January 2024 - National Boating Safety School

Upstream vs. Downstream: Boating Info

January 8, 2024

It’s important to know the difference between upstream and downstream so you can correctly interpret buoys and avoid collisions. Upstream vs downstream What’s the difference between upstream and downstream, and how can you tell once you’re out on a river? The most reliable method is consulting a marine chart for current information. Always take up-to-date Read more ›

How to Avoid Capsizing Your Boat

Every year, Canadian boaters lose their lives when their boats capsize. Even if you are wearing a life jacket, finding yourself suddenly in the water with nowhere to go can be scary.  Remember, you are responsible for keeping the passengers on your boat safe at all times. Before heading out on the water, learn how Read more ›

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