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Jeremy Shantz is a seasoned sailor and boating enthusiast, guiding fellow boaters on their DIY journey. His lifelong passion for boating, nurtured since childhood, gives him an authentic and relatable perspective. Join Jeremy as he navigates the vast sea of boating, sharing his wisdom and experience.

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This Is WHY Boats Back Into Slips

Wondering why boats back into slips? Well, wonder no more my friend, Captain Jer is on the case! By the end of this article, you’ll not only know why it’s a good practice to back your boat into a slip but also a lot more about boats, slips and a few handling tips too so ride along with me and dive into why boats back into slips.

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Are Bass Boats Good For Shallow Water?

As fishermen, we know the importance of being able to navigate your boat in shallow waters. After all, the shallows will present a lot of opportunities to make a nice catch. But it’s essential to know the limitations of your boat. If you get too engrossed in fighting the fish, you can quickly bring the vessel too close to the shore.

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The Complete Runabout Boat & Trailer Towing Guide

Basic Boat Towing Towing a boat behind your car, truck or another vehicle can be a hair raising experience if you’ve never towed before. Towing a runabout boat that looks like it’s bouncing all over the place behind your vehicle is more than a little unnerving.  Especially if you don’t even know your runabout boat weight

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Better Boating At Night & How To Survive The Darkness

Have you ever been watching a horror movie and everything gets really quiet all of a sudden?  Something like:  “Angela slowly walked down the hallway on the second floor of the old Victorian farmhouse.  The candle in hand was flickering, teasing to go out as the wood creaked and hawed under her stocking feet.  The

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Specialty Clothing For Different Water Sports

Boating often includes many other water related activities. These activities each come with a specific bunch of protective gear, as well as specialty aquatic clothing that makes your experience far more comfortable. Let’s talk about the different kinds, and their uses.

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