Vessel Safety Checks – A major component of a fun filled outing is a reliable boat which has all the necessary equipment operating properly. A free vessel safety check (VSC) is an important safe-guard, and our certified examiners will be happy to perform the check for you. There are no consequences if you don’t pass. Our goal is simply to help make boating as safe as possible for you, your family and your friends, through education. Read more here.
Communication – Nothing beats being able to stay in touch with others when you’re off shore. A number of members do so not only by standard VHF radio communications, but also by ham radio. When cell phones, the internet and other systems are down or overloaded, Amateur Radio still gets the message through. Radio amateurs, often called “hams,” enjoy radio technology as a hobby. But it’s also a service that has saved lives when regular communication systems failed. If you think you might want to dive into the world of on-the-water communication via ham, check out this page.