesota and we are enjoying getting out on those 10,000 lakes and sipping back on cold beer. So if…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jun 29, 2011  
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Top 3 Apps for Sailors
Looking to hit the open waters to get 2014 going? Don’t fancy paying for all that expensive equipment that goes along with the trip? Not to worry, your smartphone could be your savior as we have found the top 3 apps you should definitely take some interest in if you’re…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jul 19, 2014  
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Hobie 16 – The Trials Of Regattas
The Hobie 16 regatta that ended in a disastrous day. This regatta I was crew on Dad's Hobie 16, it was a fund-raising event for a local charity, and the sponsors had set a special effort with stalls and games for all ages. The regatta planned for three races, with…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Feb 25, 2012  
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Quality Life Jackets Save Lives
Quality Life Jackets advocates the use of life jackets by all who participate in water sport activity. Can you imagine not wearing a parachute when you jump from a plane? No! You want to be safe! Male or female, we cannot fly like birds, and most of us cannot swim…
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Boating With Inflatable Rafts Powered By Electric Trolling Motors
If you have decided to spend time partying and fishing on the water using an inexpensive inflatable raft this summer, then be aware that you will probably need some the following items to get started. 1) Inflatable Raft Intex Excursion or SeaHawk inflatable rafts are manufactured of quality layered PVC…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Oct 12, 2013  
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How to Keep Your Boat Fit In Freezing Weather
With the chilly temperatures knocking at the door and the ceasing boat season, it's that time of the year when you need to rethink about shielding your dear leisure asset - your boat. The time, endeavors and enthusiasm that you spend now will surely have a pronounced impact on your…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jan 21, 2016  
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5 Ways Of Accidentally Falling Over Board
Many people while out boating, never consider how easy it is to go overboard until they unexpectedly find themselves in the water. Some C.O.B (crew over board) will remain relaxed and wait to be rescued, while others will panic increasing their chances of drowning. Hopefully they are wearing a life…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Feb 03, 2012  
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Preparing for Cooking In A Two Burner Stove Boat Galley
When I was preparing a boat galley with a two burner stove for cooking, I planned for feeding the crew well and making it easy for the galley cook to prepare meals. In this article, I will discuss the three points I consider essential for preparing to cook on a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Dec 04, 2012  
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Boat Tubing Essentials - 4 Things To Remember When Tubing the Lake This Year
With the heat index in the 90s up here in the land of 10,000 Lakes we can defiantly feel that summer is in full swing, and nothings better than beating the heat than going to the lake to cool off and, kick back, and ride the lake. Boat Tubing is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jul 18, 2011  
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Enjoy A Splendid River Rafting Experience In Utah And Alaska
Rafting through the roaring waves of monstrous river is a dream which every adventure lover wants to live. Especially, people who have rafting experience of years love to splurge in rivers that have a wild flow with a boat, oar and some friends. This is the perfct adventure trip for…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Jun 11, 2014  
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Going Sailing? – Best Cruising Books
Cruising Library I have selected some great sailing books that we have in our boats library. You must not go to sea without some of these books. They offer such a wealth of information and will get you out of a fix with simple "how to" instructions. Depending on where…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Feb 27, 2012  
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How to Choose A Life Jacket Or Personal Flotation Device
Choosing a life jacket is an important decision. To make choosing your life jacket easier we have provided you with an outline of how life jackets are made and categorized. Please keep in mind that laws differ from state to state. It is worth your time to check your state…
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Intex Seahawk II Inflatable – Recreation Lake And River Boats
These inflatable rafts are capable of having a maximum of 3 people on board. The SeaHawk II has fittings to attach an Intex motor mount kit making it possible to mount an electric trolling motor or small gas outboard. Just be aware that getting a blow up raft there extra…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Oct 14, 2013  
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Offshore Fishing In A Boat
What better way to spend a beautiful day than off shore fishing in a boat. It might not be for everyone, but if you’re a keen angler or just want something different to do, then an off shore adventure of this kind can be a real thrill. There are really…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Mar 13, 2016  
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Safety Terthers And Harnesses - An Objective Study
An Objective Study In Washington USA 1998, it was decided to conduct an objective study into the common safety of harnesses and tethers used by cruising sailors. This study was prepared and revised May 15, 1999. Next is a very brief summary. Water Test The first test was an in…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Feb 04, 2012  
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Building A Catamaran Using Rope
Where ever I travel around the world, by boat or in a motor home; there is one type of boat that I come across time and time again. In the most unlikely places many that experience extreme weather condition and where you would expect to find only the strongest built…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Apr 08, 2013  
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Kayaking And Canoeing the Waccamaw River In South Carolina
If you are a conoeing or kayaking enthusiasts, when you visit Myrtle Beach, SC or the Pawleys Island, Litchfield area, be sure to bring your boat.  The Waccamaw River, the Eastern most of the South Carolina rivers, is perfect for canoeing and kayaking. Thirty-five miles south of Myrtle Beach is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Boating   Sep 14, 2011  
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