California offers Spanish boating courses

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) announced today the availability of a boating safety course in Spanish. Like its English counterpart, the Curso de California para Navegación home study eBook is free and helps Californians be compliant with the mandatory boating education law that requires power boat operators to carry a California Boating Card […]

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Yamaha donates life jackets to Sea Tow Foundation program

The Sea Tow Foundation, facilitated the generous donation of nearly 800 brand new adult-sized life jackets from Yamaha Motor Corporation to Life Jacket Loaner Stations in California, Georgia and Wisconsin. The Sea Tow Foundation’s Life Jacket Loaner Program, with over 1,000 stands across the US, allows boaters to borrow and return life jackets for a safe […]

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ABYC kicks off Standards Week 2023

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of boats, kicked off its annual Standards Week, January 9-13, 2023, in New Orleans, LA. Participants at Standards Week will be part of the standards that are being revised or newly considered for development. […]

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5 Tips for a New Boater

If you’ve recently decided to become a boater, congratulations! Boating can be a great way to explore the outdoors and bond with family and friends. However, before you can head out on the water, there are some important steps to take to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some tips for becoming a […]

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ABYC’s Standards Week set for January 9-13

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of boats, has registration open for its annual Standards Week, January 9-13, 2023, in New Orleans. Standards Week is dedicated to daily Project Technical Committee (PTC) meetings to discuss updates to Supplement 63 for Standards and […]

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Kickstarting a Club

Start Your Own High School Bass Club Future Angler Foundation offers step-by-step suggestions for starting a new club program in youth-to-youth video. Photo courtesy of Bassmaster Forestville, WI (December 14, 2022) – Bass fishing clubs have made a big splash on the high school scene in recent years, helping bridge the gap between academics, competitive […]

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How to Balance Weight on Your Boat

Keep your crew comfortable by maintaining a balanced load. Courtesy Chaparral Boats Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Managing the load aboard your boat begins before you set out and continues throughout the day. Keep an eye on your boat’s […]

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Yamaha Rightwaters announces new T-BART relationship

Yamaha announced it has become an official outboard sponsor of Tellico Boaters Assistance Response Team (T-BART) as the response team forms a new relationship with Yamaha Rightwaters. Pursuant to the three-year agreement, Yamaha will assist T-BART by providing a Yamaha F115 outboard and other financial backing. Yamaha Rightwaters supports T-BART’s mission to assist stranded boaters […]

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Sea Tow, MarineMax team up on boating safety

The Sea Tow Foundation, with support from MarineMax in the form of a generous donation match, is promoting a month of giving for boating safety throughout November. The Sea Tow Foundation fulfills its mission of providing education, tools and resources to promote safe and responsible boating through efforts such as its Life Jacket Loaner Program, […]

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Winners of 2022 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SEA TOW FOUNDATION The winners for the fourth annual Sea Tow Foundation’s National Boating Industry Safety Awards have been announced! Each year, the awards recognize efforts to promote safety on the water within the for-profit boating industry. This year, honorees will receive awards via a special online awards ceremony, which will […]

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Sea Tow Foundation to Receive Over $1 Million in Grants

The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boating safety, will receive over $1 million in grants to advance its Life Jacket Loaner Program and Sober Skipper Campaign. “We are thrilled to have additional funding to continue our important programs promoting boating safety through our educational programs and resources,” says Gail R. Kulp, […]

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Sea Tow Foundation National Boating Safety Industry Awards Announced For 2022

National Boating Industry Safety Awards 2022 Winners Courtesy Sea Tow Foundation Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Southold, NY (October 18, 2022) – The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boating safety, in conjunction with its Boating Safety Advisory Council, […]

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Future Angler Foundation Celebrates A Decade Of Dedication

The Future Angler Foundation (FAF) celebrates 10-years of expanding participation in fishing and boating through outreach and education. Forestville, WI (October 19, 2022) – Enter the no lip service zone. A decade ago, getting-outdoors advocate Pat Neu manifested his passion for growing the sports of fishing and boating into the creation of the Future Angler […]

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ABYC opens registration for 2023 Standards Week

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of boats, has opened registration for its annual Standards Week, January 9-13, 2023, in New Orleans, La. Standards Week is dedicated to daily Project Technical Committee (PTC) meetings to discuss updates to Supplement 63 […]

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TowBoatUS launches Weiss Lake operation

“Red is Ready” on Alabama’s Weiss Lake with the opening of TowBoatUS Weiss Lake. Located on the Coosa River Chain, the lake is known by many as the “Crappie Capital of the World.” Company owner Capt. Chris Day also owns TowBoatUS Logan Martin Lake, and TowBoatUS Lake Allatoona in neighboring Georgia. All are part of […]

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