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5 New Boats That Made a Splash at FLIBS 2020

Boat show season is finally upon us! Shows typically run from the beginning of fall through early spring, but thanks to COVID-19, boat show season has looked a little different this year—many shows have gone virtual, while others have been postponed or canceled completely. Despite the various setbacks affecting different boat shows across the country, […]

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 that experiences all four seasons, there’s plenty of ways to keep boating all year long. Fall and winter, in particular, is a great time to […]

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 you). The boat winterization process is important because it ensures that your beloved vessel will have a long winter’s nap before returning to the water […]

5 Most Haunted Coastal Cities to Go Boating

As boaters, we love being close to the water, and lucky for us, there are countless coastal cities across the United States for us to explore. Many of these coastal communities even made our list for the 10 Best Places to Go Boating—not to mention, a few of them happen to be historically relevant sites […]

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 a trailerable boat, this quote needs a slight edit: “It’s about the destination, AND the journey.” A trailerable boat is your round-trip ticket to visit […]

10 Best Boating Destinations in Florida

We’ve already covered the 10 Best Boating Destinations in the US, so it’s only fair that we should shift our focus to the state that’s called home to the “Boating Capital of the World.” That’s right, we’re looking at you, Florida. According to the NOAA Office for Coastal Management, Florida ranks 2nd (only after Alaska) […]

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 where you live, and geographically how close you are to the water (and if you do need help figuring that out, be sure to read […]

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 ‘bout doing all that, plus going boating? Yes, it’s possible—and yes, it’s easier than you think. The term “boatgating” has actually been used as a […]

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, the KnowWake app can help serve as the perfect boat trip planner. Outline your day from start to finish with these five simple steps, and […]

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 your time on the water that much better. From finding all-new areas and locations to uncover, to pinning some of your favorite tried-and-true secret spots, […]

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 do I buy or rent a boat,” “how do I operate or drive the boat,” “what do I do with the boat,” and “where do […]

10 Best Boating Destinations in the US

Find yourself constantly searching for the “best places to go boating near me?” KnowWake can help. With coverage and water access in 48 states, including more than 350 inland lakes and rivers, KnowWake allows you to easily explore the best boating destinations across the entire country—from nearby boating hot spots in your local community, to […]

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 locations all across the US, Canada, parts of the Carribean, Australia and New Zealand—including more than 350 lakes and rivers, and America’s Great Loop! Whether […]

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 boat navigation app that incorporates user-generated information in real time is exactly what the KnowWake app provides for boaters all across the United States, Canada, […]

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