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A painting of rough seas is shown in this file photo.
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Are Catamarans Safe In Rough Seas?

Catamarans are known to be reliable and fun to operate. From the personal watercraft sized cats to the massive superyacht class of catamaran, all are great ships of the seas. But are catamarans safe in rough seas?

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Life Jackets
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Boating Safety – Life Vest And Life Jacket Types

Boating is one of the greatest pastimes of our day. There’s something about the water and sun that will fill you with so much joy that it seems like a taste of heaven. Boating is going to give you so many unforgettable experiences. The kinds of experiences that you can’t get anywhere else. This is why if you are considering getting into boating, you should go for it.

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Catamaran Adventures
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Can A Catamaran Capsize?

Can a catamaran capsize? Can it sink? Is it safe? I take a deep dive into the subject to bring you the straight answers. No pun intended.

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Can Canoes Sink? We find out why and offer some great solutions to prevent it here in this article.
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Can Canoes Sink?

Going canoeing is both a fun and rewarding endeavor. Sliding over the waters in such a smooth and relaxing style is a pastime that many

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A Kayak rides in rough waters.
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Can You Kayak In Rough Waters?

Kayaking can be leisurely paddling through flat and still waters with great weather conditions and an easy route. However, kayaking can also be paddling through strong winds, strong

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A man is sea sick and vomits overboard while on board a catamaran.
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Do Catamarans Make You Seasick?

Seasickness resembles motion sickness occurring while on a boat. The level of uneasiness can vary based on the vessel. Seasickness varies based on the sailing

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Do Kayaks Tip Easily? Find out at Boating.Guide.
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Do Kayaks Tip Easily?

Do kayaks tip easily? I wondered this myself when I first started kayaking years ago. Learning to kayak is like learning to ride a bicycle.

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Mooring ropes on a sailing vessel.
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Rope Types Every Boater Should Know

Rope can come in a variety of sizes, colors, and types. It can be made from any fibrous, stringy, and obviously long-stranded materials. For boating, depending upon the purpose of the rope, there are a variety of different types that you will encounter.

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Sailing A Cat Off Greece
Boating Health and Safety
Jeremy Shantz

Staying Safe On A Catamaran: 24 Essential Tips

When you’re heading out on the water, having a good time is usually the first goal. I mean, let’s be realistic, most people who plan on going out on a boat are thinking first of the fun time, and second about safety. And if you’re intending to go out on a catamaran, depending on what type and size of the cat, there’s going to be some different circumstances that you’ll want to pay attention to for your own safety and the safety of those you have with you on board.

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