How to Anchor a Boat

Learning how to anchor a boat is a basic seamanship skill that every boater should master. Understanding how to set the anchor and retrieve an anchor is critical—an anchor can hold your boat in place in a secluded cove for a few hours of swimming or an overnight stay, but it’s also an essential piece […]

Boat Handling

As more and more people are getting into boating, there is becoming a new wave of respect and admiration for boating not only as a hobby but also as a culture. While boating is growing in popularity, the need for a basic understanding of boat handling is equally as important. Regardless if you boating during […]

ECOS Devices

Before we all go out and enjoy this perfect fall weather, we need to take a moment and read up on one of the most important parts of boat safety. Part of basic boating safety is using your boat’s engine cut-off switch, known as an “ECOS,” and this device has taken on new importance since […]

Keep the Water Safe!

Nothing is worse than cruising along enjoying your day out on your boat and then unexpectedly – BAM – an accident happens. Much like getting into a car accident, boating accidents can be extremely devastating. By definition, we never know when that fateful moment will arrive.  This underlines the critical importance of paying attention to […]