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There are some key elements to a successful boating vacation that are

backup power sources for your phone and devices in case you lose power.

critical for anyone venturing out into the sea. Good working knowledge of

Try to arrive at your port of call in daylight. It is far easier to get settled

the craft is very important, as well as proper working equipment and gear.

under light instead of dark.

A good understanding of simple navigation is a must especially for sailing

Most of all check your weather early and often to know what to expect,

or boating at night. The basics of course, are life preservers for all, GPS

surprises are fine if it’s a party, but the sea is to be respected under all

tracking devices, navigation charts online and in print, medical supplies and

conditions. Here are a few of our favorite communities, harbors and marine

emergency plans. Make a list, pack smart, program all Coast Guard, marine

facilities to visit this summer. Remember three simple rules of safe boating,

service and destination ports for mooring or docking in your phone. Have

practice good seamanship, keep a proper lookout, and maintain safe speed.

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