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Boating Basics

Boating is a fun outdoor activity that your entire family can enjoy together once you know the safe boating basics. A day of fishing or exploring new waterways often creates lasting bonds among those who hop aboard for the adventure.

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Boat Parts

Knowing the parts of your boat and how it is constructed will increase your understanding.

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Boating Glossary

Learn different boating terms and definitions. Navigation terms, boat parts and materials.

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Boating for Beginners

Learn the fundamentals of boating to make the most of your time out on the water.

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Learn boating basics for new boat owners

Boating Basics for New Boat Owners

Learn boating basics for new boat owners, and helpful navigation tips.

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