What procedures must a small boat follow when entering the United States?
Jan 27, 2018 11:50AM ● By Editor
The master of a pleasure boat must report to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) immediately upon arriving into the United States from a foreign port or place and must provide a formal vessel entry on CBP Form 1300 within 48 hours.Read More »
Before heading out on the water, file a Float Plan.
Jan 27, 2018 11:45AM ● By Editor
Why should you take the time to prepare a float plan? The answer is simple... there are just too many facts that need to be accurately remembered and ultimately conveyed in an emergency situation. From the United States Coast Guard.Read More »
Early season boaters urged to wear life jackets on cold water
Jan 27, 2018 07:30AM ● By Editor
During the spring “cold water season", boaters are reminded that wearing a life jacket is a safety necessity. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.Read More »
Paddling Safety Tips
Jan 26, 2018 10:55AM ● By Editor
Paddling saftey tips for canoeists and kayakers from The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.Read More »
About Lake Superior Safety.
Jan 26, 2018 07:44AM ● By Editor
Residents and visitors to our area love “Gitche Gumee” – the Ojibwae name for Lake Superior. This vast body of water is truly a wonder of nature. But it also represents great danger for those that are not informed about the risks of navigating or swimming in the world’s largest fresh water lake.Read More »
Cold water dangers.
Jan 26, 2018 07:17AM ● By Editor
Over 30 percent of boating fatalities in Minnesota happen in cold water with a victim not wearing a life jacket. Be prepared. From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.Read More »