April 2012 Blog Archive

On Board Party Ideas Fri, Apr 27, 2012 All aboard and anchors aweigh! Summer's almost here and the time is right for a party on your Monterey. There's nothing like being out on the water with some sun on your face, a few close friends, and plenty of good food and beverages. So head out to... Read More

Fido as First Mate: Pets on Board Tue, Apr 24, 2012 Dogs are said to be man's (and boaters') best friend. So, unless you have a dog that's deathly afraid of water, there really is no reason not to take your best friend with you on your Monterey, because as all dog owners know, they love going places w... Read More

Marine Fuel Tax Refund! Thu, Apr 19, 2012 Discover Boating recently reported that recreational boaters who purchase taxed fuel for use in their boats may be able to get a refund of all or part of that '˜highway use tax' depending on the state in which the fuel was purchased. These fuel taxes... Read More

Top Boating States & Destinations Thu, Apr 19, 2012 It's almost summer vacation time and with a successful boat show season winding down, we anticipate 2012 to be one of the busiest for boating vacations, as more and more people look to spend quality time with family and friends while staying closer t... Read More

The Name Game Thu, Apr 19, 2012 You can name your boat after a loved one, a beloved pet, favorite hobby, occupation, song or place, a memorable moment, or come up with a clever phrase, use a play on words '¦ pretty much anything. Much like license plates and texting, you can also s... Read More

Gifts for Boaters, Nautical & Nice! Wed, Apr 11, 2012 If the love of your life is a boater, gift ideas are easy to find. In addition to all our great Monterey Gear, which includes caps, shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, duffle bags, key fobs and coolies, there are many other unique gift ideas for the boater... Read More

Dealer Spotlight: Bayview Yacht Harbour Wed, Apr 11, 2012 Bayview Yacht Harbour is a family-owned facility located on the scenic Big Rideau Lake in Portland, Ontario, the best fresh water boating region in North America, and part of the Rideau Canal System, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so named because it ... Read More

Cruising Copenhagen Tue, Apr 03, 2012 The 2012 Copenhagen International Boat Show is running March 1-4 at the Bella Center, with four terrific days of exhibitions, seminars and loads of great boat-related experiences. Stop by our dealer,Gnisten Marineand say 'Hello.' Last year's boat sho... Read More