Boating Blog

The Information on a Capacity Plate is Vital

WHAT IS THE CAPACITY PLATE The Maximum Capacities Label or Plate is required on powerboats less than 20 feet with the exception of inflatable boats.  The information on a Capacity Plate displays the Maximum number of Persons and Maximum Weight which includes persons, engine and gear.  The information on a Capacity Plate also includes the…

Online Boating Courses are now being Taught

THANK YOU DEEP! The Connecticut DEEP approves online boating courses in 2021.  When the pandemic hit, the DEEP acted quickly and had classes open in a short time.  We are now able to bring boating education right to your door. In short Connecticut Boating Certificates LLC is having great success with the participation from the…

Age Restrictions for Boating

AGE RESTRICTIONS So everyone always asks what are the age restrictions for a boating, using a Personal Watercraft, and to Tow a skier.  There are a bunch of them!   Age restrictions are obviousy needed when it comes to operating any vessel.  The laws have been catered to the amount of responsibility one has.  The laws…

No Discharge Areas

WHAT IS A NO DISCHARGE AREA No Discharge Areas or NDA is a federally designated body of water where the discharge of both treated and untreated boat sewage is prohibited. Federal Law prohibits the discharge of untreated sewage from vessels within all navigable waters of the United States.  In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency also…

Boating Accidents

STRAIGHT UP Boating accidents are nearly one hundred percent avoidable.  Together we can improve the Accident Statistics this year by simply refocusing on safety.  It’s that time of year when you have pulled the boat out of the garage or pulled the cover off after a long winter’s nap, and you are cleaning the boat…