Boating

GETTING YOUR BOATER CARD

Last year, my home state of California instituted its first-ever boater card program, which phases in mandatory boater education over eight years, eventually requiring all skippers to pass a state-certified boater education course and obtain a card issued by the state

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Boating

Boating2 min read
Sea Chaser 27 Hfc
The 27 HFC from Sea Chaser by Carolina Skiff shows how many features you can integrate into a 27-foot center-console. Serious anglers will revel in the 40-gallon livewell in the leaning post, and the additional 30-gallon livewell in the port quarter
Boating2 min read
Frank’s Folly
The remaining artifact of Frank’s Folly is an aluminum propeller hanging over the door at the Lake View Inn. The boat name is hand-lettered on the blades in red fingernail polish, I suppose because Frank’s wife found that little brush so handy. The s
Boating4 min read
Aspen C107
Aspen’s C107 jumps right out at boat buyers—it’s a power proa with asymmetrical hulls. Close inspection reveals that it delivers outstanding economy, exhibits excellence in rigging and construction, and is put together by people who really know boats