Ready for some fun? Just add water.
When it comes to boating, it’s easy to dive into the action. You’ll find an activity for every age, every skill level, and every interest.
Inflatable tubes appeal to all ages, require little skill or practice, and are virtually guaranteed to produce plenty of smiles. Prefer a bit more challenge? Waterskiing, wakeboarding, or even wakesurfing gets your crew out behind the boat to strut their skills. Or, find that perfect spot and cast a line—you might even catch dinner. Enjoy camping? Take that passion to the water. Many boaters enjoy finding an empty public shoreline and setting up camp around a glowing fire.
Whatever it is that gets your adrenalin pumping, there’s an on-water experience or boating activity out there that begs to be shared with friends and family.
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Boat Camping Adventures
Anchoring in a quiet cove and sleeping onboard? Beaching your boat and pitching a tent ashore? Start with these tips.
Boat Dogs 101
If you enjoy boating, there's no reason not to take your four-legged best friend with you—after all, dogs love boating, too!
Are you looking for the fishing adventure of a lifetime? Then these 10 trips belong on your list—from chasing blue marlin in Hawaii to reeling in sailfish in Costa Rica.
Boating can be a social affair, especially when you raft up with all your boating buddies. Learning how to properly raft up with other boats involves understanding how you secure the boats together, and how you’ll keep your raft of boats in place.
Both new and experienced boaters should all take time to master important safety skills, including how to identify different parts of a boat, read channel markers, tie boating knots, improve boat handling, and understand the "rules of the road."
Take me out to the ballpark–by boat! For great family fun, boating and baseball go hand in hand. These 10 stadiums are right on the water, with dockage nearby, ideal for boaters looking to head to the ballpark by boat. Did your favorite team make the list?