Safety Tips From TruPlug

Tips for Off-Season Boat & Gear Storage

By Lane

Here are our tips that could save you time, money, and maybe a pesky headache when you’re ready to take the boat out next season! It is important to perform some maintenance before storing your boat and boating gear for winter. Boat Storage Boat battery. Remove your battery and store it somewhere warm and dry. Stored…

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Boat Loans & Financing Options

By Lane

Whether your passion is sailing, fishing, waterskiing, or other water sports, owning a boat lets you enjoy leisurely days on the water. But, because boats are expensive, many people borrow money to purchase their new boat. Boat financing can help you get the boat you want now and pay it off over time. This guide…

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Become a Boating Safety Advocate

By Lane

For those who love to geek out over words – according to Webster’s dictionary – an advocate is one who pleads the cause of another, who defends or maintains a cause, or who supports or promotes the interests of a cause or group. The Safe Boating Campaign is a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating, encouraging boaters to…

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Action Alert – Help Protect Boating in California

By Lane

BoatU.S. and the Recreational Boaters of California (RBOC) urge boaters to contact their California State senators and request they vote against AB 3030 [Kalra] unless the legislation is amended to include provisions that acknowledge recreational boating and fishing as being consistent with the measure’s objective of conserving biodiversity. BoatU.S. and RBOC support the objective of…

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Safe Boating During 2020 Operation Dry Water Weekend

By Lane

  During the upcoming 2020 Operation Dry Water weekend, July 3-5, thousands of officers will be on the water nationwide ensuring the safety of boaters and deterring any dangerous activity, including boating under the influence. The Operation Dry Water campaign encourages all boaters to boat responsibly and take extra precautions this boating season in response to the…

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Boating In The Fog

By cheryl

Chances are when you are on the water you will occasionally encounter fog, making navigation a challenge. Because of the time it can take to stop or turn a marine vessel, fog is usually considered dense for mariners if it reduces visibility to less than 1 mile. Fog can form quickly and catch boaters off…

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