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…

Clean Up Spring Prep

A boater’s winter goal is keeping the elements out of the vessel. In spring, it’s preventing toxins from entering our waterways. DIY boaters need to keep harmful substances from leaching into waterways directly from toxic bottom paint, parking lot overflow, and storm drains. Noxious elements also eventually enter our air and waterways from landfills. If…

Fishing Safety Rules For Kids That Every Parent Should Know

The best fishing days are safe fishing days. With all of the excitement that often surrounds an upcoming fishing trip, don’t forget to run through a list of fishing safety rules for kids beforehand. Parents and fishing mentors need to remember that proper preparation, guidance and constant adult supervision are requirements when taking kids fishing.…

Boating with a Toddler in Tow

Part of the beauty of boating is that it’s an enjoyable activity for just about all ages. I played on my grandfather’s boat in his backyard as a toddler and soon graduated to day-long bay fishing expeditions in search of “Big Charlie” on my dad’s boat. My husband and his brothers spent their summers canoeing,…