Category: Blog

  • Can One Person Use a Pedal Boat?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Rowboat Last Updated March 31, 2023 A pedal boat is a water vessel that is propelled by the use of pedals. These boats are designed for use in calm waters and are not meant for use in rough or choppy waters. One person can operate a pedal boat, but they may need help getting…

  • What Does a Cox Say to Rowers?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Rowboat Last Updated March 31, 2023 A coxswain is the person who steers a rowing boat and is responsible for the safety of the crew. They are typically very experienced rowers themselves and understand the technical aspects of rowing. A good cox will be able to motivate their crew and keep them focused on…

  • What Canoe is Best for Rivers?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Canoe Last Updated August 27, 2023 The best canoe for rivers is the one that suits your paddling style and the conditions of the river. Canoes come in different shapes and sizes, so it’s important to choose one that will be stable and comfortable for you. If you’re new to canoeing, it’s a good…

  • Is a Raft Better Than a Canoe?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Rafting Last Updated December 28, 2022 There are pros and cons to both canoes and rafts, so it really depends on what you need the boat for. If you’re looking for speed and agility, a canoe is probably your best bet. If you need more storage space or plan on fishing or hunting from…

  • Is It Hard to Learn Wakeboarding?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Wakeboard Last Updated April 1, 2023 No, learning to wakeboard is not hard. The hardest part is getting up on the board after you fall, but once you get the hang of it, it’s a breeze. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can start trying tricks and jumps to add some excitement to your…

  • What are Types of Water Rafting?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Rafting Last Updated December 25, 2022 There are many different types of water rafting, but the two most popular are white water rafting and flat water rafting. White water rafting is when you paddle down a river with rapids. Flat water rafting is when you paddle down a river without any rapids. Here is a…

  • Are Grumman Aluminum Canoes Good?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Canoe Last Updated April 1, 2023 Grumman aluminum canoes are made with a thick, durable aluminum that is able to withstand repeated use and abuse. These canoes are also incredibly lightweight, making them easy to transport from one body of water to the next. While they may not be the most aesthetically pleasing option…

  • How Do You Suspend a Canoe?

    There are a few different ways that you can suspend a canoe. The most common way is to use two ropes, one on each end of the canoe, and tie them off to trees or other sturdy objects. You can also use one rope in the middle of the canoe and tie it off to…

  • Is Wakeboarding a Good Workout?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Wakeboard Last Updated April 1, 2023 Yes, wakeboarding is a good workout. It requires balance, coordination, and core strength. It also works your arms and legs. Wakeboarding is a great way to get outside and enjoy the water. Wakeboarding is a great workout! It’s a full-body workout that engages all of your muscles, from…

  • Is Canoeing Eco Friendly?

    Written by Jerry Jacoby in Canoe Last Updated August 27, 2023 Yes, canoeing is eco friendly because it does not require any motorized power, which means there are no emissions from a gas engine. Paddling also helps to conserve energy. Canoeing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while being eco-friendly. Paddling through the water using only your…