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buoys and markers

Know Your Buoys and Markers

Know how to navigate your boat through the buoys and markers. As a boater, it’s a must to know what the different buoys and markers stand for. They are the “traffic signals” that guide boaters safely along the waterways. Buoys and markers have different shapes, colors, numbers and lights. They also identify dangerous or controlled […]

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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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USCG Boating Safety Mobil App

Boating Safety – There’s An App For That

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Boating Safety Mobile app is now available. During this year’s National Safe Boating Week* (May 16 – 22, 2015) the USCG released its first Boating Safety app. It’s designed to provide additional boating safety resources on your mobile devices. The Boating Safety App features include… The latest California safety regulations Request […]

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