There is still a full month before fall starts, which means there is plenty of time to enjoy various summer activities! Heading out on your boat can be the best way to take advantage of the season before the weather starts cooling down. Before you start backing your boat down the launch ramp this month, make sure to keep these safe boating tips in mind.
Check the weather – take a look at the forecast before you hit the water. If a storm or other inclement weather is forecasted, you may want to change your plans and head out another day. Getting stuck on the water during bad weather can be very dangerous.
Create a pre-departure checklist – make sure that you are prepared for anything you may encounter on the water by creating a checklist to follow. Your checklist can help to make sure that no precautions or safety ...