Bottoms Up! Why Do Boats Have Different Hulls?
Hot summer afternoons are here, but how will you spend them? Whether you’re fishing, skiing or just cruising, taking to the water in a boat can provide entertainment and bonding…
Prepare Your Boat for the Water
Whether you have a small bass boat, a 20-foot day sailor or a comfy cabin cruiser, when summer rolls around and it’s time to get the boat back on the water, you’re…
Stay in Ship Shape with These Simple Boating Tips
Recreational boating can be fun, but like any activity involving large machinery or vehicles, it can be dangerous if you’re not prepared. In 2011, the US Coast Guard (USCG) reported…
Tips for Loading and Towing Your Boat
Few things can be more nerve-wracking to the new or inexperienced boater than having to load or unload a boat on a trailer in front of an audience of people…
6 Tips for Boating Safety
A day on the water can be an enjoyable experience no matter the season, but fun with family and friends can quickly turn tragic if care isn’t taken to avoid…
5 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Boat
By Rob Barton & Tobi Roberts, Bass Pro Shops So you’re ready to purchase that new boat, but you’re not quite sure what you need? Here are a few things…
Tips to Keep Clear of Other Boats
Unlike our roads, our waterways have no painted lines or stoplights to guide us in traffic. So how do we avoid colliding with other boats—especially when they can come from…
7 Tips for Tow, Tow, Towing Your Boat
If you have a zippy little sports car, you know that it can accelerate, stop, and maneuver better than a big truck. Towing a boat on a trailer will change…
What You Should Know About Your Boat’s Fuel
Boats with either gasoline or diesel engines can suffer poor performance and damage if their fuel is contaminated. If you look out and there’s black smoke pouring out of the…
Boating Safety Can Prevent You From Being Stranded [VIDEO]
In Episode 4 of our web series The UnReal Adventures of Ted and Traci, our castaways test their sea legs on their new boat. Unfortunately, once on open water, the…