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Know Your Limits

August 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating for many means experiencing exhilarating freedom and adventure. Out on the water, there are no drawn lanes to be dutifully followed, and boaters can enjoy breaking the surly bonds of land-borne life. At the same time, boating requires a measure of self-sufficiency and accountability; boaters need to be knowledgeable and prepared when heading out […]

Don’t Wake Up!

Don’t Wake Up!

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Most boaters think little about boat wakes, which are the waves generated by the passing of their vessels. Excessive boat wakes have a negative effect on the environment, cause property damage and personal injuries, and canwaste fuel. Boat Wakes Have Environmental Consequences Excessive boat wakes cause erosion of shorelines along lakes, rivers, streams, and the […]

Advice for Boating Newbies

Advice for Boating Newbies

June 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Unless you came from a family of boaters and learned the skills of docking and boat handling sitting next to mom or dad you were a “boating newbie” at one time. So, be kind to novices and give them time and space to learn.