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Picking the Proper Sunglasses

Picking the Proper Sunglasses

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

As soon as the weather warms, boaters and beachgoers search for summer sunglasses. They will stop at the department store counter and try on several pairs, look for the best bargains at the flea market, model a few styles while looking at tee shirts in a shop by the shore, and perhaps end up buying […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Does your boat have BO (boat odor)?It’s most likely coming from the bilge. The bilge collects everything dropped, dripped, and spilled on the boat.  If your boat’s bilge has been neglected, pouring bilge cleaner in and closing the hatch may not fully resolve the issue.  You’ll need to roll up your sleeves, remove all the […]

Kids On Board: Simple Principles for a Safe Voyage

Kids On Board: Simple Principles for a Safe Voyage

Any boater who has kids knows that boating with them can make for incredible joy and/or incredible pandemonium. Boating is such an amazing family activity!  During the first days following their birth, most boaters already begin to picture junior sitting alongside them in the captain’s seat. Besides keeping your kids calm and entertained, you must […]

Boating Fun Calls for Plans A & B

Boating Fun Calls for Plans A & B

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Boating season is never long enough, and for many, time on the water is mostly limited to weekends, holidays, and days off from work. With time on the water so valuable, I get the most out of boating by having a Plan A and a Plan B so that I may adapt to changes […]

Miami’s Artificial Reef Program

Miami’s Artificial Reef Program

January 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you ever wonder what happens to a sunken ship? No need to wonder that in Miami, as the Miami-Dade County Artificial Reef Program uses sunken ships — and other materials from the ocean’s floor — to create safe, manmade reefs. For more than 30 years, Miami-Dade County has overseen the deployment of an extensive […]

Steer Clear of Injury

Steer Clear of Injury

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. Should you spot Dr. Ronda Bachenheimer stretching on the beach, she may be preparing herself for boating. Stretching the neck, back, legs, and shoulders for seven to 10 minutes right before boating is her sensible way to avoid strains and sprains and to prevent injury. Dr. Bachenheimer, a licensed chiropractor (http://lichiropracticwellness.com),has met patients with […]

To Tie or Not to Tie?

To Tie or Not to Tie?

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Even though boating is all about freedom, sometimes you want (or need) to be tied down. However, you can’t just hitch your vessel to anything you choose, so knowing the general guidelines for proper fastening spots will help you enjoy your day on the water and keep you out of trouble. When arriving at a […]