How Much Is A Down Payment On A Boat?

Financing a boat can be a difficult thing to do, but hopefully this article can help you out. There are obviously many factors that go into getting a boat loan, but one of the biggest is how much is your down payment. An average down payment for a boat loan is between 10% to 30% …

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What Credit Score Is Needed To Buy A Boat?

If you’re looking at purchasing a boat, there are a couple of options you could go with. These are spending cash or getting a loan from a lender. One big issue that many people face when trying to secure a boat loan is their credit score. Below I explain exactly all you need to know …

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How Much Boat Can You Afford? (Simple Calculator)

Unless you are purchasing a boat for business reasons, getting one is a pretty big luxury. So much in fact that only 1 in 10 U.S. households own a boat. Affording one is not easy, but in this article, I will tell you exactly how much you can afford. So how much can you afford? …

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Can You Drive Jet Skis After Dark? (With Every State’s Law)

As most jet ski owners know, jet skis are fun and pretty crazy. This is great during the daytime, but can you also have fun on your jet ski after the sun goes down? To answer this question, I checked the laws of every state according to the U.S. Coast Guard and this is what …

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Caught Boating In A Thunderstorm? What You Need To Know

When out boating on the water, a thunderstorm is one of the most dangerous things that can happen. In a huge open space such as a lake or ocean, things such as boats are much more susceptible to getting struck by lightning than if they were on land. This is because, in an open area …

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Is Salt Or Fresh Water Better For Water Skiing?

Watersports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing, tubing, kneeboarding, and many more are great activities that people can do in both freshwater and saltwater. For the casual person, either saltwater or freshwater will do just fine for any water sport including skiing, but if your more competitive here’s what you need to know. Freshwater is …

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What’s The Best Water Depth For Wake Surfing?

Believe it or not, water depth actually has a large effect on how large your wake will be. Sometimes you can even tell when you ride over drop-offs or shallow spots because of how much the wake changes. Riding in water that’s too shallow also could cause some other problems such as vegetation de-rooting by …

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How Old Is Too Old For Wakeboarding And Skiing?

Obviously, age affects the body and its ability to do things, especially when it comes to sports. We all know this, but for many, it’s hard to stop doing what you love. Although wakeboarding and water skiing are seen as a somewhat extreme sport, older folks can still enjoy it. There isn’t any true age …

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