5 Reasons To Own A Boat Lift

1.  It only takes one touch to launch and moor your boat With a solar powered remote control, Boat lifts are customer friendly. Anyone can use it. 2.  It protects your boat Boat lifts protect your boat from wind and waves, and keeps it nicer for longer. Not only does it look better, it [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:04:40+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Reasons To Own A Boat Lift

A Boat Lift’s Real Estate Value

Real estate guru Margo Allan tells Basta Boatlifts exactly how a boat lift can benefit you long-term! An amazing Windermere realtor, Margo is a Washington waterfront property expert. With ten years in the business and a deep local knowledge of the area, she’s trusted to know the true value of your waterfront home. Read our [...]

By | 2017-10-02T14:15:33+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Boat Lift’s Real Estate Value

Basta Boatlifts Debuts New Boat Lift at Seattle Boat Show

Innovative Boat-to Bunk™ design and plug-and-play fittings create elegant solution for boats up to 6,700 pounds. SEATTLE—Jan. 26, 2017 – Boat owners attending the Seattle Boat Show will be delighted to discover a new boat lift from Basta Boatlifts (Booth East 1115) that provides a custom fit “off-the-shelf” for boats up to 6,700 pounds without [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:10:08+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Basta Boatlifts Debuts New Boat Lift at Seattle Boat Show

Understanding Hull Design

When it comes to the intricacies of boating, the learning never stops. Understanding that each boat has its own personality and attitude in the open water is undeniable. Boat design is one of the major factors that affects how your boat behaves. The way in which a hull is shaped changes a boat's efficiency, stability, speed, [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:07:53+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Hull Design

The New Wave of Drones

As we all witness, drones continue to grab people's attention from the sky...but what about the sea? Underwater drones are a success in many a lost ship or treasure expedition, and are now looking to be a triumph in the recreation sphere. Learn here, how there is hope of affordability and availability with these unmanned submarines. There [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:58:36+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The New Wave of Drones

Household Items That Make for Better Boating

Sometimes you need a little imagination when it comes to boating problems! Here are some examples of how household items saved the day in cases of forgotten items to engine troubles. You will be surprised by how versatile and helpful some plain, ordinary kitchen items can be! Read up here, so you will be ready to turn on [...]

By | 2018-02-09T13:57:30+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Household Items That Make for Better Boating

What To Do If You Run Your Boat Aground

You never think it'll happen to you... you're in new waters, your depth sounders not working, there could be a million different reasons, BUT you somehow ran your boat aground! Now, instead of panicking and making another mistake, make sure you read up on the right steps to take next! Here are steps to take [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:05:22+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What To Do If You Run Your Boat Aground

Tips for Towing a Rider

It's officially summer, meaning the lakes are full of skiiers, tubers, and wakeboarder....oh my! But remember that knowing how to correctly tow a rider is key to their safety! Check here to make sure you have all the correct gear and have taken the right preparation, so you can start towing and tubing to your heart's desire!

By | 2018-02-09T14:06:26+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips for Towing a Rider

Finding the Right Boat Lift

Choosing the right boat lift is about as important as choosing the right boat! Know your boat, know your dock, and know your boat to pick the best lift for you! Read more here from Sam Basta & other experts all about the information you need to be aware of when choosing a lift!

By | 2017-10-02T14:14:15+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding the Right Boat Lift

Spring Boating Preparation Mistakes

Spring is here! That means it's time to get the boat out, and get ready for cruisin' in the sunshine! To make sure your boats ready, read up on these eight spring boating preparation blunders from BoatUS employees, so you don't have to make the same mistakes!

By | 2018-02-09T14:19:09+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Spring Boating Preparation Mistakes