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National Safe Boating Week | May 22-28, 2021

It's important that boaters enjoy their time out on the water in a safe manner. Celebrate National Safe Boating Week by reviewing some of the most important boating safety tips. Share this information with family and friends who join you on the boat. You can never be too careful - fun boating is safe boating!

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Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day

May 21, 2021 is Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day! MarineMax and the Safe Boating Campaign urge boaters to always wear a life jacket while on the water - and for one day, on land. Whether you're going fishing or enjoying a ride on a boat, safety should always come first. See how we participate at our locations around the country.

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Safe Cruising

Your boat has many systems that should be checked before heading out, and equipment that needs to be prepared. Get tips for a great day on the water!

Safely Using Flares

Watch and learn how to safely use flares on your boat. Flares are an important safety device and visual distress signal, but proper use is a must!
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Ask The Captains

Join hosts Captain Keith and Captain Nick Mondays at 3 pm ET as they exchange stories and share tips and tricks while answering viewer questions. Tune in on Facebook or YouTube to ask your questions, make comments, and learn a thing or two about your favorite outdoor activity!

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Brush Up on Boat Safety

From informative classes to helpful articles, we've got you covered for all things boat safety.
  • Classes and Seminars

    MarineMax offers a variety of classes to keep you safe on the water. From navigation classes to Women on Water® to classes just for kids, we have you covered! In our classes you'll learn to tie proper lines, dock the boat safely, boat operation and handling, rules of the water, and so much more.
  • Tips and Tricks Every Boater Should Know

    Owning and operating a boat is an enjoyable and highly rewarding experience, both for the novice and the seasoned boater. To make sure you enjoy a smooth time on the water, here are some things you will want to remember to check before you go.

  • Pet Safety

    As with any day out on the water, safety is the primary concern. This goes for your pets, too! We want to make sure that everyone, even those with four legs, have a fun and safe day on the boat.
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