Monthly Archives: June 2017

  1. Pick a Propeller - Properly

    Pick a Propeller - Properly

    Busted prop? Hey, it happens. As annoying as it is, it's not the end of the world - it doesn't even need to be the end of your boat trip. Where to begin?

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  2. Happy Father's Day!

    Happy Father's Day!

    Father's Day is Sunday. While we're looking forward to new adventures with Dad, we thought we'd take a look back and share some of our favorite moments from the past. A few of the Skipper's crew were brave enough to share stories of creative boat covers, safety pin fishhooks, and other boating and fishing memories of their fathers.

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  3. Surviving Hurricane Season

    Surviving Hurricane Season

    The Atlantic hurricane season began June 1, but Mother Nature started weeks ahead of schedule with Tropical Storm Arlene back in April. Though Arlene stayed out to sea, we can't count on being so lucky all season. The latest Pacific temperature data is trending towards El Niáo, but the water is not yet warm enough to qualify. The researchers at Colorado State University's Tropical Meteorology Project have revised their earlier forecast and are now predicting 13 named storms this season.

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