Watersports Basics: How to Get Started


Some of the greatest moments in boating are spent trying out the various watersports! Our waterways hold a wealth of enjoyment. Watersports can be relaxing, they can be thrilling, and they can be great workouts. It’s just a matter of testing the waters and finding the one for you. But what are watersports? It is […]

10 Things to Ask Your Boat Dealer Before You Buy 

Asking your boat dealer some pointed questions ahead of time can help you know whether he’ll stand behind the sale for the long haul.


The Yacht Sales Co is now the exclusive Australian dealer for Absolute Yachts, one of Europe’s most prestigious shipyards. The agreement sees The Yacht Sales Co represent Absolute’s range of luxury monohulls in Australia with the first orders signed at the recent Sydney International Boat Show. The Italian shipyard specialises in building luxury yachts from […]

Latest Guidelines for Listing Titles

Your listing title is the first thing renters read in the search results. What you write can seriously impact how many bookings you receive. Who doesn’t want more bookings? (Cha-ching!) Writing your title makes you the captain of your listing. This is a great opportunity to showcase your boat! All you need now are the […]

2022 Chicago Air and Water Show: Event Guide for Boaters


Summer fun means being outdoors and you can hardly ask for more excitement than watching planes and boats at their best. The Chicago Air and Water Show (open link in new tab), the Windy City’s second most popular festival, is coming up fast. Here’s all you need to know in preparation for the 2022 Chicago […]

How to Back Up a Boat Trailer in 7 Easy Steps


At a busy launch ramp, with boaters lined up behind you, you’ll want to ensure you’ve mastered the art of backing up your boat’s trailer. Backing up a boat trailer can be nerve-racking, but don’t let it get get in the way of your stress-free boat day! Here at Boatsetter, our experts are here to […]

Trawlers: A Comprehensive Guide

If you think a trawler might be the right kind of boat for you and your family, check out this guide to trawlers.

5 Best Air and Sea Shows in the United States


Air and sea shows have been loved by Americans since their debut for more than a century. Today, air and sea shows are held all across America, showcasing planes and boats with cutting-edge tech. If you’re looking for air and sea shows worth your while, consider our list of the five top shows across the […]

What Information Should Be Included on a Float Plan?


Just like a pilot files a flight plan, boaters file float plans. If you’re new to boating, a float plan may sound unfamiliar, but it’s essential and easy to make. A float plan is basically an overview of your boat outing plus additional information about the boat and crew that may expedite search-and-rescue (SAR) operations […]