Lazy Locations

Disappearing Island New Smyrna Beach, FL Disappearing Island is the premier sandbar in the New Smyrna Beach area. It’s huge and beautiful and is best during low tide. LOCATION Disappearing Island is located in the inside of Ponce Inlet in between New Smyrna Beach and the town of Ponce Inlet.There are many parts to this […]

10 Florida Destinations with Gin-Clear Water: Florida Boating Adventures

Are you in search of the clearest waters in Florida? You’ve come to the right place! Our friends at Lazy Locations have put together a list of the 10 best destinations all across the state of Florida with gin-clear beaches and waterways—and yes, you can find them all on our KnowWake Charts. Let’s dive in! 1. […]

5 Ways to Use KnowWake to Get Ready for Peak Boating Season

Spring is officially in full swing all across the country. And this means that those unlucky boaters who suffer through cooler temperatures and winterization for 6+ months out of the year, are now able to take their boats out of hibernation and prepare them for spring launch. Regardless of whether you’re one of those seasonal […]

Secluded Keewaydin Island: Florida Boating Adventures

Keewaydin Island is one of the best boating destinations in all of Florida. This special place is a magnet for boaters from Naples and Marco Island. Secluded Island Secluded Florida islands are like “gold.” They’re beautiful and valuable yet, limited in their availability. Keewaydin is one of these places. The island is only accessible by […]

Renting Out Your Boat 101: GetMyBoat Shares Advice on Peer-to-Peer Boat Sharing

An informative Q&A session with GetMyBoat’s Marketing Manager, Val Streif, on how boat owner’s can get involved in the peer-to-peer boat sharing marketplace. Finding creative ways to offset the cost of boat ownership is always a hot topic of interest among current and prospective boat owners. Between registration, insurance, storage or dockage, maintenance, parts and […]

KnowWake Announces Expansion into the Caribbean & Hawaiian Islands

KnowWake continues to grow its global boating community by officially expanding into Caribbean and the islands of Hawaii. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL., February 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — KnowWake (https://www.knowwake.com), a first-of-its-kind, waterway navigation app powered by real-time user updates, announces further commitment to boating, yachting, sailing, and maritime law enforcement communities by formally expanding into the […]

Cruising America’s Great Loop: Advice for First-Time Cruisers

An educational Q&A with America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association Director, Kimberly Russo. When you think of boating and sailing, words like “freedom,” “escape,” and “adventure” likely come to mind. Whether it’s a few hours of day boating or a weekend onboard overnight cruising, boats provide a one-way ticket to a vacation on-demand. Here at KnowWake, […]

Amazing Picnic Island: Florida Boating Adventures

Picnic Island, Florida is the quintessential tropical oasis that boaters strive to find. Located in the Lower Florida Keys, this beautiful and quirky location should be on your list. Great Island Vibe The main thing that makes Picnic Island so special, is it’s one of the rare, oceanside sandbars in The Keys. This island paradise […]

Discover Boating Recognizes KnowWake as “Best Boating App” for Marine Navigation

Discover Boating, the nation’s largest and most trusted resource for all-things-boating, recently recognized KnowWake as one of the top boating apps for marine navigation in two recently published articles featured on DiscoverBoating.com. Both articles highlighted a list of iOS and Android smartphone applications that are stand-outs within the boating and marine space for multiple categories, […]

Pre-Departure Checklists for Boats, Personal Watercrafts (PWCs) & Non-Motorized Boats

Have you ever created your own packing list prior to leaving on a vacation or for a road trip? Or maybe you’re familiar with the process that pilots follow to complete a “pre-flight checklist” prior to take-off? This same basic concept can and should be applied to boating. Prior to leaving the dock, or even […]

KnowWake Announces Four BIG Features in 4.0 App Release

published by: Cision PR Newswire Available for both iOS and Android, KnowWake’s 4.0 update delivers all-new navigation tools, including waterway routing, location sharing, depth, and vessel tracks. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — KnowWake, a first-of-its-kind, free waterway navigation app powered by real-time updates and crowdsourced data, recently released it’s 4.0 application upgrade […]

Float Plan Basics

An important step in making the most of your time on the water is keeping safety top of mind. Not only should you think about yourself, your vessel and any passengers onboard, but you’ll also want to look out for other boaters. Believe it or not, the first step towards being a responsible boater starts […]

5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Boaters Heading into 2021

As a diverse community of boaters spread out all across the country, it’s safe to say that there’s one thing we can all agree on: we’re all ready to leave 2020 far behind in our wake and never look back. With the ups and downs this past year has thrown at us, now comes hope […]

Tips for Navigating Wake Zones While Boating

Depending on where you do the majority of your boating, you’ll likely become familiar with the local wake zones positioned within your waterways. “No wake zones” are the most common areas boaters will come across, but there are other types of regulatory zones that you should be aware of, including: Slow Speed, Minimum Wake: areas […]

The Ultimate 2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Boaters

Ah, the holidays. It’s the season of giving—and as boaters, much of our holiday shopping and wishlists revolve around all things boating, fishing or water sports. While many might ask for new clothes, jewelry, video games, or boring kitchen appliances, a boater’s Christmas list typically includes things like the hottest new wake surf boards, innovative […]

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