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How to Determine the Best Maintenance Schedule for Your Boat April 12th, 2021

Your boat’s ideal maintenance schedule will always vary depending on the specific make and model you’re talking about, so you should always consult your original manufacturer’s documentation to see what you have to do to keep everything in proper working order. Having said that, there are a few important things you’ll want to do before you head out on the water. What You Need to Know to Keep Your Boat in Great Shape By far, the most important part of your boat’s maintenance schedule is often the one that a lot of people overlook: cleaning the exterior. They spend so much... Read More

Boating Hacks from BoatingLakeMead that You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner April 1st, 2021

The goal of owning or renting a boat is to actually spend some time out on the water. At BoatingLakeMead, we are here to help with some tips and tricks to save you time cleaning, servicing and preparing your boat so that you can maximize your time on the water. Here are our favorite tips: Wipe down your boat with morning dew for a spot-free shine. Before trailering your boat, wipe it down with dish soap so it sheds road dust. Prevent chips in fiberglass by using masking tape when drilling. Use oven cleaner to remove adhesives cleanly from gelcoat. Make a... Read More

Safe Boating Tips for Beginners from the Pros at Boating Lake Mead February 26th, 2020

Boating is a feeling like no other. There’s nothing like sitting in the driver’s seat and owning the open water. At Boating Lake Mead, we know the key to having the best experience while boating is to always prioritize safety. We’ve compiled this list of ten boating tips for beginners to reference any time they’re headed to Lake Mead. Water Safety Tips for New Boaters  Prepare While Off the Water  Before you rent or take your own boat onto Lake Mead, it’s a good idea to enroll in any additional boater-safety training courses you can. You can never learn too... Read More

Fire Extinguisher Recall Notice November 8th, 2017

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Marina of the Year July 10th, 2016

In 2010, Las Vegas Boat Harbor, Inc was awarded the National Award of Marina of the Year for 2009 in the large category. This honor was bestowed upon the company and family by Marina Dockage magazine. The Marina Dockage magazine is a national publication in the marine industry. Betty Gripentog, founder along with granddaughter Erin Charlesworth and her husband, Coby Charlesworth traveled to Florida to receive this prestigious award. We thank our family of customers for being a part of this wonderful honor. Without our customers, guests, employees we would not be able to win this great award. Below is the... Read More

Working & Loving It July 1st, 2016

Las Vegas People and Jobs: Working (and Loving It) at 79 A blog from Living Las Vegas ~ Real Life in the Shadow of the Strip by Diane Taylor Sunday, March 28, 2010 Betty Gripentog is a great-grandmother. She wears colorful clothing, has carefully applied eye makup, lipstick and nail polish, and at 79, is sharp mentally, laughs easily and is President or Director of five companies familiar to Las Vegas boating enthusiasts. Gripentog is the matriarch of a family business that includes Las Vegas Boat Harbor, Lake Mead Marina, Las Vegas Bay Dry Storage, Dry Dock Boat Sales and... Read More