Safety on the Water is Worth Repeating
Each May, Atlantic Boating’s sister magazine, The Navigator, dedicates an entire issue to the critical topic of marine safety.
It may sound a tad redundant to repeat the same message every 12 months, but subjects such as wearing personal flotation devices (PFDs) and proper vessel stability literally could mean the difference between life and death for fish harvesters and can never be overstated.
Now, with COVID-19 public health restrictions finally being lifted across Atlantic Canada, ...
Your Most Important Piece of Equipment
The winter season is an ideal time for Atlantic Canadian recreational boaters to check and review their vessel’s equipment.
While most boatowners will take this downtime to inspect hulls, sails and engines, the most important pieces of equipment that should be carefully checked are sometimes taken for granted — lifejackets and personal flotation devices (PFDs).
You are required by law to have a lifejacket or PFD on board for each person on a watercraft. This even includes human-powe...