Valerie Mellema

Waterhaul Sunglasses Best Boat Shades

Boaters have a unique need when it comes to sunglasses. Buying the right pair can come down to a choice between fashion and function, but when you know what’s out there, it might be easier for you to...

SLIPS N1X Antifouling Boat Paint
More boat owners are seeking out specific eco-friendly marine products. This guide helps you find various eco-friendly boat products to reduce your impact on the environment.
Bowfishing Boats With Shallow Draft
Bowfishing boats make it easy to get further out in the water by having a flat bottom for easier access to the shallow areas where bow fishing usually takes place.
Duck Hunting Boat Aluminum Jon Boat
Certain boats are designed specifically for duck hunting, or water fowling, and this guide takes a look at the best most popular features, models and manufacturers.
Boat Mooring Guide

So, you bought the perfect boat, now where are you going to keep it? Many owners choose to store their boats at home in a driveway, yard or garage and simply trailer them down to the boat ramp each time...

Boat Cleaning and Washing

A boat can be a great addition to your life. Whether you’re a die-hard angler or just looking to hit the open water on a speedboat for a little fun, there’s a boat for almost everyone. Like any vessel...

Man Fishing In A Skiff Boat

Those looking for a small, simple boat for fishing or just puttering around on the water could buy any number of boats that are technically classified as skiff boats. However, there is something specific...

Boat electronics and navigational equipment equipment.

Once you’ve chosen your perfect boat, the next thing on your list will be to outfit your new vessel with all of the right boat equipment, gadgets, and accessories for a truly good time on the water....

Airboat in Louisiana Bayou Swamp. Photo: C. Ryan McVinney

Airboats are very popular in Florida and Louisiana, especially in the Everglades and bayous, but they can be useful in any area with shallow waters, marshlands and swamps. Knowing how to safely operate...

Two anglers fishing onboard a bass boat

Bass boats are designed specifically for bass fishing, with sleek, low profiles that offer less water disturbance for better fishing. These boats are typically able to carry 2-3 passengers or anglers,...

16’ Bayliner Bowrider

Bowrider boats are sporty, sleek, and designed for a good time. These party boats offer a lot of perks, along with plenty of different uses, but do you really know much about them? This guide will help...