Learn more about cold weather boating safety in this guest blog post by SeaTow:
While boating is continuing in the south, many areas are starting to experience colder weather that can bring certain dangers.
Did you know that your chances of dying from going overboard are five times greater in winter months than in the summer? That’s one of the reasons why the Sea Tow Foundation is reminding boaters of the importance of boating safely in cold weather. This safety information is especially important for hunters, paddlers and all other recreational boaters in areas where the water and/or air temperature is colder during the winter months.
Learn more about winterizing your boat or doing a mid-season check up in this informative guest blog by Tom Schlichter of SeaTow:
If you live north of Maryland, November can signal the end of the line when it comes to recreational boating season. There comes a point where it’s generally too cold, too snotty and not safe enough to make heading out on the water a fun and reasonable venture. That means it’s time to close-up shop by winterizing your boat and motor and stowing it until spring finally rolls back round.
For those of you who don’t know me I’m Adrian Avena, and I’m a professional angler on the Bass Pro Tour and sponsored ambassador for Weego. After receiving my business degree from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA, I pursued a career in professional bass fishing. Over the last eight years I’ve had the opportunity to compete in three of the world’s largest circuits.
Summer is the season to get out of your house and into the great outdoors, and there’s no better way to fully immerse yourself than to go camping. Even if your car is nowhere in sight, though, you shouldn’t leave your Weego behind. A lot of Weego’s emphasis is put on jump starting, but we can’t forget that “Portable Power” is our battle cry in the war against dead batteries!
June 4th kicks off this year’s National Fishing & Boating Week and aside from the fun to be had, there’s some compelling health reasons for you to get out and pay homage!
For many a years (hundreds and hundreds) seeking out water and nature (blue and green space) has been considered a cure for stress and other ailments – today, though, we’ve done enough studies (of course we did) to show that theory is scientifically proven.