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How To Maintain Your Small Sailboat So It Will Be Lake Worthy For Years To Come

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Maintain Your Small Sailboat So It Will Be Lake Worthy For Years To Come

If you have a vacation home on a large lake, and you’ve purchased a small sailboat to use on the lake, then you have to take steps to make sure the boat is well maintained. It is not an aluminum canoe or a fiberglass kayak that you can simply drag up onto shore and leave to the elements. A sailboat, even one that doesn’t hit the saltwater ocean, needs to be taken care of. Here’s how to do that. Wax and Polish For The Fiberglass The boat’s fiberglass body (and the gel coat top) needs to be protected. If you don’t wax and polish the body of the boat, the gelcoat will fade and disappear and then you will end up with exposed fiberglass. This will eventually start to fade and absorb color and look ugly. So, you need...

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How To Choose The Perfect Wakeboard

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Choose The Perfect Wakeboard

Are you an enthusiast of outdoor sports? Are you tired of renting or borrowing a wakeboard and now you want to get one of your own? Owning a wakeboard can be a great way to take your wakeboarding enthusiasm to the next level. Even if the rental shop has no wakeboards available and you wouldn’t be able to find any to borrow, you’ll still be able to participate in wakeboarding activities. But even though you may be a fan of the sport, you may still find yourself confused when it comes time to pick out a board. Some things you should take into consideration are: Weight of rider(s): Generally speaking, the heavier you are, the longer board you’ll need. If you’ve already been renting a wakeboard, you probably already know approximately what size board you need. But if you’ll be...

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Three Tips For Storing Your Boat

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Tips For Storing Your Boat

Your boat is likely one of the most expensive items that you own. However, there are many people that may not be very sure of the steps that are needed to prepare the boat for winter storage. This can lead to the boat suffering some avoidable sources of damage. To help you minimize these issues, you should utilize the following boat storage tips. Thoroughly Clean The Hull The hull of your boat can suffer extensive wear and tear. This can occur due to the minerals and salts in the water. Also, it is possible for barnacles and other substances to start growing on the hull of the boat. However, a thorough cleaning will help to remove these substances from the surface of the hull. When cleaning the hull, you will want to remove it from the water and thoroughly...

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3 Tips For Preparing Your Shy Daughter For Sleepaway Camp

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Preparing Your Shy Daughter For Sleepaway Camp

Sleepaway camp may be a fun rite of passage, but it can also trigger anxiety for many children, especially those who are more shy or introverted. The unfamiliar surroundings, being around so many unknown children and adults, and the long separation from home and family can be quite intimidating. If your daughter is shy, she can still have a fun and meaningful experience at sleepaway camp, but it requires a little preparation beforehand. Here are three tips for getting her (and you) through this with flying colors:    Give Your Daughter a Sense of Control Instead of presenting sleepaway camp as something that has been decided for your daughter, empower her by letting her be as involved as possible in the decision. Go through the brochures together and let her have a say in which camp she attends. Let...

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Two Ways To Be More Like Daryl Dixon From “The Walking Dead”

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Ways To Be More Like Daryl Dixon From “The Walking Dead”

Daryl Dixon is one of the most beloved characters on AMC’s hit TV show “The Walking Dead” due to his gritty, no-nonsense attitude and his unparalleled survival skills. Portrayed by actor Norman Reedus, Daryl Dixon is undoubtedly one of the toughest characters on television in recent history. Though the world isn’t currently experiencing a zombie apocalypse, there are a couple of ways you can become more like Daryl in your everyday life. Hone Your Crossbow Skills Daryl Dixon’s trademark weapon for killing zombies is his crossbow. While he often uses knives and guns, he always has his trusty crossbow by his side in order to conserve bullets and keep his distance from approaching zombies. If you want to be more like Daryl, you’ll have to perfect the art of firing a crossbow. The best part about performing target practice...

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