Our goal at The Carefree Boater is to give you information to make your Boating Experiences as Fun and as Safe as possible. Here is a great reminder to all of us why we should never swim at a marina.
With the recent drawdown of Boone Lake several boaters have voiced concerns about what lies under the surface of the water. While it’s impossible on any body of water to chart submerged partially floating objects, these are prevalent in the Spring when lake levels are being increased.
The club is offering a comprehensive course on Seamanship beginning April 7th in room L226 at Northeast State Community College library. Classes will meet from 6pm to 8pm.
Spring is upon us and it’s time to start making your best boating memories ever! Here are a couple of basic reminders that will make your boating experiences as safe and as fun as possible!
As the Tennessee Valley Authority works to find the cause of a sinkhole and the source of seepage at Boone Dam, they continue to lower lake levels. Boone Lake is currently nine feet lower than typical winter lake levels.
Before you get out on the water, make sure you know these basic rules and tips for water and boating etiquette.
It can happen to the best of us, often it happens to all of us, but running out of fuel is never fun. We can get caught up in the fun of boating, forget how much gas we are using and end up dead in the water.
According to Navy studies 90% of people get seasick when on a boat. This makes Seasickness one of the greatest plagues for people who love boating.
Every single one of us loves to have fun, those of us in lake communities know that the best way to do that is water sports. But it isn’t much fun if you get injured, stranded, or even worse.
It could be said that if the boating bug doesn’t bite your kids before the age of 13 they will never love the boating lifestyle. The quickest way to make kids fall in love with the water is an exciting adventure filled with fun new experiences.