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
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.