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Avoid these boating safety taboos and keep your crew safe.
Boating Safety
Boating safety expert Mario Vittone explains why you need to know how to use a throwable life ring.
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A reminder from the U.S. Coast Guard to use your VHF radio—not your cellphone—to call for help when you're in distress on...
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Mario Vittone gives tips and dispels myths about cold water.
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Most critical boating accidents stem from these 11 mundane events.
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Posting an anchor watch will help keep you and your crew safe at night.
Boating Safety
Easy tips to make the subject of learning to boat safely interesting and simple.