How To Select A Rigging Or Boating Knife

rigging boat

Finding the right rigging or boating knife is all about understanding what your needs are. Each situation is going to be different, but it’s important to have a general recognition of what works and what doesn’t. Here are some of the key details to think about when selecting a good rigging or … Read more

Fun Things to Do While Cruising on Your Boat

a sailboat towards the sea

Boating is one of the most popular activities among friends, families, and partners these days, especially those who are looking for some outdoor thrills. It allows you to explore hidden beautiful places and freely hop from one island to another. However, over time, the usual fishing and swimming can become repetitive and … Read more

Funny Ship Names

Funny Ship Names

Owning a boat is fun, not just because you get to spend your days cruising the waters on your own terms, but also because you get to name another baby. Naming a boat was rich in history and superstition back then, but now, it can be a great way to show off … Read more

Boats Made From Unusual Materials

Boats Made From Unusual Materials

Boats are usually made from wood, iron, steel, aluminum or fiberglass. Interestingly, there are boaters who create their own out of their desired materials or scraps just to make something unique. Here’s a compilation of boats made from unusual materials. 1. Truck boat This homemade boat made headlines because of its authenticity … Read more

History of Rowing Sports

History of Rowing Sports

The history of rowing, as a sport and not just as a way to get around to places, is almost as old as civilization itself. Once used to be a widely practiced sport many centuries ago, rowing has now declined in popularity due to the rise of other sports such as basketball. … Read more

History of Kayaks

History of Kayaks

Kayaking has been around for thousands of years since the Inuits (Eskimos) started to paddle in the waters with low, narrow vessels made of various materials. They used kayaks primarily for hunting and fishing. Nowadays though, kayaking is mostly recreation and a sport.  Are you or someone you know interested in getting … Read more

Amazing Solo Sea Voyages

Amazing Solo Sea Voyages

Check out these daring, dangerous but nevertheless amazing sea voyages made by ambitious people who are set to make the sailing record! Note that most sailors included in this list are young people — some of them are as young as 16 years old! Laura Dekker from the Netherlands was only 16 … Read more

Crazy Modern Sea Voyages

Crazy Modern Sea Voyages

There are a lot of people who are brave enough to embark on a sea voyage alone, often in their own amateurishly-constructed vessels. Check out the crazy modern sea voyages here in this article! Kon-Tiki Norwegian seafarer Thor Heyerdahl was known for his Kon-Tiki and Ra II Sea voyages. In 1947 he … Read more

Interesting Facts about Sail Boats

Interesting Facts About Sail Boats

    Here in this article, we explore about the more interesting and fun facts about sailboats and sailing, A sailboat has two primary sails: a mainsail and a headsail or jib. When the wind blows from behind an additional sail can be used call the  spinnaker   Do you know that … Read more

Iconic Boating Movies

Iconic Boating Movies

If you are passionate all about boating, ships… anything that is connected with life and adventure in the sea, then you should check out these iconic boating movies. Knife-in-the-Water Known as Nóż w wodzie in Polish, this is director Roman Polanski’s widely acclaimed first feature film before moving to Hollywood. This 1961 … Read more

Interesting Facts About Boats

Interesting Facts About Boats

For those who love boats (as well as fishing) they will definitely enjoy these interesting and fascinating boat facts: ‘The World’ is the largest privately-owned residential yacht with travels around the world. The yachts have 165 residences from more than 45 countries, and they can either live full-time or part-time throughout the … Read more

Introduction to Boating History

Introduction to Boating History

Boating is one of mankind’s oldest pursuits. Over the centuries technology has helped people to produce more sophisticated boats. However, primitive and basic vessels still exist in many parts of the world. Although the boating history dates back some 8000 years BC, the interest dates till today, in fact, the love for … Read more