Minimizing Propeller Injury

on August 26, 2023

Every season, you hear about incidents where people suffer some kind of propeller injury because they fail to minimize the propeller injury risk.. These almost always can be prevented. To begin with, exercise some common sense people!!!! Here are some simple steps to help. Simple Steps to Minimize Propeller Injury – Personally look at the area around your boat’s propeller before starting the engine. Don’t count on others —see for yourself. – Before you set […]

Lean, List & Heal

on August 20, 2023

Lean , list and heal. Three words that to a boater can spell a really bad day. I’m often approached with questions concerning lean and list and heal.  A boat not riding on its lines is dangerous, and very uncomfortable, not to mention its maneuverability is curtailed.  Here are some reasons for list and some things you can do to alleviate the problem. WeightIf your boat lists at rest, there is too much weight on […]


on August 13, 2023

In order to avoid capsizing, you need to understand what causes vessels to capsize. What causes boats to capsize? In a word, instability. Boats are inherently stable until something causes them to become unstable. And that something is weight — where it is and how much it is determines when a boat will tip over far enough to capsize or fill with water. A capsize is defined as a boat rolling over onto its side […]

Coast Guard

on August 6, 2023

Each year on Aug. 4 Coast Guard Day is held to recognize and honor the efforts of The United States Coast Guard. This celebration is considered an “internal” event for active and reserve Guard members, plus their civilian employees and retirees and members of the Auxiliary. The Coast Guard is a branch of a country’s military or a separate agency responsible for maritime security, search and rescue operations, and the enforcement of maritime laws. Values The values of the Coast Guard […]