Thus far in January we've been working behind the scenes to plot a course for the marina spotlights, harbor guides, and sailing & boating stories we want to cover on the Dockwa Boater Blog in 2018. In doing so we naturally looked at what you liked best in the year prior. Whether you're a more recent subscriber or a FotB (Friend of the Blog) and love a trip down memory lane, this post's for you!
When it comes to bringing on new marina locations and rolling out new features, Dockwa's got navigation and fast tacks down to a science. One thing remains constant: we love our boaters' feedback, and we take it to heart. With our 2018 Dockwa Boater Blog planning, we ran the numbers to see which posts you liked best and looked to your email responses and Facebook comments to see which posts brought on the most discussion. This year look for more fun how-to guides, cruising floatplans, and a few surprises. This includes new locations, new app & site features,
From hurricane recovery progress to some good old-fashioned boaty listicles, see Dockwa boaters' top 10 favorite Boater Blog posts in 2017.
Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc in 2016, but the Dismal Swamp recovered just in time for this year's snowbirds.
One huge misconception about booking through Dockwa is that we dictate cancellation policies. False! In fact many (200+) Dockwa partner marinas allow boaters to cancel same-day at no penalty.
We welcome new marinas to Dockwa every month, and every month boaters love seeing which ones are catching on and going high-tech.
This post came in handy for boaters making their way to safety last fall, and can help you in plan if you're new to evading the storm.
Holidays are better on a boat, and July 4th is no exception! Our annual update helps boaters ensure some sparkle in their seasons.
Even Santa can use a little guidance when it comes to gifting to old (and new) salts!
Seems we have a boatload of snowbirds in the DBB audience! We'll keep this in mind for 2018 for sure.
Dockwa got its start in New England, so it's only fair that the history of New England's most infamous sailing weekend piqued your interest.
This was huge news – huge! – last year. Expect (more) awesome things from our sister site Marinas.com in the year to come. We'll keep you posted.
Is it the boating lore? The snark? The names themselves? Whatever it is, Dockwa boaters seem to love this tongue-in-cheek post about naming your boat.
Did your favorite blog post make the list? What do you want to see covered on the Dockwa blog? Let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.