Category Archives: Boating

One of the first steps, and also one of the most important, in building your boat is setting up the jig. Boat hulls are constructed in a number of different ways, but for the purposes of this blog, I am going to focus on a design from MetalBoatKits.com. I have built two of designer Rick Wellins’ boats now. They have been rebranded as the Adventure 12 and the Adventure 16, as I have made modifications to both designs to suit my needs. They both use a similar jig and the setup process is identical for both boats. …

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Building your own boat is a huge accomplishment and something I will never forget. Boats bring people together, and can take you places a car just can’t go. For those of us who get satisfaction out of creating something by hand, there is nothing quite like building a boat. …

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What makes buying an aluminum boat your best choice? Aluminum is an extremely robust material, which makes aluminum boats a more maintenance free option. Find out more in our blog! …

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At Adventure Marine, we know that taking risks and pursuing adventurous goals is important to personal growth and happiness. We also know that a firm grounding in boating safety is integral to meet those goals and to continue enjoying being on the water. This week, we discuss some key areas of boater safety.. …

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