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Mariner 4 Review
The following review of the Intex Mariner 4 will highlight to you the various reasons that put the Mariner 4 among the best boats you can find on the market as far as strength, performance, and practicality are concerned. I have a lot of…
Remove Barnacles From Inflatable Boats
Do you leave your SIB in the water over an extended period? Say, for the entire season? It's more convenient than having to constantly assemble and disassemble your boat, that's for sure. But there is a problem. Leaving your boat in the…
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If you have an inflatable dinghy with a keel and a fixed transom, you might want to skip the electric trolling motor and invest in a gasoline-powered outboard motor. Unlike electric trolling motors, outboard motors can make your boat go…
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Proper care, cleaning and maintenance of an inflatable boat will not only keep your boat in tip-top shape, it will also extend its lifespan. If your boat is cleaned regularly, it will look like new almost all of the time. But if you don't…
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The Intex Excursion family of boats are definitely among the most popular boats on the market. The Excursion 5 is among the biggest boats you can find. I had a chance to use one on the lake a while back, and think the Excursion 5 makes an…
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Many inflatable boat owners like to upgrade their SIBs either aesthetically or mechanically. As a first upgrade, I always recommend the installation of a hydrofoil on your outboard motor. It has numerous advantages, makes your motorized boat…
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Before going on the water, it is important to check and inspect your inflatable boat to guarantee that there are no leakages, punctures, or damage that may result in mishaps during your boating trip. However, accidents do happen: You…
How to properly tow an inflatable boat
A lot of people buy an inflatable boat as their main boat, but there are instances where you might want to tow your inflatable boat using your mother boat. Whether you're using your dinghy as a tender for your main boat, because of a mechanical…
Top life vests for your SIB adventures
A life vest, also known as life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD), is considered fundamental safety gear for boating and kayaking. If you're out fishing, recreational boating, and doing various water sports, you and the kids in your…
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It is necessary for boat owners to register their boats to legally operate them within a state. However,  every state has different conditions and requirements for boat registration. Specifications on the type of watercraft that needs…

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