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Going Green with Marine Hardware in an Imperfect World

Going Green with Marine Hardware in an Imperfect World Most marine hardware can be divided into two distinct groups these days. Cheap junk made with little, if any, thought to the impact its production has on the environment or the … Continue reading

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4 Places to Learn More about Green Boating

Being a green boater means learning how to enjoy your hobby without damaging the water in which you do it, but it also means educating yourself about what’s good and bad for the environment and why. The more you know … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids Green Boating

If the environment is important to you, chances are you’ve already thought about what state it will be in for the next generation. But have you also considered how the next generation will care for it? Conservation and respect for … Continue reading

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Is the water safe for boating?

Earlier this week, officials in Oregon announced that the presence of a toxic blue-green algae in the waters of the Willow Creek Reservoir, a popular spot in Eastern Oregon for fishing and water sports. Although some alerts say boating is … Continue reading

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Ethanol Subsidies Disappearing, Time to Think about Green Boat Fuel

The United States Senate recently voted to end annual ethanol subsidies, based primarily it seems on the notion that ethanol isn’t the miracle fuel source once believed. It turns out using the corn-based ethanol as a fuel source may be … Continue reading

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How to Save on Boating Fuel Costs

More people may turn to green boating this year as a way to save money. Fuel prices continue to be a concern for boaters, making fuel conservation an economical issue as much as an environmental one. Learn how to save … Continue reading

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Reminder: Practice Green Boating on Memorial Day Weekend

For many of us, Memorial Day Weekend marks the beginning of our summer. The kids are out of the school, the temperature is a little warmer than it was a month ago, and you finally have the perfect excuse to … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Practice Green Boating

If you aren’t already practicing green boating, making the switch can seem overwhelming at first. You have to learn about the best kind of fuel, green maintenance, what types of products to use on board, and how to handle fuel … Continue reading

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Why Should You Use Green Sunscreen?

Whether you’re spending a day on the boat or staying on land, wearing sunscreen whenever you’re outdoors is a must. Wearing sunscreen regularly can help prevent skin cancer and keeps your skin looking younger for longer. But wait! Before you … Continue reading

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Getting Your Boat Ready for the Water

While some parts of the country actually had snow this week, it is officially spring. Hopefully that means boaters all over will soon be able to get back in the water. As you’re pulling your boat out of winter storage … Continue reading

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