Fall Boating Tips

Summer is in the rear view mirror but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy boating this fall. Whether you’re simply taking leisurely trips around the lake, skiing or fishing, autumn is the perfect time to enjoy a longer season on the water. Obviously, with fall comes cooler temperatures and shorter days, which means you need to take…

Preparing for Foul Weather

Weather Basics Course The United States Power Squadrons (USPS) and the BoatUS Foundation have joined forces to create a new online course Weather for Boaters that teaches boaters how to recognize early signs of changing weather and how to anticipate storms, squalls, fog, and wind shifts. The course is an easy-to-follow boater’s guide to forecasting, winds and storms…

7 important things to know about the fine print on your boat’s insurance policy

7 important things to know about the fine print on your boat’s insurance policy Does your insurance policy cover this? It all depends on the fine print. ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 5, 2017 – While it’s a subject not often discussed, knowing what’s in your boat’s insurance policy could mean the difference between having to pay…