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FWC Officers Receive Tools to Administer Breathalyzer Tests

24/6/2019 - By Andrea Lyon. LAKELAND, FL — Be careful while boating, that’s the message this summer from Florida Fish and Wildlife. Now, officers will have more gear to enforce that message. FWC officers in Tampa have received additional equipment to help with boating under the influence investigations. Breathalyzers are now available… SEE MORE
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Boating 101: Choosing the Right Rope

12/6/2019 - By Boat US. Like many other boating products, rope is not a static commodity, but is still evolving and improving.  When you buy, read the latest product information. Most boaters will use either one form or another of nylon and perhaps also polypropylene.  Nylon For most docking and anchor lines,… SEE MORE
Dressing for the weather and water temperature makes all the difference

Kayaking 101: What to Wear

12/6/2019 - Warm Weather and Water If you live in a hot part of the world that has warm water, dressing for kayaking is simple. Your biggest challenge will be staying cool, hydrated, and protected from the sun, and this should be something that you're used to doing. The most simple solution… SEE MORE
A new law makes it easier for law enforcement, counties and cities to remove derelict boats.

New Law Aimed at Removal of Derelict Boats

10/6/2019 - By Elaine Allen-Emrich. A new Florida law could make it easier for local governments and law enforcement to remove derelict boats from waters in their jurisdictions. Derelict boats are an environmental hazard and safety concern, state and local officials have said. After three years of confusion since rules for removing… SEE MORE
The longest solo non-stop attempt in the history of modern ocean rowing.

Record-setting Solo Pacific Ocean Journey Nears End

29/5/2019 - PORTLAND, OR. – A former Air Force pilot is rowing across the Pacific Ocean to Australia, and he's days away from reaching the coastline. Jacob Adoram has already set two world records, and he isn't even done with his long and dangerous journey. The first paddle started in Neah Bay,… SEE MORE
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Boating 101: Flares and Distress Signals

22/5/2019 - The visual distress signal requirement for recreational boaters states that all boats when used on coastal waters, including the Great Lakes, the territorial seas and those waters directly connected to the Great Lakes and the territorial seas, up to a point where the waters are less than two miles wide,… SEE MORE