Your life jacket is like a bike helmet: it might feel goofy and clunky, but it helps protect you! There are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a life jacket. To start, the life jacket must be approved by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).... read more
With more daylight hours to explore the water, boating season is just about there. Double-check your wakesurf boat checklist to ensure you’ve got everything you need before you head out. Once you’ve prepped your boat, it’ll be... read more
Chaparral has been building quality family boats since 1965. Founded in Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Chaparral has called Nashville, Georgia home since 1976. Encompassing over 1 million square feet of manufacturing facilities, we are one of South Georgia’s largest employers with a full time roster of over 800 employees. Building high quality boats is still a process completed by hand by skilled craftsmen. At Chaparral, many of our builders are second or third generation boat builders that take personal pride in every boat they build.