3 reasons to use our consignment program

posted on Jan 27

As new 2017 models start to hit the market, boaters are looking to upgrade. If you’re looking to sell your old vessel to move to a newer boat model, check out the Hagadone Marine Group consignment program. Here are three reasons to use the Hagadone Mar…click for more...

What excitement will the 2017 Spokane Boat Show bring?

posted on Jan 27

There may still be snow on the ground, but many North Idaho boaters are gearing up to get back out on the water. That’s why, next week, the team from Hagadone Marine Group will be at the Spokane Boat Show to check out the newest trends and most exciting…click for more...

HMG poised to sell 1000th Cobalt

posted on Jan 16

Sometime in 2017, Hagadone Marine Group will pass a stunning milestone. “Believe it or not, we’re selling our one thousandth Cobalt at some point this year,” says Paul Nielsen, HMG director of sales. The dealership on Lake Coeur d’Alene, previou…click for more...

Fall and winter are great times to sell or trade in your boat

posted on Dec 23

If you’re looking to upgrade to a new boat next spring, you might also be looking to trade in or sell your current vessel. Many boaters think spring is the best time to sell a boat, but consider the benefits of selling or trading your boat in fall and w…click for more...

3 reasons winter is the best time for boat repairs

posted on Dec 23

While you may not be thinking about your boat, winter is still a great time of year to complete routine maintenance. After all, when spring comes around, you’re going to want to be back on the water as soon as possible. Here are three reasons you shoul…click for more...

6 Things Your Boat Needs This Fall

posted on Oct 19

1. Freeze Protection “At our latitude of 48 degrees north, every boat out there should have some level of freeze protection,” says James Barnhart, director of service for Hagadone Marine Center. “Anything that traps water needs to be emptied or tre…click for more...

Why Forward Drive Will Make You Happy

posted on Sep 01

Question: What runs backwards but is faster and smoother than ever? Answer: The cutting edge new Forward Drive technology from Volvo Penta, now a part of the Cobalt R3, R5 and R7 S Surf series. As they say, it’s moving boating forward – way forward! S…click for more...

The Chris Craft is a classic wood boat that withstood the test of time

posted on Aug 15

For nearly a century, the clean lines and utilitarian look of the Chris Craft have been the envy of wooden boat enthusiasts. The mahogany powerboats proved to be an instant classic and interest in the vessels is still going strong today. In addition to r…click for more...

3 things to know about boating to Harrison

posted on May 24

For those boaters looking for things to do during the summer on Lake Coeur d’Alene, consider a jaunt down to Harrison, Idaho. The easy to access town is right on the lake, with camping, gas, food and even ice cream. What would normally be more than an h…click for more...

Why dock at the Third Street Mooring Dock? Here are 3 reasons!

posted on May 10

For many boaters, the city of Coeur d’Alene is the best destination for summer time fun. As you dock your boat, there’s plenty to do in the little lakeside town. Looking for the best place to dock your boat to start your journey? Here are three reason…click for more...

Why the Cobalt R5WSS Surf — with the Volvo Penta Forward Drive — is the boat for this summer!

posted on Apr 21

We know many of our fellow boaters are gearing up for a great summer on Lake Coeur d’Alene, or any one of our local rivers. But for those of you looking to buy a new boat for summer 2016, we have the best boat for you. If you’re looking for a water-s…click for more...

Check these 5 things before you leave the dock on your boat this spring

posted on Apr 14

It’s been a long winter here in the northwest, so as you begin to commission your boat for summer remember, there are some key things to check before you leave the dock for the first time this spring. Make sure you’re legal Do your lights work inc…click for more...

Discover the difference between the three main motor types

posted on Feb 22

With a lot of terminology out there, it can be hard to be sure you know exactly what you’re getting when you purchase your next boat. At Hagadone Marine Group, we understand wading through the industry vocabulary can get tricky, especially for first-tim…click for more...

The three biggest tips to make cooking on your boat easy as pie!

posted on Jan 29

When you’re getting ready to go out on Coeur d’Alene Lake, the Spokane River or even Lake Pend Oreille this summer, we know you’ll remember to bring your swimsuit. But what about food? Have you and your crew properly prepared for the long day ahead,…click for more...

Three tips for buying your next wakeboarding and surf equipment

posted on Jan 27

If you’re like the team at Hagadone Marine Group, you’re already dreaming of getting back on the water. Even though the north Idaho weather might be a little dreary this time of year, we’re already looking forward to spring and summer on Lake Coeur …click for more...

Reasons the Colbalt R5 WSS Surf is the best powerboat

posted on Oct 27

The team at Hagadone Marine knows that boat owners have been compromising. When purchasing a surf boat, it seems as though you have to give up something to get something else, such as giving up a little bit of comfort for better performance in your surf b…click for more...

Volvo Penta drives the most sophisticated yet

posted on Oct 20

Since the 1950s, Volvo Penta drives have been breaking the mold and innovating the way powerboats drive. Throughout the years, the makers of the Volvo drive have created engines and power sources that have better performance, lower noise and fewer vibrat…click for more...

Three ways to prevent mildew when storing your boat

posted on Sep 25

Sadly, the sunny days are getting shorter and warm days are becoming rare in north Idaho. After Labor Day, many boaters in the northwest decide to begin readying their boat for winter storage. While there may be a few nice days left this year, in Septembe…click for more...

Staying warm while boating after Labor Day

posted on Sep 18

Here in the northwest, a little rain will rarely stop us from doing what we want to do. Those living in north Idaho know that the weather can change almost instantly, so we seize the opportunity to be outside whenever we can, and just prepare for the wors…click for more...

The best boat on the market: Cobalt’s new 2015 series

posted on Aug 21

If you’re looking for the most stylish boats on the market right now, the new series from Cobalt— the R3, R5 and R7— are the vessels for you. Hagadone Marine is able to stock and showcase this boat before anyone else in the northwest, making us your…click for more...

Hagadone Marine on the Cobalt R7

posted on Aug 14

At Hagadone Marine, we’re always excited to see what some of our favorite boat manufacturers come up with each year, and how they improve on designs we already love. Each year, we wait so see what the best boats of 2015 will be, and this year, we’ve a…click for more...

Boat Rentals on Lake Coeur d’Alene with Hagadone Marine Group

posted on Aug 05

With places like Coeur d’Alene Lake and Pend Orielle, as well as the Coeur d’Alene River, Spokane River and Saint Joe River, there are a lot of boating options in the northwest. From Montana to Washington, Idaho to Oregon, Hagadone Marine Group has wh…click for more...

Blackwell Island Marina a safe, reliable boat slip

posted on Jul 30

We write a lot about Hagadone Marine Group, and the fantastic facilities that we can host at our Coeur d’Alene location next to the Coeur d’Alene Resort. But did you know Hagadone Marine is much more than just a single location? We have locations acr…click for more...

Make sure to keep up maintenance even during the summer season

posted on Jun 30

The team at Hagadone Marine is avid about beginning and end of season maintenance for your boat, but did you know, we can also take care of any mid-season maintenance that arises? Here are a few items you should check regularly: Oil and fluids Never …click for more...

Safety is key for keeping water sports fun this summer

posted on Jun 23

Safety should always be the number one concern for any boater on the water this summer. Any time you step into a boat, don’t step away from your responsibility. We’ve rounded up some easy tips to help you not only have fun, but also stay safe on the w…click for more...

Regular maintenance for your boat trailer

posted on May 19

Your trailer is an essential tool for nearly every boat outing, yet it seems to be one of the most easily overlooked tools. Everyone knows to regularly change the oil in your boat but did you know your trailer could be equally important? Regular trailer …click for more...

Safe Boat Week Twitter Party

posted on May 14

Join us for a #SafeBoatWeek Twitter Party on May 19 at 3pm! Follow @BoatingCampaign …click for more...

Stay safe this summer, on and off the water

posted on May 12

Summer can be a time to shake off all those winter woes, and finally get back out into the sun. But in your haste to have fun, don’t forget these basic tips that will help you to not only have a great time, but also to keep safe this summer. Remember t…click for more...

To Trailer or Not To Trailer: 5 Important Questions

posted on May 07

One of the best things about trailerable boats is the flexibility they provide. You can keep them in a marina or at a public dock, or you can tow them to the cruising or fishing grounds of your choice. If you want to try both, you can trailer for one seas…click for more...

How to Prepare a Fully Equipped Ditch Bag

posted on May 06

By definition, a ditch bag is a compact floating bag designed to hold helpful items needed in case your boat breaks down, begins to take on water or if you have to abandon it. All boats should have a ditch bag on board, even if they're not offshore cruisi…click for more...

Spring Cleaning For Boaters

posted on Apr 22

It’s time! We are seeing more sunshine and can feel warmth on the skin, which means it’s only a matter of time before boating season is here. In preparation for the busy months ahead, it’s important to remember that not all of us are seasoned boater…click for more...

Stepping Up in Style

posted on Apr 21

There is nothing that speaks beauty more soundly than the timeless good taste of Cobalt craftsmanship. From the finely detailed upholstery to the durable carpet options, to the accessorized dash and superior gel coat, Cobalt has a niche for creating class…click for more...

Marker One Makes Progress

posted on Apr 20

The time is near – soon customers will be making their way into showrooms exploring the possibilities of a better summer. More fun outdoors, more time on the water. It is our responsibility to provide those customers with everything they need to know an…click for more...

Perks behind the new Mercury Marine engine

posted on Apr 08

The newest American V6 engine is built specialized just for boats this season. If you’re looking to the smoothest ride or quietest glide, we’ve got you covered here at the Hagadone Marine Group. Mercury Marine has developed the all-new MerCruiser eng…click for more...

How to use navigation lights and what they mean

posted on Apr 02

Safety should always be your number one priority while boating, and operating at night or in reduced visibility such as fog can present some unique challenges. Depth perception is lessoned, shapes are harder to make out, and misleading reflections are mor…click for more...

What to expect when you buy a new boat from Hagadone Marine

posted on Mar 25

The Hagadone Marine Group is more than just a salesroom or a place to buy your new boat. Our staff is fully equipped to help you with any need, from boat sales, to maintenance, repair and warranty service for any of our top-of-the-line models. We help cus…click for more...

Tips for buying a new wakeboard or tow boat

posted on Mar 11

At Hagadone Marine, we understand that some of the most fun you’ll ever have on a boat is waterskiing or wakeboarding. There’s nothing like cruising along behind a towboat, or bumping through the waves on a tube! However, to get that perfect wake or a…click for more...

Top Tips for Cleaning Your Vinyl Interior

posted on Feb 25

Your boat is made to withstand wind, weather and water, and your vinyl boat seats are no exception. However, that vinyl can take a beating, and small pores in the fabric can hold dust, mold, mildew or spills, damaging the fabric. The good news is that tho…click for more...

Best place to buy used boats – from a dealer

posted on Jan 20

With all the different ways to purchase a boat in today’s world- from paper ads to Craigslist — it can be overwhelming to make sure you’re receiving the best deal on a quality boat. Those who are not industry experts may have a difficult time te…click for more...

Why winterize a boat?

posted on Dec 08

You may think, why bother winterizing a boat? You’re not going to use it for three to six months- why put that time and energy into it when it’s just going to be sitting in the garage or storage? While this is an all-too-common attitude, it is a hu…click for more...

Make Your Boating Experience Last a Lifetime with Carver Boats

posted on Nov 17

Hagadone Marine Group is proud to be a certified Carver Yachts dealer, one of the few in the northwest. Our team is available to offer our customers some of the best new leisure boats for sale, at one of the most affordable prices throughout the Inland No…click for more...

The Marker One: Cobalt Enters the Pontoon Boat Market

posted on Oct 28

Have you ever seen a Cobalt pontoon boat? We hadn't either - welcome to the Marker One Platform Series. Cobalt, long known for building high-end runabouts and cruisers ranging from the zippy little R5 to the elegant A40, has entered new territory with …click for more...

Boating Season Never Ends at Hagadone Marine

posted on Oct 19

Even though morning frost has started creeping around the lake, and the days have started to become shorter, it’s still time to keep thinking about next summer’s adventures, and keep your boat in mind. Even though it feels like light years away, the s…click for more...

The Season Never Ends!

posted on Oct 13

Even though morning frost has started creeping around the lake, and the days have started to become shorter, it’s still time to keep thinking about next summer’s adventures, and keep your boat in mind. Even though it feels like light years away, the s…click for more...

Get Authorized Warranty on Boat Repairs with Hagadone Marine

posted on Sep 10

A boat is a big purchase. It’s a huge part of your life. You spend hours on it, sprucing it up, playing with your family, or relaxing in the sun. It’s an investment. Believe us, we understand that. At Hagadone Marine, we have built a reputation and a…click for more...

Why Malibu boats are good even after they’re used?

posted on Aug 19

Malibu boats are all about speed and agility. These sleek boats are used for water skiing and wakeboarding, so they need to be precise and perform to they’re full potential every time. Wake surfers need a clean, consistent wake, while skiers need a stea…click for more...

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