January 2016 Blog Archive

Monterey Boats Announces Pro-Wakesurfers!
Monterey Boats Announces Pro-Wakesurfers! Tue, Jan 26, 2016 Monterey Boats is excited to announce the addition of their first ever pro-wakesurfers into the Monterey Boats family. Jaqueline & Ellis Fort will be representing Monterey Boats and demonstrating the full potential of the Monterey Boats Surf Edition... Read More

Good Fortune for Boaters
Good Fortune for Boaters Tue, Jan 26, 2016 As a boater, you’re used to hearing your share of nautical superstitions and “don’ts”. “Red sky at morning, sailors take warning” and no whistling on board are just a few of them! Read More

Valentine’s Day on the Water
Valentine’s Day on the Water Mon, Jan 25, 2016 Like many boaters, you might host your share of birthdays, family get togethers, and other special occasions on board. Why should Valentine’s Day be any different? Read More

5 Signs You Live on the Water
5 Signs You Live on the Water Sun, Jan 24, 2016 Every boater loves to spend time on the water—but some take that passion to the next level, and practically live on the same bodies of water they boat, swim and play in! Read More

Sailor Safety: A History of PFDs
Sailor Safety: A History of PFDs Fri, Jan 15, 2016 If you’re a boater, you already know just how important personal floatation devices—or PFDs—are to life on the water. We wear them, our kids wear them… even our dogs wear them! Read More

Get to Know the Great Loop
Get to Know the Great Loop Sun, Jan 10, 2016 For boaters who want to see a bit of everything on their trip, the Great Loop offers a unique chance to do just that. The aptly named loop is a route around Eastern North America made up of rivers, lakes and segments of the Atlantic Intracoastal Wate... Read More

The Loch Ness Phenomenon
The Loch Ness Phenomenon Sat, Jan 09, 2016 2015 seems to have been a great year for those who love Loch Ness Monster—or “Nessie,” as she’s more affectionately called—lore. Last year there were more alleged sightings than there have been for 13 years, according to the Official Loch Ness Monste... Read More

Bioluminescence: A Glowing Phenomenon
Bioluminescence: A Glowing Phenomenon Thu, Jan 07, 2016 Would you love to go swimming at nighttime, but hate jumping into dark water? Fear not—a few special places in the world give you the chance to see and experience glowing natural water! Read More

Monterey Boats Welcomes New Dealer: Gibbs Boat Sales Wed, Jan 06, 2016 WILLISTON, FL-- Monterey Boats is honored to welcome Gibbs Boat Sales to the Monterey Boats dealer family! Gibbs Boat Sales is a full service premier marine dealer located in Poole, Dorset. Gibbs Boat Sales is proud to be the sole UK distributor for ... Read More

5 Things to Do at Glacier National Park
5 Things to Do at Glacier National Park Wed, Jan 06, 2016 This winter season, many boaters and vacationers are flocking to warm weather spots to escape the chill—but some are heading right toward it! If you love to experience the sight and feeling of winter by getting up close and personal to it, Montana’s ... Read More

Historical Boat Trips for 2016
Historical Boat Trips for 2016 Tue, Jan 05, 2016 Tropical, resort-style destinations are at the top of many boaters’ “dream trip” lists for 2016—but we know they aren’t for everyone. If you crave a trip that’s packed with historical relevance and old charm, one of these unique spots might be right ... Read More

Warming Up: 5 Natural Hotspots
Warming Up: 5 Natural Hotspots Mon, Jan 04, 2016 If you’re looking to escape the cold of winter—at least for a little while—you may want to consider making your next trip a hot springs destination. With these natural, geothermally heated springs and rivers located throughout the world, there’s a go... Read More

Extreme Hobbies for Water Lovers
Extreme Hobbies for Water Lovers Sun, Jan 03, 2016 Did you know that January is National Hobby Month? With the holidays wrapping up, most of us will be heading back to work and readjusting to our daily routines—so it’s the perfect time to pick out a new hobby to shake up your weekends! Read More

5 One-of-a-Kind Bodies of Water
5 One-of-a-Kind Bodies of Water Sat, Jan 02, 2016 Are you counting down the days until you can get back on the water? We’re right there with you! As you wait for the season to start back up again, it might help to indulge in some aquatic inspiration. We’ve put together a list of five unique, one-of-... Read More