What Is The Best Way To Check For Gas Fumes After Fueling A PWC?

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Nobody wants gas fumes to be the reason they had a bad day at the lake/ beach. This alone is good motivation to take the step(s) necessary to ensure the safety of everyone using the vehicle. The best way to check for gas fumes after fueling a Personal Water Craft is to conduct the “smell/sniff” … Read more

What Should You Do To Avoid Colliding With Another Boat? (Safety Tips)

What should you do to avoid colliding with another boat?

Boating is an activity that many individuals find themselves enjoying during the warmer months of the year. Despite the enjoyment, many get from this activity, boating causes many individuals to worry about various things that could put them in danger. So, what should be done in order to avoid colliding with another boat? The easiest … Read more

Your Boat Capsizes But Remains Afloat What Should You Do?

Boating is a hobby or a career that anyone can be involved in with the right training and resources. Boating can be fun, however, one common incident is capsizing the boat. When you capsize your boat, the question is, what should we do, especially if it remains afloat? The first thing to do is to … Read more

Where Is The Best Place To Store A Fire Extinguisher On A Boat?

Where Is The Best Place To Store A Fire Extinguisher On A Boat

A fire extinguisher may seem like a mundane piece of equipment to take with you on the water!  In fact, it has contributed to the safety of many who thought the same way.  The United States Coast Guard (USCG) requires that all power watercraft always have a rated fire extinguisher onboard.  But where is the … Read more

Best Place To Put PFDs While You Are Out On Your Boat?

Where Is The Best Place To Put PFDs While You Are Out On Your Boat?

A personal floatation device (PFD) is also known as a life jacket, vest, life belt, life preserver, buoyancy aid, or flotation suit. A PFD is a lifesaving apparatus that prevents drowning through floatation. There are five official classifications of PFDs. PFDs must be within easy reach and unobstructed. Accessibility is imperative. During an emergency, people … Read more

How Should Firearms Be Transported In A Boat? (Proper Way)

How Should Firearms Be Transported In A Boat

How should firearms be transported in a boat? First and foremost, the guns should be unloaded and remain in the same place during the trip. Once you understand that, you’re already ahead of the game. In my experience, I’ve learned that it’s better to arrange for separate transport of guns whenever possible. However, I understand … Read more

How To Bypass A Kill Switch On A Boat

How to bypass a killswitch on a boat?

Driving a boat is truly one of the most exhilarating skills you can learn.  But, on the other hand, owning a boat can be as frustrating as it is fantastic.  Perhaps your sentiments are now skewed in the direction of frustration as you turn the key to start the motor to no avail.  Your friends … Read more

How To Drive A Boat (Understanding The Mechanics)

How To Drive A Boat

Of every new skill I have learned, few are as notably amazing and potentially terrifying as the first time I drove a boat.  I was instantly hooked and eager to learn.  In fact, I am still learning and am now completing my captain’s ticket.  Most of what I know now, I really wish I knew … Read more

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