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Tidewater Boats Invites All to the Boat Shows

Tidewater Boats Invites All to the Boat Shows from Winter through Spring By Amy Lignor Although the weather outside may not be the best, there are things to do that will brighten up anyone’s day. One of the biggest and most fun is to attend some of the greatest boat shows being held across the […]

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Training For Boaters, By Boaters

Did you know that 81 percent of boating fatalities in 2017 occurred where boat operators had NOT taken a basic boat safety course? United States Power Squadrons – America’s Boating Club, wants to change that terrible statistic by ensuring that today’s boaters are prepared, knowledgeable, and confident on the water. Our members increase their knowledge […]

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Carolina Skiff Hails the Winners

Carolina Skiff Hails the Winners of the “Family, Fishing & Fun” Photo Contest By Amy Lignor What a way to win a contest! Take the most exciting, awesome picture of your friends and family (and maybe even your pup), while spending the day having a whole lot of fun on the water as you cruise […]

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Maintenance Matters: Breaking ‘Em in Right

By Capt. Ted Lund A new outboard engine is one of the single most valuable investments any boater can make, whether on a new-boat build or when repowering an old classic. But new outboard motors — like the SHO 250 from leading marine manufacturer Yamaha Outboards — require a break-in period to ensure that all […]

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Getting “Wider” is a Great Option

Getting “Wider” is a Great Option for Fishing and Other on the Water Activities By Craig Lamb For most boat owners, fishing is the key reason to buy a boat. But, having the flexibility to use your boat for many other options on the water will yield even more fun for family and friends.  A […]

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Winterizing your Skeeter

By Craig Lamb Winterizing the boat is an all-too-familiar autumn ritual for northern boaters. Those anglers put the boat to bed for winter and go hunting, ice fishing, or enjoy snow sports. What about anglers living in warmer climates? Is it worth spending the time and money on a boat that won’t be used until […]

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Tidewater 2500 Carolina Bay Gets a Facelift

By Craig Lamb The tried and proven Tidewater 2500 Carolina Bay just got better with an all new top option designed so anglers can take their game to the next level. The option is the Half Tower with a second helm station for digital systems. The feature provides better visibility for spotting cruising pelagics out […]

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Membership Beyond Boating

            It’s a familiar story for members of United States Power Squadrons – America’s Boating Club. Maybe they were new to town or new to boating and signed up for a beginner boating course through their local Squadron to get out on the water. They didn’t know what to expect, but that first time they […]

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Ring in the New Year with Carolina Skiff at the January Boat Shows

By Amy Lignor Christmas has ended, and the New Year arrives, ushering in another 365 days that will make grand new adventures. A great way to make 2019 a fantastic year is to get your perfect dream boat for family, fishing, and fun!  Carolina Skiff has the perfect boat to meet your needs and now […]

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Targeting Smoker King Mackerel

By Capt. Gus Cane Smaller king mackerel often called “snakes” are not difficult to catch. They are both abundant and cooperative. Big trophy kings, or smokers since many end up on the smoking grill, are another story, however. Once these fish exceed the 40-pound mark, they are a wary adversary and challenging catch. Successful anglers […]

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