People love boating for a variety of reasons. Some enjoy it for fishing, others for water skiing. There are those who simply like the feeling of being on, and around, a lake or the ocean. At Gant Insurance Agency we want to offer some reminders about boat safety.
- Have a personal flotation device for each person on board
- Only move about in areas safe for your type of watercraft
- Avoid the temptation to jump wakes
- Travel at safe speeds and obey signage and boating rules
- Never boat alone
- Don’t operate a boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Make sure your boat is secured when transporting on land
- Check your trailer lights
- Carry a fire extinguisher and flares
- Carry a tool kit on board
- Make sure you have a first aid kit with you
Enjoy your boating activities, but do so safely and courteously. If you have questions about watercraft insurance, please contact us. At Gant Insurance Agency, we will be happy to provide you with a free quote from a variety of major insurance providers. We are a family owned insurance agency serving McKinney, Texas and we would be pleased to serve you.