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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Last month, the United States Coast Guard released their 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Report. According to the report, last year saw a decrease in recreational boating accidents from 2016. The Coast Guard reported over 4,000 accidents that involved 658 deaths, 2,629 injuries and approximately $46 million dollars of damage to property. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 19, 2018When it comes to boat safety, there are several things that get overlooked. Failing to take them into consideration may mean that an unfortunate event occurs. Avoid them by following these tips: 1. Know Your Boat's Weight Limit People often forget that there's a limit to how much weight a boat can hold. READ MORE >>
Thursday, April 19, 2018Owning a sailboat is a lot different than owning a motorboat. It will contain specialty parts and equipment, most notably the sail. Still, protecting and maintaining your sail will require careful attention. You can’t very well go anywhere without your source of power, now can you? READ MORE >>
Tuesday, February 27, 2018Spring is upon us. You’re probably looking forward to a rapid improvement in the local weather. This will probably create an uptick in your desire to go outdoors. As a boat owner, your vessel will likely play a large role in your own recreation in the coming months. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 22, 2017Whenever you take out your boat, there is always a chance that someone could get hurt. Both emergencies and normal conditions pose liability risks to both you and your passengers. Be prepared when boating. Make sure you keep safety risks in mind, and have the proper protective materials on board your boat. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 8, 2015Imagine it's a warm sunny day—perfect weather to go out on the boat. As you pack what you need for the day in the cooler, snacks, water and soft drinks are great choices; but leave the beer, wine and other liquor behind. According to the Boat U.S. Foundation, almost half of all boating accidents involve alcohol consumption. READ MORE >>