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jack plate guide

5 Boat Jack Plate Maintenance Tips & Tricks

Jack plates are becoming more and more popular and are a good investment for your boat. Not only do they provide greater control, a good jack plate positioned correctly will offer better top speeds, gas mileage, and versatility. However, to benefit from all of this

Best Bamboo Fly Rod – 5 Top Rated Options Reviewed

What is the best bamboo fly rod on the market today? When looking for contemporary versions, the manufacturer, price point, and of course the quality of the bamboo used are all important factors. Essentially you should opt to buy a rod created with the best

windlass safety tips

Top 10 Windlass Safety Tips (An OC Guide)

If you have a windlass installed on your boat or yacht, there are a number of safety precautions you should have in mind when you use it. Not only will this ensure the safety of the user and others on board, following these guidelines will

marine autopilot guide

7 Important Safety Tips when using a Marine Autopilot

Marine autopilots are a great bit of tech. There are many advantages to fitting your boat with an autopilot system. However, there are right and wrong ways to use an autopilot. You always need to remember that the system is not a replacement for seamanship.

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Top 5 Best Windlass in 2021 [Maxwell, Lewmar, Five Oceans]

When buying a new windlass there are few things to consider. Everything from budget, features, motor strength, and pulling power all factor in when buying one for your boat. There are also issues of rope, chain compatibility, and whether you would prefer a freefall system

ice fishing guide

Top 10 Ice Fishing Tips for a Better Catch

Ice fishing can be a tricky business. If you’re at a spot and nothing seems to be happening the frustrations (and the cold) can easily set in. Sure, you may pull out the ice fishing sonar to see what action there is; there are options

best wakeboard bindings

Best Wakeboard Bindings for More Fun on the Water in 2021

Wakeboarding is a fantastic sport. However, whether you are a newbie or seasoned pro your comfort on the water is directly related to the quality of your bindings. Ill-fitting or badly designed bindings can turn something fun into the misery of sores and frustration. In

kayaking tips

Top 5 Tips For Kayaking Beginners

Kayaking is a fantastic sport, but you don’t need us to tell you that. The barrier of entry is low too. This means you can be out on the water with your own kayak in no time at all. However, as with any activity involving

bamboo fly fishing rod guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod

It was an understandable shame that bamboo fly fishing rods lost traction in the American market during the 50s. At the height of the red scare, embargos on products from China had a big impact; in the case of the bamboo source material, it was