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…

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…