August 2011 Entries
As Labor Day weekend approaches, it is important to be aware of safety on the water, especially if traveling on a vacation for the long weekend. Recreational boaters are flocking to local waterways to beat the heat. Stay safe with these tips form ACE Recreational Marine Insurance!
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posted @ Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:38 PM |
There are lots of aspects to consider when choosing a wakeboard. Options include:
1) where you buy it (board shop or Internet)
2) board length (too short or too long can affect your ride)
3) cost (based on your skill level and goals)
But having lots of choices will ultimately make your wakeboard-buying experience as much fun as a day on the water.
Key things you need to decide: Some choices (length, for instance) affect several other components such as weight, so expect to make some tradeoffs along the way. That’s especially true if you get your heart set on...
posted @ Thursday, August 11, 2011 1:50 PM |
Here are some ideas to help get your children, grandkids, nieces and nephews involved in your boating lifestyle. Obviously the responsibilities will need to be age-appropriate. And be prepared to add new tasks when they’ve honed their skills at the first assignments. You don’t have to tell them that they’re learning responsibility and teamwork, but rest assured they will be getting some great “teachable moments.”
Get their help in creating a pre-launch checklist. If they had a hand in putting it together, they will be especially vigilant about checking for the appropriate number of life jackets, test the battery charge, and...
posted @ Monday, August 01, 2011 11:04 AM |