Be Mindful of These 3 Unsafe Boating Conditions

A moderate-sized fishing boat tied to a concrete dock.Spring is upon us, which is the perfect time to prepare your boat for the warm seasons ahead. While de-winterizing your boat may be top of mind, there are some other safety considerations that you should brush up on before docking your vessel. Three avoidable – but often unconsidered – causes of serious injury while boating includes electrocution, carbon monoxide poisoning, and injuries caused by propellors. Let’s review these unsafe boating conditions and how you can properly prepare and equip yourself to deal with them. [Read more…]

How To Prepare Your Boat for Winter Storage

How To Prepare Your Boat for Winter StorageSummer is coming to an end, and so is the boating season. As we transition to cooler and shorter days, it’s time to bid farewell to your boat—temporarily. Most boat owners cancel their boat insurance after every season because it sounds like a clever way to save money. Yet there are still threats that can cause damage to your boat and watercraft. Winterizing and proper coverage are the most effective ways to protect it from the elements, vandalism, and theft. Here are tips on how to provide prepare your boat for winter storage.
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