BAIT AND TACKLE PINE ISLAND

PINE ISLAND - MATLACHA - BOKEELIA - SAINT JAMES CITY

BAIT AND TACKLE PINE ISLAND

PINE ISLAND - MATLACHA - BOKEELIA - SAINT JAMES CITY

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Boating Tips & Safety Rules of Navigation

The waterways of Southwest Florida are enjoyed by many and loved by all. When boating you have to pay attention to your surroundings a depth of the water. You can go from 10' to 1' of water in seconds.

It is best to travel within the channels and markers. We have included some boat safety and navigation rules to help you better understand our waters.

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(239) 673-8149

ALWAYS BE WEATHER WISE

Always check local weather conditions before departure- TV and radio forecasts can be a good source of information. If you notice darkening clouds, volatile and rough changing winds, or sudden drops in temperature, play it safe by getting off the water.

PRE-DEPARTURE CHECKLIST

Proper boating safety means being prepared for any possibility on the water. From compliance with fire safety regulations to tips for fueling up, following a pre-departure checklist is the best way to make sure no boating safety rules or precautions have been forgotten.

NAVIGATION RULES

BOATING BASICS

BOATING SAFETY

Use Common Sense

One of the most important parts of boating safety is to use your common sense. This means operating at a safe speed at all times, especially in crowded areas. Be alert at all times, and steer clear of large vessels and watercraft that can be restricted in their ability to stop or turn. Also be respectful of buoys and other navigational aids.

Proper Use of Life Jackets

Did you know that the majority of drowning victims are the result of boating accidents were found not to be wearing a Life jacket? Make sure that your family and friends aren’t part of this statistic by assigning and fitting each member of your on board team with a life jacket prior to departure.

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