Updating The Family Bowrider – Part IV: Choosing & Repairing a Trailer

In the previous three installments in this DIY series about How To Update the Family Bowrider, we outlined the rationale behind the project (see...

Updating The Family Bowrider: Part VI – Fiberglass and Canvas

In the previous five installments in this DIY series about How To Update the Family Bowrider, we outlined the rationale behind the project (see...

Updating the Family Bowrider: Part V – Electronics Update

In the previous four installments in this DIY series about How To Update the Family Bowrider, we outlined the rationale behind the project (see...

COLD WATER = Wear your PFD!!

If this post saves one more life this coming May long weekend, if one more family has all of their family members safely back...

Updating the Family Bowrider: Part III – Installing a Tower

In the previous two installments in this DIY series about How To Update the Family Bowrider, we outlined the rationale behind the project and...

Tow Testing the 2018’s

During the recent months, Power Boating Canada has had the opportunity to check out several of the tow vehicles available on the Canadian market,...

“Hug Your Boat Weekend” – Winter Safety Tips

Somewhere around the winter boat shows, for years our family calendar has a day marked off that we affectionately have referred to as "hug...

Hands on Test: Evinrude’s Affordable iDock Joystick

Joystick piloting systems bring fingertip control to boats of any size, making docking a breeze in any conditions. But their high cost has kept...

Updating the Family Bowrider: Part I – The Idea and Outline

In this series of articles, we show you how to update a typical family bowrider with modern day amenities and make everyone happy. Let’s...
Boating speed limits

Cops and Speeders

What speeding on the water can mean to you By Bill Jennings We all know about pushing posted speed limits while driving cars. Be honest - we believe...

HOW TO: Why You Need a Pre-Purchase Marine Survey

Why you need a Professional Marine Survey before you buy a used boat. By Barry Goodyear During the past several years, the pleasure boat market has...

Towing Test: 2017 Nissan Titan

The 2017 Nissan Titan Crew Cab half-ton pickup truck features a new V8 5.6-litre gasoline engine that produces 390 horsepower. It’s matched with a...