Monthly Archives: January 2011

Waterproof Your Electronics

Last year, while at the cottage, a few of us decided to take the boat out for a spin.  One of my friends stumbled while entering the boat and ended up dropping his $800 camera into the lake. It was … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Boat Show

The Strictly Sail Boat Show runs Thursday, Jan. 27-30, 2011 at the Navy Pier in Chicago. This is the US’s largest indoor all-sail show as well as the only of its type in the Midwest. The show is in its … Continue reading

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Boating Safety is Important!

We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: boating safety is important.  A disturbing article published in the Sun Sentinel suggests that a mind-boggling 90% of boaters involved in accidents in Florida waters have never taken a boating safety … Continue reading

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Rescue Boats Aid Flood Victims in Brisbane, Australia

Although we tend to focus on boating as a hobby, it’s important to note that boats serve many functions in a society.  From shipping much-needed goods and marine equipment around the globe to participating in important rescue missions, boats are … Continue reading

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Toronto International Boat Show 2011

Boating enthusiasts in the Greater Toronto Area are in for a treat, because the Toronto International Boat Show is set to take place January 8-16 at the Direct Energy Centre.  Featuring boating gear, seminars, boat information and loads of family-friendly … Continue reading

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Protect the Waters with Biodegradable Products

When you’re out on your boat, it can be tempting to take a dip in the water.  But if you decide to do so, it’s important to keep the environment in mind.  The soaps, body washes, shampoos and deodorants we … Continue reading

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