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Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

November 29, 2021 I hope everyone had a Thanksgiving as great as the one I had! It just had one little flaw, in my opinion. I would have liked to have seen OU win the Bedlam game so we could be assured in advance of an Oklahoma team winning the Big 12 Championship...

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Boating and the Barometer

Boating and the Barometer

Did you know... The barometer is a handy instrument for the boater to understand potential weather conditions. High-pressure systems generally bring fair weather with sunny days and little or no precipitation. Whereas, low-pressure systems usually bring foul weather...

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Boat Stability

Boat Stability

Did you know... A boat is subjected to two types of stability, when it is at rest (static) and when it is moving (dynamic) through the water contending with wind and waves. The hull shape of the boat is an important factor in stability and the ability of the vessel to...

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Nautical Twilight

Nautical Twilight

Did you know... Sunrise is defined as when the sun appears above the horizon and sunset is when the sun disappears below the horizon. This is important to boaters because of regulations when boat lights are to be used and personal watercraft are to be operated....

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America’s Boating Course

America’s Boating Course

Did you know... Boating activity rose significantly during the pandemic. Unfortunately, accidents also increased 26% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to a recently released report by the United States Coast Guard. Where instruction was known, 77% of deaths occurred...

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Your Boat’s Impeller

Your Boat’s Impeller

Did You Know... The water pump impeller is essential for proper cooling of your boat engine to prevent over-heating. When starting your engine always look at the stern for ripples in the water showing the pump is working correctly, and on outboards that the discharge...

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Anchor Lines For Next Season

Anchor Lines For Next Season

As we near the end of the boating season for most of us, it is a good time to look over our dock and anchor lines to see what we need to replace next season. Most boats use rope made of synthetic fibers. Nylon is the strongest and most elastic which makes it the line...

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7 Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend at Grand Lake

7 Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend at Grand Lake

It’s the big, unofficial blow-out end to summer, even though there is a LOT of great boating, fishing, and Grand Lake fun to be had throughout the fall months. But still, it’s the last 3-day weekend and for a bunch of folks, it’s really the last time to spend much...

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Boating Safety – Did You Know?

Boating and the Barometer

Boating and the Barometer

Did you know... The barometer is a handy instrument for the boater to understand potential weather conditions. High-pressure systems generally bring fair weather with sunny days and little or no precipitation. Whereas, low-pressure systems usually bring foul weather...

read more
Boat Stability

Boat Stability

Did you know... A boat is subjected to two types of stability, when it is at rest (static) and when it is moving (dynamic) through the water contending with wind and waves. The hull shape of the boat is an important factor in stability and the ability of the vessel to...

read more
Nautical Twilight

Nautical Twilight

Did you know... Sunrise is defined as when the sun appears above the horizon and sunset is when the sun disappears below the horizon. This is important to boaters because of regulations when boat lights are to be used and personal watercraft are to be operated....

read more
America’s Boating Course

America’s Boating Course

Did you know... Boating activity rose significantly during the pandemic. Unfortunately, accidents also increased 26% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to a recently released report by the United States Coast Guard. Where instruction was known, 77% of deaths occurred...

read more
Your Boat’s Impeller

Your Boat’s Impeller

Did You Know... The water pump impeller is essential for proper cooling of your boat engine to prevent over-heating. When starting your engine always look at the stern for ripples in the water showing the pump is working correctly, and on outboards that the discharge...

read more

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Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

Random Observations From The Grand Lake Bum

November 29, 2021 I hope everyone had a Thanksgiving as great as the one I had! It just had one little flaw, in my opinion. I would have liked to have seen OU win the Bedlam game so we could be assured in advance of an Oklahoma team winning the Big 12 Championship...

read more
7 Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend at Grand Lake

7 Things To Do This Labor Day Weekend at Grand Lake

It’s the big, unofficial blow-out end to summer, even though there is a LOT of great boating, fishing, and Grand Lake fun to be had throughout the fall months. But still, it’s the last 3-day weekend and for a bunch of folks, it’s really the last time to spend much...

read more
Has Your Dock’s Electric System Been Inspected?

Has Your Dock’s Electric System Been Inspected?

Here is a safety reminder from GRDA as the busy lake season draws near... With summer and plenty of lake visits just around the corner, the Grand River Dam Authority wants to remind all dock owners of the importance of maintaining compliance with dock electrical...

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