It’s a magical time of year, isn’t it? People are (generally, save the scrooges) in a great mood and places are illuminated with the spirit of the holidays. Combine that with boating and what do you get? Lighted boat parades!
One of the biggest parades in the country, the Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale, took place last weekend. They dub the parade “the greatest show on H2O.” If you aren’t familiar with what a holiday boat parade is, here is a video from the festivities last weekend:
While summer may feel like a distant memory, there’s no better way to warm up this winter than reminiscing about your favorite summer memories—especially those made out on the water.
This summer, we joined chart-topping country music artist Jake Owen on his ‘Days of Gold’ tour and wanted to know: In addition to touring the country and performing for thousands of fans, what were his favorite summer memories?
Of all our national holidays, Thanksgiving has the closest ties to boating. After all, without the Mayflower, the Pilgrims would never have made it to Plymouth Rock. And we’d have no reason to stuff ourselves silly the fourth Thursday in November. How much do you know about the vessel that helped launch our nation? Continue reading →
About 50 percent of the country is feeling the arctic chill this week, so why not take a look at some of the coolest spots for boats to keep warm this offseason. Whether you call it a boathouse, a boat garage, or that place where you park your boat, these impressive structures not only deliver the ultimate in waterfront access, but also a home for that beloved vessel year-round.
Think warm thoughts and prepare to be wowed by some of the coolest boathouses around the U.S. Continue reading →