Ingenuity and epoxy – Stabiliser systems


A popular 30-metre charter yacht spent a three month stint within the super sheds at The Boat Works for the installation of an upgraded stabilisation system which required 44.3mm thick reinforced epoxy pads infused onto the hull bottom to accommodate the new stabilisers. Requiring the full range of talents of the team at Ocean Degree […]

Rivers & Lakes in Tampa for Boating


When most think of visiting Tampa, they dream about enjoying the beautiful beaches and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. However, many more outdoor recreational opportunities are available for those visiting Southwest Florida, including exploring the many rivers, streams, natural springs, and lakes that flow throughout the area. What river runs through Tampa? […]

Sail Away with Boatsetter Giveaway**

**Restrictions and limitations apply.  No purchase necessary to enter and must be 18 years or older to win. Winners agree to their post content being shared from @boatsetter social media channels, to include Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. $2000 rental credit will be given as boating credits applicable to a future booking(s) made on Boatsetter. There […]

How to Properly Raft Up: Tying Boats Together Safely

Tips on rafting up your boat with friends and tying them up properly.

How to Clean a Boat


If you want to maintain your boat’s value and be ready to go when you are, you need to keep it clean. Keeping your boat clean and shipshape makes it much more enjoyable and ready for guests. You have options when having your boat cleaned. You can do it yourself or have it done by […]

What Are Stringers on a Boat?


Stringers are part of the structure of a boat. They can be made of solid wood, plywood, fiberglass, or a combination of wood and fiberglass. On completely wooden boats, stringers are usually painted or sealed with varnish or epoxy. In contrast, stringers on fiberglass boats are generally wood encapsulated in epoxy and fiberglass. Even if […]

Boat Fix: The 24/7 Monitoring & Tracking Service for Boat Owners


The popularity of the boat sharing experience grows every day, and it’s exciting to see more people enjoying the water. When you offer your boat to renters, you want to make sure that your investment is looked after around-the-clock, so that at least that part of your day can be stress-free. Boat Fix can make […]

Sell Your Boat On Social Media

Boat Trader has launched a range of shiny new stickers and GIFs for boat sellers to use when selling their boats on Instagram.