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Boating Safety Tips – Boat Handling

Marine Environmental Protection … 10 Ways We Can Protect Our Marine Environment … In the United States the Coast Guard develops and enforces regulations to avert …1 … The introduction of invasive species into the maritime environment … 2 … stopping unauthorized ocean dumping, and…

Boating Safety Tips – Boat Handling

Paddle Craft Safety… Canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, and rafts comprise a growing recreational boating category that features a variety of manually propelled vessels. Some look like surf boards, while others are small boats such as a rowboat and a dinghy. These economical vessels are much…

Boating Safety Tips: Boat Handling

Handling a Powerboat … It is Better to be Safe than Sorry !!! The skills required to safely handle a powerboat go far beyond those included in boating safety courses. A proficient Skipper must keep one step ahead and take the time to fully understand…

Boating Safety Tips – Aids to Navigation

Aids to Navigation … Do Yellow Buoys Mark Yellow Submarines ??? Not really … but yellow buoys do exist. They are a part of the U.S. Aids to Navigation system which covers Near Coastal and Inland waters. It does not include the Western Rivers nor…

Boating Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide (CO) – An Odorless, Colorless Predator … In most respects boating is a healthy outdoor activity that gives us opportunities to exercise and relax at the same time. During any given day on the water, boating enthusiasts go fishing, swimming, tubing, skiing, and…

Advanced Navgation Rules – Part II

Advanced Nav Rules, Part 2 of 3 … Inland and International Navigation Rules …The current Inland Navigation Rules were established in the1980’s. These were defined by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Inland Navigation Rules apply to waters that are…