You’ve invested in years of fun by purchasing a boat so now it’s time to enjoy it. It’s an awesome purchase that your family will love and I’m sure you can’t wait to get out.
Whether your local is a lake or river, or the ocean itself – there are endless activities your family can do.
This is a classic for a reason. It is an activity that your whole family can enjoy; if they have the patience of course!
First off stock up with some rods, baits, and buckets to put your prizes in. It is a great way to teach your children valuable lessons about patience and working for a reward.
If you find it to be too slow-paced then you can make it fun, why not start a fishing competition? Who will win the round and bring home dinner?
Perhaps there are no fish near you, but there are always alternatives. Why not try hunting for crabs and see who can get the best one?
Knee Boarding, Water Skiing, and Wakeboarding
These are adventurous delights for all the family. There is nothing like the feeling of catching the perfect wave or managing to stay on your kneeboard for a whole ride.
All you need to purchase is some life jackets and the necessary equipment then you’re off. Why not bring some other children along for the experience and see how much they enjoy themselves?
This is great for all ages and for people who aren’t interested in getting wet. You aren’t reliant on the weather and it can be as easygoing/adventurous as you want.
All the passenger needs to do is hold on for as long as possible. It is also a great group activity as you will all enjoy seeing people hit the water.
Picnics in Mystery Location
One of the best parts of owning a boat is experiencing freedom and discovering new places. You might find trees to climb, golden beaches, or secret swings in the river.
Why not pack a picnic and spend the day eating, swimming, and playing catch on the sands of a private spot with your family? Discoveries like these will become treasured memories for years to come.
Have you sailed to a location that you want to spend some time in? Maybe you want to stretch your legs or maybe you are bored of traveling.
A great way to explore is kayaking and is a good form of exercise as well. You can choose a double or solo kayak for a family adventure and even bring your dog too!
Take the time to look observe the local wildlife and you might be surprised at what you see. Why not make a check-list and see what everyone can discover?