Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of May, which signifies the annual kick-off of boating season. If you’re like many of us fellow boat lovers, you’re planning on making the most of the long weekend.
Always ensure safety first. There’s no better reassurance to safe and fun boating than preparedness ahead of time. Below are some friendly reminders for a fun and safe start to boating season.
– Prepare all safety gear for boating; radio, flares, life jackets, and drinking water are just the basics.
– Don’t take shortcuts to try and expedite the fun. Follow proper de-winterization and spring maintenance tips.
– Make sure to inspect the engine, fuel lines, etc. for rot or corrosion.
Get the most out of the long weekend and have a happy boating season. Stay safe, everyone!