Category: Blog

Trailering your Boat


When trailering your boat to the dock, it’s important to do a few practice runs before hitting the main road. It’s just like learning to drive for the first time, only this time you have a massive boat trailered to your vehicle. No one wants to arrive at the dock and not know a thing about… Read more »


Bilge Maintenance


For those who are new to the boating game or for those who are doing their research on boats, the bilge is where your boat truly meets the water. The bilge is the most effected by the water surrounding it. If the bilge on your boat gains bacteria from not keeping up with proper maintenance, then this… Read more »


Docking Tips


When you’re done from a long day of boating with friends and family you’re tired. And all you want to do is hook up your boat and call it a day. But let’s not forget the proper steps it takes to hook your boat up successfully to ensure your next trip is smooth sailing. Get… Read more »


Boat Repairs


When dealing with issues that need repair on your boat you have two ways of looking at it. The bad news is that it’s something that definitely needs to be fixed. The good news however, is that you might be able to fix it yourself. Here are a few things to take into consideration before… Read more »


Selling your Boat?


When it comes to selling items (like a boat), the first impression is the most important. We all like to think looks aren’t everything, but when your wanting to sell your boat, this is at the top of the list! Making sure your boat looks almost as good as new will help you get as… Read more »


A Leak? Where?!


What is one fear that’s always haunting boat owners? Water in their boat! No one likes a a random leak happening when they are out on the water. There are always ways to avoid stress and panic when you have a plan of action in place for such an occasion. Well, the obvious place to… Read more »


Water Sports!


Everyone knows about the fun water sports that are involved in boating. But for the families that are new to boating, it will take a little while to find your niche. Here are a few helpful facts about the water sports you’re interested in and how they may affect your choice in buying a particular… Read more »


Boating in the Dark!


Everyone loves a good sunset, especially the sunsets in Florida. And what better way to view a sunset than out on the water? For some new boaters that may seem a little scary. Have no fear; there are a few (common sense) rules about boating in the dark! Slow down: Just like driving in the… Read more »


It’s That Time!


For some people, the boating season is a few months out of the year. But lucky for us Floridians, the boating season is pretty much all year round .  With that, there are definitely some perks with boating year-round. It’s less crowded! It’s awesome to see that the start of the new school year brings… Read more »


Florida Treasures


Florida has some pretty amazing places for boaters and tourists alike! Here are just a few places to make sure you’ve checked off your boating bucket list! Jacksonville/St. Augustine With first-class marinas, ship supply stores, amazing hotels and five-star restaurants, this city definitely caters to the boating crowd. There is ample dockage downtown, including the Metropolitan… Read more »


Ready for Anything


You can never be too safe when it comes to boating. People may think that certain issues or problems won’t happen to them when in all reality they aren’t out of the clear from freak accidents.  That’s why one can never be too safe. Here are three checklists that can to ensure that your trip… Read more »


Launching your Boat


There aren’t any written rules about launching your boat at the ramp. There is however a few guidelines that should be followed out of respect for other boaters as well as everyone’s safety. Here are a few things to keep in mind while getting your boat in the water. – Look out for the young… Read more »


Mildew be Gone!


  Being out on the water for most of its life, it’s no wonder your boat has to put up a fight against mildew. Mildew is not something any boat owner wants to deal with. Its gross, smells horrible and is very unappealing to the eye. If you want to keep your boat fresh, you’re… Read more »


Boat of the Year 2016!


  THE SUPER AIR NAUTIQUE G23 WINS 3X WAKESURF AND 4X WAKEBOARD BOAT OF THE YEAR The riders have spoken once again and the Super Air Nautique G23 has been honored with the WakeWorld Riders Choice award for both “Wakeboarding Boat of the Year” and “Wakesurfing Boat of the Year” in 2016! In addition to… Read more »


What to Clean and How


  No matter how new your boat is, weathering over a small amount of time can cause it to look older than its age. Water damage, rust, even sun damage is just some elements that can affect your boat. Don’t let this scare you or push you away from purchasing your dream boat! There are… Read more »


Adding Years


Staying current on oil changes, inspecting your boat regularly, and making sure everyone is up to date on proper procedures are the basics. We all know those tips for proper boating and maintenance. But what about the unknown (but more than not) common issues? There may be unseen problems that your boat may have, just need to make sure… Read more »


Top Cleaning Products


Taking care of your boat is easy when you have the proper cleaning products. The real issue is when you aren’t sure of the right product to use in a certain circumstance. Here are a few cleaning items that you probably didn’t know you needed! Calk Primer: It may be tempting to use Life-Calk all… Read more »


Staying Safe


No one can predict the weather in full detail. We as humans like to think we can but in all reality we just have general information. There is no way to know the outcome of a storm before it happens. The best thing we can do it to try and be prepared for anything, even… Read more »


Essentials for Boating


While asking around, the answer to the question, “What’s your favorite activity to do in the summer?” The majority answer, “Being out on our boat!” While enjoying the day on the water there are a few things that are essential to having an awesome trip. Snacks, and more snacks! If you are lucky to have… Read more »


Towables!


After some searching, we have come across (in our opinion) two of the coolest towables on the market! But fair warning, these aren’t for the weak stomached! Two Passenger Airhead Revolution! It may be on the upper scale as far as price, but we think the thrill of this ride will be worth every penny!… Read more »


Phones in Water?


Making memories is probably one of the greatest things in life. And what better way to capture these memories than with a photo! Some of the best memories are with family and friends, doing an activity that collectively makes everyone happy, like being on a boat! But water and electronics don’t really mix well. Luckily… Read more »


A Friendly Reminder


We all love a good wake, especially when you’re really getting into wake surfing or even just starting out. That perfect wake is something we all dream about. But to what extent will we go to in order to get it? There have been more and more incidents popping up when it comes to boaters… Read more »


Something New


For those who love anything to do with being outdoors (and not just something to do with boating) here are a few great camping sites we’ve found out by the water. Camping in Florida may not sound ideal due to hot temperatures and the bugs, but here are a few places that just might be… Read more »


Infants and Boating


There is a lot of question out there about when it’s appropriate to bring an infant boating. In reality, having a baby should not stop you from boating at all! There are proper precautions to take, and here are a few tips to help you with your decision. If you think about it, it’s a… Read more »


Orlando Boat Show


We are just in time for the Orlando Boat show, which means a lot of people are going to be looking at buying boats or comparing different models. This probably means many of them are making a first-time investment on their boat. With that being said, this leave may mean a few potential problems for… Read more »


Boating with Pets


Boating with dogs can create some of the greatest memories. It’s always a great time when your four legged friends find the water just as relaxing and fun as you do! With that being said, we need to take as much precaution with these family members as our human family members and friends.  Here are… Read more »


Float Plan App


As most boaters know, or should know, it is very important to file a float plan before you leave the dock. The main concern with boaters now-a-days is that these plans tend to be very long and to be honest, useless to the recreational boater. Luckily, with today’s technology, they have created an app and… Read more »


The Perfect Pair


Just like protecting your skin, protecting your eyes out on the water is just as important! The glare that the sun gives off the water sends many harmful UV rays into your line of vision. When you’re out on the water you need to try and combat those rays and one simple way to do… Read more »


Clean Water


With all of the different chemicals that go into any products we use, whether it be for cleaning or sprucing up our boats, it is important we make sure that we are doing everything it takes to keep our waters clean. We have decided to share a few tips on ways to ensure cleaner waters, and a better… Read more »


Boating Apps


If you are looking to add some new boating apps to your smartphone, here are a few that might prove their worth. We’ve compiled a list of the best boating apps out there to help you navigate, plan, share and socialize out on the water! 1. When we speak to boaters and ask them what GPS… Read more »


Keep Your Cool


Having a boat is amazing, and probably one of the best investments you can have in Florida. Everyone no matter their age loves being out on the water. Going to the pool and the beach can be monotonous. And these water parks in Florida can be a little pricey and overcrowded. But being on a… Read more »


2017 Nautiques


The year is half way over and with 2017 peaking around the corner, its only right to share a few new upgrades that Nautique has for us! We all love the next big thing; flashy, stylized, and custom boats are easier to come by with amazing new gel coat, and thread colors! These 2017 Nautique… Read more »


Love Boating?


Now-a-days, there is little conversation and little connection between one another, other than our phones or technical devices. It’s about time we get back to face to face conversation. Here are just a few reasons we at Regal and Nautique love boating! As humans, we tend to get stuck in a rut. But with the luxury… Read more »


Snacks on the Water


“Where’s the food?”  That’s a question you’re asked from anyone. Your friend, sister, son, even your grandparents! No matter the age, everyone loves snacking! When you’re out on the water, having the right snacks might be a little tough, but, it can be done! Here are a few tricks and ideas to make snacking out… Read more »


Pass the Handle


  There are many joys in life, but nothing like seeing a kid smile while trying something fun and new! There is a mission to share the passion for towed water sports worldwide! This year will be the third annual #PassTheHandle day! It will take place on July 24, 2016. Industry members will “make the… Read more »


Clean Water


When you hear the words “water pollution,” you think oceans, right? Our oceans are not the only water bodies that are suffering from pollution. Let’s start off with a few facts! Water Pollution is the contamination of water bodies (lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers, and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or… Read more »


The Right and Wrong!


Do’s and Don’ts In any activity we engage in, there is a right and a wrong way of doing things. This isn’t to ruin someone’s time, it’s just to make sure that every is abiding by the same rules. It keeps everyone equal and the most important part, it keeps everyone safe! So we have… Read more »


River Run checklist


Many companies these days don’t show their customers the appreciation they deserve. Because let’s face it, without our customers, we wouldn’t be where we are today! Every year, Regal and Nautique hosts an event to show how much we appreciate your loyalty. With great food, fun games, and even better company, our St. John’s River… Read more »


Water Bodies


People love anything to do with water! Swimming in the pool, surfing at the beach, jumping in to a super cold spring, and last but not least hanging out on the boat on a beautiful lake! The catch is, not everyone knows where all of the “hot spots” in Orlando are! Here are a few… Read more »


Freshwater vs. Saltwater


There are questions asked on a daily basis dealing with freshwater vs saltwater boats. What boat is better for which? Can one boat be used in both freshwater and saltwater?  While all water is wet; it’s not all equal, leaving many of you wondering if they can drop your freshwater boat in a salty body… Read more »