The ease of getting started in the sport of Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) continues to attract newcomers, and the fun keeps them coming back. Here are a couple of pointers that can help make the most of your first experience on a SUP.
Unlike the actual boating season, boating maintenance is a non-stop adventure and the time you spend staying on top of the routine will be returned as more time on the water later. Here’s a quick rundown of the mid-season maintenance items that every boat owner should add to their to-do list.
Did you finally get tired of hauling a floppy foam burrito on the back of your boat and decide to upgrade to one of our REEF inflatable water mats? Good choice. Now the question is: how do you dispose of that funky floating burden?
Unless you’re lucky enough to live in a climate that allows for year-round boating, or you’re just really hardcore, the boating season must eventually come to an end. When the time comes to start thinking about the dreaded day when our boats come out of the water and go onto the shelf for hibernation, here's a little checklist. It's OK. We'll get through it together!
Accepting an invitation for a day out on someone’s boat is easy, but it’s important to be aware of all the hard work the boat owner does just to get things ready. Learn what to bring and how you can help the next time you are invited out on the water.
Learning how to properly ballast your boat and set up your aftermarket wakeshaper will help you create a clean, surfable wake without having to drop $100,000+. All it takes is a little know-how and the right gear.
Whether you’re snuggling up to your own dock after a long day on the water or pulling into a slip at a crowded marina for lunch, docking your boat is never as easy as it seems. Our latest blog post gives you the "how-to" on docking your inboard boat like a pro.
Oh yes, friends – boat season is here! That means it’s time to get our boats out of hibernation and onto the water. But before we can do that, we need to make sure everything is shipshape and ready for you and your crew to enjoy. Check out our comprehensive checklist on how to prepare your boat for the new season.
Driving a boat for wakesurfing is a big responsibility. You need to know the rules on your chosen body of water, you need to be on the lookout for other boaters and possible hazards, and you need to give your passengers a safe, smooth ride. Here are some tips from the MISSION Boat Gear team.