Chris is an avid angler and boating enthusiast. Raised on a small lake he spent most of his youth fishing in Jon Boats and water skiing behind Fiberglass boats. Chris enjoys taking his family out on the water so they can relive the fun he has always had.
Articles by Chris Blackwell
Deck Boat vs Pontoon Boat
Pontoon Boats have been growing in popularity for the last couple of decades. Now a new type of boat has started to replace sales of pontoon boats. These new boats are referred to as Deck Boats.
What Piece of Equipment on a Boat is Most Important in Preventing Propeller Strike Injuries?
Propeller injuries are one of the more serious types of boating accidents. Preventing propeller strikes is a vital part of boating safety.
What is a Jon Boat (sometimes called a John Boat)?
It’s the boat’s versatility that makes it so compelling and why Jon Boats have stood the test of time. Let us see what makes the Jon Boat so special.
Best Outboard Motor Stands
I’ve tested some of the most popular outboard motor stands and have come away with some great recommendations based on what I think makes the best outboard motor stands.
What is Most Likely to Cause Someone to Fall Overboard?
While common sense dictates that you shouldn’t stand when the boat is moving, why do some people take the risk? There are a few underlying reasons why people ignore the boat safety rules.
Top 25 Ugly Fish in the World
These are the ghoulish goblins and vampires of the deep sea. Don’t get too close. Some are mighty poisonous. Others may do you more damage than a grizzly bear. A few others emit electricity that may turn you into a vegetable. Let’s get down to it.