Boating Blog

Recreational Boating

The following article regarding Recreational Boating appears on the National Safety Councils site. With more than 11 million recreational vessels registered in the U.S., millions of Americans are enjoying recreational boating time on and in the water. Random example:  In 2017, the U.S. Coast Guard reported 4,291 boating incidents that resulted in 658 deaths, 2,629 injuries…

Connecticut Harbor Masters

Connecticut Harbor Masters have quite the responsibility.  The following excerpt is from the DEEP’s Boating Division.  Indeed, some content has been modified for this blog and you can read the entire article here. The Connecticut Harbor Masters Program The State of Connecticut DEEP serves as the administrator of The Connecticut Harbor Masters Program.  A statutory…

Water Ski Jumps

What do you need to have Water Ski Jumps in Connecticut? The following excerpt is from the State of Connecticut DEEP’s Boating website.  All parameters, restrictions, and requirements remain intact for this publication. Water-Ski Slalom Course or Jump Permit Firstly, each permit application must satisfy certain requirements under current state law.  Section 15-134(c) of the Connecticut General…