Category: Miscellaneous

How to Safely Swim from a Boat

Family on Luxury Yacht with Dog

You’re out in the ocean, anchored in a tranquil patch of blue, and everyone’s jumping in to cool down. Who wouldn’t want to take a dive in? Before you dive into open water from a boat, it’s incredibly important that you know how to swim safely and responsibly. Here are some tips to keep in… Read more »

Refresh on Boating Safety Tips for Summer Season

Luxury Yachts in Water

Boating season is upon us and many of us are preparing to hit the open water for some old-fashioned nautical fun. As you get your boat ready for the season, don’t forget to refresh on some important safety tips before hitting the water. Clean and Maintenance Your Boat You can still fit in some spring-cleaning… Read more »

Latest Boating Tips from the US Coast Guard

Safe Boating Practices

For a lot of the United States, summer has come to a close. With brisk temperatures, many boaters are docking for the season. If you live in a state with warm fall temperatures, boating season is still in full-swing and it’s important to practice safety. The US Coast Guard recently reminded boaters of some important… Read more »

Educating Children on Boating

Boating with Children

We know that one of the best ways to spend a Saturday is out on the water with the whole family. If you have young kids that are hitting the open waters with you, there are some important lessons they should learn before they start helping out. Below are some tips on how you can… Read more »

How to Handle a Boat Fire

Boat Fire Safety

Boating fires can be very dangerous which is why it’s important to practice good fire safety on a boat just as you would inside of your home. In the event that a fire does occur on your boat, you should know how to handle it. Here are some of the important things you should do… Read more »

Know Your Tow: Five Tips for Towing Your Boat

If you are new to towing, then you may feel overwhelmed with the idea of dragging that huge boat behind your vehicle, but fear not: the process is simpler than it seems. Heed these five easy steps and you’ll have no problem towing your boat with confidence. Do a Light Check Some of the most… Read more »

Weathering the Storm: Dealing with Rough Water and Weather

If you own a boat and spend a lot of time on it, chances are you may have to deal with rough, choppy waters or a sudden thunderstorm at some point in time. Whether you spend your days on coastal waters or cruising along the Intracoastal Waterway, you need to be careful when you find… Read more »