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How to Tow Other Boats Safely

You’re on your way home from a cruise when your cellphone calls, a fellow boater, his wife and children are stranded and can’t get his motor started, and no towing vessel is available. Of course you want to help, but...

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How Old is Your PFD?

People and boats get old and so do Personal Flotation Devices, or PFDs. Like anything else. It eventually gets old and worn and need to be replaced. So when do you need to replace you PFDs? Look for broken zippers...

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Captain and Crew Interaction

Despite the changes in engines, design, construction and electronics that make boating safer than ever, we still need to know the basics. Here are some basic lessons that all boaters need to remember. Passengers can be a Crew. They can...

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Boat Maintenance and Care

Rinse your Hull with Fresh Water Fiberglass or aluminum, your boat needs a bath. Wash your boat with freshwater after every trip to get of the salt water. Leaving saltwater to dry on your the boat increases the risk of...

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A PFD Is Just The Start!

Smart boaters always have a “backup” if your electronics or any other essential part of your boat breaks down.  If you are not wearing a PFD/ life jacket already, would you have the time to get them before your boat...

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