How to Winterize a Boat: The Carefree Way

  You might be reading this article because you’re a boat owner, and you are already dreading the looming yearly task of winterizing your watercraft. Maybe you’re here because you’re new to boating and its maintenance, trying to get an idea of what this chore will look like both practically and financially. Well, we have […]

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Skip maintenance – trade your old boat toward a Carefree Boat Club membership

Skip annoying spring boat maintenance and trade in your old boat toward a Carefree Boat Club membership! Spring is in the air and for boaters that means one thing: lake season is back! Unfortunately for boat owners, that also means it’s time for the dreaded yearly boat maintenance. Making sure a boat is in tip-top […]

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No need to wait for spring – join Carefree Boat Club now and enjoy fall boating!

Did you know South Holston Lake is actually warmer on Halloween than it is on Memorial Day? It’s true! Some folks we talk with about Carefree Boat Club membership decide they want to join, but that they will wait until spring. It seems logical to wait to sign up at the beginning of boating season […]

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Summer Boating and Pop-Up Showers

Summer weather on the water can be tricky. One minute you’re enjoying a calm, sunny day, but rain and storms can appear as if out of nowhere even when the forecast looks clear. Weather.com says that pop-up summer storms are some of the hardest weather patterns to predict. “Most meteorologists would agree summer is the […]

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Hosting a Memorial Day Celebration on Your Pontoon

Memorial Day is more than a day off from work; it’s a time to remember those lost while serving in the armed forces, a time many choose to celebrate with friends and family in honor of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. With the holiday on the horizon, you might be thinking about hosting a […]

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What You Need to Know When Taking Your Dog Boating

Lots of pet owners take their dogs with them everywhere they go. They’re frequent passengers in the car, they go on vacation with you and some stores even allow them to come inside with their owners. So, if you take Fido everywhere you go, why not take him out on the boat too? Adjust your […]

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There’s a Clear Line Between Having Fun and Going Overboard

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.

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