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Boating Safety Tips: Part 2

We’ve chatted with a few people and asked what they believe the most important boating safety tips are. Here’s input from another person we spoke with: Carolyn Stuberg, Founder and Executive Director of Alexandria School for Nannies Stuberg said she has her skipper’s license and she owns three boats and a wave runner. Boating safety […]

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Cautionary Tales in Boating Safety: Part 3

Bonnie Russell Bonnie Russell, an independent legal publicist, still remembers her first day sailing years ago – the day she fell overboard into the San Francisco Bay without a life jacket. Although she had her wisdom teeth removed the day before, she said she was invited by friends to go sailing on the first day […]

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Cautionary Tales in Boating Safety: Part 2

Adam Lucas If there’s one thing former Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway Water Patrol Officer Adam Lucas has learned, it’s that you don’t need to be in the water to have a boating accident. Running late one morning, he said he quickly hooked up a patrol boat to his truck and rushed to the lake […]

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Boating Safety Tips: Part 1

We’ve chatted with a few people and asked what they believe the most important boating safety tips are. Here’s what one of them had to say: Brian Kempf, Marine Services, State of New York Wear your life jacket Take a safe boating class Never boat and drink Always let others know where you’re going Bring […]

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Cautionary Tales in Boating Safety: Part 1

As part of our series of posts on safe boating, we will be presenting four real stories of people who have had dangerous or scary boating experiences. These individuals have shared these tales in hopes of helping others who may encounter the same situations. Regardless of whether or not an accident is unavoidable, the most […]

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National Safe Boating Week: What You Need to Know

National Safe Boating Week takes place this year from May 19 to May 25with the purpose of educating individuals about the importance of boater safety and life jacket use, according to the National Safe Boating Council, Inc., or NSBC. The NSBC began in 1958 as the National Safe Boating Committee and their purpose was to […]

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National Safe Boating Week is Almost Here!

If you weren’t already aware, National Safe Boating Week is approaching quickly! Starting the 19th, those with a love of spending time on the water are encouraged to put on a properly-fitted life jacket and refresh their boating safety knowledge. We have a series of goodies coming up next week in preparation for National Safe […]

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How To Save Fuel In Your Boat – Boating Fuel Efficiency Tips

The days of dollar per gallon gasoline seem like little more than a distant memory these days. This isn’t lost to us (we think about more than just making awesome pontoon boats, y’know…). So with that in mind we compiled some of our own fuel saving tips and also asked some other prominent boaters.  From […]

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