More and more, we see portable electronic devices such as cell phones and tablets replacing more traditional means of navigation, and serving multiple other purposes to boaters out on the water. Here are some ideas for mounting your tablet or other device to your boat’s helm display area for easy access.
Wind and waves can be both dangerous and destructive to pretty much any vessel in any body of water. Because waves affect boaters in such a critical way, it’s important that a skipper add familiarity with wave types and behavior to their boating safety repertoire.
Ethanol is used as an “oxygenate” and is added to fuel to help reduce hydrocarbon emissions that cause air pollution. For boat owners, this results in occasionally pumping E10 (10% ethanol, 90% gasoline) fuel into their tanks. Harbortown Marina customers always get 10 cents off per gallon, and if you sign up for the customer rewards program, you’ll receive a coupon for 5 cents off. 1…1314151617