Sea Hunt Gamefish 27

Sea Hunt Gamefish 27

Manufacturer Founded by the father and son team of Vic and Bubba Roof in 1995, the Sea Hunt Boat Company’s main goal has always been to build the most affordable, best in its class boats. Since Sea Hunt’s modest beginnings in a one-room shop in a small plant outside of Columbia, South Carolina, the company has grown to become the No. 1 selling boat in the country, as well as the No. 1 selling saltwater boat for the past 12 years. Sea Hunt Gamefish 27 Sea Hunt’s Gamefish series delivers what serious fishermen demand in a sportfishing center console boat. […]

Tips for Naming Your Boat

Tips for Naming Your Boat

When it comes time to christen your boat, there are a lot of ways you can go to pick a name. If you are a traditionalist, you may opt to name the boat for your sweetheart, wife or mom. Giving your vessel a female identity is something that boat captains have done for centuries. However, if you are interested in telling a bit more of a story with your boat’s name, here are some things to consider during your naming process. How Does It Sound? One way to pick your boat’s name is to simply say it. Does it sound […]

Things to do in Wilmington: Riverfest

Things to do in Wilmington: Riverfest

Come celebrate all things downtown Wilmington, with the city’s annual ode to the Cape Fear River and its surroundings, Riverfest. The free half-mile long street fair is chock full of arts and crafts, live music, food, exhibitions and even fireworks. Kids and adults will find lots to do at this family-focused event. This year, everything will take place October 7 and 8. Family Fun for All Located in downtown Wilmington’s hub, Riverfest offers something for everyone during its two-day run. In addition to the vendors and music, there are also dance performances, a multitude of children’s activities, two classic and […]

Things to do in New Bern: Ghost Walk 2017

Things to do in New Bern: Ghost Walk 2017

The weekend of October 26 through 28, historic downtown New Bern will play host to ghouls and ghosts from its long history in honor of Halloween. The self-guided tour is organized by the New Bern Historical Society, but it’s not a scary event. In fact, Ghost Walk is completely family-friendly, showcasing stories about real historic figures, represented by talented local volunteer actors, at historic sites not normally open to the public. Far from a haunted house, the Ghost Walk offers 13 sites and five food locations that combine to give you a taste of New Bern’s past. Step Back in […]

Partner Feature: Boombalatti’s

Partner Feature: Boombalatti’s

Boats Unlimited is proud to partner with small business owners in the communities and locations we serve. From time to time, we like to take a moment to recognize these entrepreneurs who share with us a passion for their communities and the water. Kristen and Wes Bechtel, owners, Boombalatti’s Life in Erie, Pennsylvania, didn’t have quite the sunny, warm vibe the Bechtels were looking for, so they made the decision to pack up their lives and head south to Wilmington. They may have started with only what their moving truck held and $500, but today the couple are the proud […]

Partner Feature: Coastal Urge

Partner Feature: Coastal Urge

Boats Unlimited is proud to partner with small business owners in the communities and locations we serve. From time to time, we like to take a moment to recognize these entrepreneurs who share with us a passion for their communities and the water. Jeoffrey Nathan, founder/owner, Coastal Urge The coast and all it offers has long been a part of life for Jeoffrey Nathan. Not only did he meet his wife, Catherine, at Wrightsville Beach, but also their shared love of the beach was the impetus for their family-owned and -operated business, Coastal Urge. Approaching their 10th anniversary in business, […]

Sea Hunt 234 Ultra

Sea Hunt 234 Ultra

Manufacturer Founded by the father and son team of Vic and Bubba Roof in 1995, the Sea Hunt Boat Company’s main goal has always been to build the most affordable, best in its class boats. Since Sea Hunt’s modest beginnings in a one-room shop in a small plant outside of Columbia, South Carolina, the company has grown to become the No. 1 selling boat in the country, as well as the No. 1 selling saltwater boat for the past 12 years. Sea Hunt 234 Ultra Sea Hunt’s Ultra Line delivers the most comfortable and functional center consoles in the industry. […]

Top Friendly Dog Beaches in NC

Top Friendly Dog Beaches in NC

All too often, vacations mean leaving your beloved, furry friend behind. But North Carolina has a lot of dog-friendly beaches you can choose from, if you dream of taking Fido with you on your next getaway. We’ve explored some of your top choices for enjoying the sun, surf and sand with your best four-legged friend in tow. Duck Beach Want to give man’s best friend a chance to run free, without the hinderance of a leash? The beaches of Duck allow this, although it’s the only spot the town does allow dogs to be off leash. The catch (of course […]

How to Plan Your Next Summer Boat Party

How to Plan Your Next Summer Boat Party

Once you own a boat, you will discover how many friends you truly have! Everyone you know will be eagerly awaiting an invite to come aboard. You can show all your friends what fun can be had on the water by organizing a summer boat party. If party planning isn’t your thing, or you are worried that being on the water will make it too involved, we’ve compiled a few planning tips that ensure your next seafaring soiree is easy, laidback and fun for all. Pick your guest list While your first instinct may be to invite everyone you know, […]

Partner Feature: Lighthouse Beer and Wine

Partner Feature: Lighthouse Beer and Wine

Boats Unlimited is proud to partner with small business owners in the communities and locations we serve. From time to time, we like to take a moment to recognize these entrepreneurs who share with us a passion for their communities and the water. Jason Adams, owner, Lighthouse Beer & Wine, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina A native of Annapolis, Maryland, Jason Adams grew up around water. One of his first, and favorite, boating memories involves family and good food. “I have a cool memory of my father, my grandfather and myself on my dad’s sailboat in the Chesapeake Bay. We were […]

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