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From the cleat hitch to the figure eight knot, learn these seven basic knots all boaters should know.

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Pump out safety

Learning proper pump out safety can spare the environment, your boat and your wallet.

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Winterize your boat

With cooler temperatures upon us, follow these tips to winterize your boat for winter.

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River boating

Inland waters change constantly, so river boating requires skill, practice, and knowledge.

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sign for pump out station

Pump out safety

Learning proper pump out safety can spare the environment, your boat and your wallet.

boats laid up for winter

Winterize your boat

With cooler temperatures upon us, follow these tips to winterize your boat for winter.

river boating

River boating

Inland waters change constantly, so river boating requires skill, practice, and knowledge.