Summer Boating and Pop-Up Showers
Summer weather on the water can be tricky. One minute you’re enjoying a calm, sunny day, but rain and storms can appear as if out of nowhere even when the forecast looks clear. Weather.com says that pop-up summer storms are some of the hardest weather patterns to predict. “Most meteorologists would agree summer is the […]
Night Boating: Stay Safe After Dark this 4th of July, plus Fourth Events!
With July 4th just around the corner many boaters are going to be out on the water after dark. This can be great fun for the family; watching fireworks, swimming, playing games, without being involved in dangerous crowds.
Hosting a Memorial Day Celebration on Your Pontoon
Memorial Day is more than a day off from work; it’s a time to remember those lost while serving in the armed forces, a time many choose to celebrate with friends and family in honor of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. With the holiday on the horizon, you might be thinking about hosting a […]
What You Need to Know When Taking Your Dog Boating
Lots of pet owners take their dogs with them everywhere they go. They’re frequent passengers in the car, they go on vacation with you and some stores even allow them to come inside with their owners. So, if you take Fido everywhere you go, why not take him out on the boat too? Adjust your […]
Packing Drinks for a Day on the Lake
What’s a day on the lake without a cooler of great drinks to go with it! It is pretty much a given that anyone planning to spend a day on the lake will pack a lot of drinks. The water can be cool and breezy when you are moving, but when you are still – […]
Boating and March Winds
Warmer weather, blue skies and sunshine are a recipe for getting the boat back out on the water, but as always, it’s important to make sure you and the boat are prepared for rough weather and windy conditions.
Fall Boating Tips
Summer is in the rear view mirror but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy boating this fall. Whether you’re simply taking leisurely trips around the lake, skiing or fishing, autumn is the perfect time to enjoy a longer season on the water.
What to Take for Your Day on the Lake
If you’re new to boating, you may be asking yourself what you should take with you. Let’s go over some recommendations to make sure you’re totally prepared for your day out!
Safety First This Spring
After a long winter, we’re all gearing up for spring, which for many of us means getting the boat ready for the first trip of the year to the lake. While making sure your boat is well maintained, everyone also needs to be aware of season-specific boat safety tips when you do get out on the […]
Have You Been Certified Through The TWRA Safe Boating Coarse?
With spring quickly approaching, outdoor enthusiasts will soon be hitting the lake, making this the perfect time to get your boating certification.