posted by admin on Jul 14

If you are like most boaters, you probably have very limited space aboard for tool storage, so it is important that you carry tools that are indispensable, affordable and easy to find. While you probably already have assorted screwdrivers and other basic hand tools, here is a list of five handy tools you may not have considered keeping in your toolkit.

LED Headlamp

Even the best and brightest flashlight requires you to hold it in one of your Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on May 17

Now that summer is right around the corner, many boaters are eager to enjoy that first beautiful day out on the open water. However, before you decide to fire up the engine on your boat and hit the water, there are some basic maintenance tasks that you will either want to perform on your own or have done at your local boat service center. This way, you can ensure that your boat is safe to hit the waters.

The main thing that you should have done in terms of maintenance on your boat is to have Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on Mar 31

When out on the water, safety is always a paramount concern. Investing in the best resources and safety equipment as well as ensuring that your family has the education and understanding needed to practice more effective boat safety can make a lifesaving difference. Failing to address safety related issues and ensure that everyone on-board is able to stay as safe as possible could be nothing short of disastrous. Investing in effective safety-equipment and teaching your passengers Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on Jan 15

If you are a boat owner, then there is a good chance that you love being able to enjoy the freedom of being out on your boat and navigating the open seas. However, one thing that you may also want to consider is making sure that you have a comprehensive maritime and boat insurance policy. After all, while boating is generally seen as a safe outdoor activity, the truth is that disaster can strike at any time. Therefore, you will want to make sure that if there is any damage done to your boat while you are out in the water that it will be covered by your insurance company. Otherwise, the out of pocket expenses for you may be overwhelming.

There are a number of situations in which having this particular type of insurance can really come in handy. For example, if you are out on the water and end up running into a bad storm, your boat may suffer exterior damage from the storm itself. Luckily, if you have a comprehensive enough insurance policy, this is not something that you will need to worry about paying for yourself. Aside from your deductible, you can be sure that your insurance company will take care of the cost of the repairs so that you can get your boat fixed and be back out on the water in no time at all.

In some cases, you may even be able to get coverage for your boat while it is still parked in the marina. This is a great option for those who worry about boat vandalism or other damage occurring while the owner is not present.

So if you are a boat owner or are even considering the option to buy a boat in the near future, do not forget to shop around for insurance.

This article is provided by writers at shophomeinsurance.net, a site providing home insurance quotes.

posted by www.oceanmarineservices.com on May 7

Though the beach is a great place to go to have fun in the sun there are some dangers lurking at the beach that should always be recognized in order avoid them.

The first danger at the beach is the danger of a sun burn. When at the beach in the summer the body is mainly uncovered by clothes and is exposed to the harsh summer sun. Exposing the skin to the sun exposes it to harsh UV rays Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on May 5

The beach can be a fun and exciting place for families to visit, but it can also be very dangerous if you are not careful. Here are five ways to ensure safety on your next beach trip:

1. Learn how to swim. It doesn’t matter how far you plan to walk out into the ocean; knowing how to swim can save a life. If for some reason you get knocked down by a wave or pulled under by a current, knowing how to swim Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on May 4

Going to the beach for vacation is the perfect chance to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy time with friends and family. Taking a vacation to the beach can be a bit of a hassle sometimes, though. This is because going to a beach requires a lot of planning and sometimes, it’s hard to keep track of everyone when going to such a public place. Luckily there are five ways to have a hassle free beach vacation.

First, one should always plan ahead. Booking a vacation and researching Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on Apr 30

A beach vacation or outing can be a great memory to last a lifetime. Having fun in the sun and surf is the perfect way to mix relaxation and excitement. However there are some tips that everyone should consider to keep their family safe. A simple day out or vacation can go terribly wrong otherwise.

Sunscreen

There may only be one sun, but it has a different effect wherever you go. Which is why a sunscreen of spf 40 or Read the rest of this entry »

posted by admin on Apr 27

There is nothing that ruins a family vacation as quickly as getting out on the water and realizing that something has gone wrong. Taking the family on a boating vacation is an excellent idea but only if the boat is being kept in a continually good state. Boats that are not maintained can easily fall into a state of disrepair and the wrong time for something to take a bad turn is on a family Read the rest of this entry »

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