Boating Stressors Increase Chances of Accident

April 1st, 2021

Knowing the stressors involved with boating can help keep you safe on the water. Many people mistakenly think that boating is no different than driving. Unfortunately, they quickly find out that it is much different indeed. While driving great distances

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Five Tips for Towing Riders

March 1st, 2021

Chances are that if you own any type of watercraft, you have friends and family begging you for a ride. Not just any ride, mind you, they want to be pulled behind your boat on a raft, skis, or board.

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Common Vacation Injuries to Avoid

May 16th, 2018

Tourist season is kicking into full gear. If you are in the Carolinas, chances are you may be heading to the beach for your much deserved vacation. No one ever wants to get sick or hurt; especially on a trip.

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How to Be Safe On Your Boat This Summer

May 3rd, 2018

Boating is a wonderful pastime, whether it’s out on the ocean or on one of the Carolina’s many beautiful lakes. Spending a day on the water means abundant amounts of sunshine and having an opportunity to make memories. In most

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Boating in the Cold Weather

December 22nd, 2017

More states than ever before are experiencing cold winter months. While our neighbors in the north may be used to cold winters and feet of snow, those of us in North Carolina are more used to mild winters and tolerable

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Top Myths About Drinking and Boating

May 3rd, 2017

It’s the time of year when people will be taking to the water with more regularity. Most people are aware that drinking and boating are both dangerous and illegal, but their are myths surrounding drinking while on the water that

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The Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents

August 15th, 2016

Boating is a popular pastime in North Carolina and other coastal states. When safety is taken into consideration, boating can be a fantastic way to spend a summer afternoon. Unfortunately, accidents occur when people are distracted or otherwise engaged, and

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Best Lakes in North Carolina

June 10th, 2016

Summertime may not be officially here, but very few are still thinking “spring.” Now that the days are heating up, you and your family are looking for ways to cool off. Fortunately, there are great lakes in North Carolina that

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How to Avoid Propeller Injuries

November 6th, 2015

It is rare, but it does make news. A person falls overboard and is struck by a propeller of a boat. While these stories are tragic, they also serve as a reminder of the danger of these types of accidents.

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Successfully and Safely Navigating Bridges

November 4th, 2015

Inland waterways have their own pleasures but also present unique challenges. This is especially true for larger vessels. When you choose inland waterways, you put yourself in the position to have to navigate drawbridges of varying sizes and clearances. If

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