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Aug 2019

What is Boatgating

Categories: Safety

Take tailgating to the next level with your boat Here in Florida, we’re fortunate enough to have a multitude of waterfront property. We’re not just talking about homes and condos, but also the homes of some of our native NFL football teams — the Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars. We all know that tailgating is...

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30

Jul 2019

Is there a speed limit for boats on Florida waterways? There are many similarities in driving a car and driving a boat, including the rules you must follow when your behind the wheel. As you cruise the highway, there are constantly signs telling you where to go, what’s coming up, and the speed you should...

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23

Jul 2019

How to safely and properly anchor your boat If you’re new to the boat ownership, anchoring your boat might seem like the simplest thing to learn. Drop the anchor in the water, and voila, right? Although it’s never quite that simple, stopping for a quick dip in the water is fairly straightforward. If you’re anchoring...

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dog on boat

29

Jun 2019

Boating with dogs: How to keep your pet safe on the water Pets are part of the family, and for many, a day out on the water just isn’t the same without their four-legged companions. Depending on the type of boat you have, the waters you’re navigating, and how your dog responds to being on...

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17

Apr 2019

Does your boat have life jackets that are fit for kids? Whether it’s a regular occurance to have kids onboard your boat or it might only happen once or twice a year, having life jackets on deck that are fit for kids is an important consideration for any boat owner. There are three youth life...

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18

Mar 2019

Use this pre-departure checklist to ensure a safe start to your day on the water There is a lot to think about as a boat owner, especially when you have a crew of people joining you for a day on the water. From the mechanics of your boat to the cargo, ensuring everything is on...

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There’s nothing quite like being out on the water at sunset and beyond. Watching the sun drop below the horizon of the water while out on your boat is truly a great way to unwind. As the wind dies down and the waters calm, boating at night can be incredibly peaceful, but it can also...

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A summer afternoon on a pontoon boat is a great way to relax and spend time with friends and family, but when your companions want to take a break to swim, a plan of action is important. Not only do you need to know how to safety beach your pontoon, but also set guidelines for...

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