Category Archives: PWC

Riding Rules for Personal Watercraft, PWC, US coast Guard, USA

US Coast Guard Rules for Personal Watercraft for Ohio and Michigan, but apply similarly to other states. Continue reading

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Transporting a Boat by Truck

Having your boat transported overland by truck offers you a cost effective and time saving service. Continue reading

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COMMON TYPES OF BOAT ANCHORS

COMMON TYPES OF BOAT ANCHORS What is the best type of anchor for your boat? Well, that like adult diapers, it Depends. It depends upon your type, size, location, and use of your boat. You must choose the type that best fits your needs. If you are not sure, it’s best to choose a heavier anchor. Hook, Plow, Fluke, Claw, Screw, Mushroom Danforth And Fluke Continue reading

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Safe, Responsible & Fun Recreational Boating

Safe, Responsible & Fun Recreational Boating. The US Power Squadron , http://www.usps.org/ , provides boaters with an inexpensive way to obtain comprehensive boater education, membership, continuing education, meet new friends with similar interest, social activities, community outreach AND have Safe, Responsible & Fun Recreational Boating Continue reading

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Caring for your inflatable personal flotation device – PFD

Caring for your inflatable PFD. Exactly, WHAT IS AN INFLATABLE PFD? It is a comfortable slim collar and vest that can be inflated at any time with a CO2 gas cylinder. Regular personal flotation devices (life vest, life preservers) are always at the ready. They have a built in, inherently floatability. The only thing you need to do is to put it on. Children should always wear their PFD when boating, skiing, or out on the water. They also help to keep you warm. See our blog on hypothermia at: Continue reading

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How To Select A Wetsuit

How To Select A Wetsuit, Most boaters or water sport enthusiasts who: scuba dive, wind surf, kayak, white water rafting, triathlon, long distance swim, swim the English channel, or ride a PWC (personal water craft) use a wetsuit. A wetsuit will allow you to venture into colder water, allowing you to extend the scuba or PWC season, by keeping your body warm and avoiding hypothermia. A wetsuit has some buoyancy which is an added safety factor. In essence, you are wearing a suit of thin foam. Just like foam insulation you have in your home, a thin layer of foam on your body keeps you warm. Continue reading

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How to Winterize Your Boat

How to Winterize your boat. Many boaters are aggravated when the season change. Come fall, it is time to get the boat ready for winter. Yet, this can be a good time to evaluate the condition of your boat, inspect the various systems, and do preventative maintenance. Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. Take advantage of the situation and make the most of it. Depending on your climate, the best place to store your boat during the off season is out of the water. If your boat is too large to easily haul out, you will need a climate controlled indoor storage with an air pump to make bubbles below the boat; which can be expensive. Continue reading

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