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Inland Navigation 101

Inland Navigation 101

Whether you're heading just around the river bend or far downstream, it's critical to learn the fundamentals of safely navigating the inland waterways.

July 2014
Stocking Your Boat's First Aid Kit

Stocking Your Boat's First Aid Kit

While a first-aid kit isn't a Coast Guard requirement, it can be a great comfort in times of necessity.

June 2014
What to Look for in a Marina Contract

What to Look for in a Marina Contract

There may be things you want added to the contract, as well as things you want clarified in more detail.

June 2014
What to Look for in a Marina

What to Look for in a Marina

Finding the right home for your boat can be just as important as purchasing the vessel itself.

June 2014
Take a Boating Safety Course

Take a Boating Safety Course

Hands-on boating courses are a great way for honing skills to a more advanced, and likely safer, level.

May 2014
Spring Launch Checklist

Spring Launch Checklist

With the weather finally warming up, it's time to get your pride and joy ready for another wonderful season of boating.

March-April 2014
Naming and Christening Your Boat

Naming and Christening Your Boat

Even in the modern age, boat naming is considered serious business by otherwise non-superstitious mariners.

January 2014
Current Issues

Current Issues

River currents can make boating on inland waterways much less predictable. Here's how to deal with them.

July 2013
Reading a River Current

Reading a River Current

Boaters frequently overestimate river currents, especially during times of high water. Here's how to do it right.

August 2013
Boat Buying/Selling Tips, Part 3

Boat Buying/Selling Tips, Part 3

Close to closing on a boat? Don't sign on the dotted line until you've had a thorough survey and sea trial.

July 2013
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