Using Boat Radar: Why it Matters

How many of us plan to boat in bad weather? Admittedly, I never do. In fact, I avoid it at all costs. So understandably, our boat’s radar wasn’t really a […]

Dive Flags 101: How to Use the Virtual Dive Flag on KnowWake

Dive flags are an important piece of safety equipment not just for scuba divers and snorkelers, but for all boaters and water enthusiasts—including kayakers and personal watercraft users. What is […]

How to Use the Anchor Alarm on KnowWake

Both long-distance cruisers and weekend cruisers alike will agree that a reliable anchor alarm, also sometimes called an anchor watch or anchor drag alarm, is a critical piece of boat […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Keep Boating in the Fall & Winter

Who says boating season has to end at the end of summer? Not us! Regardless of whether you live in a warm weather state like Florida, or in a state […]

5 Tips for Towing & Launching Your Boat with KnowWake

“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” We’ve all likely heard this quote more than a few times in our life. And in many scenarios, it rings true; but with […]

Freshwater vs. Saltwater Boating Basics

As a boater, one of the most important questions you’ll need to ask yourself is, “Where can I go boating?” Now, the answer to that question may rely heavily on […]

Plan Your Day on a Boat with KnowWake

Heading out on the water for a fun-filled day of boating, but don’t know where to begin? If you’re just getting started with boating, or you’re exploring a new area, […]

Find Places to Go Boating Near You

Whether you’re an old salt who’s been boating for decades, or you’re a brand new boater who’s still getting their feet wet, having a go-to marine navigation app can make […]

How to Start Boating Using KnowWake

If you’re wondering how to start boating for the very first time, you may feel a little intimidated—and that’s completely normal! You probably have a lot of questions like, “where […]

Top 8 Boat Navigation Features on KnowWake

Using a boat navigation app like KnowWake can quickly improve your experience out on the water. Our tech gurus have completed the legwork to give KnowWake users access to boating […]

What is KnowWake?

Using a GPS app while you’re driving a car is a natural habit for most drivers—and the same should be true on the water. Finding a helpful, easy to use […]