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Questions, Answers, & More For Boat Buyers & Owners

What is a transducer on a boat?

What is a Transducer on a Boat? In the world of fish boats a transducer is without question the center-piece of all things happening underwater.  The device sends pulses downward into the water [...]

What is an aerated live well?

What is An Aerated Live Well? If you’re looking to fish with live baits (Ie. shrimp, minnows, or pass crabs) you’ll want an aerated well. Different from a storage bin, a live well is [...]

What is a performance bulletin?

What is a Performance Bulletin? Have you ever wondered how far or fast a boat might travel? What about how much fuel it will use? The answer to those questions are found within a performance [...]

What is a casting deck?

What is a Casting Deck? Once you’ve got your boat in the water, you’ll no doubt want a place to cast a line or two. A casting deck forward, aft or both, is a flat surface (non-skid [...]

What is a Stepped Hull?

What is a Stepped Hull? In a few words a stepped hull means improved performance. Why? The short answer, a stepped hull reduces wet surfaces and lowers drag. The benefits of less drag equals more [...]

What is a Multi-Function Display?

What is a Multi-Function Display? Modern boats especially bay, center console, and offshore types are no longer built with simple analog or digital gauges on their consoles. To the contrary, most [...]

What is a leaning post?

What is a Leaning Post? As the name implies a leaning post is an up-right structure found behind the helm of a boat. The captain typically operates the boat from the leaning post and though they [...]

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