Safety Guide for the Hurricane Season
For people living around the Gulf of Mexico and along the Atlantic coast, June 1st marks the beginning of the most unpredictable and tumultuous time of the year: hurricane season. For boat owners, developing a hurricane plan is two-fold. You must consider protecting yourself and your family in addition to your vessel, be it on a trailer or in the water. This guide will address all aspects of hurricane preparation, from vessels on a trailer or in water to hurricane holes and insurance policies, so that you are equipped and ready for this upcoming season.
What Does Boat Insurance Cover?
As more Americans take to boating, the risks of boating increase In 2020, the number of boating accidents increased 26.3%,…
How to Choose the Right Boat Insurance Coverage
Under ideal circumstances, recreational boating provides an escape from all of the daily distractions of a landlocked life. Out on…
Maintaining Your Marine Head and Holding Tanks
When you are out on the water and you “gotta go” a marine plumbing system is a welcome sight aboard…
Guide to Keeping a Clean Bilge
One way is to open all bilge spaces, get to know what is going on, and manage the inside of them. Are they wet or dry? Are they clean or dirty?
Five Festivals You Can Only Get to By Boat
Imagine: pulling up on your boat to an island festival. The days are filled with celebration, dance, and food. Every…
Guests on Board: How To Instruct Your Inexperienced Boat Crew
Sometimes people who haven’t spent much time on boats have strange ideas about what to bring on an excursion. Remind guests that anything is liable to fall in the water, so it’s best practice to bring hats and sunglasses with attached lanyards--and maybe leave your favorite accessories at home.
A Guide to Speedboats Maintenance
Boat owners are typically quite in tune with their boat and what is ‘normal’. While underway, you can look, listen, and feel how things are running. Back in port, any new information gathered will be important as you give time and attention to the everyday and routine aspects of maintenance.
What is a Safe Boating Certificate, How Do I Obtain One, and Do I Really Need It?
A state-safe boating course will make you more calm and more confident on the water since your education will apply to your real-life nautical adventures.
A Guide for the Off-Season Boater
Fortunately, you can fill that hole with a variety of activities that will turn the dreariness of the off-season into productivity and ultimately more adventure once you’re back on the water. Read ahead for nine activities to battle those no-boating blues.
Guide to Winter Boat Maintenance
Caring and Maintaining a boat through the winter is a great opportunity to hit the reset and take care of necessary boat projects that may be neglected during the peak of the boating season.
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