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Summer Fun with Backyard Bass!

Summer is almost here! With the kids out of school you may be asking yourself, “How am I going to keep them busy?” They could sit in front of the TV, or mindlessly play videos games all summer, but I want my kids to get outside and be active. The answer is Backyard Bass. Backyard Bass are fish shaped casting [...]

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Boat Covers - Carver vs. Westland

On SavvyBoater.com we carry both Carver and Westland boat covers. Customers often ask what the major differences are between the two manufacturers.Carver has been in business for over 30 years and makes all their boat covers in the USA. Their selection ranges from custom fit, styled-to-fit, flex-fit, pontoon covers, specialty covers, and personal watercraft covers.The custom fit option [...]

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5 Top Tips to Maintain Your Dock Deicer

If you left your boat in the water this winter, it’s time to make sure you’re maintaining your deicer. It’s an expensive thing to discover an ice damaged boat in the spring. Maintaining your deicer is the best way to avoid that. Here are our 5 top tips to maintain your dock deicer or ice eater this [...]

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2015's Best Stocking Stuffers for Boaters & Fishermen

Sometimes it's hard to find the perfect stocking stuffers for the boater or fisherman in your life. You know he loves his hobby. But that still doesn't mean you know what to get him. We're here to help. This year, we've chosen stocking stuffers that we know almost every boater or fisherman will love. And they're [...]

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5 Things to Consider When Buying a De-Icer

So… you’ve decided to invest in a de-icer to protect your personal property from costly ice damage this winter, but you’re not quite sure exactly what you need to get the job done. Well, de-icing is a bit of an art form, and as such, there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution that will apply to every scenario. [...]

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The Best Boat Fenders for Mooring During the Off Season: pt. 2

Mooring for the fall and winter seasons can be stressful. The days get shorter and busier. Time on the boat gives way to full and chaotic schedules. And as you know, the longer you leave your boat unattended in the elements, the more likely it is that a little bit of damage can grow [...]

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Infographic: 6 Reasons You Need a Boat Cover

For more information on choosing a boat cover to give your boat the protection it needs, read Boat Covers: Choosing the Right One For Your Boat or visit our Help Guide.

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Bimini Tops: Finding the Right Fit

As August comes to an end and we head into the final stretch of summer, you may still be considering a bimini top, especially as manufacturers and distributers offer seasonal clearance sales. If you happen to know the make, model, and year of your boat, you can simply input that information in our Bimini Top Finder [...]

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The Best Boat Fenders for Mooring During the Off Season: pt. 1

In the ominous words of House Stark from Game of Thrones, “Winter is coming.” Well, more accurately, fall is just around the corner, and then before we know it, winter will be here. I recently read that the best way to protect your boat from off season damage is to simply be on it [...]

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Boat Covers: Choosing the Right One for Your Boat

September fast approaches, and with it shorter days, busy schedules, and less time on the boat. And whether you’re in denial of the inevitable changing of the seasons, as I am, or you’re already looking forward to cool crisp nights, college football, and pumpkin spice lattes, one fact remains; it’s time to start thinking about [...]

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