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Boating with Diabetes

Boating with Diabetes

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

What You Should Know Before Your Excursion Though most of us don’t think twice about cruising in our boats to celebrate a summer day, for diabetic boaters, the scorching sun, too much exertion, and the mercurial changes of the sea can wreck havoc on blood-sugar control. In very general terms, there are two types of […]

Boating for a Lifetime

Boating for a Lifetime

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Does boating itself keep you mentally and physically fit, or is it your passion for the pastime that propels you forward? Two octogenarians always anticipating new boating adventures while relishing their memories on the water would say yes to both questions. Dave Goldsmith, an 82-year-old avid sailor, has a lifelong love of recreational boating. […]

Water Soothes the Soul

Water Soothes the Soul

February 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Many of us enjoy living near or visiting the water. The soothing power of rhythmic tides eases the daily tensions of life, as does hearing repetitious waves and the sound of flowing water. And there’s no denying the therapeutic benefits of water even while quietly drifting along on a paddleboard. Fortunately, for those living with […]

Don’t Be Colorblind When Weighing Green Claims

Don’t Be Colorblind When Weighing Green Claims

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

When it comes to “green” boating, consumers may be at risk for colorblindness. Boat owners searching for eco-friendly boats and supplies should closely examine claims for signs of green washing. This term refers to sellers and suppliers who misrepresent the environmental impact of a product or company, preying on the good environmental intentions of consumers.

Beware of Bacterial Stowaways!

Beware of Bacterial Stowaways!

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Food poisoning can put the kibosh on your plans to kick back and enjoy a fabulous boating outing. Harmful food germs love the sunny weather as much as you do. Fight those misery-inducing microbes with a six-point sanitation checklist.