The most common type of boating accident is a collision with another vessel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. To avoid this and other issues on the water, here are some responsible boating tips that will help keep your family and your boat safe.
First, it is the responsibility of all boaters to know the rules of the water. Make sure you take a boating safety course to learn more about navigation rules. Some states have requirements in addition to the federal requirements, so it's good to check the laws in your specific state to learn more.
The most common type of boating accident is a collision with another vessel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
In addition, you should also:
The U.S. Coast Guard has certain requirements you must follow, which may change depending on the size of your boat:
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