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14 Boat Safety Gift Ideas (Nothing says I love you like life-saving boat gear)

If you know someone who owns a boat, first of all: congratulations! There’s nothing quite as rad as being friends with someone who has a boat.  Secondly, knowing that your loved one has a boat opens you to a whole world of gift opportunities. Whether it’s a Christmas gift, a Father’s Day treat, or a …

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What Type of Fire Extinguisher Do You Need on a Boat? (Explained!)

The Coast Guard states that all boats should have no less than one B-1 marine fire extinguisher at the ready at all times. This is not a law but highly recommended. Here are the requirements for having a fire extinguisher that every boatman must consider: Permanently installed fuel tanks A closed compartment containing a portable …

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What is Most Likely to Cause Someone to Fall Overboard?

Boating is fun. Millions of people sail as a hobby every year and accidents are bound to happen during the sail. However, boating has its fair share of risks and falling overboard is one of these risks. There are several safety precautions you can take to enjoy without the risk of drowning. How Does Someone …

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Should You Wear A Helmet When Wakeboarding?

If you find yourself wondering, “Are helmets necessary for this sport?” the answer is yes. You really shouldn’t ride without one. Just like a seatbelt in a car, a wakeboarding helmet is your first line of defense for protecting your most important asset – your brain. As a recreational activity, wakeboarding is loads of fun, …

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