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