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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.

A Suzuki outboard engine is shown operating attached to the rear of a boat.

A Boaters Guide to Suzuki Outboard Engines

Till 1994, Suzuki manufactured two-stroke outboard engines. But to grow in the boat market, it began manufacturing four-stroke outboard motors, whose popularity was a big hit. Still, many people wonder if Suzuki makes good outboard motor? People may doubt the quality of Suzuki’s outboard engines. However, with proper maintenance, the motors can last for thousands

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Can a Sailboat Tip Over? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Can a sailboat tip over? A common question asked by new sailboat owners and sailing enthusiasts.Sailing is a sport and can also provide a great form of recreation for people of all ages. It involves the use of wind and sails to propel a boat forward.To find out the answer to this question and why.

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A man is sea sick and vomits overboard while on board a catamaran.

Do Catamarans Make You Seasick?

Seasickness resembles motion sickness occurring while on a boat. The level of uneasiness can vary based on the vessel. Seasickness varies based on the sailing comfort. Smoother the ride, fewer chances of seasickness. But, catamarans are well-known for smoother rides. So will it make you seasick? Let’s find out. Catamarans can lower the risk of

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Can One Person Sail A Catamaran? 10 Tips For Solo Sailing

A catamaran features two equal-sized parallel hulls. It offers outstanding stability from the geometrical point of view. Though a catamaran is primarily used as a fishing boat, its fantastic stability has expanded its uses over time. It’s also used in recreational activities. A lot of people ask whether you can sail a catamaran solo? How

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A Kayak rides in rough waters.

Can You Kayak In Rough Waters?

Kayaking can be leisurely paddling through flat and still waters with great weather conditions and an easy route. However, kayaking can also be paddling through strong winds, strong currents, and choppy waves. Water and weather conditions can change fast, and kayakers must be ready for more challenging conditions. Kayaking in rough waters is common. The majority of kayaks are built

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When Boat Launches Go Horribly Wrong – A Tale Of Tragedy

I have never shared this story publically of the boat launch tragedy until now. If you are a boat owner or ever intend to be, you need to read this tragic story I’m about to share. It all began on a bright summer morning about twenty years ago. I was living in Brampton, Ontario, Canada,

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Ranger Boats

Are Ranger Boats Worth The Money? (We Find Out)

Many people consider boats to be a luxury item, and some of the costs involved when buying a boat tend to support that paradigm. Ranger boats are a trendy brand in the Us boating fraternity, and they can sometimes demand a high price compared to other boats. Is the price for Ranger boats justified, and

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