What You Need To Know About Plumbing On A Houseboat

Plumber Repairing Power Source

Do you know why people, particularly in other countries, remarkably continues to go outing or to explore? According to a study, people who tend to be in outside activities, especially in water activities, gain benefits to healthy wellness that they can get near water or underwater. It is believed that the sound … Read more

What Should We Know About Boat Plumbing?

A tug boat

Planning is a must in constructing a system, whether it is hardware or software. It’s like building the backbone, which enables you to build a firm structure to prevent creating a failed project plan. That is why an engineer needs to logically design the wireframe, so the water flows depending on how … Read more

How to Maximize Storage on a Boat

Men holding a rope on a boat

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

What are Boat Aerator Pumps?

Small Scarborough Fishing Boat

You went fishing during summer to unwind or for a family trip. In most foreign countries, people primarily love fishing.  To deal with the mechanism,  what to prepare before fishing was that, what is important to maintain? At this moment, if you don’t want to have trouble during the fishing, you will … Read more

Maintaining Food Hygiene On Boats

Person Washing An Apple

Food hygiene is crucial to maintain because of its critical welfare issue for the crew members, so we need to consider other’s health, most especially in this case. Providing them a portion of healthy and nutritious food is better for the seafarers to get some energy for the whole duty onboard. We … Read more

Tips for Boating at Night

An image of a boat on the sea

Have you ever wish for a night escapade just to relax or be with your intimate group? Wherein the cold breeze slaps your skin while the blinking lights from afar spur romantic ambiance. Well, there were a lot of boating locations like the Gondolas on the Grand Canal, Venice, wherein couples, friends, … Read more

Ensuring the Safety of Kids on a Boat

boat, yacht, sea, sunset

Compared to doing recreational activities on dry land, boating with kids needs more detailed safety planning. Especially since, unlike on land, you’re afloat in the middle of the vast water, and help might not come as fast as you would want them to be. Going on a boat ride together with your kids and … Read more

Learn About the Interesting History of Steamboats

Steamboat and Honeymoon Bridge

Long before there were cars, trucks, trains, and airplanes, people used waterways and boats to travel. They would use boats for transporting goods and people from place to place. One of the major downfalls of water transport is that it’s slow, and the speed of travel greatly depended on the water current … Read more

Essential Boat buyer’s guide: Choosing your next boat

Essential Boat buyers guide Choosing your next boat

Buying a boat is never easy unless you have a clear idea about boats. Even if you go for second-hand boats, that is not cheap either. It is a lot of fun and adventure to ride a boat with friends and family. People do enjoy boat riding in all seasons but mostly … Read more

Is It a Boat or a Ship?

Is It a Boat or a Ship?

Do you really know the difference between a ship and a boat? Have you ever wondered why sometimes a vessel is considered by some as a boat, while others call it a ship? It is because there is a thin line between these two, and it leads to confusion, especially for seafarers. … Read more

Buying Canoes for Your Family

MYCANOE Origami Folding Canoe

Going out and gliding across a quiet lake or lazy river is a fun way to bond with your loved ones and enjoy family time in an exciting way. Canoeing is a very enjoyable and exciting activity for all ages – whether young kids to even older adults. You get to enjoy … Read more

Greatest Maritime Explorers in History

Greatest Maritime Explorers in History

The 15th and 16th century was a magnificent but controversial period of time in history which saw the shift from medieval times to the modern era. And this period also highlighted mankind’s craving for adventure and discovery it also allowed distant continents to be recorded for the first time and proved that … Read more

What are the Major Types of Boats?

What are the Major Types of Boats

A boat is a watercraft that is specifically designed for sailing in near-shore areas and inland waterways like lakes and rivers. What makes it different from a ship is its smaller size and lesser carrying capacity. According to history, boats have been used for transportation since pre-historic times and the oldest known … 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

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

10 Best Wakeboard Tower Speakers

Kicker 6 5  Charcoal LED Marine Wakeboard Speakers

Wakeboarding is one of the fun water activities you can try. It is a water sport where you are pulled through the water and make a perfect jump as you hit the wave. But did you know that you can make your wakeboarding experience more fun? Yes, and that is by adding … Read more

Top Ten Marine GPS

Lowrance HDS 7 Gen2 Touchscreen Chartplotter

Marine GPS or Global Positioning System, can offer high-tech boaters endless possibilities. GPS receives signals from satellites which are used to determine location. Using a marine GPS is important because it will help you locate yourself precisely even on the high seas as it clearly pinpoints the position and the location of … Read more

The Top 10 Inflatable Boats for Outdoor Adventures

A boat is essential whether you are going out to fish on the lake, getting ferry supplies from the shore, or going on a ranging rapids adventure with your family and friends. However, one problem with owning a boat is the space on where to store it. This is a common dilemma … Read more

Famous Boats in Movie History

Famous Boats in Movie History

Boats make a movie more fascinating. They can intensify action and tension in the film, usually when you add changing weather conditions or conflict. They aren’t recognized in the ending credits, but sometimes they hold an important role on the big screen. Titanic (1997) is a testimony to this. It has become … 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

Ships That Disappeared Without a Trace

Ships That Disappeared Without a Trace

It might seem a little twisted, but there’s always something fascinating about a mysterious disappearance. Because the ocean is so wide and so deep, it’s hard to discover where the vessels vanished, but it brings up interesting theories and speculations. People can never know the truth unless they find the missing ships, … Read more

History of the Presidential Yacht: The USS Sequoia

History of the Presidential Yacht: The USS Sequoia

Being a US President comes with exclusive perks: living in the White House, vacationing at Camp David, having ready access to Air Force One, and a presidential state car. But before, presidents had their own personal boat. Former US Presidents sailed in style aboard luxury yachts, mainly for recreational purposes. Some of … 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

Interesting Facts About Steam Powered Ships

Interesting Facts About Steam Powered Ships

Check out those interesting facts about steam powered ships that dominated the seas especially during the Industrial Revolution era. Scottish inventor James Watt is renowned for his improvements in the steam power and steam engine technology. He invented and patented different types of steam engine that kicked off the Industrial Revolution. The … Read more

Amazing Boat Races

Amazing Boat Races

Since the first race in 1829, there has been no stopping to sailboat racing. This adventurous and refreshing sport has a very interesting history and throughout the year, there are numerous racing events that keep the racers busy, active and competent. Let’s take a look at some of them: Beer Can Regatta … Read more

Interesting Facts About Powerboat Racing

Interesting Facts About Powerboat Racing

It’s not only powerboat racing as a sport that is thrilling and adventurous, but also its history that catches the attention of sea lovers. From the mid eighteen century to date, powerboat racing has evolved and taken the modern touch with speed boats that are faster and much safer. The advancements in … Read more

Different Types of Power Boats

Different Types of Power Boats

You may be surprised to find that there is more than just one or a couple of types of power boats. You will find many of them here in this gallery! Downeast-Cruiser These boats are familiar on the coasts of the New England region. A Downeast Cruiser consists of a head, a … Read more

Famous Historical Ships from Around the World

Top Most Famous Ships in History

There are many ships which have made the history books for many reasons, from wars to military to civilian. Ships being the symbol of a country’s power haven’t pretty much changed since the ancient times. Moreover, ships have been important means of transport for goods, passengers, expeditions and trade throughout centuries, ever … Read more