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.
There may not be any road signs or painted lines out on the water, but fortunately as boaters we have plenty of channel markers, buoys, and navigational aids indicating everything from channels to no wake zones. Here are the basics you need to know when navigating.
Caring for your boat's marine electronics requires regular maintenance, cleaning, and even following a winterization process to prepare for long periods of disuse. Follow our guide to learn about proper care for your fish finders, VHF radios, chartplotters, and multifunction displays (MFDs).
Thrill seekers in search of the most haunted places in the U.S. should add these spooky locations to their boating bucket list. From small historic towns to coastal cities with ghostly visitors around every corner, cruise on in—if you dare.