Essential Boating safety Tips
Follow a Pre-Departure Checklist
Use Common Sense
Designate an Assistant
Develop a Float Plan
• Boat type and registration information
• Trip itinerary
• Names and phone numbers of all passengersIn addition, make sure you have functional signal and communication equipment such as a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) or an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) onboard (for long trips and open water trips).
Learn to Swim
Proper boating safety involves knowing how to swim. You can get swimming training from local organizations such as the American Red Cross.
Always consider ways to improve your safety on the water and keep boating with TRAC Outdoor!