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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Edgewater’s Exciting New 248 CX & 262 CC

December 27th, 2016

Edgewater is well-known for building capable, versatile, well-crafted boats. This past year, they continued to build on that reputation with two new, exciting boats: the 248 CX and the 262 CC. The 248 CX is a versatile dual crossover that is perfect for whatever a boating family might want to use it for, from day […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Wakeboarding

December 13th, 2016

Few things on the water are as thrilling as wakeboarding. While it might look difficult to do, you might be surprised to know that learning to wakeboard is actually pretty easy. Follow these tips and you’ll be wakeboarding in no time. If you’re not comfortable in water, start by putting the board and bindings on […]

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The New Back Cove 32

November 29th, 2016

Before creating their newest model, Back Cove designers spoke with boaters to find out exactly how they used their boats and what they wanted to see in a boat. The result is the Back Cove 32, a luxuriously-designed vessel that is ideally suited for entertaining and cruising in comfort. The Back Cove 32 excels in […]

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Create an Onboard First Aid Kit

November 14th, 2016

A boat is no place to suffer an injury. When you’re out on the water, you don’t have quick access to emergency medical care, and you likely don’t have a fully-stocked medicine cabinet like at home. That’s why it’s important to have a good first aid kit onboard so you can quickly help yourself or […]

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Boater’s Guide to Sag Harbor, New York

November 7th, 2016

With its gorgeous harbor, beautiful beaches and picturesque village, New York’s Sag Harbor is an ideal seaside community that has been a favorite among boaters for three centuries. Once a vibrant whaling port, Sag Harbor used to be one of the world’s busiest ports. Herman Melville even wrote about Sag Harbor in four different chapters […]

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5 Catch and Release Fishing Tips

October 19th, 2016

Any good fisherman should know how to reel in a fish and then release it unharmed. Practicing catch and release is an important part of fisheries conservation, and, nowadays, most fish species have regulations governing the size and number of fish you can catch. Here are some tips on how to safely release a fish. […]

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Winterizing Tips

October 6th, 2016

1 – Start with a clean boat: Storing a clean boat will make sure that your boat looks remain good and reduce the work needed in the spring when it comes time to launch. 2 – Flush the cooling System: For inboard and stern drive engines with raw water cooling systems, thoroughly flush the engine […]

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