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Chris Blackwell Boating

Chris Blackwell

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

How to Drive a Pontoon Boat in 5 Easy Steps DIY & How-To

How to Drive a Pontoon Boat in 5 Easy Steps

Whether you are a seasoned boater, first-time pontoon owner, or picking up a pontoon boat rental, the fundamentals of driving a pontoon are the same.  In this article, we will break down how to drive a pontoon boat in 5 easy steps!

What Piece of Equipment on a Boat is Most Important in Preventing Propeller Strike Injuries? Boater Safety

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.

Top 5 Small Pontoon Boats Buyer Guides

Top 5 Small Pontoon Boats

Small pontoon boats have been gaining big popularity with boaters.  In this article, we will take a look at the best small pontoon boats on the market today.

Boat Storage: How to Store Your Boat Boating

Boat Storage: How to Store Your Boat

There are many boat storage options available to store your boat for the off-season. Storage for boating is often treated as an after-thought at the end of the season.

27 Funny Boat Names Boating

27 Funny Boat Names

Whether you’re looking for some ideas for naming your boat or are just looking for some entertainment, we’re bringing a list of 20+ hilarious boat names that will make you laugh. Promised!

What is a Jon Boat (sometimes called a John Boat)? Boating

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.