1. 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

  2. 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

  3. New Year’s Boating Resolutions For 2019

    Welcome to the first blog of the year 2019! Here at Freedom Boat Club, the preferred boating club of Atlanta and Buford, we figured the best way to ring in the new year is to discuss some ways that we can resolve to be better boaters in the upcoming season. When it comes to boating, it’s vital that as fellow boaters, we each do our part to improve upon our boating knowledge, skills, and boating …Read More

  4. The Boat Sharing Economy – Changing Boat Rentals for Good

     Just a few years ago, not many people were familiar with the term “sharing economy.” Fast forward to today and the sharing economy is in the news regularly as it is implemented into more and more industries. Starting with travel companies like Airbnb, making its way into the transportation industry with Zipcar, and now it has made its way into the recreation industries — more specificall…Read More

  5. Benefits Of Boat Sharing vs. Boat Ownership

    It’s no secret that basically everyone loves boating — especially here in Buford, Georgia where Lake Lanier offers a wide range of incredible boating opportunities. The big dilemma that most people face when it comes to boating is whether or not they should buy their own boat or join a boat club with a boat sharing program like ours at Freedom Boat Club.   While just about anyone would take u…Read More

  6. Our Cumming And Buford Locations

    Summer is a time for delicious, icy treats, going to the park, and visiting boating clubs to enjoy some fun in the sun. Summer is when you can spend time with your family without worrying about rushing someone off to school or to work. You can make plans with your friends and even go on vacation with those who mean the most to you. During most of the year, you’re under a lot of pressure, but whe…Read More

  7. Why You Should Join A Boat Club

    It’s August and it’s hot all of the time. The muggy, sweltering, heavy heat seems to be weighing you down. The sun is high in the sky beating down on you as you go to work day-in and day-out. Each day seems to allow you to grow a little more restless as you try to figure out a way to celebrate the remainder of the summer. When you were a kid, this time of the year used to mean going to the poo…Read More

  8. About Freedom Boat Club

    Are you looking to have a good time this summer without spending copious amounts of money? Do you want to spend time going boating on Lake Lanier? Do you love water activities, such as water skiing, tubing, and wakeboarding? Do you want to spend more time with your family and friends this summer? Is Lake Lanier calling your name? If you are nodding to each of these questions because you want to sp…Read More

  9. Speed Boats Versus Pontoon Boats

    What type of day are we looking to have? That’s the first question you should ask yourself before you get in the car to come visit us at Freedom Boat Club. You might be thinking that, that’s definitely not the first thing you should ask yourself. Instead, you should be concentrating on what you should bring boating and figuring out the math on how early you should leave to beat traffic. The re…Read More

  10. The History of Pontoon Boats

    The pontoon boat, for those who aren’t aware, is different than a speed boat. If you are new to boating, then you probably aren’t too aware of the different types of boats out there that you can take out onto the water. Take the time to educate yourself with our blogs about the big picture of boating. To learn more about the beginning elements of boating, read Tips For First Time Boaters - Pa…Read More