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How to Get Your Boat Ready for Spring

Winter is winding down and spring is starting to take hold. It’s time to dust off the boat, put on some sunscreen, and head for the waters. But first, you need to know how to get your boat ready for spring. Here’s everything you need to do! Read moreHow to...

Best Boats For Water Sports

Skiing, tubing, wakeboarding, and other water sports are a lot of fun for everyone on your boat. The person being pulled gets to enjoy an exciting sport, while those riding in the boat get to watch someone display their skills, trying to stay up and above the water. Plus, it’s...

Best Cruising Boats Under 30 Feet from Scout

When people think of a cruising boat, they often imagine a large vessel cutting across the water. However, smaller boats can still provide the same enjoyable ride as any other craft. Take a look at the best cruising boats under 30 feet from Scout, and customize your selection with fantastic...

Best Boats for New Boaters: What to Look For from Your First Boat

Buying your first boat is extremely exciting. Outside of buying a home, it’s probably the most exciting purchase you can make, so you need to make your choice wisely. You may be tempted to rush out and purchase the largest or most opulent craft you can find, but you should...

Best Dive Boats from Scout

Diving from a boat is an activity that everyone should get the chance to experience—it is a challenging sport that can reshape how you think about nature and the ocean. Being immersed in the water’s beauty is unforgettable, but you need the right boat to have a truly enjoyable experience....

How to Anchor a Boat

Anchoring may seem like a simple practice, but it actually requires a bit of skill. It’s important that this is done correctly in order to maintain your position and secure the boat safely in place. Practice and experience is the best way to learn, but these tips will show you...

How to Launch a Boat: 5 Tips to Make the Process Easier than Ever!

If you’ve recently purchased a boat, the first launch can be stressful. But don’t worry—with these tips, you’ll find that launching is quick and easy. Read on to learn exactly how to launch a boat the right way. Read moreHow to Launch a Boat: 5 Tips to Make the Process...

How to Dock a Boat Safely, Effectively, and Properly

Docking a boat can be one of the easiest parts of boating. In good conditions—and usually when no one is watching—the boats seems to glide perfectly into place. But with windy conditions, sharp angles, and lots of traffic with seemingly everyone watching, docking a boat can be quite stressful! That’s...

How to Store Your Boat

Ready to store your boat for the off season? Remember these simple tips to keep your boat in excellent shape for years to come. Here’s how to store your boat! Drain the Boat To protect the water-holding components of the boat, you should drain the bilge, water tank, head, pipes,...

The Ultimate Bay Fishing Guide: Tips & Gear

Those who live in coastal areas are truly blessed when it comes to fishing, as many can target nearby bays for some of the most active and exciting angling possible. However, to have success while bay fishing, you need to have the right gear, implement the best strategies, and know...

Best Dual Console Boats Over 20 Feet From Scout

Dual console boats deliver some of the finest ride quality you can have on the water. With a dual console, you have seating along both sides of the boat, creating more room and seating for all passengers. Plus, they are incredibly popular for boaters of all types and experience levels....

Best Center Console Boats Over 30 Feet From Scout

If you’re looking for a top-quality boat that you can take on long offshore adventures, you should have a vessel that is at least 30 feet in length. At this size, you can enjoy comfortable space and plenty of amenities, all while having the ability to easily travel through open...

Best Boats For Sarasota Bay, FL

Sarasota has so much to offer boaters. With beautiful, vibrant beaches, gorgeous bays, quick access to the Gulf of Mexico, and some of the best fishing on the planet, Sarasota, FL is a boater’s paradise. However, you need the right boat for the area. Luckily, Scout offers some of the...

Best Day Cruising Boats Under 40′ From Scout

You don’t have to own a massive yacht to get the best technology and luxury on the water. There are plenty of boats under 40-feet in length that deliver everything you need, all on a craft that is manageable and convenient. Take a look at our best day cruising boats...

Best Recreational Boats From Scout

There are many activities you can enjoy when you go boating. From casual fishing to simply relaxing on the water, your recreational boat should allow you to get the most from every adventure. In this article, we’ll show you exactly what to look for in a recreational boat, then give...
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