1. Spend The Summer Boating On Lake Lanier

    2019 Boating Season Is Upon Us Here at Freedom Boat Club of Lake Lanier, we’ve been gearing up for this moment for a while now, and we hope you have been too! After such a long, chilly, and exceptionally rainy winter, spring is in full bloom here in Georgia — the weather is finally heating up along with the beautiful waters of Lake Lanier. Since the weather is warming up and the sun is high in…Read More

  2. The Beginning of Recreational Boating

    For thousands of years, ships have sailed the seas, exploring, trading, and looking for a better way of life. So how did the idea of recreational boating take root? When did the boat go from a means to make a living to a means to enjoy your living? Freedom Boat Club in Buford exists to allow everyone a chance to experience the pure joy of recreational boating. Through our amazing boat share progra…Read More

  3. The Beginning of Boats

    Sailors will tell you there’s something alluring about the sea. It calls to the soul like whisperings in the night, and the pull is irresistible. But just how did boats begin? Freedom Boat Club in Buford exists to share the beauty of the water with others. As Lake Lanier's oldest and largest private membership boat club, we allow boat sharing, which is where you merely show up at Lake Lanier, co…Read More

  4. What To Remember When You Go Boating With Your Dog

    Going boating is a great time with friends and family; however, if you have a pet, then it can be even better. Going boating with your dog can be such a fun time, but it’s important that you remember all of the items that you need. In our past blogs, Prepare To Take Your Puppy Out Boating and Boating Safety With Pets, we went over some safety tips for your animals when you’re out on the water.…Read More

  5. Ways To Combat The Boating Blues

    Winter is coming soon and while it’s still pretty nice in Buford, GA, that doesn’t mean it’ll stay this way for a long time. As a boating club, you can visit us whenever you want. It can be a great time to go boating in the fall and the winter. However, being a Southerner, you probably want to stay in the warmth as winter hits. In today’s blog, we’ll be covering some ways that you can co…Read More

  6. Lake Lanier Boats Winterization Checklist

    Fall is here in Buford, Georgia, which may be exciting if you’ve been anxiously waiting for campfire weather and an excuse to break out your favorite fuzzy sweater, but for most of us Lake Lanier boating enthusiasts, it’s a time of summertime sadness as we know we have just a mere few weeks left to enjoy our boats on the lake (if we’re lucky) before having to go through the daunting process …Read More

  7. Learn To Tie Knots To Prepare For Boating

    One of the factors a lot of people forget about when boating is the knot. What type of knot should you use and when should you use it? The knot is how your boat will stay secure if you pop into a restaurant for lunch or if you’re finished boating for the day. After all, you don’t want your boat to float away while you’ve stopped to grab gas, food, or you need to stop at your car because you …Read More

  8. Avoid Doing These Things While Boating

    Boating can be a lot of fun when you know what to do. While it’s an activity that you’ll learn by trial and error, we strongly recommend that you follow the safety guidelines to ensure that you and your family or friend group stays safe during our boating adventure. Obviously, it’s vital that you learn how to maneuver the boat, but we also wanted to go over some activities to avoid doing whi…Read More

  9. Prepare To Take Your Puppy Out Boating

    Going boating with your friends and family can be a great time; however, when you add your puppy, it can be an even better one. At Freedom Boat Club, we have a few different boats that will offer you and your furry friend an opportunity to go boating together. For the full list of our watercrafts, check out our boats to find the right one for you and your pup. It’s important that you make sure t…Read More

  10. What To Wear While Boating On Lake Lanier This Fall

    Do you know what you’re wearing during your boating trip this autumn? In the summer months you may have gone out with just a swimsuit and a pair of jean shorts, but the fall is a whole different story. You don’t know what the weather could be in Buford during the fall. As the weather begins to change from hot to cool, you’ll want to wear clothing that will keep you comfortable. Even though t…Read More