Below you will find articles and research reports written by the BoaterInput team.

  • Swarm of Mosquitoes on the Water While Boating

How to Repel Mosquitoes

June 19, 2024|

The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner and many boaters, me included, enjoy watching fireworks from the water.  But, depending on where you live, you might encounter some pesky bloodsuckers who [...]

  • Scum Line on a Boat

How to Remove Scum Line from Boat

June 17, 2024|

If your boat sits in the water for an extended period of time, it may develop a "scum line" that is difficult to remove.  In this article, I will describe how to remove that [...]

  • Pontoon boat with four alternative layouts

Which Pontoon Layout is Right for You?

June 9, 2024|

If you ask for advice on which pontoon layout is best, many will tell you to simply pick a layout that is conducive for how you plan on using the boat.  However, if you [...]

  • Boat Cleaning and Waxing Supplies

Best Place to Buy Boat Cleaning Supplies – 2024

April 11, 2024|

With the boating season upon us, boaters throughout the country are going through that springtime ritual of spiffing up their rigs for the season.  But cleaning your boat is not just about looking nice.  [...]

  • Saltwater boats docked at a marina

Making Boating Cleaner and More Sustainable

April 4, 2024|

I have written previously about the boating industry’s push towards “green energy” solutions in recent years.  For example, Mercury has introduced a line of small electric outboards called Avator, and Yamaha displayed a hydrogen [...]