Docktales Fall 2018

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Cruising Boothbay Harbor, ME

Boothbay or Bust! It’s no wonder that Maine’s Boothbay Harbor is high on the list of pleasure boaters in New England. The harbor itself is accessible ...

Avoid These Boating Mistakes

We all have those moments when it seems like our brain temporarily shuts off and we overlook something that should have been glaringly obvious. ...

5 Tips for Stopping the Spread of Invasive Species

The spread of invasive species is one of the biggest threats facing the waterways we love to boat on. If you’re not careful, invasive ...

Check Your Boat’s Fuel Tank for Water

As a boater, you naturally love water. But you definitely don’t want it in your boat’s fuel. If water gets into your fuel, it ...

How to Take Your Baby Boating

If you think having a baby means you have to miss out on boating days or you have to find a babysitter, think again. ...

14 Questions To Ask Before Renting or Purchasing A Slip For Your Boat

Article by John Hawthorne Purchasing a boat is a tremendously exciting experience, but unless you happen to be a wealthy billionaire who own his ...

Helpful Boating Apps

Technology has an impact on almost everything we do today, often making things a lot better and easier — including boating. Thanks to modern ...

10 Things to Check Before Cruising

Cruising on your boat is a lot of fun, but it also requires a good amount of planning. You don’t want to realize your ...

Prevent CO2 Poisoning Onboard Your Boat

Carbon monoxide is odorless, tasteless, and it can be an especially deadly killer for boaters. In fact, there have been more than 140 boating-related ...

Boating with Kids

Introducing young children to the joys of boating is a thrill for both you and them. But having kids on a boat also presents ...