Inattention, distraction almost costs an experienced boater his life.
Stay awake and alert at the helm!
Tips to help you stay focused while running your boat.
When 100 miles from shore, home and help, this boater’s preparedness prevented potential catastrophe.
Everyone remembers to bring the fishing rods and bait when going fishing. Similarly, wakeboarders always have a tow rope handy. But the most important items on a boat are safety gear. You never know when an emergency situation will occur. Life jackets are mandatory, and should be worn on the boat. But beyond that, emergency beacons, first-aid kits, life rafts, flares and other products might be vitally important to have on your boating excursions. Check out today’s available boating safety gear.
15 things you should consider when buying a compass for your boat.
Boat safe this holiday weekend–and every day.
Tow safely by ensuring the right trailer tire pressure for your boat.
Check out these 29 strategies for boating in a thunderstorm.
It’s not just about safety. Crew comfort counts too.
Tips to protect your boat from an approaching hurricane.
We ride along with the Miss Geico Racing team to learn how to boat safely at any speed.
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The U.S. Coast Guard is your life-saver on the water. When an accident or health issue leaves you dead in the water—something that a tow service can’t handle—the U.S. Coast Guard will be there to save you. When a boater doesn’t return home from a trip, the Coast Guard boats and helicopters are the first ones out there searching for the missing person. The U.S. Coast Guard has an entire site dedicated to boating and safety tips that all boaters should be familiar with. Safety gear, navigation, seamanship, emergency procedures and safety tips are all covered in detail.