Once you join the boating lifestyle, you never go back. And New York is a great place to live the boating life.The beautiful FInger Lakes, nestled among rolling hills and vineyards, the Adirondack Lakes with their dramatic mountain views—not to mention the Atlantic Ocean, Long Island Sound, and Lakes Ontario and Erie—all offer fabulous recreational opportunities for veteran and beginner boaters alike. We've gathered a collection of articles and links to help you make the most of your boating lifestyle—and stay safe in the process. Enjoy, and happy boating!
It's winter. This is when you'll find the best deals because sellers want to get boats moving through the pipeline; late fall is pretty good too, when everyone wants to move inventory.Read More
This beautifully prepared online boating guide is a joy to read. Presented by Discover Boating, this unique resources offers practical tips on choosing the right boat, towing and trailering, storage and maintenance, and much more.Read More
A whirling cutting machine, spinning at 3200 rpm, able to inflict 160 impacts in a second. Sound like the diabolical weapon of a movie villain? Think again – it's the three-blade propeller on your boat.Read More
"I've been piloting boats since before I could walk!" Maybe so - but no matter how experienced you may be as a boater, it's worth paying attention to the handling characteristics of every boat you own or operate.Read More
It doesn't require a 40 ft. cabin cruiser to enjoy the nation's many lakes, rivers, and coastal waterways, but those operating small boats do need to be aware of their boat's limitations and behave accordingly.Read More
At Mark's, we are dedicated to providing you with quality products, personal service and affordable pricing. We are also dedicated to your boating safety, so we are providing links to important information for boaters.