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Ashley Lizzi

Barletta Content Manager, 8+ years Manufacturer Marketing, Brand Management, Customer Experience, and life-long boater.

By: Ashley Lizzi
July 18th, 2022

Whether you’re new to boating or have been on the water your entire life, it goes without saying that safety should be at the forefront of every boat outing you take.  Keeping your crew, other boaters around you, and yourself out of harm's way is the goal always.

By: Ashley Lizzi
July 8th, 2022

Being prepared ahead of a day on the boat will ensure that things run smoothly and your entire crew enjoys their time on the water.  There are lots of things to consider before jumping on board including safety gear, boating accessories, snacks, and a well-stocked cooler.  

By: Ashley Lizzi
June 24th, 2022

You’re cruising on the boat and all of a sudden, your radio loses signal.  That alone can kill the vibe, but behold the power of Bluetooth technology.  You’re equipped with the latest smartphone and have every music app possible downloaded.

By: Ashley Lizzi
June 22nd, 2022

When you own a boat, there are a ton of things to consider before hitting the water.  You must make sure that you have all the safety gear you need on board and that you’re in compliance with local and state laws.

By: Ashley Lizzi
June 3rd, 2022

When it comes to boats big or small, there are lots of buttons and switches you need to understand how to operate.  Each has a purpose and sometimes, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what everything does.

By: Ashley Lizzi
May 26th, 2022

Let me set the scene.  It’s the first big holiday weekend of the year for boaters, Memorial Day weekend.  You’ve got your favorite guests coming to the lake house and you’ve already hit the grocery store for burgers and beverages.

By: Ashley Lizzi
May 19th, 2022

If you’ve read any of my articles you know that I am a member of the Barletta team, I own a Barletta, and I spend every possible waking minute on my Barletta with my family.  I tell you this because I’ve got a new niece named Lia who will be making her maiden voyage this May.  

By: Ashley Lizzi
May 4th, 2022

No one ever wants to think of the boating season coming to an end.  Growing up on a lake in northern Indiana, I always knew the fun was coming to an end even before there was a chill in the air.  

By: Ashley Lizzi
April 30th, 2022

It’s no secret that boaters’ safety should be top of mind for anyone on the water.  Whether you’re the captain of a sailboat, own a pontoon, like to kayak, or enjoy a fast ride on a personal watercraft (PWC), you need to know your legal limitations.

By: Ashley Lizzi
April 29th, 2022

As a boat owner, you know that keeping the hull clean and clear of marine growth can be a chore.  Depending on how long you keep the boat in the water can also make this process more cumbersome as buildup will get worse the longer the boat sits.