New To Boating
Boating for Beginners
Check out these how-to videos you need to learn the basics of boating. We'll show you some boat handling techniques as well as basic boat maintenance.Explore Playlist
State Boating Laws, Rules, and Regulations
As laws vary state-by-state, knowing and understanding the laws and rules where you boat is important to boating safety for everyone.
Your Essential On-Board First-Aid Kit For Any Boat
Whether setting out for a day, week, or longer, you need a well-stocked first-aid kit on board. Here are the essentials.
Chart Reading 101
By convention a map showing coastlines, water depths, and other information of use to navigators is always called a chart.
Life Jacket And PFD Basics
When it comes to personal flotation devices, one size doesn't fit all. Here's what you need to know.
A magnetic compass may be old technology, but it's still an essential navigational tool.
Marine Navigation Rules
By following three simple rules, and one wise principle, you can spend a lifetime avoiding collisions on the water.