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Iboats.com is the largest online store for boating parts and accessories. It have an amazing classifieds area where you can view thousands of boats for sale, new boat research and the largest community of over 200,000 boaters in the forums. The company is committed to building the community of boating enthusiast and makes it easy for the any customer to find boats and parts they need.
Published by Jeremy John Patriarca 58 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +0 votes | 0 comments
West Marine is an online store that offers an amazing selection of boating gear, life jackets, apparel for men and women, boats, boat maintenance supples, fishing and sailing equipment, and boating electronics such as GPS West Marine has multiple shopping categories: Shop All Men's Women's Electronics Boats & Motors Maintenance Sailing Cruising Fishing Holiday
Published by Travis Burdick 61 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +0 votes | 0 comments
Today, the standard is, Red lights are on the Left of a ship (Port side), Green on the Right (Starboard), and White at the back (aft or stern) and front (fore / bow). The lights are visible head-on (straight ahead) and "22.5 degrees abaft the beam" (visible to the side of the widest part of the boat). This is what allows another ship to determine the direction (heading) and length of the opposing vessel.
Published by Irwin Keltner 70 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +6 votes | 3 comments
Consumer Marine, popular for their marine communication, navigation, and electronics sales, has combined with Overton's greatly expanding on their product line and offerings. The Consumer Marine Electronics website now brings you directly to Overton's, but is still owned and operated by Consumer Marine. Along with marine electronic equipment, Consumer Marine now offers over 50,000 products, from categories such as: Watersports Equipment Mooring & Docking Supplies Trailer Parts Fishi...
Published by Irwin Keltner 71 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +2 votes | 1 comments
West Marine opened its first stores in 1991 in Miami and Annapolis. More stores quickly followed and in 1996 West Marine merged with E&B Marine. By the time the merger was complete, West Marine had over 150 stores. Today, West Marine has over 300 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, an outstanding online store, and is one of the largest and most respected boating products and accessories companies in the world.  West Marine offers everything a boating enthusiast...
Published by Patricia Cartwright 71 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +2 votes | 0 comments
Published by Review Summaries 72 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +0 votes | 0 comments
To repair a canoe hull dent, heat the hull with an electric iron on the Rayon setting, a hair dryer, or a 75-watt light bulb with a reflector. Apply heat to the outside of the hull only, in the area of the dent.
Published by TracyAnn 78 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +5 votes | 1 comments
National Safe Boating Week brings the awareness of boating safety to help prevent boating accidents and injuries. it is the law in all states to have a life jacket in the boat for all passengers including the operator of the boat.
Published by cee 79 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +34 votes | 18 comments
How to pronounce some sailing words. Some sailing words' pronunciation.
Published by Teresa Schultz 79 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +10 votes | 3 comments
Knowing where the direction of the wind is the most important thing in sailing. If you can tell where the wind is coming from, you will be able to catch the most amount of wind that your sail can hold. Wind can shift direction, or come in bursts, so this can be a bit tricky at times. There are however, several great ways to identify the wind direction.
Published by Gregory Tarleton-Markov 79 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +5 votes | 4 comments
It's important to learn the parts of the sailboat and what they're used for before you start sailing. These basic features can be easily identifiable on any sailboat, as their basic structure and rigging remain the same. Some of the parts mentioned below may be missing on some sailboats, while present on others. This walkthrough is an easy to understand, beginner's guide, and is part of a series on sailboats.
Published by Gregory Tarleton-Markov 79 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +7 votes | 1 comments
How do you pronounce sailing words? Is it gunnel or gunwale? Is it starb'd or starboard?
Published by Teresa Schultz 80 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +6 votes | 0 comments
Make life and dinghy sailing easier with these handy sailing dinghy hints and tips.
Published by Teresa Schultz 80 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +6 votes | 0 comments
When dinghy sailing novices spend time fine-tuning dinghy sail trimming, novices can better notice if their ability to catch up with the rest of the fleet is improving.
Published by Teresa Schultz 80 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +7 votes | 0 comments
How to do trapeze sailing. Beginner dinghy sailors cannot wait to do trapeze sailing. Learn how.
Published by Teresa Schultz 80 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +10 votes | 3 comments
When you’re in the grips of “boat buying fever” It’s easy to convince yourself that purchasing a boat is a great idea. But for most people it’s an incredibly bad one. Here's how to think through this big decision and make those pesky numbers work for you!
Published by William Watson 85 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +0 votes | 1 comments
If you are interested in dragon boating, learn what paddling perfection, team spirit, and a workout all have in common with a dragon boat paddle.
Published by Bethany Learn 94 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +10 votes | 2 comments
A quick guide to boating's rules of the road.
Published by David Sullivan 230 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +0 votes | 0 comments
Boating: How to weather a storm. Be prepared for heavy weather.
Published by David Sullivan 95 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +9 votes | 2 comments
The captain must be responsible for every crew member. Boating safety means pre-planning.
Published by David Sullivan 95 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +10 votes | 2 comments
The law on drinking and boating. BUI is the same as DUI, but on the water.
Published by David Sullivan 95 months ago in Sailing & Boating | +5 votes | 1 comments
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