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How to Drive a Boat with Confidence

Driving a boat is one of the most liberating and enjoyable things to do. However, learning how to drive a boat isn’t so easy for the new boater. The following are ways to go from zero to hero in your quest to become a better and more confident boat driver. BUY THE RIGHT BOAT One of the most overlooked things is simply buying the right boat. All too often, new boaters buy boats that are way too big or sophisticated or have restricted visibility and maneuverability. The last thing a new boater needs is more things to worry about. For most people, buying a simple, single outboard, center...

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Florida Boaters Face New Kill Switch Laws

Florida boaters will soon face two laws requiring the use of emergency kill switches while underway. The first law passed by the Federal Government will take effect on April 1st of this year. The other is a proposed Florida law that takes effect on July 1st (if passed). Here are all the specifics.   WHAT IS A KILL SWITCH? An emergency kill switch, also know as an emergency cut off switch, is a lanyard that the operator of a boat wears or attaches to himself/herself so the motor will shut off if they are thrown overboard. They can also be wireless. Kill switches are very common on most...

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The Top 5 Reasons to Join the Coast Guard Auxiliary

The Coast Guard Auxiliary is one of the best organizations available for those who love boating. I should know, I’ve been a member for over 20 years! In my opinion, these are the reasons this voluntary branch of the U.S. Coast Guard is so special.   HIGHLY REWARDING For starters, the Auxiliary is extremely rewarding. I love sharing my boating knowledge and skills as well as helping others who are in need. Whether through a BOATING SAFETY CLASS, vessel safety exam, or an active search and rescue operation, this organization is hard to beat. Also, the Coast Guard Auxiliary is an official...

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