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Top 5 Boating Magazines

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Boating magazines are a good way to stay informed about all aspects of boating. With so many to choose from, you want to be sure the cost of the subscription is money well spent. Here are my top 5 boating magazines.

Trailer Boats Magazine

Trailer Boats Magazine
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This is a niche magazine that will provide in-depth information for you. Each month they cover topics ranging from in-depth boat tests to how to complete maintenance and repairs on your boat. They also perform tow tests on the latest tow vehicles. "Trailer Boats magazine is researched, written, edited and photographed to be the quintessential authority in trailerable boats, marine propulsion, accessory installations and use, maintenance and repair, tow vehicles, boat trailering, seamanship, watersports and cruising."

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Boating Life Magazine

Boating Life Magazine
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Boating Life brings you closer to the latest boats with each issue full of boat tests and reviews.

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Lakeland Boating

Lakeland Boating Magazine
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Another niche boating magazine dedicated to the Great Lakes and surrounding inland lakes. "Lakeland Boating magazine features "in-depth boat tests ... weekend getaways ... product roundups [and articles] on colorful ports of call ... Meet the people who love the lake lifestyle and glean useful tips on marine electronics, engine repair and general boat maintenance. Lakeland Online supplements the print version of the magazine, with exclusive features and constantly updated tips and departments.

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Power & Motoryacht

Power and Motoryacht Magazine
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The premier magazine for large powerboat owners (or dreamers), this magazine includes articles on "yacht gear and maintenance, yacht charters and cruising, boat tests, megayacht news, and boat design."

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Boating Magazine

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Boating Magazine is another great magazine that goes beyond the boat tests with regular features that gives great instruction on the everyday aspects of boating such as maintenance tips, gear reviews, seamanship and more.

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