Tow Toy Safety

Tips for boaters to tow water toys safely behind their boats Tubing is a catch-all term. Whether you a tow your crew atop a six-seater sea serpent, a torpedo for two, or a bona fide single-person tube, tubing provides a ton of fun for all age groups. The skill level required for riders and boat…

Insuring Your Boat

When it comes to insuring your boat, it’s often best to separate your boat insurance from your homeowner’s policy. Many homeowners’ policies limit or don’t cover marine-specific risks, such as salvage work, wreck removal, pollution or environmental damage. But there are exceptions. Many homeowners policies include perfectly good coverage for smaller boats and motors, usually…

How-To Tie a Bowline Knot

Boater Tip: Remember this knot with a saying – the rabbit comes out of the hole (step 2), around the tree and back into the hole (step 3).  VIDEO 1. Lay the line (rope) across your left hand with the free end hanging down. Form a small loop in the line in your hand & leave…