Lakeland Boating Magazine

May 2014

May 2014 Issue

Knowing the Ropes

Each spring, members of the United States Power Squardons (USPS), along with other boating safety organizations, begin their annual boating safety awareness and education campaigns. Already some readers are probably thinking, "Not another boating safety article; I know all about boating!" Too often we see this attitude in boaters, but unfortunately the accident statistics tell a far different story... READ MORE

Also In This Issue...

  • Boat Test: Avalon Windjammer 24
  • Boat Spotlights: Glastron, Larson, Monte Carlo, Sea-Doo
  • Turning the Tide on Pontoons: Bennington's 2575 QCW I/O Mahogany Edition breaks rank with a pontoon's oft mislabeled "redneck party barge" image and opens up a whole new world of class, comfort and style to today's boaters
  • Let There be Lift: Drive-on lifts take the hassle out of docking
  • A River Runs to It: The Upstate New York coastal community of Clayton is the "Antique Boat Capital" of the Great Lakes, gateway to the world-famous Thousand Islands, and home to the best history, culture and scenery the region has to offer
  • Ask the Expert: Scott Samuelson, owner of Swim Platforms Inc., discusses making an inexpensive investment in fun
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