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Leaving Land Behind

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Sometimes on a beautiful day, I find myself sitting in my office staring out the window daydreaming that I am on my boat.The thought of casting off the lines and heading out with the sunshine glistening on the water creeps into my head as a smile finds its way prominently onto my face.That is usually when someone walks in and asks me a question about vendor management issues and I am immediately brought back to reality.I guess I’ll have to wait for retirement to experience boating every day.


Does it really have to be that way?Do we really have to wait until we are at retirement age before we can cast off the lines and point the bow towards paradise?According to some, the answer is no.Right now, while you are reading this article there are many individuals doing this very thing, and many of them are not of retirement age.

Such is the case with Sheldon and Cyndi, a couple from Ottawa, Canada.I first found out about them when I was searching YouTube for boating related content about a 6…

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Ways to Avoid Needing a Tow on the Water

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It is that time of year again.As boaters, we are excitedly looking towards what this boating season is going to bring.I am fortunate enough to be able to use my boat year round but there are still some things that I do in the spring to prep things for a great boating season.One of them is to renew my membership with TowBoatUS.I have been lucky enough where I have only needed them twice in my boating career and one of those times was when I had an issue with my tow vehicle while on the road.

Regardless of what type of boating you enjoy, I highly recommend a membership with TowBoatUS or Sea Tow because you never know when you may need it.That being said, you still want to avoid having to make that call if you can.Here are some of the most common reasons that boaters have to call for a tow and ways you can avoid the same issues.


Engine Overheating

I actually had someone ask me how a boat engine could possibly overheat when there is an unlimited supply of cooling water.The fact is, if the…

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