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Boat Accessories to Think About Before the Season Begins

Our friends at Boat Owners Warehouse have thousands of products to make for a better boating season in 2018. See which small items could make a big difference!

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Ask Barry: Get Your Paperwork in Order

Barry Paulsen provides a closer look at the forms boaters need to prepare. Don't forget to get these items squared away!

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Brothers Complete Row Across Atlantic Ocean, Raise Money for Cancer Research

Two British half brothers known as the “Ocean Brothers” recently completed a 3,000 mile unsupported row across the Atlantic in memory of their dad and in support of skin cancer research. Learn more about their incredible journey!

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What You Need to Know About the California Boater Card

State legislation regarding boater safety has taken a big step in California. Boaters in the state need to take notice.

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Checking on Your Boat in Winter Storage

The time to take your boat out of storage is coming, but in the meantime you should pay it a visit to avoid costly mishaps!

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Picking Your Fishing Equipment

Fisherman's Toolbox founder Ted Begnoche explains the process of selecting a reel and rod for new anglers!

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Ask Barry: Tune Up Your Propeller

Getting repairs now can help you save money and prepare for a better boating season. See how you can start with your propeller!

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Stay Sober. Stay Safe.

You might think a BUI or alcohol-related boating accident will never happen to you, until it does. The knowledgeable staff at The Olive Law Firm has some guidance on avoiding the legal peril and larger dangers of drinking and boating!

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What to Do Once You've Bought a Boat

Now that you have a new ship for entertaining, fishing or enjoying water sports, there are a couple things to consider before setting out!

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Introducing Fisherman's Toolbox

Learn more about fishing equipment and techniques from the newest Boater Rewards partner!

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Ask Barry: It's Boat Show Season

Which shows should you check out, and what should you bring home? Barry Paulsen has you covered!

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Five Fun Boating Trips for 2018

Brainstorming where to go in 2018? Boaters will want to check out these locations in the new year for a great time on the land and water!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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