Boat Buyer's Guide: How to Buy a Boat

Now that you have decided to embrace the boating lifestyle, you'll want to establish a budget so you can start building and prioritizing your wish list. That budget will likely be a key factor in the decision to buy a new or pre-owned boat. Either way, the considerations for size and type of boat will be the same.

  1. Boat Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy a Boat

    Determine What Type of Boat To Buy When it comes to determining the right size for your boat, there are a number of factors to consider: People: How many people will you regularly have on board? Will you host just your immediate family or will you bring extended family and friends? Towing: If you are trailering your boat,…

  2. Be Prepared: How to Properly Use a Fire Extinguisher

    In case your fire extinguisher has been sitting around collecting dust, here’s everything you need to know before brushing it off and fighting a fire in your home the right way.   Choose the right fire extinguisher The first thing you need to know is the different classifications of fire extinguishers, and the second that not…

  3. Natural Remedies for Everyday Illnesses

    Natural remedies for cough and sore throat Tea – teas with ingredients like licorice and slippery elm have throat-coating properties that help reduce irritation. Honey – its throat-coating properties can soothe sore throats and suppress coughs. Have some on a spoon or stir it into tea. Echinacea* – can reduce the duration of cold symptoms,…

  4. 11 Ways to be a Good Pet Owner

    Responsible pet ownership   The first step to being a great pet owner is to take responsibility. Typically, people put the blame on the pet and rarely ever consider if they are being a poor pet owner. Responsible pet ownership means taking on the responsibility of learning about your pet’s breed and their unique needs….