June 2022 - National Boating Safety School

Boat fire extinguisher: classes, regulations and maintenance

June 20, 2022

Even if fires are relatively uncommon on boats, their rapid spread makes them particularly dangerous. Many factors can cause fires inside boats, specifically oil or gas leaks, short circuits or even grease catching fire on the top of stoves. To make sure you and your passengers are safe, the Canadian law states that most maritime Read more ›

Magnetic boat compass: The complete guide

June 6, 2022

Magnetic compasses have been around for years and are still used for navigation up to this day. They provide us with a bearing reference (north) and can thus reliably lead the way from A to B.  These compasses are extremely useful on boats, and they don’t even require a power source or sunlight to function. Read more ›

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