Fishing with Kids

A family day on the water is ideal, and to keep it fun you’ll need a few safety tips for fishing with kids. The joy of watching a child catch a first fish, a personal record, or a new species is easily overshadowed by injury. Here are 10 tips on how can you keep the…

National Safe Boating Week

Boating Safety Advocates Across North America Promote Safe and Responsible Boating During National Safe Boating Week What looks like a perfect day for boating can quickly become hazardous if someone ends up in the water. Boating safety advocates across the United States and Canada have teamed up to promote safe and responsible boating – including…

Motorboat Terms: Different Powerboat Types, Uses, and Definitions

There are many different kinds of motorboats, each with their own specific traits and designs. Learn all about powerboats right here. There are many different types of motorboats, from small runabouts to superyachts, with a vast array of hull shapes, construction materials, and propulsion systems. Sometimes referred to as powerboats, motor yachts, or superyachts (typically…

Registering Your Boat

Registering your boat is an important step in boat ownership. By registering your boat, you are helping to keep boating a safe and enjoyable pastime and both protect and enhance your state’s aquatic natural resources. Make sure you know the boating laws for your state before you leave the dock. Register Your Boat Online!

BUI is just as deadly as drinking and driving!

BUI is just as deadly as drinking and driving! Did you know: A boat operator is likely to become impaired more quickly than a driver, drink for drink? The penalties for BUI can include large fines, revocation of operator privileges and serious jail terms? The use of alcohol is involved in about a third of…