How Many Blasts?

Posted in Boating
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Preparing for the Worst Scenario with Hurricanes

Posted in Hurricane Emergency
When a severe storm is forecasted to be heading your way, be properly prepared. Damaging winds and power outages as well as major local river and coastal flooding can become a serious threat. In preparation for the hurricane, here are … More

Sound Advice for Camping Counselors

Posted in Sport Horns
Camping counselors have a lot of responsibility. When taking a group of kids on a weekend adventure, proper safety planning is key. One additional item to remember to throw into the back pack is a Sports Horn. A Sports Horn … More

Sports Horn Basics

Posted in Sport Horns
The hottest selling horn today in athletics is the Falcon® Sports Horn. The Falcon Sports Horn is ideal for coaches, sports officials, camp counselors, lifeguards and referees, while also meeting the needs of sports enthusiasts. 100% ozone safe, flammable propellant. … More

Required Safety Equipment

Posted in Boating
When sailing one may wish to wear and carry safety equipment, in the event of falling overboard. Such equipment may include a combination safety harness and PFD (such as a Type V auto-inflatable life vest–see below), several personal flares, a … More

Float Plans

Posted in Boating
Play it safe, keep a stack of float plan forms on hand before heading out on the water. Leave a copy with a friend, relative or local marina. In case of an emergency, they’ll have pertinent information, allowing them to … More

Nautical Charts

Posted in Boating
Many recreational boaters in small boats don’t think it’s important to have charts onboard. Bad idea, even if you’re just operating on your local lake. Perhaps you’re not yet a navigator, but a chart onboard allows you to compare what … More

Weather and the Elements

Posted in Boating
When boating, it is possible to get caught unexpectedly in bad weather, encounter insects or spend too much time in the sun. To protect yourself and your passengers, do some research before you head out. Weather and Tides Check your … More

Education is Key to Boating Safety

Posted in Boating
Education is one of the most important aspects of boating and fishing safely and responsibly. Knowing the ins and outs of your boat, how to navigate waterways, how to read a nautical chart and how to operate a VHF radio … More

Boating Fatalities

Posted in Boating
Education is one of the most important aspects of boating and fishing safely and responsibly. Knowing the ins and outs of your boat, how to navigate waterways, how to read a nautical chart and how to operate your boat on … More