October 2021 - National Boating Safety School

How to Clean a Boat Fuel Tank

October 26, 2021

If you own a motorboat, cleaning the fuel tank should be part of your regular maintenance routine. Cleaning the fuel tank is also recommended before putting your boat in storage for an extended period of time (e.g., over the winter). A fuel tank contaminated with dirt or debris can seriously damage your boat’s propulsion system. Read more ›

How to Anchor a Boat: Canadian Rules and Requirements

Anchoring a boat may seem like a fairly simple concept, but there are several factors that must be taken into account. Anchoring must be done safely so that the boat doesn’t drift or capsize. There are also regulations set forth by the Canadian government regarding acceptable anchorage locations and navigation lights. Read on for a Read more ›

How to Winterize Outboard and Inboard Boat Motors

October 12, 2021

The winterizing process involves several simple tasks that motorboat owners should carry out as the unforgiving weather of winter approaches. In this article, find out why it’s important to winterize a boat motor and how to go about it. There are two distinct types of boat motors, outboard and inboard, so we’ll cover the winterizing Read more ›

The Rules to Follow when Buying a Boat

It’s often said that buying your first boat is the best day of your life. Unfortunately, an impulsive purchase that is not made with care can quickly turn into a nightmare. In this article, find out which rules to follow when buying a boat to give yourself the best chance of making an informed, sensible Read more ›

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