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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 […]

What Marine Electronics Do I Need on My Boat?

What are the “must-have” electronics that you need on a boat? Well, that’s a great question. The best boat electronics are tools that can help you improve your time spent […]

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 […]

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. Tips for Renting Out Your Boat Finding […]

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 […]

How to Winterize Your Boat

Winterizing your boat is always a bittersweet—yet extremely necessary—task for most boat owners who live in states that experience seasonal weather (okay, Florida boaters, you can stop reading right now—lucky […]

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 […]

Boatgating with KnowWake: Best Stadiums on the Water

Hey all you sports fans, what’s better than enjoying a well-stocked tailgate, piling into a stadium, hearing the crowd roar, and watching your favorite team bring home a W? How […]

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 […]

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