Yearly Archives: 2011

Licensing and Registration for U.S. Boats

The laws regarding powerboats and powerboat operators vary somewhat from state to state. Powerboats like motor vehicles are registered and licensed by each state rather than by the federal government. Even though these requirements are not regulated by the federal … Continue reading

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Powerboat Safety Equipment

There are laws that require that certain safety equipment be on board powerboats (all boats for that matter) and also that it be in good working condition. It won’t be of much use if it doesn’t work. Remember that your … Continue reading

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Boat Charter

You may be thinking of chartering a power or sail boat for your vacation. Here are suggested questions to ask the company you choose: 1.  Is there a minimum length of time required for a charter?

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ActiveCaptain Interactive Cruising Guidebook

For anyone cruising out of their home area, you may find to be very helpful. The Interactive Cruising Guidebook gives detailed information for visiting boaters.  The comments and reviews are contributed by other boaters so you are gaining the … Continue reading

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Boating FAQ’s ebook – End of Season Sale

Our ebook, Boating FAQ’s, 71 Essential Answers for Every Boater is now on sale for $8.97. An example question is: How do I choose an Anchorage? When choosing an anchorage there are four criteria you should observe. 1. Shelter from … Continue reading

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