winter boating

4 Tips for Keeping Yourself Safe While Boating in the Winter

Keep your boating season going with these winter boating safety tips to safely extend your boating into the cooler months Boating is a popular hobby among many people all over the world. It’s a fun thing to do when the weather is nice and you just want to get out on the water. Many people…

Fully Autonomous Cargo Ships May be Closer Than We Think

Could we soon see autonomous cargo ships, or “captain-less” ships, on our waterways? Here are the pros and cons of this technology on ships Autonomous car developments have been at the forefront of vehicular technology recently. Debates about safety have certainly been a driving force of these conversations. And now, a new autonomous technology is…

Injured in a Boating Accident? What To Know About Proving Fault

A guide to a boater’s personal injury case – types of boat accidents, common causes and who at fault – when injured in a boating accident When it comes to personal injury cases, you likely hear about car accidents. But as an avid boater, it might be your water vessel that you are more worried…

Details of Amels New Secret Creates Waves Before Monaco Yacht Show

Dutch yard Amels’ 74 meter superyacht to debut at Monaco Yacht Show promising an impressive display The Monaco Yacht Show comes with the promise of luxury fleets of the latest in boating. While it’s possible to write for pages on the lavish displays you can expect at this year’s show, one of the top picks is Dutch…

Mohave County Sheriff Department Warns Boaters To Use Navigation Lights

Arizona lake officials remind boaters that not using boat navigation lights not only risks boat safety, but also ignores the laws on the water Whether it’s along a path, on the road, or in the master bath of up to 46% of homeowners’houses, good lighting is essential for proper safety and accident prevention. For this…

Just A Castaway: Vacation Spots You Can Only Access By Boat

5 amazing resort destinations so remote they can only be accessed by water on a boat taking boating enthusiasts to the next level Caught in the hustle and bustle of your daily life, chances are you have a vacation on the mind. There are seemingly endless benefits of clocking out and unplugging for a while.…

Boat Festivals Sweep the Nation as Summer Winds Down

Boaters can participate in unique maritime and boating festivals in coastal towns around the U.S. in the fall and throughout the year Each year in Southport, Maine, locals and tourists gather for the annual Arts and Yachts Exhibition and Sale. This three-day festival is held each year in August and is a celebration of the…

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Gas Explosion and Boat Fire Serves as Reminder of Boat Safety

Regular preventative maintenance and proper stowage of flammables will help prevent fires on board your boat boat ‘Tis the season for traveling the open seas — about 92% of employees say vacation time is important to them. Hopefully, every seasoned boater understands that safety should be an absolute priority, and one accident in Northern Ireland…

Splish Splash: Tips For Keeping Your Children Safe Around the Water

Water safety tips for kids around boats, lakes, pools and at the dock to keep summer swimming fun safe for your little ones Trips to the marina, long weekends at the lake, and pool parties galore — there is nothing quite like splashing the summer away. As with any summer activity, swimming, boating, and playing…

Long Island Boating Advocates Fight for Stricter Boating Laws

Boating advocates call for crackdown on drinking and boating, enforcing stricter laws for safer boating in Long Island Boating is one of the most relaxing and fun activities — the water splashing below, the cool breeze, and hitting the open waves can truly be a magical feeling. Unfortunately, boating can be just as dangerous as…

U.S. Boaters Warned To Look Out For Invasive Aquatic Species

Recreational boaters need to be aware that invasive aquatic species on boats are both a maintenance and environmental issue If you rent or own a home, you’ll likely deal with your share of unwanted animal guests. After all, the revenues of pest control services in the U.S. were estimated at $12.29 billion as of 2016,…

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Something Fishy: Canadian Sailors Were Exposed To Deafening Noise Levels

Report: Excessive noise hazards aboard fishing boats and ocean ships could cause hearing loss; advice for recreational boaters A new report from Canada’s Public Sector Integrity Commissioner says that a senior manager of the federal Fisheries Department held a report about serious noise hazards aboard Department of Fisheries and Oceans ships that could potentially cause…