Monthly Archives: November 2010

Christmas Gift Ideas for Boaters

Now that it’s almost the season for gift giving, it’s time to start thinking about getting that perfect gift for that special someone. Boat enthusiasts are often difficult to buy for, so here is a list of unique gift suggestions, … Continue reading

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A Comparison of Commonly Used Propeller Materials

The most common boat propellers today are made of composite-plastic, aluminum and stainless steel. Here is a quick guide their physical properties, relative costs, maintenance, ideal usage and how they can affect boating performance. Composite / Plastic Material Properties: Solid … Continue reading

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United States Boating Shows for Nov. And Dec. 2010

While it’s true that boating season is slowing down in the United States, there are a few boating event to look out for in the next two months. While some shows feature new product lines for equipment, such as propellers, … Continue reading

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A Short History of Yachting

In modern day, when we think of yachts, we tend to visualize a leisurely nautical lifestyle associated with the rich and famous, but this is definitely not how the history of the Yacht began. The word “yacht” was taken from … Continue reading

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