Boating Tips

Fido on Board August 5, 2020

Packing Fido on board, along with a cooler of drinks, extra towels and sunblock for all should be fairly easy and safe for all involved. But responsible dog and [...] READ MORE

The Souped Up Kayak June 17, 2020

We’ve found many of our customers love to take their Hobie kayaks out fishing. With the ease of maneuverability and speed, anglers can get in close to rock formations [...] READ MORE

How to Change Your Boat’s Name June 8, 2020

Changing the name of a sea-going vessel awakens one of the oldest and most persistent superstitions of mankind’s marine tradition: it’s bad luck to change the name of a [...] READ MORE

Podcasts for Boaters February 3, 2020

Many people listen to podcasts when jogging, in the car, or doing other things that don’t require much more attention than just listening. And while there are podcasts for [...] READ MORE

Buying a Boat–What does it REALLY Cost? November 12, 2019

Fay’s Boat Yard is in the business of selling boats, new and used. When a customer comes in and asks “So what does that boat cost?” we always have [...] READ MORE

Boating with Kids: Five Things to Remember July 29, 2019

A boat filled with kids is a happy boat. Their unbridled joy at being out on the water, speeding along with the wind in their hair and the sun [...] READ MORE

Freshwater Boating Apps July 8, 2019

There are tons of boating apps ready to download onto your smartphone or tablet, and many of them can be very helpful for navigation, safety and smooth operation of [...] READ MORE

Tips For First-Time Boat Buyers April 17, 2019

The First Time There are lots of “first time” events in one’s life: some are good, others not so much. Buying a boat for the first time doesn’t have [...] READ MORE

Tips for Getting Your Boat Ready for the Season April 11, 2019

Opening Day Checklist The Soxs have opened their 2019 campaign, which is an undeniable sign that summer is coming. But just as the ball teams first spend some time [...] READ MORE

Prop Damage November 19, 2018

Sooner or later you will likely have a damaged prop. It happens to most boats and means you will have to have it repaired or replaced. The prop may [...] READ MORE

Great Summers Start Now October 6, 2017

Fall is upon us! Which means that the New England boating season is coming to an end. Sad to say, but oh so true. It’s time to start thinking [...] READ MORE

Fall Boating And Paddling Tips August 19, 2015

The end of summer and beginning of fall doesn’t mean it’s the end of the boating season. In fact, with beautiful fall foliage, crisp, cool air and fewer crowds, [...] READ MORE