How to launch and land a kayak.

Kayaking 101: Launching and Landing

19/7/2019 - A kayak on the move is a sleek and graceful thing. Grace is harder to achieve, though, while getting into your boat to launch it and while getting out of it to land it. When you launch a kayak, you’ll have two common scenarios: Shoreline launches, where you straddle the… SEE MORE
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Summer’s Must-See Feminist Sailing Documentary

1/7/2019 - By Paul Chi. In 1989, British sailor Tracy Edwards made history—and defied critics—by leading the first all-female crew to successfully complete the Whitbread Round the World yacht race, one of the longest and most grueling competitions of its kind. Her inspiring story is featured in Alex Holmes’s exciting new documentary,… SEE MORE
Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Wipes

Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Cleaning Wipes

28/6/2019 - Have you ever been out on the water when a quick engine repair or fishing equipment tweak leaves you with filthy hands and no immediate way of cleaning up? We recently had the chance to try some Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Wipes and loved the results. The individually packaged wipes… SEE MORE
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FWC Officers Receive Tools to Administer Breathalyzer Tests

24/6/2019 - By Andrea Lyon. LAKELAND, FL — Be careful while boating, that’s the message this summer from Florida Fish and Wildlife. Now, officers will have more gear to enforce that message. FWC officers in Tampa have received additional equipment to help with boating under the influence investigations. Breathalyzers are now available… SEE MORE
Boat Blue Knot Dock Anchor Sea Rope Fishermen

Boating 101: Choosing the Right Rope

12/6/2019 - By Boat US. Like many other boating products, rope is not a static commodity, but is still evolving and improving.  When you buy, read the latest product information. Most boaters will use either one form or another of nylon and perhaps also polypropylene.  Nylon For most docking and anchor lines,… SEE MORE
Dressing for the weather and water temperature makes all the difference

Kayaking 101: What to Wear

12/6/2019 - Warm Weather and Water If you live in a hot part of the world that has warm water, dressing for kayaking is simple. Your biggest challenge will be staying cool, hydrated, and protected from the sun, and this should be something that you're used to doing. The most simple solution… SEE MORE
A new law makes it easier for law enforcement, counties and cities to remove derelict boats.

New Law Aimed at Removal of Derelict Boats

10/6/2019 - By Elaine Allen-Emrich. A new Florida law could make it easier for local governments and law enforcement to remove derelict boats from waters in their jurisdictions. Derelict boats are an environmental hazard and safety concern, state and local officials have said. After three years of confusion since rules for removing… SEE MORE