BOATING AND MARINE SAFETY

Partner in Command!

Partner in Command!

Credit: America's Boating Channel Yes, folks passengers on your boat should have some knowledge of boating safety. What skills does a passenger need? If your boat operator becomes...

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Sharks in the Ohio?

Sharks in the Ohio?

Image Credit: king-animal.blogspot.com Yes, folks. A bull shark was recently found dead in a river in Manchester, Ohio. The shark was found floating near the shore and seemed to be following groups of bass common in the area because of the abundance of small...

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Cold Water Boating Safety

Cold Water Boating Safety

Cold Water Boating Boating in cold weather can be exhilarating, but it also puts you at risk of falling into dangerously cold waters. Even boating in warm weather can be dangerous if the water is much colder than the air. Be Prepared As a general rule, if the air and...

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The Basics of Marine Radio Use and Emergencies

The Basics of Marine Radio Use and Emergencies

Marine Communications Can you Hear Me?Cell Phone vs. VHF RadioHaving a cell phone on board allows you to keep in touch with land-based contacts and businesses easily. They are very convenient but in some situations they shouldn't be used in place of a very high...

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