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Operating your watercraft on autopilot seems enticing. As your yacht captains itself, you are freed up to pay closer attention to maintaining a clear lookout on the water ahead along with your navigation and communication equipment. However, with the convenience of having an autopilot system, there is some potential for relying on and placing too much confidence in autopilot technology. Continue reading
You probably know not to use a hair dryer or other electrical appliance when taking a bath, due to the potential risk of electric shock or even electrocution. But you may not realize that a boat or marina that is … Continue reading
Summer is here, and many families are headed for the water. Ensuring safety on boats is crucial – especially when there are teens or children onboard. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, 12 children under the age of 13 lost … Continue reading
Understanding the main causes of boating accidents and maintaining boating safety awareness is crucial in helping to avoid accidents. Continue reading
Sunset doesn’t automatically mean your boating fun is over for the day. By paying attention to your surroundings and following important safety tips, you can enjoy your time on the water well into the nighttime hours.
For millions of boaters around the world, it’s time to de-winterize your watercraft and get ready for the year’s maiden voyage! Annual preparation and maintenance are a must to help ensure a safe boating season. Take this brief quiz, assess your water safety and see if you’re ready for launch: