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...

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...

Kids need boating

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...

Dad boating memories

Making Memories Boating with Dad

Ways your kids can share special moments on the boat with Dad Those iconic “dad moments” that your kids will always remember are most likely happening on your boat. Taking the boat for a cruise, casting a line, digging for clams in the bay… these are the classic moments for Dad and the whole...