Posted on Nov 6, 2018

Mariners Insurance

Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned boater, emergencies at sea will happen. All the state-of-the-art boating and fishing gear won’t do a thing if you don’t know how to properly use them and haven’t considered your plan for an unforeseen disaster.

The most common accident that the United States Coast Guard gets called out for is probably not what you’d expect; typical issues in 2017 included collisions with a recreational vessel, collision with a fixed object and flooding/swamping. However these are just some of the things that can go awry while at sea. On top of preparation comes practice, which is good for any crew to instill, according to On The Water. With these two things, you and your crew can be prepared for any possible scenario. This is our guide of what to do if you experience an emergency while at sea.