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California Boater Card – The Comprehensive Guide

January 1, 2018, California implemented a new law requiring all boaters to carry a vessel operator card while operating a recreational motorized vessel on California waterways. This required vessel operator card for the state of California is the California Boater Card. Prior to 2018, California was one of five states that didn’t require a boater certification or boating license to[…]

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Boat Safety – Emergency Rescue Stories

One of our favorite boat safety campaigns is National Safe Boating Week, which was held this year from May 20 to May 26. Every year, individuals and organizations act to increase the awareness of safe and responsible behaviors on the water. Boating is one of our nation’s favorite summer activities for a good, simple reason—it’s a fun and exciting way to spend[…]

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Texas adds fishing to state constitution

Texas Supports Anglers with New Law

Congratulations to Texas, which just officially enshrined hunting and fishing in the state constitution with the passage of Proposition 6 in yesterday’s election! Texans have always valued their rights to fish and hunt. This change to the state constitution makes that a permanent part of Texas law. “To me, it is a better guarantee; [hunting, fishing, and the taking of[…]

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On a Boat Challenge

How many of these boating experiences can you check off? own a boat driving a motorboat riding an inner tube driving the boat while someone else goes tubing water-ski drove a boat while someone else is waterskiing riding a personal watercraft (such as JetSki) been a boat passenger enjoy a picnic on a boat gone kayaking rowed a rowboat paddled[…]

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