Entries by Brett Henry

Legal Requirements for Boat Navigation Lights

As a boat owner you are required by law to have boat navigation lights on your vessel. Boat navigation lights are not only to fulfill the requirements of the law but they are also to ensure safe operation of your vessel. According the Coast Guard the following is required at minimum: “Recreational vessels are required […]

Tips for Boating at Night

Boating at night is tough, for obvious reasons. While many limit boating activities to daytime hours, it’s still a good idea to learn how to keep safe while boating at night. Mechanical difficulties, or a fishing trip gone awry can keep you on the water longer than intended. If you find yourself at sea after […]

Understanding the Importance of Boat Lighting

If you own a boat, then you probably know how important it is to have adequate boat lighting. Boat lighting provides for safety and efficient use of your vessel. If you’re new to boat ownership, or if you’re dreaming of a life at sea in the near future, then you should learn more about boat […]

LED lights save energy

Does it seem like an oxymoron that you can run your boat and still save on fuel and energy? If you know all about LED (light-emitting diode) lights and bulbs it is not far-fetched at all. Most of the bulbs and lighting you use now on your boat can be converted easily to LED. And […]