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The most enjoyable days out on the water always require a little preparation.
An otherwise perfect day of boating can be quickly short-circuited if you didn’t bring enough food, beverages, or ice. Virtually all recreational boaters are familiar with that punched-in-the-gut feeling of being out on the water and realizing they forgot something essential.
Of course, some forgotten...
Do you remember when you first learned to drive a car?
Before you get your license, there is a handbook to study, various rules of the road to learn, tests to take. And if you miss one question too many, no license for you.
Taking the helm of a boat is not so complicated. In fact, it might be too simple. It is not unusual to find someone sitting in the...
Life jackets, or Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs), come in many shapes, colors and materials. Some are made rugged to last longer while others are made to maintain body heat in cold water. No matter which life jacket you choose, get one that is right for you, your planned activities and the water conditions you anticipate. Spending a little time now can save your life later.