With summer fast approaching, many of us can’t wait to get out on the water with our families. These trips are even more enjoyable when kids are active participants more than passengers. Here are eight age-appropriate boating techniques to teach your children, no matter how young they are.

  1. Identifying channel markers by shapes and colors
  2. Knot tying
  3. Checking Fluids
  4. Watching the weather
  5. Checking Safety Equipment
  6. Cleaning 
  7. Plotting courses
  8. Boat Handling

Learn more about boating safety for your children and family, here

Check out the proper fit and sizing when purchasing life vests, here

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