The Internet can be a wealth of knowledge when you want to read about the latest boating technology, news and lifestyle topics. It can also be a vast ocean of confusion if you don’t know where to go for accurate and top quality information. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite boating blogs to send you on your way.
Boating Technology Blogs We Like Discover Boating
With the motto that “life is better on the water,” Discover Boating is a great resource for all sorts of boating news and advice. Recent posts include:• The best trolling motor for your boat • Discover Boating’s partnership with country singer and boat lover Jake Owen • The best sunglasses for boating • The best on-water inventions from the TV series “Shark Tank” You can discover all of this and much more at www.blog.discoverboating.com
. Boat Trader
Boat Trader has been the go-to place for buying and selling boats since before the Internet was invented. Okay, that might be a stretch, but you get the idea. The site’s more than 100,000 classified ads help consumers find the perfect new or used boat. The Boat Trader blog features all kinds of helpful advice to boat owners, buyers and sellers.Topics include:• Features to consider when upgrading your VHF radio • Engine maintenance tips • Yamaha vs. Evinrude engines • Tips for winterizing your boat • Underwater boat lights and cameras • Satellite radio antenna reviews • News on biofuel and eco-conscious super yachts Visit the Boat Trader blog at www.blog.boattrader.com
. Power and Motor Yacht
Power and Motor Yacht has been providing boaters with tips, advice and all of the latest information since 1985. They specialize in power boats that are 24’ or larger. Blog topics include: • Outboard engine technology • Solar powered wind sensors • Chart guides • LED flares • Staying safe while out on the ocean Check out the Power and Motor Yacht blog at www.powerandmotoryacht.com/blog
. Take Me Fishing
Take Me Fishing is the national campaign of the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The RBFF is a non-profit with the mission to grow participation in boating, fishing and marine conservation. The Take Me Fishing website is all about the great outdoors and the love of fishing. From bass and fly fishing to saltwater angling and deep sea fishing, if it swims, you’ll probably be reading about it at Take Me Fishing. They also have a variety of kid-friendly information and activities. Previous blog posts include: • Fishing knots for beginners • Fly fishing in the Rockies • Fishing rod composition • De-winterizing your boat • Family-friendly fishing and boating destinations • How you can help with fishing conservation Give them a visit at www.Blog.takemefishing.org
Are You Ready to go Boating Now?
And, if you are ready to just get out on the water, the best place to click - boatsetter.com
. Here you'll find literally thousands of privately-owned boats that have been pre-screened to ensure their amazing-ness and they're located all over the world. A captain can be included if you'd like one or if you are an experienced boater, you can opt out of that. Boat rentals can be for a half day, full day or extended time frame...I know it's Monday, but we can start making weekend plans now, can't we?