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Things to do while renting a pontoon

February 5, 2024

Have you ever considered renting a pontoon boat for the weekend? If so, it is important to take note that you will open yourself up to a delightful experience that you and your family and friends will enjoy for a longtime. While this decision to rent one is thrilling, one may wonder what they should...
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Hot fishing equipment for 2024

January 22, 2024

Many may be under the impression that fishing cannot take place until the weather is warm and summer is here. Though it may be cold outside, this should not steer fishermen away from catching a nice fish. With the use of the right equipment, bait, and technique, your fishing trip should end with some success. […]
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Winter boating activities

January 22, 2024

Many may be under the impression that one cannot gracefully sail across the water on a boat during the winter season. Many believe this common misconception because the weather is cold and the wind chill is brutal. Though, this may be the case, it should not steer you away from partaking in boating activities. At […]
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Fish that are in season during the winter in NC

January 22, 2024

Fishing during the colder months in North Carolina isn't just for the die hard fishermen. Fortunately, North Carolina provides a milder climate in the winter season, bridging us from late fall to early spring with an abundance of fishing opportunities. Before deciding when and where to cast your line out, it is important to know...
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Winter Safety Tips When Fishing

March 23, 2023

Winter fishing can be an exciting experience with its own unique set of challenges and rewards. However, it is important to take precautions to ensure your safety while fishing in the cold weather.
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Winter Safety Tips Fishing at Falls Lake

March 22, 2023

Winter fishing can be an exciting experience with its own unique set of challenges and rewards, especially when it is winter fishing at Falls Lake. It is important to take precautions to ensure your safety while fishing in the cold weather. A few essential winter safety tips that Motor Boatin’ recommends every fisher to keep […]
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3 Reasons We Love Fall Boating

November 8, 2022

Fall is a beautiful season and a perfect time to go boating with the cooler weather! Just because it’s not a time when you are wearing flip-flops, swimsuits, sunscreen, or going swimming doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the #lakelife.  
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Jet Ski Safety Tips

November 8, 2022

We love to ride our jet skis at Motor-Boatin. Our selection of Yamaha WaveRunners to rent is the best in the Triangle. But, when it comes to having fun on the water, always remember that safety must come first.
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Best Fall Fishing Gear

November 7, 2022

It is fall fishing season, are you prepared? Fall is the perfect season to fish with cooler temperatures. Because of this, you will need some good gear to catch some fish and some gear to keep you warm and dry with the unpredictable weather of fall. In order to keep reeling in the bites, let’s […]
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Jet Ski Safety Tips

November 7, 2022

Who doesn’t love to ride a jet ski at Falls Lake with Motor-Boatin’. Our selection of Yamaha WaveRunners to rent is the best in the Triangle. But, when it comes to having fun on the water, always remember that safety must come first. 6 key safety tips that we want you to keep in mind […]
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3 Reasons We Love Fall Boating at Falls Lake

November 7, 2022

Fall is a beautiful season and a perfect time to go boating at Falls Lake with the cooler weather! Just because it’s not a time when you are wearing flip-flops, swimsuits, sunscreen, or going swimming doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the #lake life.   3 Reasons Why We Love Fall Boating at Falls Lake:  Scenic […]
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Boating Safety Tips for the Busy Summer Season

June 9, 2022

With summer in full swing there is a lot of traffic on the water and we all need to be respectful to ensure boating safety. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind while you are enjoying your time on the water this summer: The same reasons we don’t drink and drive are the […]
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The Best Towable Tubes​​

June 9, 2022

Take advantage of this beautiful weather and enjoy Falls Lake! One fun water activity is tubing and it’s always a fan favorite, but safety is key. I have compiled a list of some of the best and safest towable tubes. 3 of the safest towable tubes on the market right now are: This is Amazon’s […]
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Kid Friendly Lake Activities

May 31, 2022

Need to keep the kids occupied while you’re at the lake? No worries, we have been doing this for quite a while so we have some great idea for you! 5 greats ideas to keep kids entertained and excited while at Falls Lake are: Water Man, Catch Me If You Can: A designated player will […]
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Motor Boatin’—Amazon Lake Day Must Haves

May 31, 2022

Summer is almost here! And we know everyone loves summer because that means fun times on the water on one of our boats or jet skis. Since you’re planning on spending some quality time on the lake, Motor Boatin’ has some suggestions for Lake Day Must Haves you can find on Amazon. 6 items to […]
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Facts About Some of Our Favorite Lakes

March 7, 2022

The state of North Carolina is known for its picturesque views whether that be beachfront, mountaintop, or lakefront. With all the outdoor activities available ranging from hiking to fishing, it is a beautiful state that offers something for everyone to enjoy. This blog post by Motor Boatin’ shares facts about some of our favorite lakes […]
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How to Host Your Next Getaway with Motor Boatin’

February 23, 2022

Pssst —We’ve got a secret! Do you want to know our favorite reason at Motor Boatin’ for being on the lake? It’s simple. We love how easy it is to quickly get away from it all. No matter whether you rent one of our jet skis, fishing boats, or pontoons, when you are on the […]
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5 Reasons Why Renting is More Practical Financially Than Owning a Boat

February 6, 2022

Cruising through serene waters is an experience like no other, but many boaters ask, “Is it smarter financially to own a boat or continue to rent?” At Motor Boatin’, we believe that renting is more practical financially than owning a boat, and we pride ourselves in providing affordable rentals for all to get out on […]
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Different Pontoon Boat Sizes – 10 People vs. 17 People

February 6, 2022

Pontoon boats come in many different sizes—both in length and width. Naturally, the larger the boat, the more its seating capacity is. At Motor Boatin’, we have pontoons of various sizes and capacities. This includes models designed for 10 people, 12, 14, and even 17 people. So, what is difference in lengths that makes each […]
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3 Ways to Sharpen Your Boating Skills

January 23, 2022

At Motor Boatin’, we have a lot of first-time boaters use our rentals – which we love! We are always dedicated to ensuring that all our customers feel completely confident out on the water and satisfied with their rental experience. We believe that this all starts with learning the boating basics. Because of this, this […]
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All About Yamaha WaveRunners

January 18, 2022

Yamaha WaveRunners, especially the VX Deluxe model that we carry at Motor Boatin’, are among the best equipped, most fuel-efficient, and well-designed personal watercraft on the market. But that’s not all—they’re also loads of fun to drive on the lake! WaveRunners are jet-propulsion watercraft. This means that for the jet ski to move through the […]
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A Guide to Winter Fishing: What You Should Know

January 18, 2022

There is a common misconception among many people that the winter season in the Triangle is not a good time for fishing. Nothing could be farther from the truth. With the right equipment, bait, and game plan, you can have a successful day of fishing on the lake even during the colder months. Motor Boatin’ […]
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Cold-Weather Boating: What to Wear

January 2, 2022

At Motor Boatin’, we believe that Triangle residents should be able to enjoy boating all year long even during the wintertime. To do this, it is important to wear the right gear for the winter weather so that boaters stay comfortable throughout their trip – thinking ahead is key. This blog post is dedicated to […]
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How to Safely Anchor Your Boat

September 20, 2021

So, you have been riding around on the lake, and you have found a nice cove that you want to drop anchor in and rest and relax. Just in case you have never done that before, Motor Boatin’ wants to share with you the safest way to anchor your boat in the lake. The first […]
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Hidden Gems on Falls Lake

September 13, 2021

At Motor Boatin’, we often get asked for suggestions on some great spots on Falls Lake to ride to and enjoy. Naturally, customers are looking for hidden gems to check out. We’ve got some great recommendations for you, but there is one detail we must add before we answer that. Each area of the lake […]
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Renting a Pontoon Boat: Things to Consider

September 6, 2021

Imagine spending one last summer day on the lake. Riding through the waters with wind in your hair, or just casually cruising through the lake as a way of relaxation – either way a pontoon boat rental will be perfect. Prior to renting, there are some things to consider and think about to make sure […]
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How to Re-board a Jet Ski

August 23, 2021

At Motor Boatin, there are two things we firmly believe in—having fun on the lake and being safe on the lake. Those two are not mutually exclusive. It is possible and easy to do both. On occasion, when you are riding one of our jet skis, you may end up in the water—hopefully, that’s because […]
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Summer Boat Renting: FAQs

August 14, 2021

With the warm weather and picturesque scenery, summer is the perfect time of year to rent a boat and get out on the beautiful, North Carolina waters. At Motor Boatin’, the summer months are some of our busiest, and with that, we receive all kinds of questions in regards to our boat rentals. In this […]
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Port or Starboard – Nautical Terms You Need to Know

August 4, 2021

While boating, first-time boaters are introduced to what seems like a whole dictionary of terms that might be new to them. Port, starboard, windward, leeward – What does it all mean? It can become difficult to try to figure it all out while out on the water, so Motor Boatin’ is here to help break […]
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Mistakes To Avoid When Riding a Jet Ski for The First Time

August 1, 2021

Riding a jet ski is just as fun as it sounds, but it needs to be done in a safe manner or else it can become dangerous quickly. Inexperienced jet ski drivers do have the potential to make mistakes, especially when it is their first time driving one. At Motor Boatin’, we want all our […]
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5 Reasons to Rent a Boat This Summer

July 18, 2021

Is there a better way to spend a warm, radiant summer day than out on a boat? At Motor Boatin’,  we don’t think so. We believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the full experience that comes with riding a boat for the first time. Summer is the perfect season to test out the […]
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Summer Boating Safety Guide – Do’s and Don’ts

July 6, 2021

Spending a hot, summer day riding a boat out on the water is a match made in heaven, but one important thing to keep in mind when boating is everyone on board’s safety – it should be a top priority. When at the lake, a nice, relaxing day can turn into a bad situation very […]
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5 Lunch Ideas to Pack for a Day Out on the Lake

July 6, 2021

While packing the lake day essentials such as sunscreen, towels and a dry change of clothes is important for a fun time spent out in the sun, bringing lunch and snacks to keep family and friends fueled throughout the day is just as important. To get the most out of your day spent out on […]
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Fun Things to Do Around the Triangle this Summer: Lake Edition

July 6, 2021

Who doesn’t love a lake day, especially a summer lake day? Sometimes the only cure for a hot, summer day is the crisp water and breezy air that can only be found on a lake. Lake days are great because of how versatile they are. When renting from Motor Boatin’, the possibilities for activities on […]
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Easy Steps to Improve Your Boat Handling Skills

July 6, 2021

Being behind the wheel of a boat is very different than being behind the wheel of a car. For starters, there are new factors when it comes to steering a boat that you don’t see on the road—like currents and waves. As a result, when you steer a boat, it may not always go exactly […]
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The Perfect Boat for Your Plans at Motor Boatin’

July 1, 2021

Renting a boat for the first time is an exciting activity to do on the weekend, or any day of the week, but many boaters are unsure of which boat or watercraft to choose for their desired plans. With so many different boat options and activities to pick from, it can be difficult to select […]
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Beat the Heat: Tips for Bringing Furry Friends Boating

July 1, 2021

Spending any day on the lake is bound to be fun and bringing along your dog with you makes it even better. At Motor Boatin’, we realize that many consider their dogs to be a part of their family, and we want everyone to be able to enjoy a lake day by having their furry […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Boating on the Fourth of July

June 15, 2021

The 4th of July is coming up quick, and there is no better way to spend the holiday than on a boat with friends and family. Whether you have a boat of your own or you are planning on renting at Motor Boatin’, we want everyone to have the boat day they deserve! To get […]
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Helpful Tips to Navigate Crowded Waters This Summer

June 15, 2021

It’s almost officially summer, and there is no better way to spend the day in the beautiful weather around the Triangle than on the lake on a boat. Everyone seems to agree with this which is why crowded waters are more and more common during this season. There is nothing to be worried about in […]
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Diving into the Best Practices for Boat Safety

March 18, 2021

To ensure a long, fun-filled day out on the lake, safety must be a number one priority for all individuals looking to ride or operate any type of watercraft. At Motor Boatin, we know and understand the importance of boating safety. Here are five tips to ensure the safety of all passengers onboard: Take a […]
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All About North Carolina Fishing License Requirements

March 11, 2021

Getting out on the lake is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful, spring weather in North Carolina. To fully enjoy the day, many choose to spend their time fishing. From relaxing on the boat waiting for a bite to the adrenaline rush of catching your first fish, it is truly one of the best […]
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How to Navigate a Lake for the First Time

March 1, 2021

Renting your first boat? There is nothing more exciting than getting out on the water for the first time! With the warm weather, open water and all the fun you can imagine at your fingertips, we are so excited to welcome you to the Motor Boatin family. To help you get started, we compiled a […]
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Steps to Rent at Motor Boatin’

January 24, 2021

Have you ever wanted to operate a fishing boat? Pontoon? Jet Ski? We offer the perfect opportunity for you to do just that! At Motor Boatin’, we take pride in providing affordable and entertaining rentals for our local communities. To ensure the safety of all of our customers, we require the following steps for all […]
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Funny (But Important) FAQs That We Get Asked

January 14, 2021

Operating a boat or personal watercraft can seem a little challenging especially the first time. For this reason, those new to boating come in with all kinds of questions. Although at first glance they may sound funny to experienced boaters, they are all valid questions that deserve to be answered. Here are four of our […]
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5 Health Benefits of Fishing

January 13, 2021

Many people see fishing as a fun pastime, but did you know that fishing actually has many physical and mental health benefits as well? From increasing vitamin D intake to reducing stress levels, fishing provides a large range of benefits for personal health which makes it good for the body and mind. Here are five […]
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All about the Different Watercraft Available for Rent at Motor Boatin’

January 12, 2021

Have you been wanting to plan a nice day out on the lake? Create fun memories with your loved ones? Try out riding a boat for the first time? The different types of rentable watercraft at Motor Boatin’ provide a fun answer to all of these questions. Motor Boatin’ dives in to share more on […]
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5 Pet Safety Tips While Boating

January 11, 2021

Safety is the number one priority for all passengers of a boat or any other watercraft and this includes the safety of our furry friends. Pet owners shouldn’t have to risk the well-being of their pets in order to enjoy a nice boat ride with them. Here are five pet safety tips while boating: Bring […]
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Jet Ski Safety Tips

January 10, 2021

Riding a Jet Ski is a fun way to spend a lake day. When out on the water, it is important to follow safety guidelines to ensure an enjoyable yet safe ride. Motor Boatin’ provides some safety tips for anyone looking to ride a Jet Ski. Here are five safety tips for riding a Jet […]
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What to Wear on a Winter Boat Trip

January 10, 2021

When taking a boat ride in the winter months, nothing is more important than wearing the correct clothing items. Coming prepared allows boat riders to enjoy being out on the water rather than being left cold and miserable. Here are five items to wear on a winter boat trip: Layers, layers, and more layers: In […]
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Three Family Fun Boating Activities To Try This Summer

May 31, 2020

Summer is almost here, and after a long winter and months of social distancing, everyone in the Raleigh area is itching to get out and have some fun. Fortunately, Motor Boatin’ has great family fun options that keep us all safe during the pandemic. Here are three of our favorite family activities on boats: Towables: […]
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Ways Boating Improves Health

May 11, 2020

Peaceful and relaxing or thrilling and exciting, boating is a great solution for those that seek out either scenario. Many seek out the former because they enjoy boating as an escape. Others enjoy the latter because they enjoy fishing or jet skiing. Motor Boatin’ has compiled a few ways boating improves health.  3 ways boating […]
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Myths & Facts about Boating

April 22, 2020

There are many myths floating around about boating. We are here to provide the facts to make the decision about boating easier. Let’s bust those myths and get you out on the water to begin enjoying one of the best ways to unplug, stay active, and relish the beautiful North Carolina outdoors. Here are some […]
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How to Safely Enjoy a Day Out on the Boat

April 20, 2020

The newest term in all of our vocabularies is… social distancing. One of the biggest questions we have been asked at Motor Boatin’ is, can one rent a boat and social distance safely? The answer is yes! But there are some very specific ways to stay socially distant while on the water. 4 ways Motor […]
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Safe Outdoor Social Distancing Activities

March 22, 2020

Life as we know it has changed for us all. We are living in unprecedented times but we are also experiencing something we had never had so much of before: TIME. We have more time on our hands than we could have ever imagined. So how can we take advantage of this gift of time […]
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The Top Four Reasons Boaters Love Falls Lake

February 16, 2020

 Falls Lake is one of the most popular lakes in the Raleigh area and it’s our personal favorite as well. We love it so much that we have based our recreational boat rental business on this lake! Here are a few reason boaters love Falls Lake: So much space to explore: Falls Lake is pretty […]
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3 Autumnal Activities on Falls Lake

November 14, 2019

It is officially fall in North Carolina, the temperatures have dropped, the leaves are falling, and school is back in session. However, fall in North Carolina is one of the best times to experience the great outdoors and what better place to spend these autumn weekends than at Falls Lake. Here are our top three […]
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Four of the Best Things to do at Falls Lake

August 25, 2019

There are a lot of things to do at falls lake. Spending a summer at falls lake could be done with no problem! We are going to tell you our favorite three things to do at falls lake! Before we share our four favorite things to do, we want to share a few honorable mentions. […]
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The Top 3 Lakes You Can Find Motor Boatin’ Boats on the Lake.

July 28, 2019

Motor Boatin’ allows their boat renters to travel with the boats they rent. Taking boats to other locations can provide a nice change from Falls Lake. Different lakes provide the opportunity to do different things. Where one lake might lack another might succeed. The only catch with bringing a boat to another location is the […]
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A New Boat at Motor Boatin’

July 16, 2019

It’s been a busy summer at Motor Boatin’ and we’ve decided to buy a new boat! This boat can completely change the game on the lake. A new boat can create a lot of new things to do at the lake. This boat can pull tubes, fish from, go fast, and seat four people. This […]
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How to Book a Pontoon Boat Rental​

July 1, 2019

There’s nothing like summertime to make you want to be on the water.  While the beach may be a bit too far from the Raleigh area, we’re lucky to have tons of lakes nearby for summertime fun. And nothing is better on a lake than taking out a boat. We get that renting a boat […]
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How to Rent a Jet-Ski, Hassle Free

June 20, 2019

Renting a jet ski is a great way to view nature or tear up the water with your friends, family, or your significant other. Renting also takes away the hassle and cost of maintenance and storage that comes with ownership. Read on so you know exactly what to do and expect to make sure your […]
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What You Need To Know To Have An Awesome Party On A Boat

June 4, 2019

Who is ready for a party on the water? We realize that not everyone is well-versed in the world of boating, and that Motor Boatin’ is often a trial run to lake life for a lot of people, so we wanted to give you some tips for making the most out of a boat party. […]
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Four of the Best Lakes In Raleigh

May 22, 2019

Boating season is here! We’re so excited to get back on the water (or at least get back on the water without freezing), and the Raleigh area is an awesome place to do that. There are so many lakes in Wake County and surrounding areas to enjoy that it can be overwhelming to figure out […]
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Read This Before You Tow Our Motorboats and Trailers

March 19, 2019

  Here at Motor Boatin LLC, we deliver our motorboats and Jet Skis to a number of nearby lakes, taking away the stress and hassle of you having to tow your own boat. However, some of our renters choose to tow their motorboats to lakes that are further away or to take a boat on […]
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Introducing Our Jet Skis: Yamaha Waverunners

February 19, 2019

  Here at Motor Boatin LLC, we are proud to offer Yamaha Waverunners to our customers for Jet Ski rentals. We have Yamaha Waverunners that are the VX Deluxe model. Each Jet Ski can hold up to 3 people at a time, but there are many other reasons why this has become our Jet Ski […]
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Have Fun and Keep Your Kids Safe During Boat Rentals

January 20, 2019

  Our boat rentals can be fun for the whole family, but it is important to go over the basics of boat safety with your children before setting out on the water. Here at Motor Boatin LLC, we want your whole family to have fun on Falls Lake or one of the other nearby lakes. […]
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Our Fishing Boats are Perfect for Fishing on Falls Lake

December 19, 2018

  A trip on one of our fishing boats can be a perfect outing for your family or friends. We can deliver fishing boats to Falls Lake or one of the other nearby lakes. All you have to do is make sure that your NC fishing licenses are current, grab your fishing gear and snacks, […]
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How to Spend a Fall Weekend at the Lake

November 29, 2018

The fall season means the air is growing a bit colder and the leaves are changing to beautiful shades of yellow, orange, and red. With the intense heat of the summer dissipating, the fall weather makes it ideal for a great weekend at the lake. Our team at Motor Boatin’ off of Falls Lake has […]
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Best Christmas Gifts for People Who Like to Fish

November 28, 2018

The holiday season is coming up and that means people are buying all kinds of gifts for their friends and loved ones. There is a good chance that someone in your life loves fishing or being out on the lake. There are some things that any fishing lover would appreciate. Whether they fish to de-stress or […]
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Stay Safer and Have More Fun with Our Jet Ski Safety Tips

November 19, 2018

  Riding on a Jet Ski can be one of the most exhilarating things to do on the water, but it can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing. The good news is that most Jet Ski accidents can be avoided when you follow a few simple safety guidelines. Here are some things […]
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3 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Rent a Fishing Boat

November 12, 2018

Being an active member of the Falls Lake community, our team gets to see the seasons on Falls Lake. We see, once it starts to warm up in the Spring and Summer, boaters, jet skiers and swimmers out on the lake. But, when it cools in the Fall, it’s quiet on Falls Lake which means, […]
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Tips for Driving Pontoon Boats

October 16, 2018

Pontoon boats are a very popular option when it comes to boat rentals or ownership, and there are some good reasons for this popularity. Pontoon boats are extremely versatile. They can be used for watersports, fishing or just lounging around the lake on a hot summer afternoon. They are perfect for families looking to have […]
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Rent One of Our Fishing Boats for a Fun Day Out on the Water

October 3, 2018

  Let your inner fisherman out for an afternoon! Even if you don’t have your own boat, you can still go out on the water and try to catch some fish on one of our fishing boats. At Motor-Boatin LLC, we rent out fishing boats for use in Raleigh, North Carolina, and we can provide […]
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Pontoon Boats FAQ

September 19, 2018

When it comes to boats, most people come up with two options in their minds: a boat that is made for fishing and the other boats that are made for everything else. Fishing boats are generally smaller, can have outboard motors, and you most likely won’t see them dragging a skier anytime soon! Motorboats, on […]
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Are Pontoon Boats Good for Fishing?

September 4, 2018

Some people will tell you that pontoon boats aren’t a great option for anglers. However, many of the things that make pontoons such a great option for partying and family activities on the water also make them advantageous for fishing. Here are a few reasons why you might want to think about renting pontoon boats […]
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Why Boat Rentals are Better Than Boat Clubs

August 27, 2018

When owning your own boat isn’t feasible because of the investment or ongoing costs of storage and upkeep, you might be wondering if joining a boat club is the best option. On the surface, they often look like a great idea. However, when you look a bit deeper, you’ll recognize that boat rentals are often […]
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The Basics of Riding Waverunners

August 20, 2018

Personal watercrafts came on the scene back in the 1970s with Yamaha waverunners, the first sit-down type, open-stern production, personal watercraft, entering the market in 1986. Since then, they have become a popular option on our nation’s beaches, as well as lakes and other waterways. If you are new to waverunners, here are a few […]
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Visiting Raleigh? Here are Some Fun Family Activities to Consider

August 19, 2018

When you’re visiting a new area, it can be helpful to plan ahead of time a few activities that you can enjoy, especially when travelling with your family. You might be thinking, “It’s a vacation! I don’t want to have my free time dictated by a schedule!” Well, you don’t have to be a Type-A, […]
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Family Activities on a Boat to Entertain Kids

August 13, 2018

It might seem that taking the kids out on the lake on a rental boat is enough entertainment to keep them occupied and happy for several hours. The reality is that although this is one of the best family activities, kids can become bored. Here are a few ways you can avoid them saying “Can […]
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The Best Times to Rent a Jet Ski

August 13, 2018

We’re in the swing of summertime and as the weather is getting hotter, people are looking for quick and easy ways to cool off. Whether you are going to Falls Lake, Kerr Lake, Jordan Lake, or Harris Lakes renting a jet ski could be just the right way to go in an attempt to beat […]
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Great Lunch Ideas on a Motorboat

August 7, 2018

Many an angler who expected their meal to come from the lake has endured a grumbling stomach when the fish weren’t biting. Add to that the fact that not all motorboats provide a chance to cook up your catch, and your best bet is bringing some food on board with you. Convenience foods are a […]
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Falls Lake Fishing Tip: Fishing Boat Rentals

August 1, 2018

If you have wanted to take advantage of North Carolina’s best lake for largemouth bass, catfish and crappie, you can’t go wrong spending a day fishing on Falls Lake. There are always plenty of fishing tips for landing a great haul for dinner and stocking the freezer. The best tip of all is taking advantage […]
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Things to Take for Family Activities on the Lake

July 26, 2018

A day on the lake is one of those family activities that can create life-long memories – provided you plan properly! You don’t want to have to cut your day short because you forgot to take something important with you. Here are the top things you should have with you for a fun-filled day on […]
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Jet Skis vs. Boats: Which is Right for You?

July 19, 2018

When it comes to playing outdoors, the fact of the matter is there isn’t a wrong way to enjoy your time in Raleigh, North Carolina! With our all beautiful trails, lakes, and other outdoor enjoyments, you can spend time in any of these places and leave feeling more relaxed. When it comes to your time […]
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Boats 101: How to Stay Safe while Boating

July 18, 2018

Spending a day out on the water with friends and family is supposed to be fun and create life-long memories. If you don’t want those memories to be unpleasant, it is important to know a few safety measures before heading out, particularly if this is your first time. Here is some practical advice for how […]
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The Top 5 Movies to Watch if You Love Boats

July 10, 2018

  Getting ready to head out on the lake? What better way to get into the mood than to watch some of the best boat movies ever?! There are plenty of movies that feature boats in one way or another, so you have a long list to choose from. Here are a few of our […]
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Bass Boat Rentals: The Newest Thing in Family Bonding

June 19, 2018

When it comes to your family, you know that spending time with them is important. You try to have family dinners, you attend plays and recitals your children are participating in, but there are still times when you just feel like you’re not connecting with your family like you once did. With all the distractions […]
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After Searching for “Family Activities Near Me,” Our Boat Rentals are the Answer

May 22, 2018

Memorial Day is right around the corner! If you’ve searched for “family activities near me,” and come up with lackluster results so far, at Motor-Boatin LLC, we are your answer. Take your entire family out boating to celebrate the long weekend on one of our pontoons, jet skis, fishing boats, or any of our watercraft […]
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Should You Buy a Boat or Go with Boat Rentals?

May 17, 2018

Here in Raleigh, North Carolina, we have some serious advantages over the rest of the country when it comes to the great outdoors! Not only are we able to spend a lot of our time outdoors thanks to the warmer weather we experience, but we also have easy access to not just one, but several […]
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Safety Tips for Boaters that We Share With All Of Our Raleigh Boat Renters

April 10, 2018

As the weather is getting warmer, more couples in Raleigh are heading out on the Raleigh lakes. But, before heading out on the lake, it is important to be prepared and safe. No matter how much experience one has, it’s always a good idea for everyone to review boating safety rules before departures. At Motor […]
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How to Know When the Weather is Right to Head Back Out on the Lake

April 9, 2018

Lakes are of the places whose natural beauty is not overly dependent on decent weather. It is often said, that the best time to visit a lake is in spring or summer. With warmer weather and summertime on the way, many families will head to the lake to beat the heat and cool off.  But […]
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How to Spend a Spring Weekend at Falls Lake

February 27, 2018

The winter blues are finally abating.  It is time to get one with nature again.  Spring seasons in NC are just breathtaking.  The rebirth of all the dried greenery can be quite a sight.  Boating through Falls Lake is just the right way to experience the rebirth of nature. As the flowers bloom and trees […]
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4 Cold Weather Safety Tips for Boating in the Triangle

February 5, 2018

Our boating enthusiasts in the Triangle haven’t stopped sailing simply because Winter is here. Our team at Motor Boatin’ knows that our local boaters utilize their vessels for transportation, fishing, or even leisure during the cold months. Because of this, we thought it would be good to talk about Winter boating tips so that  time […]
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3 Tips for Fishing in the Triangle During the Winter

January 30, 2018

Anglers of the Triangle love to cast their reels during the Winter months for a few reasons. Since the weather is colder, the lakes and fishing spots are not as crowded with boaters and others enjoying water activities. Cold weather also is primetime for freshwater species to group up together, meaning there are more fish […]
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4 Things to Do a the Lake in the Winter

December 26, 2017

Spring and Summer are the most popular seasons to come out to Falls Lake. But, the Motor Boatin’ team loves December, January, and February around Falls Lake. It is a very different time of year. There are fewer crowds, but that doesn’t mean less fun or less memorable moments. 4 great activities for wintertime at […]
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5 Fantastic Christmas Gift Ideas for the Lake Lovers in Your Life

December 21, 2017

Christmas shopping can be such a difficult task. There are women and women on the list – adults, and children too. How can anyone pick the right gift for everyone? One of the best suggestions that the Motor Boatin’ team shares is to chose a gift based on individuals likes and interests. For example, there […]
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3 Ways That Motor Boatin’ Maintains Our Boats

November 2, 2017

When renting a boat in Raleigh, many Raleigh families are nervous about what has happened to the boat before they rented it. Because of this concern, many families ask how we maintain our boats before they determine if they will rent a boat on Falls Lake. At Motor Boatin’ we offer a variety of rental boats for our […]
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4 Key Benefits to Taking the Weekend to Go Out and Fish on Falls Lake

October 31, 2017

Fishing is a common hobby for Raleigh families especially with so many great lakes in Raleigh. Fishing can be a fun activity or a great way to improve mental and physical well-being. At Motor Boatin’, we believe that fishing is a great opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and the sights of Falls Lake. We […]
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3 Reasons to Rent a Jet Ski at Falls Lake

October 22, 2017

Nothing is better than enjoying the beautiful waters of Falls Lake. There are many fun-filled water activities to do at the lake, one being jet-skiing. Jet skiing is a fun and adventurous way to amplify your Falls Lake experience. 3 reasons Fall is a great time to rent a jet ski in Raleigh at Falls […]
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3 Lakes in the Triangle Serviced by Motor Boatin’

September 27, 2017

We’re known for our exceptional service of Falls Lake in Raleigh. We take pride in sharing our watercrafts with everyone in the Triangle and hearing their fun stories! Certainly, Falls Lake is a popular go-to spot for our locals, but did you know we also service other lakes in the area? That’s right! With a […]
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How to Spend a Weekend at Falls Lake in Autumn

September 24, 2017

It seems the heat of summer has finally left the Triangle and our locals couldn’t be more excited! We have fabulous fall seasons here in North Carolina, and the beautiful vistas of Falls Lake are some of the best in Raleigh! Before the chill of winter sneaks in, our Triangle residents should consider having a […]
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4 Items To Bring When Renting a Boat in the Triangle

September 20, 2017

Our watercraft and boat lovers in the Triangle enjoy spending their weekends at Falls Lake while relaxing on one of our top of the line vessels from Motor Boatin’! It’s pretty expensive to own a boat and keep up with all the maintenance, so we gladly do the dirty work. So, even though we do […]
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3 Activities to Enjoy at Falls Lake in the Triangle

September 17, 2017

Now that Fall is beginning to settle in the Triangle, residents may think activities on Falls Lake are coming to an end. Luckily, this is not the case! Even as the winds cool down, the lake has much to offer our local explorers. Nature and water lovers can take in the beautiful sights while boating, […]
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What to do in Raleigh this August

August 27, 2017

August is like the Sunday of summer –the summer season will be ending soon, but there is still time to do the summer activities! Luckily in Raleigh, there are plenty of things to do with friends and family. As the Raleigh outdoor experts at Motor Boatin’, our team has developed a few favorite spots to […]
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The Perks of a Pontoon Boat

August 21, 2017

When it comes to choosing the right boat, there are many things to consider: what is its purpose, who will be spending time on it, and how much work are you willing to put in? Our Falls Lake boat rental team at Motor Boatin’ know that many of these questions lead to one answer: rent […]
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The Best Fishing Spots in Raleigh

August 16, 2017

Something that attracts so many people to move to North Carolina is our beautiful landscapes – from the mountains to the beaches and everything in between – including the lakes! As the boat rental company at Falls Lake in Raleigh, Motor Boatin loves Falls Lakes. But, that doesn’t mean that we only rent our fishing […]
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Benefits of Spending Time Near Water

August 13, 2017

Let’s face it – life can get busy. When this happens, it is important to designate some time to recoup and relax. So many Raleigh families relax by spending time on or around the water. If life has been a little stressful, our team at Motor Boatin’ would love to help plan a stress-free weekend […]
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Why To Rent a Boat Instead of Buying One

July 25, 2017

There’s nothing better than spending a sunny day boating on the open waters of Falls Lake in the Triangle area. Here at Motor Boatin’, we supply jet skis, fishing boats, and pontoon boats to the local water lovers at affordable prices and with flexible rental options. Some may think renting a boat for a few […]
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How to Plan a Budget-Friendly Staycation in the Triangle

July 19, 2017

Sometimes people desperately need a break, but maybe they don’t have the funds available for an expensive vacation to a far-off destination. No need to forfeit well-deserved time off! Consider choosing to remain local and having a cozy staycation. There are plenty of things to do in our own communities that we tend to take […]
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3 Reasons to Rent a Jet Ski in the Triangle

July 12, 2017

Our local Falls Lake community is actively enjoying the sweltering summer months in the Triangle by spending time on the water! There are plenty of things to do, such as fishing, swimming, or relaxing on a nice pontoon boat. Our resident thrill-seekers are also zooming around on the awesome jet skis we have available for […]
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5 Tips for Bass Fishing in the Triangle

July 12, 2017

Falls Lake is well-known for its large-mouth bass during fishing seasons, and the Raleigh anglers are always eager to get out and cast their lines. At Motor Boatin’ we commonly see individuals renting a fishing boat to go out and enjoy the waters and the fish. Since they spend so much time on the lake, […]
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4 Activities All Raleigh Families Want to Enjoy on the 4th of July

June 18, 2017

What comes to mind when thinking of the 4th of July? Maybe watching a fireworks displays with the family? Or a day at the beach? So many Raleigh families head down to the beach for the 4th of July because they don’t feel like they can enjoy all they want to in Raleigh. However, we […]
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How to Plan at Day at the Raleigh Lake

June 13, 2017

Many Raleigh citizens plan to spend a day during the summer at Jordan Lake or Falls Lake. However, many people are overwhelmed by how to plan out the day at Falls Lake? Typically, this process can be overwhelming and leads Raleigh lake goers to skip a day at the lake. As the boat rental experts […]
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3 Best Ways to Celebrate Graduating in the Raleigh Area

May 30, 2017

For parents, we are approaching the best time of the year: summer break. But, right before summer break comes graduation season in Raleigh! Graduation and graduation parties are right around the corner for the Raleigh area. But, what is the best way to celebrate? At Motor Boatin’, we are never short of great ways to […]
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4 Best Lakes in the Raleigh Area and What They Offer

May 16, 2017

Summertime is quickly approaching in the Triangle, which means Raleigh citizens are preparing for many days in the sun and on the water. One of the most frequent questions we are asked at Motor Boatin‘ is ‘what lakes are near Raleigh and what are the advantages of each one?’ There are so many lakes in […]
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What to do in Raleigh on Mother’s Day

May 7, 2017

Mother’s Day is a great appreciation day for moms to show them extra love. Some moms will love a day on Falls Lake fishing and other would prefer a day on the jet skis. Plan something special for mom by going to Falls Lake. Enjoy a day filled with adventure and family bonding. People in […]
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How to Spend Memorial Day in Raleigh

May 2, 2017

It is time to start making Memorial Day weekend plans! Raleigh has some great lakes that provide fun and entertainment for families and friends. Motor Boatin’ has compiled a list of fun Memorial Day plans on Falls Lake. 5 Memorial Day activities on Falls Lake include: Rent a boat: Take part in the lake activities […]
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How to Live the Lake Life

April 18, 2017

Living the lake life means doing activities by and on the lake that make us happy. Whether it means enjoying time on the water with a fishing rod or renting a boat for a sunset cruise, spending time at Falls Lake is for everyone. Motor Boatin’ has fishing boat rentals and pontoon boat rentals for […]
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5 Reasons Why to Rent a Boat in the Spring

April 5, 2017

Spring is a great time to rent a boat in the Raleigh area. Sunny skies and comfortable temperatures make the time on the water great for everyone. Motor Boatin’ has boat rentals for those who want to enjoy Falls Lake and all the activities it has to offer. 5 reasons why renting a boat is […]
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5 Helpful Spring Cleaning Tips for Every Boat

March 20, 2017

Spring is here and warmer weather is on the way. Time to get the boats ready for the season with some spring cleaning tips from Motor Boatin’. Our boats are always kept up to a high standard of cleanliness and safety regulated for boat rentals. Get a boat ready for spring by cleaning: Boat upholstery: […]
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3 Outdoor, Lake Activities to Enjoy at Falls Lake in Durham

March 13, 2017

This has been a beautiful winter in the Triangle. This unseasonably warm weather in Durham had lead Motor Boatin, the boat rental company serving Falls Lake, to see an increase in new customers enjoying Falls Lake this winter. In the winter, a common question is: Can we even rent a boat in the winter? The […]
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3 Things to Prepare for Spring Time on the Water in the Triangle

February 16, 2017

Spring is only a month away! Although for local Triangle residents, it certainly feels as if it may have come a bit early this year. However, while our lakes and rivers continue to warm up, there are a few things that can be done ahead of time to ensure that the new season starts off […]
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5 Reasons To Love Valentine’s Day at Falls Lake

February 7, 2017

As Valentine’s Day is approaching, everyone in Raleigh is scrambling for some great ideas of what to do. Many Raleigh restaurants are already filled up with reservations, so what could be left? How about a romantic night out on Falls Lake? Motor Boatin, the exclusive motor boat rental company located on Falls Lake, can help […]
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3 Important Ways to Prepare Boats for Winter

January 22, 2017

The saying goes: “The two days of being a boat owner is the day the boat is purchase and the day the boat is sold.” This is true because there is a lot of maintenance that goes into owning a boat in the Triangle area. That is why many Raleigh citizens will choose to rent […]
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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Boat Lovers in the Triangle

January 1, 2017

The new year is quickly approaching and Triangle boating enthusiasts are already preparing for its coming! Typically, the new year begins with new resolutions for how to improve our own personal lives as well as the lives around us. So, what can boat lovers near the Falls Lake area pledge to do to make 2017 […]
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Safety Tips for Boaters in the Fall and Winter

December 4, 2016

Just because the summer winds have left the Triangle area doesn’t mean that it’s time to retire water activities. Boating can be just as enjoyable in the fall and winter months! With the cooler weather, the beaming rays of sunshine are less intense, there’s beautiful scenery with the fall foliage, and there are considerably less […]
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How to Enjoy the Fall Colors in the Falls Lake Area

November 17, 2016

The Triangle area is radiant with fall colors right now! Our beautiful oak trees offer rich tones in contrast to the evergreen pines that surround them, and it would be a shame to miss them this year! Wouldn’t it be nice to spend an afternoon strolling through the leaves, taking in the crisp air? Don’t […]
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How to Choose The Right Lake For Jet Skiing in the Fall

November 6, 2016

It is wonderful to rent a jet ski in the fall around Triangle area lakes. Especially this year because it is staying warmer later than usual in the Raleigh area! But, it may be hard to choose exactly where to go, with so much to see and do on a jet ski around here. One […]
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How to Enjoy Fall at Falls Lake

October 4, 2016

Many Raleigh water enthusiasts believe that once the weather begins to cool down, the Raleigh boating season is over. But, this is the farthest thing from the truth! As a North Carolina business, Motor Boatin has noticed that many individuals who live in the in North Carolina believe that boat rental season ends after Labor […]
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Oceans, Lakes, and Rivers: The Best Boats for Each

September 22, 2016

Renting a boat is a fantastic way to enjoy time on the water. For those that are unfamiliar with boating, you may not know that boats are designed for the body of water that they’ll occupy. This includes exterior hardware design as well as other attributes like boat speed or size. The experts at Motor […]
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How Jet Skis Work: The Mechanics Behind Their Power

September 13, 2016

Jet skis are easily the fastest and most thrilling personal water craft (PWC) available. Essentially, they’re like motorbikes that ride on open water. However, a PWC doesn’t operate in the same way as a boat, with an outboard motor and propeller; nor is it like an actual motorbike with a gasoline engine moving the back […]
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What to do When Camping in the Falls Lake Area

September 11, 2016

One of the greatest American pastimes is camping. Reconnecting with nature, unplugging from constant screen time, and enjoying the simple pleasures that life has to offer are perfect ways to unwind and rejuvenate. Our team at Motor Boatin knows that many Triangle residents love spending time outdoors, especially in the beautiful parks of the area, […]
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Water and Boating Safety: What to Watch Out For on the Water

September 6, 2016

Whether renting a boat for leisure or a jet ski for more of a thrill, it’s important to employ practical water safety measures. No matter how much experience someone has on the water, the unexpected can happen. However, with thorough preparation and attention to detail, boating and other water activities can be both safe and […]
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Water and Boating Safety: What to Watch Out For on the Water

August 16, 2016

Whether renting a boat for leisure or a jet ski for more of a thrill, it’s important to employ practical water safety measures. No matter how much experience someone has on the water, the unexpected can happen. However, with thorough preparation and attention to detail, boating and other water activities can be both safe and […]
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4 Questions to Ask Before Renting a Jet Ski

August 14, 2016

When living and boating in the Raleigh area, there are many choices of where to rent a jet ski. These options include Jordan Lake, Falls Lake, or heading to the beach. But, no matter where a jet ski can be rented, how can you tell it is a good company to rent from? Upon first […]
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Is It Too Hot to Rent a Boat in Raleigh?

July 26, 2016

The summer heat wave has hit the Raleigh area! Temperatures are soaring into the upper 90s and it feels like we have crossed into the triple digits. Summer is the best time to enjoy boat rentals and jet ski rentals on Falls Lake, but with temperatures so high, it might feel like a bad idea. […]
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Does Jordan or Falls Lake Offer the Best Jet Ski Rentals?

July 18, 2016

Know where someone can rent jet skis in the Raleigh area? Most people will answer and say, “Jordan Lake,” but there are more options than just Jordan Lake. Motor-Boatin is the exclusive company that offers jet ski rentals in Raleigh and serves Falls Lake. But everyone knows Jordan Lake, why should I go to Falls […]
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Camping at Falls Lake: Why Go All the Way to The Coast?

July 13, 2016

In North Carolina, when someone refers to camping, people think of camping in the mountains or on the beach. But, there is no need to go that far! Falls Lake offers great camping grounds as well as activities that are great for large groups. When Motor Boatin suggests camping at Falls Lake, many people are […]
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How to Make the Most of Summer Vacation

July 8, 2016

When vacationing somewhere tropical, many resorts or beaches have jet ski rentals right on the beach. This makes it so easy to rent and go! But, back at home, that can be hard. The jet ski rental companies on the beach typically rent by the hour. Motor Boatin wants to make a trip to Falls […]
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4 Fun Things Kids Can Do at Falls Lake

June 24, 2016

It is officially summertime in North Carolina. Schools are out, the summer solstice has passed, and everyone is looking for a way to enjoy the beautiful weather. The team at Motor Boatin knows it can be tough with kids to know what activities they can enjoy that are also safe for them. Many families spend […]
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3 Important Things to Consider When Renting Jet Skis

June 24, 2016

Summertime in Raleigh is hot! With temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, everyone is looking for a way to cool off. Spending a day with a set of rented jet skis is a great way to cool off in Raleigh! However, many people won’t rent jet skis or boats during the summer because they […]
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Does Jordan or Falls Lake Offer the Best Rentals?

May 31, 2016

When asking Raleigh boaters where they go to enjoy a day on the lake, the large majority say Jordan Lake. But, when asking those individuals how they feel about Jordan Lake, they often say that they don’t like all the crowds, all of the types of watersports going on in a small area of the […]
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Kerr Lake Weekend Family Fun

August 17, 2014

We had a great time with family and friends on Kerr Lake this weekend.  We went out on two jet skis and a pontoon boat.  The weather was wonderful and the hot dogs off the grill really hit the spot.  There aren’t many weekends left this season, so if you want to get out on […]
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