Saturday, November 25, 2017

The Joys and Challenges of Boating with the Family

The Joys and Challenges of Boating with the Family

Like anything else in life, boating with your children is multi-faceted. There are pros and cons to boating with the kids in tow. The shared experience can be joyous, heartwarming, and downright fun. However, it can also be stressful, chaotic, and challenging! We share many happy memories out on the water with our kids. However, […]

Hey! Who’s the Captain? Kids & Decision Making

Hey! Who’s the Captain? Kids & Decision Making

I used to drive a sporty car, live in a cozy, inexpensive apartment and vacation in the Caribbean. Now I drive a minivan, live in a good school district with outrageous taxes (we’re leaving when my youngest graduates high school!), and vacation at Disney parks. Ah, the days when decisions were ours alone to make! […]

Boaters Behaving Badly

Boaters Behaving Badly

March 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Plenty of people seem to shed their inhibitions at the dock. Maybe it’s the relaxing, social nature of a day spent boating, or perhaps it’s the charge of the water’s atoms. Then again, it could be that spending time in the snug-ish quarters of the average boat magnifies rude behavior because we can’t escape […]

Safety Turtle

Safety Turtle

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Keeping an eye on your children and pets as they race from the bow to stern in a bizarre sugar induced relay race can be anything but a relaxing experience, especially while entertaining guests aboard your boat. Peace of mind is now available and it comes in the shape of a green terrapin. The Safety […]

Hydrobike USA

Hydrobike USA

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The exercise of a bike ride combined with the adventure of kayaking has been combined to form the Hydrobike ($1,599). Allowing you to sit upright and steer with a simple handle bar-rudder system, the Hydrobike replaces the same old bike trails with hundreds of miles of harbors, bays and creeks. Engineered by a professional canoe […]

Kids Unscramble

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

                        1. eiatPrs is pirates 2. iphS is ship 3. ydiBahtr is birthday 4. Pyatr is Party 5. ltNaaciu is nauticaL. 6. accekspu is cupcakeS. 7. caek is cake 8. reoidosntac is decorations 9. osttaot is tattoos 10. islfgdho is goldfish

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching for a birthday party theme? Want one that isn’t the same as everybody else’s party plan? How about a nautical-themed birthday party? Boatloads of decorating ideas and activities abound, making a nautical party one to remember. Search popular parent and party-planning sites and you’ll find plenty of ideas for a nautical party. Some sites […]