The United States of Boating Infographic

Boating is a favorite leisure activity of many people across the country. Boat Ed created this infographic to showcase some of the unique facts that encompass the American boating community. If you like this infographic, please feel free to share it on your site or social media channels. Happy boating, America! Please Embed this Infographic <a href=”http://www.boat-ed.com/blog/united-states-of-boating-infographic/” target=”_blank”><img class=”aligncenter wp-image-1199″[…]

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Accidents and Facts: A Closer Look at Paddlesports

Rebecca Collier was a veteran paddlesports enthusiast. She spent so much of her time on the water that her father used to call her his “little mermaid” when she was growing up. On all accounts, she was a professional at getting in and out of the water with ease. Growing up outside of Kalamazoo, Michigan, there was never a question[…]

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2013 Paddlesports Participation & Accidents Infographic

Boaters share the water with many different types of crafts and it’s everyone’s responsibility to keep our waterways safe. This means staying alert and looking out for other boaters. Paddlesport participation rates are growing and that means more people on the water who need to be aware of safety guidelines and potential dangers. The following infographic illustrates some of the[…]

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Boat Size. It Matters.

“So, how big is your boat?” People ask this question for one of two reasons: 1.  They’re also a boat owner and they want to see how yours measures up. 2.  They’re hoping that you’ll invite them out on your next trip and have room for a plus one. There is a lot that goes into owning a boat –[…]

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The Best Tips from National Safe Boating Week

For everyone in the boating industry, safety extends beyond just one week. However, it’s great to have a nationally-recognized week where boaters, businesses and organizations can make a collective push to draw attention to boating safety. National Safe Boating Week is organized by the National Safe Boating Council and its mission is to “advance and promote safer recreational boating experience[…]

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Words of Caution for Boating Season

Your truck chases the last shreds of night as there are hints of dawn, with a few hours driving left until you reach your destination. Family and friends are in tow, some sleeping and others waiting in anticipation for the day’s events. It’s spring again. The snow has finally receded, and now you’re just praying that the weatherman keeps up his end[…]

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10 Common Boating Questions and the Answers

Knowing everything about boating can take decades of firsthand experience. Even with a boater’s education course, there’s so much that you can, and will, learn by actually practicing what you’ve been taught. Weave taken a look at some of the most common boating questions and provided quick answers you can use as a reference. 1.  Is a teenager allowed to[…]

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