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4 Tips to Keep Your Vinyl Spotless

The warm summer breeze is gently bobbing the boats at the marina. The sun is beating down and you are so eager to take out your brand new boat that you throw a bunch of random snacks together in a bag (and proper life vests of course...safety first!) and take your...

14 Things to Know Before Your First Hike

Paige Griffith started hiking as a response to developing Chrons disease and Rheumatoid arthritis. Her doctor said that she needed to keep moving to stay healthy. Hiking was the only way she knew how. When it started becoming unsafe for her to hike alone, she reached...

Keenan Abner Interview

Keenan Abner was originally born in Little Rock, Arkansas and attended the University of Central Arkansas. He then worked for a startup company in San Francisco for about two and a half years where he lived on a boat in Oakland, CA. We interviewed him to get advice on...

11 Things to know about living on a boat

You will never have a dull conversation again. Anytime someone asks you how you are liking the city or where you live, you will mention that you live on a boat and instantly get bombarded with questions that will keep you talking for hours.   2. Choose your marina...

4 Hot tips for visiting Lake of the Ozarks

If you are heading to Lake of the Ozarks any time soon, congratulations! It’s a great lake with an exciting culture and so many marine activities. In fact, there are so many things to do that it’s easy to get overwhelmed. We are here to help with your lake-cation! We...

Georgia Pellegrini Interview

We sat down with author, chef, TV personality, and pioneer Georgia Pellegrini to talk about her upcoming Adventure Getaways. Here is the full exclusive interview with details on how to make a killing in the hunting world.    Tell me a little bit about yourself.  I...