New To Boating
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
Except aboard the shallowest of craft, venturing beyond narrow or familiar waters means you need a chart. If you are not acquainted with charts, they can seem intimidating.
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.