Memorial Day weekend is here and with that comes lots of boats splashing for the summer, cookouts, and family fun. It’s also National Boat Safety Week, the perfect time to remind everyone about wearing life jackets.
Did you know it’s a law between May 15 and October 15 all kayakers and canoers are required to wear a life jacket? If you don’t, the harbormasters can, and probably will, give you a ticket.
Another fact – most boating accidents that result in drowning are due to negligence in wearing a life jacket. Let me explain: at the open house in Falmouth I was at recently, a few… read more