Category Boating

27 Oct

Boats: Pontoon vs. Tritoon

Picture yourself on a sunny day, the water glistening and a gentle breeze blowing. It is the perfect day to spend on the water. But which vessel do you choose, a pontoon boat or a tritoon boat? Luckily, understanding their differences is simple, and once you know their distinctions, your choice will come down to […]

21 Sep

How to Decide Which Boat Storage is the Best Option

Fall is upon us, and that means it’s time to start thinking about how you want to store your boat for the upcoming cooler months. Even in Florida’s sunny climate, there may still be times when you’re not using your boat and need it stored properly to protect it from the elements. Securing proper boat […]

24 Aug

How to Properly Dock Your Boat

Docking a boat is not as easy as it sounds. Even the most experienced boaters still have a difficult time docking their boats. Between the wind, current and tight squeezes, docking a boat comes with its fair share of challenges. It requires a combination of skill, preparation, knowledge and careful execution to ensure a safe […]

15 Aug

Pros & Cons of Owning a Boat vs. Renting

Owning a boat is the ultimate dream for many people, but is it worth the investment? While owning a boat can provide you with freedom to explore the open water at your own leisure, it also comes with a hefty price tag. Renting a boat, on the other hand, can offer a more cost-effective way […]

1 May

Boating Etiquette: How to be a Courteous Boater

Boating is a popular recreational activity that offers many benefits. It allows you to enjoy the beauty of nature, spend quality time with friends and family, and explore new places. However, like any other activity, boating requires you to practice proper etiquette to ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment on the water. Below, we’ll cover some […]

1 Feb

First Time Boaters: What You Need to Know

Boating can be a fun and exciting experience, but for first-time boaters, it can also be overwhelming. There are many things to consider before setting out on the water, such as safety, navigation, and the proper handling of your vessel. Here at Steinhatchee Marina, we always do what we can to make sure you are […]

17 Jan

5 Boat Accessories That Make Fishing Trips Easier

Boating and fishing go hand in hand and having the right accessories can make all the difference in the success of your fishing trip. From keeping your gear organized to providing a comfortable and safe experience, maximize your time with family and friends on the water with the following five best boating accessories for fishing […]

16 Dec

Boat Maintenance Tips for the Winter

In Florida, boating is typically a year-round activity, but even those who live in the Sunshine State could benefit from following a few cold-weather boat maintenance tips for the winter. A longer boating season often means more boating hours making the demand for upkeep even higher. While boats up north are often stored away and […]

14 Dec

New Boat Owner Safety Tips

Congratulations! It’s time to mark ‘buy a boat’ off your bucket list. The experience and thrill of buying a boat is so exciting, it’s hard to not start imagining and anticipating all the fun and good times to be shared with friends and family out on the water. Before hitting the water though, it is […]