Boating Safety Week 2024: Dangers of BUI!

Posted on May 24, 2024

To round out Boating Safety Week please remember the dangers of BUI this holiday weekend!   Federal law prohibits boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs (BUI) on all boats. BUI is involved in 1 out of 3 recreational boating fatalities.   Please be safe this holiday weekend and don't drink and boat!  ...

Boating Safety Week 2024: Safety First!

Posted on May 23, 2024

Boating Safety Week continues with reminders of what you need before you step on a boat as an operator.   ❗ Take a Safe Boating Course- https://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=070-11-01&category=public-education-programs   ❗ Get a vessel safety check- https://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=070-11-03&category=vessel-safety-checks   The State of Florida requires any individual born after Jan. 1, 1988 to have passed a Safe Boating Course...

Boating Safety Week: Weather Impacts

Posted on May 22, 2024

Boating Safety Tip of the day, CHECK THE WEATHER before leaving shore!   Weather forecasts are essential for making safe boating decisions. Check the National Weather Service site for the latest forecast before leaving share and carefully observe weather changes!   Check boating conditions: Weather.gov baynews9.com/fl/tampa/weather/marine www.usharbors.com/harbor/florida/madeira-beach-causeway-fl/weather/

Boating Safety Week 2024: Boating Essentials!

Posted on May 21, 2024

Boating Safety Week reminds us of the essentials needed on a boat! Take a look below for a great check list!   Life Jackets Locator Device Fire Extinguisher Navigation Lights WATER to stay hydrated File a Float Plan! Make sure someone knows where and when you are boating!   Check boating conditions: https://baynews9.com/fl/tampa/weather/marine https://www.usharbors.com/harbor/florida/madeira-beach-causeway-fl/

Boating Safety Week 2024: Boating Environment

Posted on May 20, 2024

Boating Safety Week continues with the reminder that the environment can affect boaters!   A big one here is Florida is overexposure to the sun. It is really easy to sit outside all day and forget to stay hydrated. Make sure to sip on some water throughout the day!   Check boating conditions here: https://baynews9.com/fl/tampa/weather/marine...

Boating Safety Week 2024: Life Jackets

Posted on May 19, 2024

As we continue Boating Safety Week we are looking at life jackets! Make sure to select the right jacket for your family!   Find out more information on how to fit a life jacket here: https://www.uscgboating.org/images/howtochoosetherightlifejacket_brochure.pdf

Boating Safety Week 2024

Posted on May 18, 2024

Today is the start of Boating Safety Week! Follow us this week for some helpful tips when boating this season!   Be aware of your surroundings at all times! Travel at a SAFE SPEED for environmental conditions!   Check boating conditions here: https://baynews9.com/fl/tampa/weather/marine https://www.usharbors.com/harbor/florida/madeira-beach-causeway-fl/weather/


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