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Hurricane Season and Your Boat

Hurricanes are enormous cyclonic storm systems that cover thousands of square miles, usually developing in the tropical and subtropical latitudes during the summer and fall. To be categorized as a hurricane it must be a system that produces winds […]

Props to You

You have a boat. You are learning the ropes and beginning to appreciate the performance aspect of your boat. As a new or experienced boat owner, there may come a time when there is a need to improve the […]

Getting Fresh! Freshwater Fishing

With nearly 44 million freshwater anglers in the U. S., freshwater fishing consistently tops the list of favorite outdoor sports. What hooks people on fishing? Maybe it’s the variety. Lakes, rivers and streams all offer great freshwater fishing and […]

Fourth of July on the Water!

One of the many enjoyable things you can do this time of year is to view fireworks from your boat. There are many places that are designated as good places to view fireworks from after you have launched your […]

Oh Boy a Boat!

Do you love to water ski? Is wakeboarding your things? Or do you just like to leisurely float down the river in a tube? If you’re looking to get wet and go fast you’ll find there’s no shortage of […]

After the Break Boating Maintenance

For many, boating activities are limited during the winter season.  If your boat has been idle for the colder months, it is a good idea to check on some maintenance items to insure that your summer boating activities are […]

Anchors Away!

Sooner or later, when you own a boat, you will have to anchor.  You may want to fish, swim, dine, stay overnight or you may need to anchor due to inclement weather. The first step in anchoring is to […]

Yes You Can – Own a Boat!

Imagine yourself packing up the family or close friends for an adventure packed day on your boat. No matter if you love the open sea, enjoy the whine of a reel or just like the whip of the wind […]

I Bought a Boat – Now What?

You bought a boat. Happy day!!  What happens next?  There is plenty of preparation that needs to occur to make your boating life remarkable, but most importantly, safety.  To enjoy your new hobby, you must determine how you are […]

Boating Facts and More!

Are you aware of these boating facts and safety tips? Mandatory boater education is required for anyone born on or after September 1, 1993 to operate a PWC or motorboat with a motor greater than 15 hp. There are […]

Fueling Your Boating Life!

The typical boater only operates his or her vessel about 75 hours a season.  Nearly 95 percent of boats on the water today are less than 26’ in length. These crafts do not require exorbitant amounts of gas, so […]

Everything is Bigger in Texas!

Texas is BIG.  Texas is the second largest state in the US.   Everything about Texas is big, from the population of 24.3 million to the sheer landmass of the state—all 268,820 square miles of it. The top cities: Dallas, […]

Naming Your Boat

Boat names are inspired in many different ways. Boat names should be unique and reflect something about the nature of the boat owner’s life, family, or business. What makes a boat name truly unique? A boat name should be […]

Bass Fishing in Texas

Texas has always been recognized as an outstanding place for bass fishing. Folks from outside the Lone Star State are always surprised to learn that Texas has 4,959 square miles of inland water, ranking it first in the 48 […]

Water and Boating Safety

Keeping Your Precious Cargo Safe For those who regularly boat with family members aboard, it is important to never miss the  golden opportunity to involve each and every family passenger in some sort of duty aboard the boat. Not […]