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Top 10 Lakes for Boating in the Midwest

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Avid boaters who live on the coast often have a difficult time imagining that there’s much of a boating scene inland, but the truth of the matter is that several Midwest states trail very closely behind states like Florida in terms of registered boats: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Illinois are all top inland boating contenders. And according to Discover Boating, Michigan beats out even the Sunshine State, having 1,000,337 registered boats to Florida’s 922,597. Thanks to freshwater lakes and impoundments, finding a place to have fun on a boat in the middle of the country is quite easy.

Lowrance Elite 9 Ti Review

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When it comes to tech, units like the Lowrance Elite 9 Ti double your purchasing power. It wasn’t very long ago that you had to spend several thousand dollars to get a unit with a nine-inch screen. It wasn’t too many years back that you had to spend thousands to get a unit with integrated WiFi and/or BlueTooth. It wasn’t so far back that you had to spend thousands to get a CHIRP fishfinder, much less one with side- and down-scanning capabilities, built right into its brain. And to get a unit with all this stuff? You’d be laying out many thousands of dollars.

Take A First Look At The 2017 Bavaria R40 Coupe

The 2017 Bavaria R40 Coupe

If you took note of the Bavaria R40 Flybridge introduced at last year’s Cannes Boat Show, but you were hoping for a similar yet sportier model, the wait is over. Our European correspondent Alex Smith found the all-new Bavaria R40 Coupe at the Dusseldorf show. Now, let's have a quick first look at the 2017 Bavaria R40 Coupe, check out the video below.

 

3 Tips for Captaining a Pontoon Boat

 tips for captaining a pontoon boat.

Captaining a pontoon boat isn’t exactly complex in comparison to captaining a V-hull, but there are some distinct differences. That’s why we put together this short video, which outlines three simple but important things all pontooners need to know. And here's the video tutorial of 3 tips for captaining a pontoon boat. Check it out, below.

Tips for Captaining a Pontoon Boat

captaining a pontoon boat

Are you going to swap out that V-hull for a pontoon boat? If so, you need to know these three tips. Captaining a pontoon boat isn’t exactly complex in comparison to captaining a V-hull, but there are some distinct differences. That’s why we put together this short video, which outlines three simple but important things all pontooners need to know. So, watch the video below to get these three tips for captaining a pontoon boat. Check out,below.

Simrad NSS evo3 with IPS Screen Technology

Simrad NSS evo3 with IPS Screen Technology

IPS screen technology makes viewing your MFD far better, in more ways than one. When Navico, the parent company of Simrad, invited us down to Florida to view all of their new for 2017 products, one we took a special interest in was the NSS evo3. MFD units have become the “brain” of a boat, and now it’s more important than ever that we be able to view their LCD screens at all times. Simrad claimed the IPS (in-plane switching) screen on the evo3 made it possible to see the screen while wearing polarized sunglasses, even from a 170-degree angle. Could it be true?

Six Key Tips To Rewiring Your Boat Trailer

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Well! Here are six key tips to make your boat trailer wiring job hold up over time. Check out below.

What to Look for in Hull to Deck Joints

What to Look for in Hull to Deck Joints

Well! The hull to deck joint is an important but often overlooked component of boat construction. Whether you’re looking at a new boat or a used boat, the hull to deck joint is an important thing to look for.

New F25, F75, and F90 Outboards from Yamaha: Lighter, Faster, Quieter Outboard Motors

new Yamaha F25 outboard.

New outboard engines from Yamaha promise to deliver more power with less weight. The new F90, F75, and F25 outboards are each aimed at anglers and according to Yamaha, offer improved performance and economy with quieter operation.

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