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  • Baby On-Board: Boating with the Newest Addition to Your Crew

    Baby On-Board: Boating with the Newest Addition to Your Crew

    Is it safe to take a baby on a boat?…What type of baby boat gear do I need?… and other questions about bringing a baby on board your boat As a new parent (or even new grandparent), it’s only natural to be nervous about taking your new baby on a boat. That anxiety is probably […]Read More »
  • Fun in the Sun: Keeping Kids Safe with the Summer Rays on Boats

    Fun in the Sun: Keeping Kids Safe with the Summer Rays on Boats

    Follow these important sun safety tips to protect your kids from the harmful rays of summer while boating or on the water (as seen in Lakeland Boating) Soaking in the afternoon sun as it glistens on the lake is one of the many joys we experience boating. In fact, it’s the idea of “more fun […]Read More »
  • Gear up for Safety with the Right Life Jackets for Kids

    Gear up for Safety with the Right Life Jackets for Kids

    How to choose the right life jackets for your boat kids by age and weight Water safety should be every parent’s primary concern around the water or on a boat. Balancing your kid’s desire for fun with your need for safety can be a tricky yet essential goal to achieve. The start of each new boating […]Read More »
  • World Oceans Day Art Contest for Kids

    World Oceans Day Art Contest for Kids

    West Marine invites young artists to send original artwork inspired by the 2017 World Oceans Day theme, “Our Oceans, Our Future” Kids ages 5-18 are invited to create and submit their own original artwork inspired by the 2017 World Oceans Day theme — “Our Oceans, Our Future!” World Oceans Day – “Earth Day for the oceans” […]Read More »
  • Boat Girl Book Reading by Water Safety Council [with Video]

    Boat Girl Book Reading by Water Safety Council [with Video]

    Lake of the Ozarks Water Safety Council hosts book reading of The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl, emphasizing water safety for kids A few years ago I published a children’s boating book called The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl (often referred to as simply “Boat Girl”). Boat Girl is a story based on my two daughters […]Read More »
  • Raised on the Water: Inspiring the Next Generation of Boaters

    Raised on the Water: Inspiring the Next Generation of Boaters

    Creating Memories that Develop a Lifelong Love of Boating for Your Kids Many people in the boating industry like to say “Start them young!” because they know that the best way to develop lifelong boaters is to get them hooked on the boating lifestyle as a kid. Those moments that your kids will remember for […]Read More »
  • Summer Bucket List for Boat-Loving Kids

    Summer Bucket List for Boat-Loving Kids

    10 Must-Do Activities for Your Boat-Loving Kids this Summer The spring prep is over, your boat is in the water, the school year ends and summer is now in full swing! Are you ready to make it the best summer ever for your kids on the boat? As a new boating season gets underway, your […]Read More »
  • Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: Review of Nautical Codes Book for Children

    Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: Review of Nautical Codes Book for Children

    Educational and fun, boat kids learn about maritime signal flags, Morse code and more in beautifully produced keepsake book SPONSORED POST A complimentary copy of the book “Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: The Complete book of Nautical Codes” was provided to BoaterKids.com in exchange for an unbiased review on this site. My kids are always excited about […]Read More »