On the Water: Resources

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    Post-Hurricane Boat Salvage Tips


    After the mega-storm and latest Nor'easter, many of us are in the same boat when it comes to engine damage. …Read More

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    Three Safety Items You Should Have Aboard (But Probably Don’t)


    Whether they’re mandated by law or not, these items belong on your boat. …Read More

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    Marine Diesel Engines

    Ed Sherman

    Diesel engines have been powering boats for a long time. How do they differ from gas engines? What are the trade-offs? Read on. …Read More

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    Learn to Drive a Go-Fast Powerboat

    Matt Trulio

    If you want to know how to go fast, slow down. …Read More

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    The Destination – Cruising with Lake Union Sea Ray, part 3


    When the boats.com team joined a Lake Union Sea Ray rendezvous in Tacoma, we asked cruisers why they came and what keeps them coming back. …Read More

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    How to Choose a Boat or PWC Cover…and Make It Last


    Not all personal watercraft covers are created equal. Here’s what to look for to make sure your new cover fits properly, holds up over time, and perhaps most importantly, keeps your prized possession looking like new. …Read More

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    Hurricane Season is Here: Tips from Sea Tow


    Now that we’re in the thick of hurricane season, these tips from Sea Tow will come in handy. …Read More

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    The Journey – Cruising with Lake Union Sea Ray, part 2


    The essence of cruising was easy to find when the boats.com team joined a Sea Ray 460 Sundancer for a leisurely trip south from Seattle to Tacoma. …Read More

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    Navigation Apps for Boaters

    Tim Claxton

    Your smartphone, armed with the newest Android apps or iPhone apps, can be a powerful tool for powerboating. …Read More

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    The Mission – Cruising with Lake Union Sea Ray, part 1


    Over three decades, this Washington state boat dealership has set thousands of boaters on a course towards the cruising lifestyle. …Read More

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