Tag Archives: boating safety

Most Boating Accidents are Avoidable

Boating is a truly rewarding hobby, but it is also a big responsibility.  We talk about safety on the water a lot on this blog, but that’s because it is so, so important! A recent article from the Laurel Outlook … Continue reading

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Summer Boating Safety Tips

We talk about safety a lot here on our blog, but that’s because it’s so very important! Making sure your boat is equipped with the best, most current equipment, and meets minimum safety requirements in your area is just a … Continue reading

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Stricter Safety Standards Imposed on Canadian Boaters

On April 15, Transport Canada imposed a stricter, safety-centric boating exam.  The new standardized test, which was created in an attempt to move to standardized safety testing for new boaters, is approved by BOATsmart!, Canada’s leading pleasure craft operator card … Continue reading

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Boating Safety Tips: Make Precautions and Carry the Basic Safety Tools

Whether you are boating as a hobbyist or as a professional, you should never compromise boating safety. Boaters should know better than to go boating on a device that is not properly equipped with safety equipment, but for some reason … Continue reading

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Boating Safety is Important!

We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: boating safety is important.  A disturbing article published in the Sun Sentinel suggests that a mind-boggling 90% of boaters involved in accidents in Florida waters have never taken a boating safety … Continue reading

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Boating Safety Tips

Boating is a wonderful, satisfying hobby, but it’s also a big responsibility.  The best way to ensure the safety of a boat’s captain (and its passengers) is by exercising caution when out on the water.  Being aware of one’s surroundings … Continue reading

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