Skip to comments.Boating Safety Tips: Boater Education & Resources for Safe Family Fun[tee-hee]
Posted on 02/22/2014 7:58:24 AM PST by VRW Conspirator
1.Be Weather-wise Always check local weather conditions before departure- TV and radio forecasts can be a good source of information. If you notice darkening clouds, volatile and rough changing winds, or sudden drops in temperature, play it safe by getting off the water.
2.Follow a Pre-Departure Checklist Proper boating safety means being prepared for any possibility on the water. From compliance with fire safety regulations to tips for fueling up, following a pre-departure checklist is the best way to make sure no boating safety rules or precautions have been forgotten.
3.Use Common Sense One of the most important parts of boating safety is to use your common sense. This means operating at a safe speed at all times, especially in crowded areas. Be alert at all times, and steer clear of large vessels and watercraft that can be restricted in their ability to stop or turn. Also be respectful of buoys and other navigational aids, all of which have been placed there for one reason only- to ensure your own boating safety.
(Excerpt) Read more at discoverboating.com ...
You asked for it.
Better late than never.
If only I had read this sooner, I might still have all those firearms.
Well, I thought of doing a plane safety course but Darwin would takes care of those careless ones.
Heavy seas make it easier to spot the rocks when you’re coming into a harbour you’re unfamiliar with.
Many FReepers are lousy boaters. They always get into accidents that end up with them losing their firearms to the bottom of the lake.
Document all “Tragic Boating Accidents” for future reference.
All you need to know.
There are a lot of boating accidents from clumsy former firearms owners. If there’s one thing that’s true is firearms on a boat causes boats to temporarily capsize. It’s been proven over and over again.
LOL! Remember that "Global warming" researcher, a highly educated college professor, who went to the Antarctic in "Summer" and froze to death a couple of years ago. He apparently did not realize that June is not summer in the southern hemisphere.
Are they serving free beer?