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Fall Prep and Winter Storage

Fall Prep and Winter Storage

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Some boaters bail before Columbus Day, while others celebrate Christmas aboard. The majority of vessel owners around here seem to bid goodbye to their summer homes before they carve the Halloween pumpkins. Whether you set a certain deadline, or declare boating season over when you’d need a scarf and gloves on the water, you need […]

Choosing the Best Summer Home

Choosing the Best Summer Home

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s a yacht club, marina, mooring field, or boatyard that’s right for you. However, figuring that out can be a lot of work. That’s why we’ve compiled the questions you should ask to ensure a fun season:   Location. Do you use your boat after work, or have a favorite spot where you like to […]

The Scoop on Picking the Perfect Marina

The Scoop on Picking the Perfect Marina

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Are you new to boating or seeking a better home for your boat? Unless you’re a member of a yacht club, own your own dock, or are buddy-buddy with the town harbormaster, your boat will likely reside in a marina. With hundreds of marinas in our area, choosing the right place for both summer boating […]

Select the Best Boat Berth

Select the Best Boat Berth

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Just like boats, yacht clubs, marinas, and boatyards come in all sizes and varieties. The place that boats call home all summer can be big or small, luxurious or no-frills. Differences also apply to boaters; some look for a social scene, others seek amenities, and still others need a place where dockhands are plenty or […]

Your Home Away From Home

Your Home Away From Home

April 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Like boats themselves, yacht clubs, marinas, and boatyards can be big or small, luxurious or no-frills. Moreover, all boaters’ needs are not the same; some will seek a child and canine friendly atmosphere, others are looking for weekday activity, and a surplus of dockhands would be handy for new boaters.

Which Marina Is Best For You?

Which Marina Is Best For You?

April 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

First-time boaters, trailer boaters looking to settle down, and those boaters ready for a change of scenery have lots to consider before choosing their new summer berths. There’s no “one-size-fits-all-boaters” marina; the family with kids and dogs, the couple seeking extended social activities, and the boaters with bad knees all need different accommodations.

Protecting Trailered Boats In Winter

Protecting Trailered Boats In Winter

November 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

1. Purchase & use a hitch lock 2. Store your boat & trailer in a locked storage unit or garage 3. If no such storage is available, place your boat & trailer in back yard 4. If no backyard, park another vehicle in front of trailer & boat 5. If no other vehicle, have trailer […]