Can You Use Your Boating License in Another State?

Wouldn’t it be awesome if your boater education card or boating license allowed you to boat in your home state as well as states you’re vacationing in? Good news! If you’ve successfully completed an official boating safety course such as boat-ed.com, your boater education card is welcome in every state that requires mandatory boater education. Plus, your boater education card[…]

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The 6 Seconds Before a Boating Accident

Have you ever made a mistake and then thought about the decisions leading up to it? It’s almost like you’re going through a movie frame by frame – dissecting how you could have done something differently.   After a boating accident, participants, spectators and investigators all wonder how it could have been prevented. Even though you cannot recover the lost seconds,[…]

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The Curse of the Boating Bananas

“Bananas on a boat are bad luck,” Captain Mike announced as he chucked my Chiquitas overboard. My expression must have pegged off the WTH meter because Captain Mike quickly added, “It’s true, you can look it up on the Internet.” Since I had met this veteran striper fishing guide only a few hours before, I wasn’t sure whether his quick[…]

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