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Just Some Boating Tips!

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It is important to have a Ditch Bag when boating off shore. This bag should be easily accessible and ready to take with you over board or in any emergency.

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NY Boating & PWC Safety CourseMost auto accidents happen close to home .... same applies to boating. Many individuals passed away or were critically injured because they were never took a simple boating safety course. Just last year alone the waters in upstate New York and out on Long Island claimed the lives of a dozen people.

 

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Child Boating SafetyWhen out on the water, be prepared, to expect the unexpected. Perhaps, the most vulnerable people to get injured are our kids. Taking precautions and schooling our kids will keep them safe when on the water with their parents and will complete an enjoyable day on the water.

 

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After a brutal winter full of snow, wind and even a polar vortex; Friday March 21st marks the first day of spring.  With spring around the corner, warmer, more enjoyable weather will come along and boating season will get back into full swing. The weather has risen to the mid 50’s.

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The boating season will soon be in full swing … Speaking of Swinging … When you anchor, you must be aware of your surroundings due to the current “swinging” your boat.

Being at anchor is a big part of boating life.

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