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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How Fuel Efficient Are Outboard Motors?

Outboard motors are the most common marine propulsion type for small watercraft because of their compact design. Generally, fuel efficiency can be summarized by taking the horsepower rating and dividing it by 10 and you get the gallons per hour number, but this article goes a little more in-depth. To find much of the data …

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Boater’s Guide To Crossing Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is the third largest of the five Great Lakes of America. The length of the lake is 321 miles and the width is 118 miles, respectively. Crossing the lake can be very challenging depending on the kind of boat you have, the weather, and the time of the season. So, here is some …

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The 10 Best Boating Lakes In Alabama

Situated in the southern part of the United States near the Gulf Coast, Alabama is a beautiful place with amazing scenic lakes that are great for a quick getaway from the hullabaloo of daily life. If you happen to enjoy boating, fishing, or taking a dip, Alabama is the ideal place to plant a vacation! …

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Can You Wake Surf Behind A Yacht?

Photo Credit: @kyle_fox Although many wakeboarding boats can kick up a pretty large wake, it usually doesn’t compare to the massive wakes some yachts make. With a larger wake, it makes wake surfing so much easier and opens you up to many new tricks that are now possible. But can you wake surf behind a …

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Fishing From A Jet Ski: What You Need To Know

Yes, fishing with a jet ski is possible, and it’s actually not that bad. After getting the new Sea-Doo Fish Pro, I have lots of experience fishing with it out on Lake Michigan. Mostly for catching smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and some walleye. Not only is it great for the Great Lakes, but it’s also …

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Double Tubing: What You Need To Know

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of people double tubing on my lake, and I didn’t think it was very safe. I was very skeptical, and I wasn’t even sure if it was legal. I did some research, and after looking deeper into it, double tubing can be pretty safe, but some precautions need to …

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Can You Safely Take A Pontoon Boat On The Great Lakes?

Pontoon boats are amazing because of how relaxing and comfortable they are. I mean, they’re literally a floating deck with super comfortable couches on it. This is why so many people on small relaxing lakes have them, but is it the same on The Great Lakes? So, the main question is can you safely take …

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