Boating is a way of life, a rich and storied tradition handed down from generation to generation, from parent to child. You probably have fond memories of sitting on your mother’s or father’s lap the first time you took the helm. It’s almost a given you captained your first solo voyage long before you could legally drive a car. And like all great family traditions, odds are good that you’ll pass this one down to your children as well. (more…)
When you are planning a family fishing trip, safe fishing practices should be top of mind. Be sure to involve your kids in the planning process and explain why each safety rule or practice is important. (more…)
There are place in the world where it is always nice to be out in the water, and others where you have to wait summer when the sun can actually warm the earth, that's the time to get outside, get on a boat and get married! Here are 6 Reasons to Get Married on a Boat, and if you heed my advice, feel free to invite me as well! Elegant or Casual. You don't have to have a nautical theme, but having one would allow guests to comfortably don summer dresses and shorts with suit jackets, meaning they will feel more at ease. Or have everyone dress to the nines and really feel like a bunch of high class hoity toitys, it's fun to do so every so often.Adventurous. This wouldn't be your ordinary get-married-at-a-church wedding. This would be an adventure for you, your family, and your fri...
More and more yards offer motor catamarans. A clear sign that more and more yachtsmen are buying them. If finding a non-sailing multi-hull 20 years ago was so hard, today there are many manufacturer involved in this kind of production. Why this change? First of all, because we have seen that many sailing cat owners used their boats only with engines: so it is worth taking away the tree and all the reinforcements it needs. But the benefits of the cat are many. In GCC area and specially in UAE the market of power catamaran is growing year by year and Riviera Boat with brand Rcat is positionedas the first manufactuer of pleasure and commercial catamaran in the market thanks to a long experience in multihull construction. The reason of this success in the market are many: ...
It’s not a 300, it’s not a 350: Suzuki DF325 A aims at the performance of the latter and the fuel consumption of the former. Maintaining the realiability and light construction of the japanese outboards. (more…)
It’s no secret that outboard-powered fishing boats are reaching new benchmarks, with some 60+ footers out there in the marketplace. (more…)
Trailering gives boaters more freedom. Keeping a boat on a trailer means the boater decides where and how to store the boat, so that she is ready whenever a boater wants to use her, and fueling can be done along the way without paying premium prices at the marina fuel dock. But most of all, the freedom comes from the access to different boating areas, whether they’re just down the road or anywhere the highway may reach. (more…)
I went through the last four days making a decision about the Innovation Awards and after that going to IBEX, the International Boat Builders' Exposition. We granted Raymarine's ClearCruise AR (expanded reality) innovation (public statement) the honor for the OEM gadgets classification, and I need to state I'm entirely energized by this innovation. (more…)