Boat Safety

Fall Boating Safety

2017-11-08T11:36:27+00:00

Less traffic on the water, better fishing and incredible scenery make fall a great time to go boating. But the season also means cooler weather and lower water temperatures, so stay safe with these year-end-boating tips. DRESS SMART Layers are lifesavers in tough conditions, so don’t just throw on a big coat. Any time you’re boating [...]

How to Execute the Perfect Dock

2017-09-08T13:14:49+00:00

Docking your boat can be stressful. Wind, currents and other watercraft can make docking difficult, but if you follow these four easy steps, the process can be swift, simple and successful. 1. ANALYZE YOUR APPROACH Approach the dock at a 30- to 45-degree angle with your bow aimed at the center of your landing point. If the [...]

Stay Safe This Labor Day

2017-10-04T09:17:44+00:00

Labor Day weekend is an exciting celebration of the end of summer, and boaters across the country will be taking advantage of the last warm days to enjoy some fun in the sun. But before you head out, keep in mind these important tips to ensure that everyone on board stays safe on the water.   [...]

Electric Shock Drowning

2017-10-04T09:26:22+00:00

An afternoon swim around a dock can easily become deadly with a killer you can’t see or hear. Protect your family from Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). It’s the silent killer of every boating season, but it can be prevented. ESD can occur when low levels of electric current from nearby boats or dock wiring pass through [...]