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Monday, November 17, 2014

Semper Paratus! "Always ready" is the Coast Guard motto and a concept that we teach the boating public. Being educated, prepared, and safe will help you enjoy many years on the water. The Coast Guard Auxiliary is tasked with bringing recreational boating safety to the public. Knowledge and boating with a plan can make all the

tags: Education

Saturday, June 29, 2013

This is the final installment of a three part series on the Navigational Rules of the Road. Here we will focus on how the Rules of the Road apply to Inland waterways when discussing maneuvering and warning sound signals. Before we go into the Maneuvering and Sound signals it is first necessary to understand a few simple definitions

by: Mariners Learning System

tags: Boating 101, Education

Friday, June 29, 2012

No more yelling, no more pressure and no more tears is just one promise resulting from a new hands-on boating skills instruction program being launched this season by the Ohio Division of Watercraft. The opportunity to affordably learn within a friendly, non-confrontational environment how to safely skipper a boat under power while on

by: John Wisse, ODNR Division of Watercraft

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Lake Erie