The Year of Innovation

By Hollie Misztak on Thursday, January 26th, 2017 in Boating Destinations, Types Of Boats.

Lexus Goes from Land to Yachts  Lexus has released its fully redesigned flagship, the LS sedan. The Lexus Sport Yacht, although much smaller than any actual ‘yachts’ it is the closest thing that automakers will get as of right now. According to Toyota, the idea for the boat came about when the company’s CEO was […]

Five Things for 2017

By Hollie Misztak on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 in Boating Destinations, Boating Safety, Boating Tips, State Boating.

EPA Increases Ethanol Requirement for 2017 The Environmental Protection Agency has increased the amount of renewable fuels that will be required in the nation’s fuel supply in 2017. The 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) levels set las week mandate a 1.2 billion gallon increase next year, a 6 percent increase over current levels. Refiners will […]

Visiting Lake Lanier

By signandglide on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 in Boating Destinations, Boating Safety.

Although its full name is Lake Sidney Lanier, everyone knows it simply as Lake Lanier.  The northern Georgia lake is actually a reservoir formed by the Buford Dam and is fed by the Chattahoochee and Chestatee Rivers.  The lake was built by the US Army Corps of Engineers, for purposes of flood control and water supply. […]

Boating on Lake Erie

By signandglide on Monday, October 3rd, 2016 in Boating Destinations.

Lake Erie may not be the greatest of the Great Lakes – it is larger than only Lake Ontario, but is actually the smallest by volume; it is the shallowest of the system and the most vulnerable to fluctuating water levels. Still, it ranks within the top 20 largest lakes in the world and boating on […]

Loading a Boat – 5 Tips for Novice Boaters

By signandglide on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 in Boating Safety.

It can be a scary scenario for a novice boater  – being on a boat ramp with all eyes watching while you try to maneuver your boat back onto the trailer. Loading a boat can be stressful, so here are some tips to load a boat on a trailer that should take the pressure off […]

Tips to Avoid a Disabled Boat

By signandglide on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 in Boating Safety.

On the water, minor problems can rapidly develop into a situation beyond your control. For this reason, it is of utmost importance to understand the factors that could cause a problem on the water, as well as how to prevent problems before they happen. Before You Go Preventative is the Best Maintenance – Never cut […]