Recent News

All-New Rinker Owner's Club Forum

May 30, 2013

Attention Rinker Boat Owners! We invite you to join other owners and the Rinker Customer Support Team to help get your questions answered promptly so you can spend more time on the water. The new Rinker Owner’s Club Forum (click here to join) makes it simple to get answers to your questions, but also to help other owners by using your boating experience. And, you can get dependable advice from our network of experts, all in one easy-to-use website. If you already have previously registered...    Read More ]

The ABCs Of Using Your VHF Marine Radio

May 22, 2013

Leave it to those Hollywood movies to teach all us boaters a bad habit or two. When they've run out of gas and are running late for a wedding, the first response for actors on the big screen seems to be to grab the radio microphone and start shouting MAYDAY! But while that may be fine for dramatic effect, it's the last thing you should do in real life. More on that in a minute. For now just understand that if there’s one piece of safety equipment on your boat that rivals a life jacket in terms...    Read More ]

Putting Kids At Ease On The Water

May 15, 2013

As the skipper of your boat, you’re responsible for the safety of everyone on board. And, if you’ve got children on deck, it’s easy to come across as intimidating when you’re really just trying to make sure they’re not in harm's way. If that’s the case, consider using these tips to encourage their love of the water and make sure they want to be out on the boat as much as you do. While most kids are naturally drawn to the water, sometimes it’s a tough leap...    Read More ]

Understanding Boating Superstitions (Knock On Wood)

May 7, 2013

Let’s face it…boaters are a superstitious bunch. You’ve got to believe that storied history goes all the way back to the days of the earliest ocean-going vessels, when everything from bad weather to scurvy were connected to various perceived transgressions by crewmembers and (more likely) unknowing passengers. String enough of those coincidences together, and the word spreads quickly that something as innocent as bringing a banana onboard can wreak havoc on a voyage that would...    Read More ]