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2022-05-18T10:00:52-05:00May 18th, 2022|

Why You Should Avoid Overloading Your Boat (And How to Do Just That!)

As you prepare for a long day of boating, you might be tempted to bring lots of fancy fishing equipment and perhaps a couple of passengers aboard. But are you staying within your boat’s capacity limitations? And why is that important to do? Well, an overloaded or unbalanced boat can [...]

2022-05-03T11:24:06-05:00May 3rd, 2022|

The Best Stretches for Before and After Fishing

As we've discussed before, back pain can impact your ability to fish. The good news is that stretching can support your body in multiple ways. Read through our favorite stretches for anglers to warm up and cool down after fishing to help with aches and pains, as well as muscle [...]

2022-04-11T12:15:08-05:00April 11th, 2022|

Stretch Your Boat Fuel Dollars

These days, it seems like record-setting gas prices are at the top of everyone’s mind as they fill up their tank. Our suggestions will help you stretch your boat fuel dollars so you can spend as much time on the water as possible without breaking the bank.  Top Ten Tips [...]

2022-03-21T17:10:08-05:00March 21st, 2022|

5 Tips to Protect Yourself from the Sun While Boating

Basking in the sun can feel great at the moment but wreak havoc on your system.  Sunshine contains two subsets of harmful rays that are present, even when it’s overcast and cloudy. Ultraviolet A (UVA) can damage the skin, while Ultraviolet B (UVB) can lead to painful sunburns.  Not only [...]

2022-03-23T15:32:56-05:00March 15th, 2022|

Invasive Species and Aquatic Hitchhikers

After a long day on the water, you might not even know that you’ve picked up a couple of hitchhikers along the way. Invasive aquatic hitchhikers are a fast-growing issue in the water world, and by being vigilant, you can do your part to decrease their spread.  What are Aquatic [...]

2022-02-23T11:59:50-06:00February 23rd, 2022|

The Latest Boat Electronics

We may imagine soothing days on the water being far, far away from the device-heavy reality of daily life. But boat electronics have come a long way to help with navigation, fishing, and communication. Let’s delve into some of the latest boat electronics designed to make your days easier, safer, [...]

2022-03-23T15:33:27-05:00February 9th, 2022|

The Benefits of Blue Space: Maximize Your Time on the Water

As screen time increases, research is emerging about the positive effects of “blue space” or spending time by bodies of water. It turns out time by water is well-spent, whether you love listening to the waves, scanning the horizon, or catching your favorite fish, leading to benefits for our mental [...]

2022-03-23T15:35:49-05:00January 27th, 2022|

Your Boat Maintenance Checklist

Taking care of your boat is one of the best things you can do for its longevity and functionality. But, if you’re a newer boat owner, you might be unfamiliar with all of the boat maintenance that your vessel requires. Not to worry—Smooth Moves is here with recommendations for you.   [...]

2022-05-17T13:01:55-05:00January 20th, 2022|

How to Dewinterize Your Boat in Spring

Preparing your boat to go back in the water might be getting you through these winter days. While you probably know how important it is to winterize your boat, you might not know that adequately de-winterizing it is just as vital. Not sure how to de-winterize your boat? These tips [...]

2022-01-12T10:02:50-06:00January 12th, 2022|

8 Ways to Prevent Seasickness

Chances are, if you love boating, you probably don’t deal with seasickness very often. But bringing on friends, family, or other loved ones means you might be dealing with a fellow passenger who doesn’t feel so good. Keep these tips handy so you can help them enjoy their day on [...]

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