Water Sports

Our site has plenty of information for the water sports fan. For those who love to coast along rivers, this is the place to search for news on great places to go canoeing, tips on picking the right canoe, and the best time of year for your trip. Powerboating and jet skiing are also popular, and our site can teach you how to maintain your equipment, as well as proper safety techniques and places you can rent powerboating or jet skiing equipment cheaply for a day out on the lake.

Safety, technique and form are important parts of swimming and diving, and our site can help you master these aspects of the sport. Or, if you prefer to water ski, you can search for the best lakes to ski on and where to buy equipment; newcomers to the sport can learn where to go for lessons. Water sports equipment comes in a variety of brands, choices and types and the wide variety of available options can often be confusing, but through our site you can find resources with tips, tricks and ways to save money when shopping.

For the new or experienced scuba diver, we have links to experts to answer your questions and discussions on current issues in the sport. You can also learn how to get certified and find out about safety issues that you should consider when diving. For those who love to have adventure above the water, wakeboarding and kneeboarding are exciting sports. Finding the best boards and equipment is a snap on our site, as is locating rentals and places to go for a great time. This is also true for those who are into kiteboarding and bodyboarding. Our site has all of the resources you need when it comes to enjoying the water!

More Water Sports Articles

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  • How To Teach your Child a Beginning Swim Lesson

    Although you can enroll your child in swimming lessons, it will be practical if you teach him yourself. The lessons should of course only involve swimming basics. A...
  • How To Sell Surfboards

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  • How To Replace Boat Windows

    Boat windows are usually held on using rubber sealant. Although effective, the rubber sealant will still wear out over time. This will cause damage to the entire boat...
  • How To Choose a Bikini for Surfing

    It’s hard enough to find a bikini that fits your body and accentuates your best features. Avoid malfunctions by choosing the right bikini for surfing.
  • How To Make Boat Prop Pitch Calculations

    Do you love boating? Learn ways to calculate propeller pitches for maximum RPM and greater speed. Here’s how to make boat prop pitch calculations.
  • How To Buy a Whitewater Kayak

    Want to go whitewater kayaking? Get tips for finding whitewater kayaks to take with you on your trip. Here's how to buy a whitewater kayak.
  • How To Breathe While Swimming

    The most important skill to learn to become a good swimmer is how to breathe while swimming. These breath control tips will help.
  • How To Clean Swim Goggles

    Here are some tips on how to clean wim goggles and return them to crystal clear underwater viewing - even eco-friendly ways to get them clean!
  • How To Clean Aluminum Boats

    Keeping your aluminum boat clean protects it from algae and other substances that can damage it over time. Here's what you need to know to clean your boat.
  • How To Clean a Boat Gas Tank

    Your boat gas tank should be cleaned every 3-5 years, and the following gas tank cleaning tips will help you get the job done well and easily.
  • How To Adjust Swim Goggles

    Properly adjusted swim goggles will help you to see underwater when you are snorkeling or diving, or just make you more comfortable in competition or while swimming.
  • How To Rollover Breathe While Swimming

    Rolling over while swimming is one of the first safety tips taught to those who are learning to swim. Here are the steps to rollover breathe while swimming.
  • How To Dress for River Rafting

    Preparing comfortable, safe, and nevertheless stylish clothes will be a good way to prepare for anything during your river rafting adventure.
  • How To Paint Aluminum Boats

    In painting your aluminum boat, the big secret relies on how you prepare your boat for the painting job. Here are a few tips for you.
  • How To Paint a Fiberglass Boat

    There are rigid paint processes you will need to adhere to in ensuring that the fiberglass does not get damaged and your boat will look brand new again.
  • How To Choose the Best Barefoot Suit

    When you go barefoot water skiing, you will need a very good barefoot wetsuit. This article describes the features of the best barefoot suit for you.
  • How To Choose a Beach to Learn to Surf

    Here are some tips to help you find the right beach for someone who is just beginning to learn to surf.
  • How To Bodyboard

    When you want to go surfing, you must first know how to bodyboard. Fortunately, learning how to bodyboard is not that hard.
  • How To Make a Halyard

    To make a halyard… well the easiest way is to buy one and then rig it up, but if you are determined to make your own halyard then here is how.
  • How To Learn Catamaran Sailing

    If you want to learn how to sail a catamaran, here’s a list of schools online offering catamaran charters and lessons.
  • How To Use Swimming Equipment

    This article discusses different types of swimming equipment and how to use them.
  • How To Watch Surfing Videos Online

    Do you enjoy surfing? If so, use these resources to watch surfing videos online.
  • How To Launch a Sea Kayak from a Dock

    The first step in launching a sea kayak from a dock is to grab the handle at the stern of the boat and place your other hand underneath the rudder area of the stern.
  • How To Keep Kiddie Pool Water Clean

    Learning how to keep a kiddie pool's water clean is an important step to ensuring the safe and health of the children who use the kiddie pool.
  • How To Choose a Kayak Paddle

    If you’re looking for the perfect paddle to use on your kayaking journeys, then you’re in the right place.
  • How To Find a Ski Binding Adjustment Chart

    You've seen a ski binding adjustment chart in the ski shop, and various ski areas, but when you need one, do you know how to find one?
  • How To Find Ski Deals

    As an avid skier, I’ve had to find ways in how to get great ski deals. A great way for most people to get deals on skiing is to look for package deals.
  • How To Take Ski Lessons

    It's a lot easier to learn to ski than you might think. Just head to the nearest snow-covered mountain, and take ski lessons.
  • How To Ride Ski Lifts

    There are three primary types of ski lifts that can be found on most ski slopes: a pommel lift, an open chair lift, and a closed chair lift.
  • How To Enter Surf Competitions

    Entering surf competitions, like with most competitions, is a big step. Competitions ranging from amateur to professional rank usually require the same amount of skill.
  • How To Buy Lowe Boats

    Lowe Boats was founded in 1971, by Carl and Dianna Lowe when they started building aluminum boats and canoes.
  • How To Choose Ski Clothing

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  • How To Get Wakeboard Towers

    One of the best additions in wakeboarding is the introduction of wakeboard towers. Learn more about the benefits of wakeboard towers.
  • How To Become a Swim Coach

    If you love swimming, you might want to take your passion for the sport to the next level. Becoming a swim coach can be a rewarding experience.
  • How To Find Surf Schools

    When choosing a surf school the world is your playground, offering many exotic locations. Surf schools are in France, Fiji, and many other countries.
  • How To Buy Lund Boats

    It's a boater's dream at Lund Boats; they have such an extensive variety of great boats that you are sure to find one to fit you perfectly.
  • How To Get the Right Surf Accessories

    Use these tips to know how to get the right accessories for surfing.
  • How To Get the Price Range of Swimming Pools

    Swimming pools are among the latest trends in homes these days. Here's how to understand some of the factors affecting the cost.
  • How To Find Used Boats for Sale

    Read about places to find used boats for sale, both locally and online.
  • How To Change a Boat Propeller

    Learn how to change a boat propeller; a simple process that takes a minimal amount of mechanical knowledge and a few tools.
  • How To Find Diagrams of Swim Strokes

    Aside from a personal instructor, the easiest way to learn how to swim is through use of diagrams of swim strokes. There are many ways to find these.
  • How To Buy Pontoon Boats

    A pontoon boat can be a great investment but there are some things to consider before buying one. Here are some tips on how to buy a pontoon boat.
  • How To Play Water Sports

    Playing water sports always leads to a refreshing and invigorating sensation once you're through. Here are some water sports you should try.
  • How To Choose Swim Suits

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  • How To Be Safe on a Jet Ski

    If you are a seasoned jet ski operator, you probably already know all the of safety dos and don'ts. If you are new to the sport, then perhaps you need a few pointers.
  • How To Use Boat Trader

    Boat Trader has one of the largest collections of classified ads pertaining to boats. Here's how to make the best use of it.
  • How To Refill a Scuba Cylinder

    Be sure you know what the cylinder's rating is before attempting to fill it. You should always follow certain safety precautions whenever filling a scuba cylinder.
  • How To Get Certified for Scuba Diving

    Scuba diving is an adventure sport that allows visitation to an alien environment where you are the outsider. Learn how to get certified for scuba diving.