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Barefoot Skiing for Beginners

Barefoot Skiing for Beginners

Every highly engaging sport or hobby has the built-in capacity for escalation—that’s what makes it so engaging. From the moment you buy a boat, you’re thinking of your next boat, a bigger one, right? As soon as you learn to water ski, you’re looking for a slalom course. After that, you’re looking at trick skiing or maybe ski jumping, or more likely, you’re looking to go barefoot water skiing. Barefoot skiing is probably the most extreme version of the sport. 

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Marine GPS For Boats: Understanding the Basics

Marine GPS For Boats: Understanding the Basics

GPS, or Global Positioning Systems, are satellite-based navigation systems developed by the U.S. Department of Defense for military purposes—but they’re familiar to most of us as the navigational system used by our phones and cars. Whether you’re talking about the GPS on your phone, in your car, or a marine GPS for boats, all these units receive radio signals from multiple orbiting satellites to determine your position.

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Best Day Boats: Top Choices for Day Cruising

Best Day Boats: Top Choices for Day Cruising

Day cruising is an activity that will be fun for virtually everyone stepping aboard a boat, whether you’re probing the quiet coves of one of the 10 best lakes in America, or the plan is to visit one of the best coastlines for cruising in a saltier climate. And truth be told, you can use virtually any boat for day cruising. But, which will be the best? 

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Getting Your Boat Ready for the Season

Getting Your Boat Ready for the Season

Even if you live in an area that enjoys a warm climate all year round, you’ll want to download our Spring Start-Up Checklist before the next boating season begins. It lists out all the chores that need to take place, from fuel systems to safety gear inspections, which should happen on an annual basis whether you winterize your boat or not.

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Valhalla Boat Works

Valhalla Boat Works

The same company qualities that make Viking the No. 1 boatbuilder in the world and define “The Viking Difference” also apply to our new sister company, Valhalla Boatworks.

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VIP Style

VIP Style

Eighteen beautiful yachts from 33 to 93 feet were showcased at last weekend’s 24th Annual VIP Boat Show. A pair of new Billfish and three Valhalla Boatworks V Series center consoles generated plenty of excitement with over 1,000 enthusiasts taking part in this exclusive event. Seventy-five sea trials took place with lots of enthusiasm and activity in both the Viking and Valhalla Boatworks product lines. In conjunction, almost 60 of Viking’s preferred vendors set up shop at the Viking Yacht Service Center, the host of the VIP. Viking subsidiaries Palm Beach Towers and Atlantic Marine Electronics were on hand and spent plenty of time with customers creating packages for new deliveries as well as for current vessels.

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Virtual Tour of Cruisers Cantius 42 Interior

Virtual Tour of Cruisers Cantius 42 Interior

The 42 Cantius is the ultimate relaxation destination. Bask in state-of-the-art amenities and set your sights on the horizon through 360 degree windows and retractable roof. Satisfy your appetite in the full galley, play and sunbathe on the spacious deck, and retreat the the tranquil staterooms to slumber after sunset.

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