Jun 20 2022 All Articles

Saltwater versus freshwater boating

Saltwater versus freshwater boating

Before the debates start as to which is best – saltwater versus freshwater boating – let’s acknowledge that both are an option. There’s not necessarily any need to choose one above the other and there’s no need to be intimidated about switching from one body of water to another (this is a thing).

The formulaboats.com website is all for enjoying your boat in salty and not-so-salty waters but acknowledges there are things to be aware of when changing the type of water in which you play. This applies mainly to saltwater — “but if you know how to take the proper precautions, there’s no need to limit yourself “. Take heed and a whole world of fun awaits. Saltwater and freshwater boating both offer unique adventures.

The formula boats article covers some things to look out for and steps to maintain your boat when switching between fresh and saltwater use. It answers the question “is there a difference between saltwater and freshwater boats” and answers common questions about using freshwater boats in saltwater and vice versa. There’s comprehensive coverage of boat maintenance and care too.

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