Boat Fires

Boat fires demand immediate action. They can quickly lead to devastating consequences. Fumes can easily get trapped in a boat; this, combined with a fuel source, makes boat fires very dangerous very quickly. If a fire starts while you are on board a boat:Immediately stop…

Boat Fire Extinguisher Requirements

The law requires that a vessel must carry at least one Type B USCG-approved fire extinguisher on board if it has an engine and one of the following items. Although the vessels specified above are the only ones required by law to carry a fire…

Children and Infant Life Jackets

Children should be taught how to properly wear a PFD anytime they are near water. It is important to teach children how these devices work before going into the water. Children often panic when they fall into water, making it more difficult to float face…