Boating Emergencies

Boat Accident Reporting Requirements

Assisting Other Boaters If another boater is in distress, you are required to provide them with assistance, so long as helping them does not place you, your passengers or your boat in a dangerous posi...

Safety Tips for Hunters and Anglers

Hunters and Anglers as Boaters Hunting and fishing are sports that have a variety of safety rules and regulations. However, participants of these sports must remember that when they’re hunting or fi...

Fighting a Boat Fire

Fighting a Boat Fire Fire emergencies can be caused by a number of factors, including: Engine malfunctions; A fire in the galley; Or, the insufficient ventilation of an enclosed engine compartment. If...

Capsizing Emergencies

Capsizing and Person Overboard Emergencies Capsizing is the frightening experience of your boat flipping upside down in the water and it’s consistently the leading cause of all the boating-related f...