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21 Ways to Save Gas While Boating

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Gas prices are up, so the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU.S.) has collected 21 fuel-saving tips to help boaters save money.

Some of these methods may sound obvious, but some are novel. They include things you can do before heading out, at the dock, and while on the water.

Tips range from engine-tuning and prop optimization to finding good deals on gas, lightening your load, improving boat efficiency and even “buddy boating.”

Whether it’s money or the environment that motivates you, there are some good tricks on this list to help you boat better and smarter.

You can see the list here.

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