Gearing up for safety

Published in the August 2008 Issue Published online: Aug 26, 2008 Tyler J. Baum
Viewed 130 time(s)

When you have small children, purchasing safety equipment such as stair gates, cabinet locks and car seats are a given. You wouldn't dare take unreasonable risks and let something bad happen to your kids when it was completely avoidable. The question is, do you take the same amount of care when you go boating? Boating is a fun pastime, but much like any other activity that takes place outside of your house, there are certain safety precautions you need to take to make sure everyone remains reasonably safe. If the only safety equipment you have is an outdated first aid kit, you ought to pay close attention. Here is some safety equipment that can help you be prepared for emergencies that may interrupt your fun weekend. All of these products can be purchased through West Marine.

You May Also Be Interested In...

April 01, 2015

JC Manufacturing becomes JC TriToon Marine

Formerly known as JC Manufacturing, the Indiana-based pontoon manufacturer has officially changed its name to JC TriToon Marine.
April 01, 2015

Shurhold Industries GoPro Adapter: PDB TESTED No. 164

When I heard Shurhold Industries was releasing an adapter for its “One-Handle-Does-It-All” system, I just had to get my hands on one.
March 31, 2015

Cascade Cycleboats launches pedal-powered boat tours

A rickshaw by any other name...wouldn't be a rickshaw anymore, I guess. But Cascade Cycleboats certainly evoke those three-wheeled conveyances of years past.
March 30, 2015

Larson Escape 25 TTT Triple DC

You can get a feel for the high-end quality when you first take a glance at this Escape pontoon, but you can’t truly appreciate the attention to detail until you spend some time onboard.
March 27, 2015

Spring Boat Preparation

Getting the boat ready for the season is a lot like getting the boat ready to sell. You want it to look good and operate without any problems.
Follow us on Facebook!  Follow us on Instagram!  Follow us on Twitter!  Follow us on YouTube!