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How Do You Clean A Boat After Saltwater?

Cleaning a boat after a long day on the water is not a favorite chore for most. But if you want to keep your vessel in top shape for years come, cleaning is essential. Fortunately, if you use these tips, this task will be fast and easy. Read on to...

Boat Motor Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Choosing the right type of motor for your boat is essential. Use this simple boat motor guide to learn everything you need to know for making the right selection! If you’d like to purchase a new craft, design one to fit your exact needs with our Build Your Scout tool....

How to Get Rid of an Old Boat

The day will eventually come when you need to replace your boat. Whether you are close to a new purchase or simply want to explore options for getting rid of your craft, we’re here to assist you. Read on to learn how to get rid of an old boat. If...

How to Live on a Boat

Living on a boat can bring an unprecedented level of independence and excitement—any time you choose, you can take to the water for cruising, fishing, or travel. While it can be a thrilling and interesting lifestyle, you need to prepare and organize thoroughly to maintain comfort and stability. Read on...

How to Get a Boat Loan

Whether you like to ski, fish, or simply cruise the local waters with your family, purchasing a boat may be a great idea. Some buyers have the financial strength to buy a boat with cash, using their savings to make the purchase. Many others, however, will need a boat loan....

What is a Tender Boat?

If you are thinking of purchasing a yacht, you may have also been told that buying a tender boat is a smart choice. But what exactly is a tender boat? And do you need one alongside your larger craft? Learn everything you need to know below! If you’d like to...

What Makes a Boat a Yacht?

If you’re thinking of purchasing a yacht or are wondering if your current boat qualifies as a yacht, we’re here to help. Below, we’ll define this type of vessel so you can better understand what makes a boat a yacht. If you’d like to purchase a new craft, design one...

Where and How to Store Your Boat

Whether it’s the warm boating season or the cold winter months, boaters need to consider storage. Finding the right place to store your boat can have a large impact on your overall enjoyment of the craft, so it’s important to carefully review your options. In general, you’ll find that boat...

What is a Boat’s Deadrise and Why it Matters for Performance and Comfort

The design of a boat hull can have a major impact on the overall performance, efficiency, and stability of a vessel. There are many aspects of a hull, but one of the most important features that offers a great comparison point for different boats is the “deadrise.” Learn more about...

Understanding the Costs of Boat Ownership

If you’re thinking about buying a boat, there’s a lot to consider. In particular, you need to be completely informed on all the costs of boat ownership so you can have the most enjoyment on the water. To customize your craft to fit your exact needs, use our Build Your...

Rough Water Boating Tips

You can do your best to avoid harsh conditions while boating, but you’ll eventually run into choppy waves, high winds, and rough water. Rough water can range from mildly frustrating to downright dangerous, but with these rough water boating tips, you can maintain safety and comfort for yourself, your boat,...

Essential Boating Safety Tips

Safety is key to having an enjoyable time on the water. View these essential boating safety tips to protect yourself and your passengers all throughout the boating season. Customize a craft to fit your exact needs with our Build Your Scout tool. You can add features for fishing, boating, sporting,...

How to Get Your Boat Ready for Summer

With the boating season already upon us, it’s important to know how to get your boat ready for summer. Whether your boat is still waiting in winter storage or you’ve been out a dozen times already, use these simple tips to keep your boat in top condition during this warm...

7 Shallow Water Boating Tips

Fishing in shallow water is one of the most enjoyable ways to catch numerous fish. But you have to be careful, as you can become stuck in shallow sand or mud. Plus, rocks, logs, or reefs can damage your boat. View these seven shallow water boating tips to navigate safely!...

Should You Rent or Buy a Boat?

Boats are a great way to spend time with friends and family. Buying a boat is wonderful, but renting has also become a popular option for many people. So, how can you decide if you should rent or buy a boat? Consider the pros and cons of each choice below....
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