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Emergency Ditch Bag

Be Prepared – Emergency Ditch Bag

Are you prepared? What’s in your emergency ditch bag? It’s a bag with many names, ditch bag, grab bag or abandon ship bag. But they all mean the same thing. It’s a bag with items you may need if you have to abandon your boat. It’s always a good idea to be prepared for those […]

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Boating Safety

Stranded? There’s Help Out There!

You’re not alone out on the deep blue sea! Do you ever wonder what you would do if you were stranded out in the ocean? Do you have a plan? Who would you call? It’s not like you can call a tow truck. Think about boating safety before you head out on the deep blue […]

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Newmarks Marina San Pedro

California Boating ABC’s

Do you know your ABC’s? Of boating that is….. Of course you know your ABC’s, you learned them along time ago. But what about the boating ABC’s? Before you head out on those California waterways, it’s a good idea for you and your boating passengers to be aware of the boating ABC’s. The California State […]

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VHF Radio

Make Sure You Can Be Heard!

Marine Communications, VHF Radio or Cell Phone? Make sure you can be heard. Most of us carry our cell phones every where we go. And they are handy in most situations, like contacting people on land. But what about contacting other boaters or the Coast Guard? Unless you have their numbers handy, that’s not going […]

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Boat Slips for Rent

Your Boat’s Going to Miss You

Does your boat miss you during the winter months? Even though the weather is pretty mild here in southern California, many of us don’t take our boats out as much in the winter, as we do in spring and summer. Which means, our boats may be sitting for longer periods of time. That’s why it’s […]

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