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How Good Are Nissan Outboard Motors?

Nissan outboard motors were discontinued in 2014. A lot has happened since then. Still, they seem to be pretty popular even today. So you’re probably wondering: “How good are Nissan outboard motors these days?” Don’t despair! Even if it’s been several years, this article was written specifically to give you an accurate idea of where …

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Why Does My Outboard Motor Trim Up on Its Own?

So you’re out on the water, enjoying a day of boating, when your outboard motor randomly decides to trim up on its own. Or, even more creepy, you may be at home, not even touching your boat, when the motor trims up. What causes this unusual self-trimming? Keep reading to find out more. Why Does …

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How to Dispose Of Marine Batteries?

International conservation efforts have attempted to spread the word on how dangerous incorrectly-disposed batteries can be. After many years, they have found success. These days, it is common knowledge that batteries are dangerous– corrosive acid, deadly lead, mind-altering lithium; it’s difficult to find a substance used for batteries that isn’t harmful. Unfortunately, while we all …

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Outdoor Master Whale Review: Rechargeable SUP Air Pump

Outdoor Master’s Whale SUP air pump is a small, portable pump that can be used for everything from SUPs to inflatable boats to air mattresses.  The pump can be set to automatically fill your inflatable to the desired PSI and will turn off when it reaches that level of inflation. It is simple to use …

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Do I Need a Licence to Use an Inflatable Kayak?

Spending time on the water is a great pastime for many people.  You don’t have to have a big, fancy boat either. Owning a kayak provides an easy and cheap way to enjoy the water.  Inflatable kayaks are just as good. These kayaks are surprisingly durable and they are easy to load, pack, and store.  …

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Packraft vs. Inflatable Kayak: What are Differences?

How you love the thrill of bouncing through the unpredictable rapids. You never know what the next wave will bring. But you have not decided how to conquer them. You are considering both a packraft and an inflatable kayak.  You need to know what the differences are. How does each work? You are curious how …

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What Clothing to Wear in an Inflatable Kayak?

It can be uncomfortable to be outside in the freezing cold or blazing heat, especially if you’re unprepared.  You can shiver yourself into hypothermia or sweat and get burned by the sun. You could also get wet, depending on the weather. Luckily, kayaking is an activity that can be enjoyed regardless if it is hot …

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How Do You Pack an Inflatable Kayak For Camping?

You’re finally going to do it. You’ve spent years dreaming about taking a kayak camping trip, and you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and get out there this weekend. But before you go, you want to make sure you’re prepared. You know you’ll need a lot of gear, and packing it all on your …

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Can You Use Inflatable Kayaks In Whitewater?

If you’re thinking about planning a whitewater outing, you may be considering whether you should use your inflatable kayak or not. Inflatable kayaks are convenient to store and pack, and are often cheaper than traditional kayaks, but are they equipped to manage whitewater? You may be facing several challenges while out on the water, such …

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Do I Need to Register an Inflatable Kayak in Pennsylvania?

If you are considering taking a boat out on the water, you need to be familiar with all of your state’s laws.  Boating laws vary by state, but Pennsylvania is certainly one to pay close attention to.  Pennsylvania has many bodies of water that are available to boaters, but it can be tricky to know …

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