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. Fun Snacks For Kids To Bring While Out On Lake Lanier

    Snacking is one of the best ways to keep your children occupied while out boating, especially if they get bored easily. It’s also a great way to ensure that everyone stays happy and agreeable while you’re boating. In today’s blog, we’ll be covering some fun snacks you can bring out to our boat club to ensure while you’re on Lake Lanier. In Keep The Kids Entertained While Boating, we ment…Read More

  7. Keep The Kids Entertained While Boating

    Boating with kids can be a great bonding experience. However, your kids can quickly become tired of being on the boat. In today’s blog, we’re going to cover some ways that you can keep your kids entertained with boating. Even though you may love boating, young children can struggle to find the same amusement. By introducing your kids to boating at an early age, you can ensure that they have fo…Read More

  8. What Presents To Purchase For The Boat Lover

    As the holidays fast approach us, it can be difficult to determine what to purchase someone who seems like they have everything. A great way to figure out a gift is by determining what they may really enjoy. Find out what they really like and then base your present around that. If you have someone in your life that really enjoys boating, then we have some suggestions for you this holiday season. W…Read More

  9. Are You Dehydrated?

    Dehydration is no joke, so it’s important that you take care of yourself, especially if you’re going boating. When you’re out on the water, in the sun, it can be easy to forget to drink water. If you’re having a lot of fun and you don’t even realize how thirsty you are, you could be creating a dangerous situation for yourself. Dehydration can easily happen when you’re in the sun all da…Read More

  10. What To Expect When You Go Boating For Your First Time

    Going boating for the first time can be a little scary, especially if you’re not sure what to expect. To help you combat some discomforts about going boating, we’re going to help you overcome your fears and know what you can expect at our boat club. Whether you’re going on a boat for the first time or you’re going to be the one behind the wheel, we can help you feel more at ease when you v…Read More