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Boater Checklist
  1. Does your boat meet all safety regulations?
  2. Is your boat seaworthy and capable of handling the prevailing water conditions?
  3. Do you have an approved lifejacket for every member of your party?
  4. Do you have safety flares and a waterproof lighter?
  5. Do you have two buoyant towlines?
  6. Do you have an anchor?
  7. Do you have a sound-emitting device, such as a horn or whistle?
  8. Do you have paddles or oars?
  9. Do you have tools to perform minor mechanical repairs?
  10. Do you have a first aid kit?
  11. Do you have a fire extinguisher?
  12. Do you have sufficient fuel?
  13. Have you checked for fuel system leaks or fumes?
  14. Do you have water and nourishment?
  15. Do you have protection from the elements - sun, wind or rain?
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Boats & Watercrafts Buyer's Guide

by: GoBoatingAmerica.com

Bass/Walleye Boats
2150 Baron Magnum
Navigator 185 CS
Procraft� 181 Combo
Bayliner 195
Chaparral 236 SSi Sportboat
Ranger 1850 Reata
Starcraft Nexstar 1900 I/O
stingray 195 CS/CX Cuddy
stingray 250 LR Bowrider
Sugar Sand Oasis
tahoe� Q6 I/0 AND Q6 SF
320 Cruiser Flybridge
Avalon 50
Boulton Powerboats Kodiak Series
Campion Explorer 542 Sport Cabin
Caravelle Interceptor 232 Sport Cabin
Cruisers 500 Express
Farallon 2600 Walkaround
Farallon 2600 Whaleback
Fiesta Vee 360
Four Winns 348 Vista
Island Pilot 395
Lifetimer 2700 Discovery
Norstar 360
Pearson True North 33
Pro-Line 32 Express
Sea Sport Explorer 2400
Sovran 4400
Deck Boats
Princecraft vacanza 250v
Starcraft Aurora 2010 I/O
Xtreme Inflatables by C.I. Marine, USA
2004 Ocean Alexander 643SE Pilothouse
56 Veneti
81' Hargrave Sky Lounge Motoryacht
Albin 35 Flybridge & Tournament Express
Carver 46’, 56’ & 57’ Voyagers
Grand Banks 47 Eastbay FB
Hampton 558 Pilothouse
Hampton 600 Sundeck Motoryacht
Hampton 680 Pilothouse
Mikelson 61
Mikelson 70
Nassau 60 Pilothouse
Norseman 480 Motoryacht
Norseman 600 Sky Lounge Motoryacht
Pacific Mariner 85
Selene 62
Skipjack 262 Flying Bridge
Skipjack 30 Flying Bridge
Symbol 58 Pilothouse
Symbol 75' Motoryacht
The Krogen 58'
The New Cabrillo 46 Sedan Cruiser by Douglas Sharp
310 Boundary Water Wide Dek
Aqua Patio 260 Rear Entry Twin (RET)
Bennington 205 L
bentley 240 cruise
Crestliner 2285 LSi Angler
G3 Boats LX 20 F&C
Landau Excalibur
Landau H3O
Odyssey 322C/322FC
Odyssey 727C
Playcraft PowerToon Xtreme
Sundancer 260D legend
SunTracker� Fishin' Barge� 21 Signature Series
Tahoe 2422 Aspen
The Baron by Bentley
voyager super center console cruise
AVX110™ Series
Kawasaki jet ski� 800 sx-r
Ski/Wakeboard Boats
Calabria Cal-Air Pro-V
Centurion Lightning C4
Gekko REVO 6.7
30' Commander Sports Fisherman
Aquasport 275 Explorer
Farallon 3200 Explorer
Fish-Rite Baja XL
Viking 74 Convertible
Wellcraft 252 Coastal
32 Nordic Tug Fast Trawler
37 Nordic Tug Fast Trawler
42 Nordic Tug Fast Trawler
52 Nordic Tug Fast Trawler
ABD Aluminum Yachts 7200 Expedition Trawler
Camano CT-41 Performance Trawler
Rozema 55
Tradition 54
TrawlerCat 40

Cool water: nothing goes better with a hot summer than water . So make the most of this year's life aquatic and get yourself one of these water rays before winter rears its ugly head

Men's Fitness, August, 2005 by Les Shu

Kawasaki Jet Ski STX-15F

Based on the Kawasaki Jet Skis used for competitive racing, this three--seat "motorbike on water" features a top-of-the-line four-stroke engine--but is also designed to keep fuel consumption and smoke exhaust to a minimum, making it fast, environmentally friendly, and easy on the lungs. $9,499@ KAWASAKI.COM

West Marine Mini Dinghy

If you're driving and happen upon a lake or river, blew up this inflatable raft for an impromptu cruise. The boat seats two and includes superslick aluminum oars that snap apart and fit neatly into a bag that can be stored in your ride year-round. Too tired to row? An optional electric motor will have you skipping across lakes and ponds like the most well-tossed of stones. $200@westmarine.com

HO Monza Slalom

Carbon fiber is a material used to make laptops lighter. In the case of the Monza Slalom, it's also used to make a water ski that weighs just three pounds. The foam core is wrapped with a carbon-fiber shell, allowing you to ride even the roughest wakes and waves with a bare minimum of energy and effort.


Dagger Specter

The Specter is a workhorse of a kayak, suitable for quick river jaunts or multiday tours. The Airalite model is made with a tough and durable Kevlar-like material that resists scrapes and scratches from errant rocks, stones, tree stumps, and logs you might accidentally ram the craft into.


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