Categories for Boat Safety

Life Jacket Sizing Guide

June 24, 2021 6:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

No matter what type of activities you’re undertaking on the water (and no matter what type of vessel you are on) there must be life jackets available for everyone on a boat at all times. That’s not just good advice—it’s a requirement by the U.S. Coast Guard. But no matter if you are looking into boat rental in Lewiston, CA, or if you own a boat anywhere else in the world, it’s important to know what size life jacket needs to be on board for you and everyone else on the boat. Finding your size The best way to tell... View Article

What Safety Equipment Is Required on a Boat?

April 22, 2021 6:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Taking a boating safety course is required by law in California, and the knowledge gained from such a course could prove to be invaluable. One of the things you’ll learn is what safety equipment needs to be on any boat you operate, and how to use that equipment correctly. California law has different equipment requirements for different sized boats, so the equipment we’ll be covering here will pertain to motorboats that are 26 feet long or shorter. Once you’ve taken your boating safety course and have procured all the necessary safety equipment, you’ll be ready to visit the marina in... View Article

Why Take a Boating Safety Course?

April 8, 2021 6:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With the weather getting warmer in Northern California, many people are leaving their homes for some good old-fashioned outdoor recreation. Whether it’s hiking, fishing or boating, nature has so much to offer. No matter the outdoor activity, though, safety must come first. This is especially true when it comes to boating. Like automobiles and construction equipment, motorboats are considered heavy machinery. As such, those who operate boats in Lewiston, CA are required to carry a California Boater Card, which can be obtained by completing an approved boating safety course. Marinas and the seafaring community in Lewiston, CA take boating safety... View Article

How to Stay Safe on the Water

December 8, 2020 11:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Enjoying time on the water at Trinity Lake is one of the best parts of living in and around Trinity County. Whether you’re water skiing, relaxing on a houseboat or fishing, getting out on the marina in Lewiston, CA will make any day feel like vacation. However, while enjoying boating and water sports is a great way to relax, it’s important not to forget about water safety. Thousands of people get injured on the water each year. So many of those accidents could be prevented by remembering the following tips on how to stay safe on the water, whether you’re... View Article

Waterskiing Safety Tips

July 8, 2020 10:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Often, water enthusiasts are interested in boat rentals in Lewiston, CA because they want to spend the day waterskiing. While this sport can offer an abundance of fun and entertainment, it is crucial that all participants follow basic safety rules. Use the following tips to keep you and your fellow skiers safe while you enjoy the water. Skiers Life jacket: Never waterski without a life jacket. Even if you are an incredible swimmer, you must always wear a personal flotation device when you ski, and it’s best to wear one designed for waterskiing. Awareness: Skiers should remain alert for potential... View Article