Jennifer Burkett

Jenny is an avid boater who has worked in the marine industry for years. She developed a fondness for trawlers during her tenure at Kadey-Krogen Yachts and has an affinity for life-on-the-water, contributing articles regularly to Boat Trader, YachtWorld and boats.com. Originally from Chicago, she made her way to Maryland to escape the bone-chilling winter temperatures of the Midwest and to be close to the coastline. She's made Kent Island her home—a location that makes enjoying the Chesapeake Bay a part of her daily life.
Women Boaters
75% More Women are Shopping for Boats Across the U.S. as the COVID-19 pandemic drives a surge in family-friendly, activity-based boats.
Laptop On A Boat
Boat shopping gone virtual: How to find great deals on boats from dealers and sellers online.
Selling Your Boat Online in The Driveway
With boating booming here are some ways to ride the wave and get top dollar for your boat.
Multiple Lightning Strikes at Sea
Zach Bower and Jennifer Burkett round up some of the top weather apps for boaters.
Pontoon Boat in a River. Photo by C. Ryan McVinney for Boat Trader.
Pontoons have taken a leap in popularity as a record number of new people have turned to boating during COVID-19.
What To Bring Aboard A Boat
Here's a helpful list of things your boat guests can pack and bring aboard.
Fathers Day Boating Gift Ideas
We've rounded up some Father's Day boating gifts for pops who love to tinker in the engine room.
From boat ramp failures to launch plans gone wrong, these are some common mistakes to avoid.
Boating Tips For Social Distancing During COVID-19
Creative “boating-hacks” and tips to help you follow the current best practices during COVID-19.
2020 Harris 250 Solstice Pontoon Boat
Jennifer Burkett highlights two amazing new pontoon boat models from Harris and Bennington.
Boat Naming Tips - Common Boat Names and Ideas
Need help naming your boat? Here's some top professional tips for boat naming.