Boater's Academy Blog

What Toto Expect From Boating Training Courses

Oct 19, 2022

The majority of states require boaters to complete boat training and safety courses and become certified before applying for a boating license and a boater card. The purpose of the boating training courses is to ensure that everyone operating a boat in the US has the knowledge and expertise to navigate waterways on their boat safely without harming themselves or others. Until 2018, California was one of the 5 states that didn’t require that boaters have licenses before taking their boat ... read more

Should I Get Boat Insurance?

Jul 22, 2019

If you’re under the impression that your home insurance covers your boat too, you’re wrong. There are homeowner’s policies that do cover small boats with either no engine or a very small engine. But if you want to buy a bigger boat that costs $10,000 or above, your home insurance policy will not cover it. Even if you’re living on your boat, it won’t be covered by home insurance. When it comes to insurance policies, your boat is treated like a car. It can be taken a... read more

Taking Your Child on a PWC? Here’s What To Remember

Jul 12, 2019

Are you a fan of high-speed thrills? If yes, then personal watercrafts (PWCs) are made for you! They’re quick, close to the water, and allow you to do a number of tricks. And with two types to choose from—ones where you stand and others where you sit—you can opt for individual fun or double it by adding another person. If you’re looking to give your children amazing, exhilarating memories this summer, taking them for a ride on a PWC is a great option! Most children are i... read more

What to Consider Before Buying a Bowrider

Jun 28, 2019

Official statistics show that around 95 percent of all Americans are living close to a navigable water body. This means that if you’re looking to unwind from the daily stresses of life, it’s a good idea for you to head out to your nearest lake, river or beach and appreciate a mini-vacation. To truly enjoy your time near a waterbody you’re going to want to go in the water. And what’s a better way to do that than with a bowrider? Bowriders are versatile vessels that ... read more

How to Care of Your Watercraft

Jun 24, 2019

So, you’re thinking of owning a boat? Well, that’s one exciting move. We’re guessing you’re probably thinking of all those fun water-soaked adventures in the sun and we’re happy to see your enthusiasm, but here’s a heads up; you’re only going to enjoy being a boat owner if you’re a responsible one. Your boat will perform best if you take good care of it. To avoid getting stuck at the repair shop every 15 days, let us help you with some key boat ma... read more