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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Learn about boat safety and the importance of fire extinguishers. 

by: John Tiger

tags: Boating 101, Safety

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Pursuit describes the S 248 as the epitome of a legend, with fit and finish that is Pure Pursuit. They aimed for iconic, and it is safe to say they hit that mark.

tags: Boating 101, Boating News, Fishing, Flagship Series, Lake Life, New Boat Models, Pursuit, Pursuit Boats, Speed Boat, Sport Boats

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

The company recently completed a refresh of its website at www.OffshoreSailing.com! Improvements include navigation on mobile devices, adding an electronic brochure for download, and adding an online pricing page for specific courses. New course dates have also been announced for popular Women’s Fast Track® to Cruising

tags: Boating 101, Education

Thursday, October 8, 2020

The boating season is drawing to a close, but the cold weather buying season will heat up soon. On snowy nights, potential boat buyers will hunch over computers and cellphones looking at boats for sale, dreaming of sugarplums and their first boat, while current owners with two-footitis seek a larger boat and look to sell. Nearly all

tags: Boating 101, COVID-19, Education, Financing, Safety, Used Boats

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Back in the 80s, I lived in the Florida Keys working for The Key West Citizen newspaper and fishing out of what was then called Boog Powell’s Anglers’ Marine, owned by the former MLB star and Miller Lite pitch man (“Less Filling” v. “Great Taste!”) of the same name. Boog had a part-time welder and

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Boating 101, Cleaners

Monday, September 21, 2020

During these uncertain times, the United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® has provided a way for recreational boaters to make use of their time, while improving their skills for a safer and more enjoyable boating experience. The organization now offers an online boating safety course that allows

tags: Boating 101, COVID-19, Education

Friday, September 18, 2020

The summer of 2020 will go down in history as the great staycation, with rocketing boat sales and a spike of first-time boat buyers. Baird Equity Research’s reports reveal this season’s unusually strong sales. Dealers, surveyors, and mechanics felt the boom, scrambling to meet overwhelming demand and also facing customers

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Boating 101, Brokerage, Dealerships, Financing

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Oswego, N.Y. With the significant increase in boat sales and new boat owners this year, New York Sea Grant is encouraging all boat owners to be thinking ahead about boat storage and winterizing needs. New York Sea Grant Coastal Recreation and Tourism Specialist David G. "Dave" White II suggests that, even while boaters are still

tags: Boating 101, Lake Ontario, Safety, Storage, Winterization

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also came from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

tags: Boating 101, Environmental Impact, Water Toys

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