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Boating emergencies

 

Boat Safety Isn’t Something to Joke About.

 

When it comes to safety, preventing boating emergencies has to be one of the most critical elements of your time on the water. Remembering sunscreen, fueling up and making sure your motor is maintained are all important, but if you find yourself in an emergency and don’t take the appropriate action, there may be a serious injury or even fatality.

Here are five common boating emergencies and some tips on how to prevent them:

 

1. COLLISIONS

The thought of your boat colliding with another vessel or a floating object on the open water is distressing. It’s crucial for every boat operator to take their role seriously, and to take the precautions necessary to [...]

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