How to Become a Considerate Boater

Being a Considerate Boater is simple. Think of others in everything you do on the waterways. Treat every situation with a smile. In your travels you will see some seemingly inconsiderate actions. Just rise above it. If you have an aggressive nature then leave it at home!

Look at the waterway features below and see how you would fare in your attitude. Some of it can be seen as Advanced Driving for boaters but just like driving, it is all about Education and Attitude. These pages might be able to offer Education and perhaps even influence Attitude.

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