Fall Boating: Dress for the Water, Not the Weather

The Fall boating season presents recreational boaters face a unique set of safety issues. Warm days collide with deceptively cold waters, greatly increasing the risk of hypothermia even on a “T-shirt” day. Weather can change quickly. And, if you run into trouble, the summer crowds have gone (cue the chirping crickets) leaving few potential rescuers close by. The non-profit BoatUS Foundation has

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Prevent Winter from Taking a Bite Out of Your Boat

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — It’s been a brutal winter for most of the country.  If your boat and trailer are going to spend the snow season outside exposed to the elements, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has five tips to protect your investment and prevent winter’s bitter effects from taking hold and causing problems down the road: Water

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