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Boating And Water Safety

Capt. Ed Huntsman US Coast Guard Licensed Captain Member, US Sailing Safety at Sea Committee Why is safety such a hard sell? Why should water and boating safety officials across the country even have... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    October 1, 2022

Combination Mooring Cleats

SAVES SPACE, TIME -- With cleats, rod holders, flag holders, navigation lights, fuel fills, bait wells, step pads and myriad other equipment vying for space at the back end of a boat, it can be a... Full story

 

PFD FOR PADDLERS

PFD FOR PADDLERS -- Traditional lifejackets-even those specifically designed for use with canoes, kayaks and SUPs-are bulky and restrict torso, shoulder and arm movement while paddling. A freer... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    October 1, 2022

Boating Safety Tips

Fall boating season has arrived, and with it come different types of risks that cold water and air temperatures bring. Here are three boating safety tips from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    October 1, 2022

Telescopic Shade

The versatile new Telescopic Shade 2500 from Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America, Inc., market leader in marine roofing solutions, is an industry-changing accessory to provide boaters relief... Full story

 

Used Boat? Don't Forget To Check The Trailer

Buying a used boat is a great way to get into boating, and there are a lot of good bargains out there. When you check out a boat before buying, don't forget to examine the trailer. First, check to... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    September 1, 2022

First-Aid Kit

Whether setting out for a day, week, or longer, you need a well-stocked first-aid kit on board. Here are the essentials. Words And Photo By Mark Corke Checking life jackets, VHF radio, and flares... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    September 1, 2022

Boating Infrastructure Grants

Here's how to get boaters to stay and spend. Many waterfront towns don't make it easy for visiting boaters to stay and spend. It's not their fault. Protected, safe harbors as well essential boating... Full story

 

Emergency Beacon Knowledge

Take this four-question true-false quiz; rental beacons available. The proliferation of personal locator beacons (PLBs), whose diminutive size belie their enormous on-water safety advantage, are no... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    September 1, 2022

Boating Pet Safety

Dog overboard! I heard the dreadful splash just seconds after our small dog slipped from the boat into the ocean below. Glancing over the side, I saw our tiny pug furiously doggie-paddling in the...  Website

 
 By AZBW    Boating    August 1, 2022

Lake Pleasant Boating and Watersports

Come To The Fun Side; Come To The Fun Slide H2 Whoa! the world's tallest floating waterslide has opened at Lake Pleasant. At a height of 34 feet "H2 Whoa!" and recently recorded by The Guinness Book...  Website

 
 By Boat US    Boating    August 1, 2022

Gas Saving Tips

Gas prices are up. What can boaters do to prepare for a summer of boating? The 800,000-plus member Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has 21 fuel-saving tips boaters can do to help... Full story

 

Marine Ceramic Coating

As any owner will attest, fiberglass boats are less than maintenance-free. Instead of waxing decks, hulls and outboards every month or more, savvy boaters use Glidecoat Marine Ceramic Coating. Its... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    August 1, 2022

PFD Bundles

PFD Bundles Get People (And Pets) On The Water New boaters and paddlers or those who want to upgrade their safety gear will find it hard to resist Bombora's new Bundles. Centered around its unique... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    July 1, 2022

Dogs Are Safer Around Water With PFD

Even dogs that are bred to swim can struggle if tired or the water is cold and rough. Designed especially for canines, Bombora's line of Dog Life Vests is perfect for keeping pets safe whenever... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2022

American Freshwater Lakes

The focus is on boating-centric inland lakes with distinction. There are 123,439 freshwater lakes – those water bodies generally larger than 20 acres – in the continental United States. Which... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2022

Boating Season Kicks Off

Find out the one thing that 60 percent of boat owners admit they forgot. You made it through your long to-do list of spring commissioning items and you're ready to go in the water during the summer... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    July 1, 2022

Clean Outboards

Whether it's a single small outboard on the back of a runabout or quads on an offshore center console, it's important to maintain engines in showroom-like condition. Keeping cowlings clean not only... Full story

 
 By Boat US    Boating    July 1, 2022

Gas Prices So High

From A Note At Soundings Online Gas prices are up, so the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU.S.) has collected 21 fuel-saving tips to help boaters save money. Some of these methods... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    June 1, 2022

Pleasant Harbor Marina

Just forty-five minutes from downtown Phoenix, Pleasant Harbor, located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant, serves as a one-stop recreation spot for lakeside fun. Pleasant Harbor is open 365...  Website

 
Lake Pleasant Sailing

Lake Pleasant Sailing Club

Lake Pleasant Is Not 'Just Another Pretty Place' In addition to concerts, special events, fun activities and water sports, and great fishing, recreational boating is often the highlight of two local... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2022

Water Blade

After washing a boat, it's important to dry it before unsightly water spots develop. Old towels and chamois cloths are a traditional method, but they're slow, require exhaustive wringing and tend to... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2022

Torcello PU Steering Wheel

When Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products debuted the Torcello by Stella, the polyurethane marine steering wheel reset the bar for quality, customization and pure good looks. Now, along with NMMA cert... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Boating    April 1, 2022
LowerGear Outdoors

Arizona Kayaking

Here are some suggestions for kayak and canoe safety and equipment. AZGFD Paddlesports Training Course Is First The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) was recognized by the American National... Full story

 

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