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Boating Book for Kids Teaches Boat Safety and Fun

The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl is a children’s book that inspires kids to love the boating lifestyle while emphasizing the importance of boat safety Whether you have a kid who already loves boating, or want to introduce your child to boating, the children’s book The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl shows children how boating can be both safe and fun.…

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Tips for the Ultimate Boat Swim Platform Jump Photos

Photography tricks for catching great shots of your kids jumping from a boat into the water Last summer my oldest daughter finally got enough confidence to make the leap from our boat’s swim platform into the river. And once she learned how to do it there was no stopping her (except the unfortunate, yet inevitable,…

Kids Sun and UV Protection Products on Boats

Recommended products to protect your baby or kids from harmful UV rays of the hot summer sun while boating My kids love being on the boat and we spend a lot of time out in the sun. When we are not up at our marina’s pool swimming, you can usually find us anchored out on a nearby…

Boat, Pirate and Sea Theme Movie and TV Show DVDs for Kids

Gift ideas for children’s movies and TV Show DVDs about boating, pirates or ocean and sea life water related adventures that kids would enjoy watching It’s always more fun on the water… especially for kids! From pirate adventures to exploring ocean and sea life, there are tons of movies and TV shows on DVD to capture…

Sea Creature Kids Birthday Party Ideas

Create an ocean life, sea creature or boat themed kids party with these ideas for nautical party supplies, décor, cakes, water games, party favors and more With two little boat girls getting ready to turn five and one only a few weeks apart in the summertime, we decided that having a sea creature theme birthday…

Kid’s Ear Protection for Watching Fireworks Shows on the Water

Protect your kids from hearing loss during loud fireworks displays on the Fourth of July and holiday events with noise reduction headphones, earmuffs or earplugs Whether it is fourth of July, Labor Day weekend or another holiday or special event, watching a fireworks display light up the sky from your boat is one of the…

Family Boating Safety and Cruising Tips

With a focus on boat safety and special accommodations for cruising with kids, you can make boating as a family both enjoyable and safe Boating can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend time together as a family. Family boating is a great way to slow down the pace of your daily life…

Best Boat and Water Theme Books for Kids

Share your love of boating with these children’s boating themed books that are perfect gifts to inspire young boaters Reading books about boating makes boating even more fun for kids… while helping them appreciate the ocean, sea and waterways… AND teaching them about water safety. From children’s books about pirates to ocean and sea adventure kid’s books,…

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Teaching Kids How to Fish while Boating

National Fishing and Boating Week is the perfect time to teach young boys and girls all about how to enjoy the sport of fishing while spending family time on a boat If you are an avid boater then chances are your kids are just as fanatical about the boating lifestyle. Spending time on the water…

Boat Safety Rules for Kids and Adults on the Water

Most state laws and regulations require boater licenses and safe boating courses to ensure both kids and adults practice safe and responsible boating Boating is all about relaxing and enjoying yourself on the water with family and friends. But those fun times can turn tragic when boaters engage in irresponsible behavior or just lack an…

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Maryland Kids Life Jacket Laws Boating

MD Regulations for kids wearing a life jacket – age and life jacket type requirements for kids on boats Life jacket laws in Maryland for infants, toddlers and kids while boating has gotten stricter in recent years to protect children on Maryland’s many waterways. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has developed specific state laws…

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Toddler Life Jackets Best for Boating and Water Safety

Choose the best Coast Guard approved toddler life jackets to keep young kids safe near the water or on a boat Toddler life jackets should be wornwhile boating or on the water. Hands down, the best way to keep toddlers and young kids safe on the water is to always use a life jacket. Hopefully parents have already…

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Sterns Kids Puddle Jumper Life Jackets Review

Toddlers and kids learn to swim faster with Coast Guard approved Puddle Jumper Life Jackets The puddle jumper design combines the security of “floaties” or “swimmie” arms with a floatation pad that goes across the chest and attaches to the floatation arms. They are fastened in the back with a secure clasp. Our almost three year…