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  • One of the things I fear is having my canoe sink or scuttle if I ever capsize. So, as an extra measure of caution I decided to add floatation chambers to the bow and stern. *corrected calculations

    Canoe Flotation Chambers

    Canoe Flotation Chambers

    by jimmar6

  • When thinking of purchasing a boat, the first thing to think about is the hull material. Fiberglass, wood, steel, aluminum or ferro-cement, all have pros and cons. Here is what we have decided.

    Which Is the Best Boat Hull Material?

    Which Is the Best Boat Hull Material?

    by Meredith Davies1

  • Sailing with children is a rewarding experience: this article contains tips for parents who want to develop a love of sailing in their children.

    Sailing with Children for the First Time

    Sailing with Children for the First Time

    by Leah Lefler37

  • This list includes some of the most important items to consider investing in after you purchase your kayak. It will assist you in sorting out all of the many items available for kayaks.

    Kayaking Supplies for the Beginner

    Kayaking Supplies for the Beginner

    by Susan Sears5

  • This is my journal from part of a longer Minnesota adventure that didn't quite go according to plan, when my backcountry travel buddy and I decided to canoe through the Boundary Waters rather than backpack the overgrown, hard-to-follow Border Route Trail.

    An Unexpected Multi-Day Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

    An Unexpected Multi-Day Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

    by Deb Kingsbury0

  • The equipment you select for a cruising sailboat should be items which will keep you safe and comfortable. Here are a few items we want on our sailboat.

    Outfitting a Boat for Cruising

    Outfitting a Boat for Cruising

    by Meredith Davies0

  • Now that you've finally achieved your dream of owning a boat, the next crucial step before exploring the ultimate freedom of the seas is to give it a name. Here is a list of over 400 cool and classy names for your spanking new vessel.

    400+ Cool and Unique Boat Name Ideas

    400+ Cool and Unique Boat Name Ideas

    by Don9

  • As kayaking grows in popularity, so do injuries and drownings related to this activity. So be prepared and paddle safe, utilizing proper safety equipment.

    Kayaking Safety Equipment

    Kayaking Safety Equipment

    by Susan Sears6

  • Yet another fascinating kayaking destination is the Anclote River Park located in Hudson, Florida. Coastal mangroves, sleepy inlets, and amazing wildlife abound here on Florida's Gulf Coast.

    Kayaking the Anclote River Park:  Holiday, Florida

    Kayaking the Anclote River Park: Holiday, Florida

    by Bill De Giulio12

  • Do you need to replace that old wear ring on your jet ski? Steps, photo's and instructions on the process of replacing the wear ring.

    Replace the Wear Ring on a Jet Ski

    Replace the Wear Ring on a Jet Ski

    by Joanna4

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