Ferry Boat Going All Electric

view of Angel Island
February 20, 2023 0 Comments

The Angel Island Ferry will go all electric in 2024 if all goes to plan.  The ferry operates between Tiburon, CA and nearby Angel Island in San Francisco Bay.   The boat, carrying up to 400 people, will be quite an achievement given the amount of electrical power needed to move such a large vessel.  Read …

Tanker Rescues Sailor Off Puerto Rico

Tanker ship
February 7, 2023 0 Comments

An 80-year-old man was rescued off Puerto Rico last weekend.  The sailor lost control of the boat when the steering on his 44-foot sailboat Tao failed.  Thankfully no one was hurt.  

French Company Uses Kite To Help Propel Shipping To Greener Seas

Large container ship on the ocean
January 29, 2023 0 Comments

“Everything old is new again.”   — multiple As a lover of sailing, I’m always happy to see news like this.   A French company, Airseas, associated with Airbus has used aviation design techniques to construct a “wing” to help large shipping vessels save on fuel.   You can read more here.  And be sure to watch the …

Boating: Former Tesla Exec Turns to Electric Boats

January 23, 2023 0 Comments

Former Tesla exec is building electric boats now!   https://www.tampabay.com/news/business/2022/12/27/out-tampa-bay-former-tesla-exec-is-betting-electric-boats/

Solving Big Problems?

Man in a maze solving a problem
January 20, 2023 0 Comments

Techniques I’ve used to tackle big problems

Innovative Company Breaks Open an Old Market

Sharrow prop
December 6, 2022 0 Comments

Sharrow Marine is promoting its new, innovative boat propeller design.  It’s a new take on an old technology that promises to reduce drag and increase fuel efficiency for boats and aircraft.   Check it out HERE.

Go With The Flow

September 28, 2022 0 Comments

Flow. In The Zone. Focus. On Fire. You’ve heard of it.  Probably about a basketball player.  That feeling when you are so focused on a task — or music or game — that everything clicks perfectly. Distractions slide into the background, you are getting things done, almost effortlessly.  You and the object of your attention …

Google Ads Negative Keywords Made Easy + 2 Helpful Tools

Many questions
July 26, 2021 0 Comments

Negative keywords are critical to preventing wasteful clicks on your Google Ads account.  But they can be a pain to manage. Watch to learn my fast and easy way to find the negative keywords that matter most.  Save time and money…what could be better? Post back your questions and comments.  — Cheers, Steve  https://youtu.be/cKI1qooPnEc

Free Keyword List for Boat / Charter Companies

Sailboat leaving the dock
July 21, 2021 0 Comments

How to find great keywords for charter businesses using Google Ads

Google Ads Budgeting

July 13, 2021 0 Comments

One of the biggest questions we all have about Google Ads:  how do I know what to budget?  Watch my approach developed over years here.   Where do I start with a Google Ads budget?  How much can I expect to spend per conversion for Google Ads.  Those and more answered in the video below. _/)  …