To help ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all onboard your boat this summer, make sure you and your vessel are properly prepared by following BoatSafe.com’s pre-departure checklist. From checking the engine oil and coolant vent to having the proper amount of personal floatation devices onboard, following these simple tips can help ensure a great day on the water for you and your guests.
It is also important to practice friendly boating etiquette before you depart, as well as throughout your trip. If you’re inviting guests aboard, make sure to familiarize your passengers with safety and emergency procedures before leaving. Once underway, be responsible for your boat’s wake and always enter an anchorage or mooring area at a slow speed. To help sharpen up your boating manners, review this article on BoatSafe.com.
We hope you enjoy safe summertime travels on your boat!