5 Marine Supplies to Outfit Your New Boat With

September 20th, 2018

When purchasing your first boat, the boat itself is not all that you’ll need to have a safe and fun time on the water. There are several other marine supplies to outfit your new craft with. Complete your boat with these five supplies. 1. Life Preservers First and foremost, everyone who goes on the boat […]

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4 Reasons You Should Buy a Boat

July 13th, 2018

The boating lifestyle is something for the entire family. The great thing about the love of boating is that it can be passed down from generation to generation. More often than not, boaters become boaters because their parents or grandparents were boaters themselves. This tradition continues when they introduce the boating lifestyle to their children. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Bowriders

June 20th, 2018

If you’re in the market for a boat, you have a lot of choices. Boats not only come in different styles and sizes – you can also choose from different types of boats that are geared for certain water activities. A bowrider is a good choice for recreational boating because it offers a vehicle for […]

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Storing a Boat for Winter? Don’t Forget These Steps

June 12th, 2018

Saying goodbye to open waters is difficult to do. However, with winter weather here, it’s important to put your boat in storage until the next boating season. Storage protects your boat from harsh elements, such as ice and snow. Maintain your boat’s good condition so that you can enjoy the waves another day. Remember these […]

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2 Reasons to Use Indoor Storage for Your Boat

May 3rd, 2018

As a boat owner, one of the things that you could be unsure about is where to store your boat. When you talk to different boating enthusiasts, you’ll probably get different suggestions. Of course, you have various options but usually, opting for an indoor boat storage option is your best choice. These are a few […]

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Stay Safe While Water Skiing or Wakeboarding

March 13th, 2018

Water skiing and wakeboarding are exhilarating. If you regularly use your boat to participate in these water sports, you can count on having a great time – unless you get hurt. Though most people who water ski and wakeboard don’t get injured, thousands of people do injure themselves during these activities every year in the […]

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Going Fishing? Don’t Forget These Items

February 15th, 2018

Fishing is an activity enjoyed by many people of all ages. To enjoy the afternoon fishing with friends or family, you need a fair amount of preparation. Equip yourself with these items to make the fishing experience more enjoyable and land the next big fish. Rod and Reel Check certain details of the rod and […]

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Recently Buy a Boat? What You Need to Know Before Launching

October 30th, 2017

If you’ve recently purchased a boat, congratulations! Whether you love fishing, sailing or enjoying a leisurely boat ride while you relax with your loved ones, you’re about to take your leisure time to a whole new level of outdoor enjoyment. This is especially true if you live in the Portland, Connecticut, area, where beautiful boating […]

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Find the Right Type of Boat

September 12th, 2017

A Guide to Finding the Right Type of Boat for You To get the most enjoyment from a boat, it’s important to select a boat design that’s well-suited for how you’ll use your boat. Here’s a look at different boat designs and what they’re used for. Deck Boats Are for Hosting Parties Deck boats, as […]

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Petzolds Open House Coming Up

March 13th, 2017

Just like the arrival of robins and sap oozing from maple trees, Petzold’s Marine Center’s annual Open House and Boat Show has become a sure sign of spring. Boaters who are itching for the warmer days of boating season to arrive will be happy to know that the popular annual Petzold’s event is right around […]

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