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Your In-Season Boat Maintenance Checklist: Part II

In our previous post, we provided an in-season boat maintenance checklist of tasks you need to do on every boating trip. However, the season is long, and eventually, your boat will require more in-depth checks and maintenance. It’s possible to overlook these more...

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Your In-Season Boat Maintenance Checklist For Every Trip

Boating is a fun way to get out and enjoy the water with your loved ones. Yet to keep the good times coming, your boat needs to remain in top shape. The key is regular boat maintenance. Regular maintenance helps prevent more serious and expensive issues, but that’s...

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The Boating Safety Equipment You Need On Board

Summer means fun times on the water with your friends and family. Yet to get the most out of any boating experience, safety is key. While proper behavior should always be followed (something we'll follow in another post), having the right boating safety equipment on...

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Used Boats: Are You Getting A Good Deal?

There’s no hiding from the truth: boats are expensive. That’s why it makes perfect sense for some people to purchase a used boat. If they’re in the right condition, used boats can provide the same enjoyable experience at a much lower cost. In this post, we’ll cover...

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Best Lakes to Enjoy the Summer in Nebraska

Now that summer is here, everyone’s looking to enjoy some time outdoors. For boat owners, that means spending as much time on the water as possible. Fortunately, Nebraska has many lakes for people to choose from, some of which are ranked among the best in the nation....

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Saltwater vs. Freshwater Boats: What’s the Difference?

Summer is here again! For many of us, that means spending as much time as possible on the water. Yet depending on your location, you may be spending time on a freshwater lake or breaking the ocean waves. For those new to the boating game: yes, there are some...

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What To Look For In Quality Boat Dealers

Purchasing a boat, used or new, is a huge investment. What’s more, finding the right boat for you is only part of the process. Whether you’re going through a dealer or private party, you can’t always be sure how the buying experience will be. In short, is the seller...

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Common Questions about Purchasing a Boat

If you’re getting ready to buy a boat, these questions may be familiar to you. Below are some typical answers. How much can I afford to spend? Most people make monthly payments. Know how much of your monthly disposable income you can devote to a boat budget. Subtract...

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Basic Boater Safety Tips: Part 2

The list of general safety tips can cover a lot of ground for those new to boating and those who need reminding. Over time, you may get overconfident and relax the rules, but this can be dangerous. Many people head out on the water without knowing the basics. The...

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Boating Safety Tips: Part 1

Many boater safety tips seem like common sense, but you would be surprised how often they are ignored, or the purpose is misunderstood. The following are 8 basics. Wearing a life jacket is a well-known rule. Any water activity requires it. Accidents happen quickly,...

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The Basics of Recreational Boating

When you decide to buy a boat, you need to think about how you want to use it. Each type of boat is designed for something very different. There are runabouts, fishing boats, sailboats, and yachts. There are made of aluminum, fiberglass, wood, composite, and various...

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New Boat Industry Statistics

If you aren’t sure whether boating is still one of the greatest outdoor passions to participate in, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has recently announced that retail sales of new powerboats are up roughly four percent in 2018 and at the highest...

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