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  • Family Friendly Cruising Destinations and Boat Trips

    Family Friendly Cruising Destinations and Boat Trips

    Plan summer boat trips that will be fun & memorable for your kids with marinas, activities and historic towns the whole family can enjoy Every new boating season is an opportunity for our family to revisit our favorite destinations and, hopefully, plan to discover new ones we can cross off our boating bucket list. The…Read More »
  • First Mate in Training

    First Mate in Training

    Encouraging kids to step up to more responsibility while boating – and developing a deeper appreciation for the boat life When our kids were younger their main “job” on-board the boat was to simply listen to the rules while the first mate and captain (mom and dad) would do all the heavy lifting of docking,…Read More »
  • My First Boat Trip as First Mate and Our Month in Rock Hall

    My First Boat Trip as First Mate and Our Month in Rock Hall

    My first time stepping in as first mate for our boat trip to Rock Hall followed by  a fun month long visit [includes video] We keep our boat on the Sassafras River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. All summer long, we spend our weekends on the boat. Often we take the boat across the…Read More »
  • How to Choose the Best Family Boat

    How to Choose the Best Family Boat

    Family-friendly boat features to look for when choosing the right boat size & style for a family with kids (as seen in Lakeland Boating) Purchasing a boat is certainly a big investment, so you definitely want to make sure that you choose the best possible boat for your family’s boating lifestyle. From how you use…Read More »
  • Kids Need Boating Now More Than Ever

    Kids Need Boating Now More Than Ever

    In a world of uncertainty, kids are yearning for the calming effect of boating All our lives took a detour from normalcy this year as a result of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact on our kids has been no exception. After months of social distancing and adapting to remote schooling, thoughts of the…Read More »
  • Things You Need To Consider Before Renting A Boat For Your Kids

    Things You Need To Consider Before Renting A Boat For Your Kids

    Renting a boat with your kids can be a great way to go boating as a family and enjoy a getaway on the water Planning a boat trip with the family is exciting. Although planning entails a lot of considerations before finalizing the rental. Some things to consider may include your capacity to operate the…Read More »
  • Play Dates for Kids’ Friends at the Boat

    Play Dates for Kids’ Friends at the Boat

    Are you prepared to invite your kids' friends to the boat? Tips for a safe and fun boat play date for kids. [As seen in Lakeland Boating] Our boat time is all about family time, but we also really enjoy inviting friends to the boat. Sharing a piece of our boat life with our “land…Read More »
  • New Miku Technology to Monitor Baby on Board Your Boat

    New Miku Technology to Monitor Baby on Board Your Boat

    New baby monitor devices like Miku offer boaters a high tech way to monitor sleep, temperature and other vitals on board Technology is like a waterfall. It starts out for some higher purpose and eventually winds up in what becomes common, everyday products. Tang, Teflon, and Velcro were all developed for the space program. Now…Read More »