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The 4th of July is only a short couple of weeks away which gives you just enough time to deck out your boat for the Boat Parade! This year’s theme? American Fun! Make sure to sign up at Woodard Marine to be eligible for prizes!
The Boat Parade leaves from Woodard Marine. The judging stations are at The Lake House & entrance to the channel.
Do us a favor, close your eyes. Okay, no, don’t do that, we need you to read this. How about this, use something you haven’t used in a while, your imagination. Pretend you’re a kid, and if you have kids, pretend you’re them. Pretend you’re on your brand-new boat. In front of you is the eternal blue highways splashing mist on your face. Oh, and your face is getting a Swedish massage from the wind blowing against it. Oh, and the wind, it’s stroking your hair with the whisper of a brush of air.
#HookedOnBomo is a time of celebration that highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing. In 2017, the event will take place from August 14 through September 4. This time is dedicated to all activities and discussions pertaining to fishing and boating. This week of celebration is a wonderful opportunity for many to exercise their fishing skills, enjoy the summer weather, interact with nature and most importantly have fun with family and friends. You could meet up with an old fishing buddy or bring your child out on the water to show them some cool tricks you’ve mastered over the years. If you are bringing your kids onboard for the first time, skim through our article on boat safety tips for children.
ENTER OUR FISHING CONTEST USING #HOOKEDonBOMO TO WIN BIG!
We at Woodard Marine are especially excited for this time of year as we celebrate [...]
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The Olympics – The Perfect Time to Grow Your Love For Boating
It’s that time on the sporting calendar once again, where athletes from across the globe compete against one another for the chance at glory for themselves and their country. It’s a momentous occasion that presents an opportunity for people across the world to dedicate themselves to the boating lifestyle and learn more about what it takes to succeed and move forward within the sport. In this latest post, we’ll look at how the Olympics can inspire us to become better at boating.
THE CELEBRATION OF DEDICATION
For spectators, the Olympics are a once-every-four-years event [...]
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The Boating Lifestyle is Why We Do What We Do. It’s Everything to us.
Living the boating lifestyle isn’t about nautical outfits. It’s not about deck shoes either or owning fancy things. In fact, it’s not even about owning a boat, and it certainly isn’t about having the latest toys. The boating lifestyle is about time well spent. It’s about quality time with good people. It’s about being on the open waters with the people you love. And it’s all about freedom, sharing good times, making memories, and feeling the warm breeze in your hair and the cool mist on your face. If that sounds like the kind of life you want, then #bomolife and the boating lifestyle is for you.
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Are You Ready for the New Bayliner Element XR7?
Bayliner has been making remarkable boats for about 60 years, and the Element XR7 is no exception. The latest Element model has a sleek, modern design that offers all the benefits of a fiberglass boat with the room, luxury, and stability of a pontoon boat. The Bayliner Element XR7 completely captures everything that’s great about the boating lifestyle—the vessel is comfortable and roomy, it’s designed to host plenty of people, it’s equipped for safety and relaxation, and it was built with a smart design that maximizes the fun you can have out on the water.
BEST FEATURES OF THE ELEMENT XR7
Perhaps one of the best things about the Element XR7 is its capacity: the boat can comfortably fit up to [...]
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The Boating Lifestyle is Always #Trending.
If you’re like most people enjoying the boating lifestyle, you like to keep up with the latest trends, even if you don’t end up implementing them. Being “in the know” is one way to fully immerse yourself in the culture of boating, which is what having fun on the water is all about. Naturally, the boating world sees countless innovations every year, and different activities and products are always falling in and out of favor. Since you like to keep up to date, here are five recent trends that you may want to consider.
CUSTOMIZED BOAT INTERIORS
Whether your boat is used or brand spanking new, having an interior that speaks to your unique personality will really allow you to unwind [...]
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With Spring here, it’s almost time to take your boat out on the open water and enjoy the rising temperatures and the waterside breeze. If you have young children, you’re probably hoping to be able to take them out on the boat in 2016 so that they too can enjoy an exciting open water experience. To prepare for this process, you can now begin to teach your children about the importance of boat safety. In this post, we’ll present five tips for teaching children boat safety this spring.
1. BEGIN EACH TRIP WITH A SAFETY BRIEFING
When taking your children out on the water, it’s imperative to begin each voyage with information on boat safety. As part of this process, you can remind children where they can find life jackets, flashlights and other safety equipment. You [...]
For 2016, Woodard Marine is bringing you your very own Sweet 16! Make 2016 your Sweet 16 with a brand new boat. Every year at Woodard Marine, we open up our doors to introduce all of you to the newest boat lines. This year the annual Woodard Marine Open House and Boat Show is for 2 DAYS ONLY on March 19th and 20th. If you are looking for a deal on a great new or used boat then you won’t want to miss this boat show. During this time of year, boat manufacturers offer the best discounts and rebates; combine that with the Woodard Marine boat show discount and you will have a chance to get the very best deal on a boat. If you are a boater or thinking about becoming [...]
It’s no secret that boat show season starts with the ProgressiveÂ® New York Boat ShowÂ®. The Javits Center, in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan willÂ introduce some of the greatest new products in the boating industry to all of the boating fansÂ who attend. The 110 year old show starts tomorrow, January 6th, 2016 and will end Sunday the 10th. Â Even though NYC is a relatively short drive for Vermonters, most of you won’t make it down to see all the new fancy gear. Â Not to worry, 2016 is a special year for Woodard Marine and we have some big plans.
One initiative is to launch our new Blog toÂ keep you up to date with boating tips & tricks, special events and great promotions. Â Our continued goal is to be a source for the boating lifestyle and bringing you new, [...]