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Patience and Preparation: The Keys to Boat Show Season

Being surrounded by beautiful boats is exciting, but it can be overwhelming. Boater Rewards has pointers to help you accomplish more at the upcoming boat shows!

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Ring in the New Year on the Water

For those who aren't up in the cold, there are some awesome opportunities to spend New Year's Eve afloat!

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Turn to Our Partners for Gifts that Boaters Will Love

It's the season of giving, and Boater Rewards Director Matt Franklin can tell you all about the perfect gifts for those who love the water!

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Ask Barry: Is Your Trailer Ready for Winter?

Barry Paulsen breaks down the process of getting an important, but overlooked, piece of boating equipment ready for the cold weather ahead.

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Ask Barry: Special Winter Reminder

Don't be caught unprepared by the cold weather and holiday season. In the northern United States many folks are getting their boats out of the water and preparing them for the winter.

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Boater Rewards Sponsor 2017 River Record Adventure

Starting at mile marker 464, Marc Phelps traveled over 1,400 miles down the Mississippi River to break the world record for longest journey by jon boat - the 2017 River Record Adventure.

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Ask Barry: How's your Bottom?

Barry Paulsen provides you with his tips for cleaning the bottom of your boat, any time of the year.

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October Featured Brand: Nautique

Always on the forefront of progress, Nautique has lead the industry over the course of their 93-year history by providing relentless innovation while remaining true to their focus on quality and customer satisfaction. Find out more about what they have to offer.

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Fly Fishing Equipment: 9 Essentials for Beginners

Fishing is another great way to enjoy the water, and this piece provided by Debbie Hanson of TakeMeFishing.org has some great advice for beginners.

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August Featured Brand: Chaparral

Handcrafted in Georgia, Chaparral offers quality boats for cruisers, watersports enthusiasts and anyone looking to enjoy the water. Take a look at what each of their models can do!

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Using Mayday, Pan-Pan or Sécurité: the Boater Rewards Guide to Distress Calls

Most people are familiar with mayday as a call for help, but it may not be the proper one in every distress situation. Learn about the other calls for your VHF radio!

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How to Do Your Best Bass Fishing in August

Emil DeLuca, owner of the North American Tournament Association, explains the keys to bass fishing during the dog days!

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Ask Barry: Preparing for the Tail End of Boating Season

Barry Paulsen is here to help you get the most out of the end of summer and the beginning of autumn with a helpful maintenance checklist for your boat!

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June Featured Brand: Hurricane Deck Boats

Perfect for entertaining, fishing or even tubing, a deck boat from Hurricane is a do-everything, bring-everyone boat. See what they have to offer as June’s featured brand!

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New Participation in Water Sports

It only takes one session of cruising across the water on skis or a board to get hooked on water sports. Find out how to get your first thrills!

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Ask Barry: Houseboating

Barry Paulsen shares his love of houseboating and a few tips on how to get the most out of the experience in this month’s Ask Barry!

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Some of the Best Fourth of July Boating Destinations of 2017

Fireworks on the water, whether in a big city or on a secluded lake, are a spectacular sight. Find out which cities across the United States offer the best views from your boat!

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Safety Tips for Fourth of July

The biggest holiday of the summer is best spent on a boat. Stay safe on Independence Day with guidance from Director Matt Franklin!

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Your Next Summer Vacation: Houseboating

Learn more about two of the best houseboating lakes in the United States, where you can swim, fish, ski or do just about any waterbound activity you please!

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How to Catch Bass in June

Emil DeLuca, owner of the North American Tournament Association, has a wealth of bass fishing knowledge, and he explained what you need to look out for as an angler in June!

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