Tips for Assisting Fellow Boaters in Distress
June 3, 2004
Here are some basics supplies that can come in handy during an emergency:
A first-aid kit
If it's a hot day the skipper and passengers of the distressed vessel will be anxious for a tow but it's important to follow these safety guidelines to prevent mishaps:
All persons born after January 1, 1978 are required to take a boating
safety course. The course is available throughout the year call Sgt.
Greg Rhodes, boating safety coordinator, 302-739-3486. A class schedule
is available at Fish and Wildlife's homepage, www.dnrec.state.de.us/fw
, click on "Boating Safety Classes" and then on "Boating
Safety Class Schedules."
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