How to Maximize Storage on a Boat

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Having to maximize your storage can help you fully organize the things inside your room. However, maximizing them is never easy, especially if you’re in a confined space like a boat. In reality, boats were not supposed to carry many things in them, but with the right skills and knowledge, you should … Read more

The Basic Rules of Staying Safe in a Boat

clear blue water, huge mountains and green trees, two wooden boats in the middle of the water

Boating is one of the activities people usually do with their families and friends during their leisure time. It is all about exploring the vast blue sea and having fun while experiencing new adventures. Aside from that, boating is all about being safe. No matter how expert you are in boating, it … Read more

How To Select A Rigging Or Boating Knife

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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

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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

Famous Boat Captains of History

Famous Boat Captains of History

With the long history of boating and seafaring, many different captains arose, leading the ship from point A to point B. But the most famous of captains in the history of boating are mostly pirates – and it’s not the thing you’ll learn from your history homework. Because pirates are key figures … Read more

Top 5 most beautiful destinations to moor your boat in Europe

Top 5 most beautiful destinations to moor your boat in Europe

Photo by Matthiasmullie // CC BY-SA 4.0 Caption: Revamped to its current, modern state in 1927, Port Hercule can house up to 700 vessels at one time. Sailing is one of the more scenic pastimes. It’s something that is done to enjoy the consequences, as opposed to enjoying the actual act of sailing itself—similarly … Read more

Best First Aid Kits for Boating

Boating is indeed an enjoyable water activity, however, just like any outdoor activities, it also includes the possibility of needing to handle medical problems. When you’re onboard and a medical emergency happens, medical attention may take a while to come, therefore, someone onboard must take the responsibility of administering the appropriate first … Read more

Best Lip Balms for Sailing and Boating

Sailing and boating involve a lot of time under the sun, and to be able to avoid sunburns, boaters see to it that they put on sunscreens, wear UV protected clothes, and have their shades and wide-brimmed hats on. However, there’s one spot on our face that we often forget to put … Read more

Best Sailing and Boating Wide Brimmed Hats for Women

If you’re a woman who enjoys sailing and boating, you should always have some sun protection with you to avoid the harmful rays of the sun. Aside from sunscreen, shades, and wearing UV protected clothes, another essential sun protection you should have is a wide-brimmed hat. Wide-brimmed hats are great for sailing … Read more

Best Marine and Boating VHF Radios

If you’re planning on going out for fishing on your boat or yacht, or go to a remote zone or sea, you definitely need take your safety as well as preparedness more seriously. One of the best equipment you can use in case you require emergency assistance while onboard is a marine … Read more

Best Sailing and Boating Wide Brimmed Hats for Men

If you’re a man who spends a lot of time sailing under the sun, it’s essential for you to always have sun protection around. One of the best sun protection you can wear while boating is a hat. However, a regular hat will not work especially when you intend to stay under … Read more

Best Coolers for Boating

Coolers are essential items on boats because they can keep foods, drinks, as well as your daily catch from fishing fresh. There are many types of coolers available in the market and they vary in size, shape, durability, as well as in the ability to keep ice. Coolers also come in three … Read more

Fun and Cool Floating Keychains for Boat Keys

Boating is one of the many activities to enjoy the rivers, streams, lakes, and open oceans that surround us. When we go onboard, aside from our safety, another thing we think about is the safety of our belongings because we can easily lose them when they fall into the water. Big things … Read more

Tips for Grilling on Your Boat

Boating is a fun way of spending time on the water with your friends and family. But after a tiring day of adventure, it’s certain that you will all feel hungry and it’s not cool if you’re just going to eat cold sandwiches for a snack. This is why it’s essential to … Read more

The Best Boating Accessories

When you go boating, it’s not enough that you are using a good and powerful boat. Of course, you need to equip your boat with things that will come in handy during your time on the water. There are some boating accessories which are required by the Coast Guard, but the legal … Read more

Why Are Boats Called a “She”?

Why Are Boats Called a She?

Grammar-wise, “she” is a pronoun used to refer to a woman or a female. But how come inanimate objects are referred to as a “she,” like boats and ships? Old sailors used to answer this question with a sexist joke: “Like a woman, a ship is unpredictable.” But there are a lot … Read more

Famous Boating Festivals from around the World

Famous Boating Festivals from around the World

Attending festivals is a fantastic way to experience a new place in a different light. There are several hundred festivals around the world that celebrate culture, music, food, history, religion or simply fun and festivity. Only a few of them incorporate the use of boats, but surely it is fun to go … 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

Top Powerboating Races

Top Powerboating Races

It’s always fun to cruise around the sea with a motorboat. But getting to the next level, which is racing with it, is surely more thrilling. No matter how young or old you are, and no matter how skilled or clueless you are with the powerboating sport, racing in the waters will … 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