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Helpful Boating Quotes
Always overdress, you can always take clothing off and weather conditions on the water are usually different than on land.
(50 year boater, 40 year sailor of small boats)
Go slow, particularly when docking, and you’ll look like a pro. Slow is pro!
(30 years near shore fisherman and off – shore sailor)
Be sure to bring lots of snacks and water. Everyone is happier (especially kids) when they are well fed and extra water aboard is never a bad idea.
(30 years experience on small and large sailboats, cruising and racing, kayaks, SUPS and powerboats too!)
Before heading out on the water place things like cell phones, keys, wallets, etc in a waterproof bag or zip lock.
(Boating on “other people’s boats” for 20 years. Current boat – 14-ft canoe)
Make sure another person on your vessel knows how to drive or how to hail for help in case of an emergency.
(Been on boats since I was 5 days old and never stopped. Also Manager of our VHF operations.)
When it’s time for repairs on your boat, use marine grade parts – they’ll last longer and in some places, like the engine, they’re necessary to prevent a dangerous condition.
(Liveaboard sailor – powerboating, sailing, and kayaking since 1968.)
Leave a “Float Plan” with someone on-shore, and go over details of the boat and what to expect on the trip with your guests. It will make for a more enjoyable trip.
(Classroom instructor for CG Auxiliary, and on-water Master Instructor for National Safe Boating Council)
Check the weather early and often and don’t be afraid to cancel/change your plans. Staying ashore wishing you had gone is far better than going and wishing you hadn’t.”
(35 year boater currently owns 2 boats, occasional charter and former racing sailor)