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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Regal 42 Sport Coupe

March 1st, 2017

With its easy handling, spacious quarters and luxurious amenities, the Regal 42 Sport Coupe is an ideal family cruiser that is perfectly designed for socializing, afternoon lounging or comfortable multi-day cruising. Power and Motoryacht praised the 42 Sport Coupe’s versatility and family-friendly design. And Boating Magazine said “The 42 Sport Coupe packs a wide range of […]

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A Boater’s Guide to Essex, Connecticut

February 14th, 2017

Essex, Connecticut is quintessential New England. It is steeped in history, with beautiful streets lined with Colonial and Federal architecture. It is home to interesting shops, restaurants, and art galleries. And it is ideal for boaters, from the area’s great fishing, to the scenic cruising opportunities along the Connecticut River, to the plenty of slips […]

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Come See Us at some of these upcoming Boat Shows

January 25th, 2017

It might not be boating season right now, but for boaters it’s the next best thing: boat show season. This is the time of year when boaters flock to shows around the Northeast to view some of the best new boats available and get an opportunity to land a great deal on a new vessel. […]

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Tips on Buying a Boat

January 19th, 2017

Owning a boat can change your life. As a boat owner, you can enjoy long days spent fishing, weekends spent waterskiing or wakeboarding, and evenings spent on the water socializing with friends. Buying your first boat can be an intimidating process. But it doesn’t need to be so long as you’re well-prepared and know what […]

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