The Carefree Boat Club at Rockingham Marina on Boone Lake has made an exciting fleet addition for 2017: a beastly 350hp Chaparral 244 Sunesta Surf boat! This powerful craft has an inboard Volvo V-8 engine with a top speed of 50mph and high-tech water sports features to make this your most exhilarating summer yet. The […]
What’s a day on the lake without a cooler of great drinks to go with it! It is pretty much a given that anyone planning to spend a day on the lake will pack a lot of drinks. The water can be cool and breezy when you are moving, but when you are still – […]
If you’re fortunate enough to have a boat, you know that being out on the water is definitely a wonderful way to spend some relaxing time with family and friends. One thing that’s crucial for all boaters, however, is that they recognize the importance of keeping the waterways clean and healthy for future generations. Following […]
Countless meetings, tight deadlines and long hours on the job can lead to a great deal of stress, which, as we all are aware, is unhealthy. While there are a number of ways you might de-stress, one of the surest ways is to take a boat trip. Whether you prefer to spend a little time […]
This is a Different Kind of Boating Checklist With the weather warming up and the boats going back into the water, we know that the beginning of the 2017 boating season is just around the corner! We wanted to write this little boating checklist to make sure that everyone was ready for that first day out on the […]
You love your family and you love being out on your boat. So when it comes to celebrating holidays with your loved ones, why would you do it anywhere but on the water? The most popular family boating holidays are probably July 4th and Labor Day when the weather is nice and hot and the […]
Warmer weather, blue skies and sunshine are a recipe for getting the boat back out on the water, but as always, it’s important to make sure you – and the boat – are prepared for rough weather and windy conditions.
Looking to organize a special getaway for your significant other but aren’t looking forward to all the planning? After all, once you decide where you want to have dinner, there’s ALL that legwork involved in trying to make a reservation. And before you even get to the crowded restaurant, you’ve got traffic to deal with […]
It’s one of the great things about a new year: trying to decide where you’re going – or what you want to do – on vacation. For many, there’s the stress of coming up with something their significant other or their entire family, will enjoy. Do you want to spend your money going to the […]
For those of us who love being out on the water, fewer things are more enjoyable or relaxing than boating. And there’s no end to the list of fun activities you and your friends and family can take part in while out on the water. However, it’s important to know when to say when and when having fun crosses a line that could put you and anyone on your boat in harm’s way.