There's a lot to learn when it comes to boating and fishing, and we're here to help! Over our 40+ years in the marine industry, we have collected a wealth of knowledge that can help with your next adventure or project. Here are some helpful resources to help make the most of your time on the water!
There's a lot to know when it comes to operating watercrafts. Use these resources to be a safe boater and make the most of your time on the water.
Looking to pimp out your Yeti Cooler? Our team discusses the different accessories available you can add to your cooler. From rod holders and drink holders to cutting boards and foam pads, we have what you've been looking for.
Like many pieces of safety equipment, bilge pumps simply don’t get the attention they deserve. Having the right bilge pump with the right features, and knowing how to properly use it, is critical to protecting your boat, equipment and passengers.
When most of us think of upgrading our boats, we tend to think of the big-ticket stuff. The small upgrades often have the biggest impact, since they tend to address the minor issues that inconvenience or annoy you every day. Here are 8 of our favorite easy, low-cost, high-impact quality-of-life upgrades.
Safety is paramount on the water, and our fire extinguisher holders provide the security and reliability boat owners need. With these holders, you can trust that your fire extinguisher is readily accessible yet firmly held in place.
Calling all pontoon owners! Looking for convenient cooler storage on your boat? In this video, our team discusses the different storage options. From drawer units, to tilt-out units, we have the solution you've been looking for.
There are a few boat upgrades out there that are simply no-brainers — universally beneficial, inexpensive, easy to do, and with virtually no downsides. Trading the carpeting on your trailer’s bunks for King Starboard bunk slides falls into that category.
What is the best countertop material for boats? In this video, our team explains why solid surfaces like Corian & LG Hi-Mac materials are the best choice for boat countertops compared to granite and laminate materials.
Compared to foam decking and carpeting, sheet vinyl is extremely durable and easy to maintain. Designed for commercial applications like passenger airplanes, ambulances, hotels, restaurant kitchens, and office buildings, this stuff can take a beating.
If you’ve ever opened up a baitwell lid and found your hard-earned baitfish lethargic or dying, then you know the awful feeling of watching a great fishing adventure turn into a mediocre-at-best struggle. The heart of your live bait system is the pump, and picking the right pump, positioning it, and directing its flow can have an enormous effect on how healthy your bait will remain throughout a trip.
It’s one of the first questions you’re likely to consider while shopping for a boat: Aluminum or fiberglass? Fiberglass has a couple of clear advantages. But aluminum has come a long way in aesthetics and performance.
Wiring a boat can be a daunting task. Even the simplest skiffs seem to have miles of wires that all run in different directions and only converge into the console to create a rat’s nest of confusion. Whether you’re fixing old faulty wiring, reorganizing a switch panel or running a new accessory, it’s important to know a few basics.
Looking for high-quality storage solutions for your conversion van or off-road vehicle? Watch this video to learn how Boat Outfitters brings our innovative storage solutions to the van market. Our team discusses the similarities between the marine and van spaces, and how Boat Outfitters is taking van life to the next level.
If there was one thing Joe Capalbo missed about his previous boat, it was the recessed tackle storage units in both sides of the leaning post, readily accessible from the cockpit. He needed more room to store jigs, weights, hooks, leader, knives, pliers, and more within arm’s reach of the cockpit while fishing his Chesapeake Bay home waters.
If you're tired of using a simple trash bag tied to your boat's rail, you must check out this video! Our team discusses a variety of trash can storage options, from Yeti 5-gallon bucket toppers to custom solutions like tilt-out boxes and more.
Apart from being a convenient way to look at a lot of new boats at once, boat shows are a great way to look at everything to do with boating — from dock lines to insurance. Let’s take a look at some notable boat shows around the country.
Looking for a simple and cost-effective way to accessorize your boat? Listen to our team discuss some options for boating & fishing accessories that require no installation. From fillet tables to entertainment stations, there are plenty of options for those looking to make the most of their next trip on the water.
There are few things more undignified and frustrating than holding a hatch open with your head while rummaging through wet beach towels and potato chip bags and snorkel gear for that tube of sunscreen at large in the bottom of the compartment. Hatch support devices for storage and access hatches fall into three basic categories — each of which has its strengths and weaknesses.
Looking for a storage unit that fits your specific needs? Learn about the difference between free-standing and inset storage units in this informative video! Our experts explain the engineering process of converting an inset storage unit to a free-standing one.