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Bahamas Fishing

If there’s one spot to go fishing, it has to be the Bahamas. These islands are just a quick hop from Florida’s eastern coast, easily accessible by boat, plane, or cruise. There’s no excuse not to plan a trip here! The sun, the beach, the food, the people, and the...

Boating Navigation Buoys and What They Mean

Being on a boat can seem like being in another world. All the different words, left isn’t left on the water it is port, and right is now starboard. There is a lot to learn and remember when you’re a boater. Aside from learning the lingo, you need to know all the...

5 Boating Rules You May Not Know

No matter if you are brand new to the water, or have spent years boating, you need to know and take heed to the boating rules of the road. Disobeying common boating rules can upset other boaters, get you a ticket, or cause a collision injuring yourself and others....

Sailing Knots You Should Know

If you’re a nautical nut, you probably practice sailing knots at home. Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone your secret. Sailing knots are extremely useful for any situation at sea. It doesn’t matter if you have a sailboat or a powerboat, you should know at least a few...

The Basics of Standup Paddleboarding

Alright, you want to start paddleboarding. So what do you need to get started? Well, obviously you need a paddleboard. But you will want a few other pieces of equipment as well. Once you get that gear, you will need to figure out exactly how to stand up paddle board....

Economical Fishing Boat Ideas

You’re tired of fishing from the shore. You see everyone out in their boats and kayaks able to hit those hard to reach honey holes. You want in on the action! It’s time for you to get your first fishing boat. Don’t worry if you don’t have thousands to shell out for a...

Kayak Fishing Tips: Gear

You’ve seen them on the water, on tv, in the back bays. They’re kayak fishermen, and, boy, don’t you envy them. They’re as close to the fish as you can get without being in the water. Their gear is simple; a kayak, propelled only by their bodies, light tackle, only...

How to Take Dogs on Boats

Some of us just wish we could take our dogs everywhere. The store, out to eat, the beach. What about on your boat? You know they’ll love it! But there are some steps you’ll want to take to get your pup ready for the open water. Not every dog is meant for the seafaring...

Boating Tips: Navigating New Waters

Moving to a new area and testing out the waters for the first time can be daunting. You can use your sight to stay in the channel, but what happens when you come upon a highly trafficked area? Or maybe you run into an area that looks quite shallow, which locals know...

Waterproof Charts: The Most Accurate Available

The last thing you need when you’re out on the water is to get lost. Getting lost is for roads! On the road, it’s easy to pull over and ask for directions, but it’s not so easy out on the water. It’s important that your boat has the most accurate navigation map so you...

Fishing the Chesapeake Bay

Summary If you are planning a trip to the Chesapeake Bay, you’ll encounter fresh and saltwater fish from largemouth bass to sharks. The best way to find and catch these popular fish, like striped bass, is to use a fishing chart. These are navigation charts that...

Why You Need Marine Charts

If you're an avid boater or fisherman, you've got all the best gear money can buy; rods, reel, trim tabs, GPS, VHF radio. You pour through magazines and blogs searching out more stuff to get for your boat, put in your tackle box, or bring on your next outdoor...

Custom Canvas Charts

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