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Offshore Boating Safety — Knowledge & Preparedness

Posted by PartsVu on Jun 5, 2017 6:02:23 PM

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Topics: Boating Safety, Marine Products Buying Guides, Navigation

Must Have Boat Electronics For Navigation, Safety, & Fun

Posted by PartsVu on Jul 8, 2016 8:11:16 AM
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When it comes to boat electronics, the variety of options on the market is so vast that it can be an overwhelming task for a boat owner to try to make the best purchase. To make your shopping experience easier, we’ve compiled a list of the top-ranked boat electronics products that you won’t regret buying.  

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Topics: Marine Products Buying Guides, Lifestyle - Aquaholics Anonymous, Boating Technology & Electronics, Navigation

How To Dock A Boat - Boating Basics

Posted by PartsVu on May 18, 2016 2:52:10 PM

How to Dock a Boat - Boating Basics

Docking your boat. For the new boat owner this is a very intimidating, looming task. There are so many things to take into consideration when it comes to docking (lines, fenders, current, wind, etc.). But the thought of docking should never distract you from having a relaxing cruise with family and friends.

We can assure you that it is possible to become a confident, experienced docker.  Take some time to go out and get comfortable handling your boat in and around the dock and check out the helpful tips below in this step-by-step list.

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Topics: Boating Safety, Navigation

The Basics of Boating Safety: 30 Things You Need to Know

Posted by PartsVu on Apr 28, 2016 12:11:13 PM

THE BASICS OF BOATING SAFETY: 30 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Safety should be every boater’s priority, whether it’s just you on the water or a group of family and friends. You never know what could go wrong, so it’s essential for you and your guests to be prepared in case of an emergency. Being prepared before departure will help minimize risk, injury, and damages. We have put together a list of measures to consider helping to ensure your boating safety.

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Topics: Boating Safety, Navigation

Safely Cruising Unknown Coastal Waters

Posted by PartsVu on Mar 24, 2016 12:18:02 PM

Safely Cruising Unknown Coastal WatersAdventures into unknown waters with your boat can be simultaneously thrilling and terrifying. Expanding the boundaries of our exploration is human nature, so it is only natural to have a desire to go somewhere and see something new. Doing this successfully aboard your boat requires only a little preparation, common sense and confidence. Modern technology has greatly improved the navigation process from the days of outdated paper charts and Loran readings. With modern marine electronics on board or a little research online before you leave the dock, you can go confidently into previously unconquered waters.

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Topics: Boating Safety, Navigation