water safety

Spring Aboard Campaign promotes safety on the water

Spring Aboard Campaign promotes safety on the water

Three men were aboard a bass boat on a lake in Leon County in 2015 when their vessel started taking on water. The boat capsized. All three men went overboard. One man managed to swim to nearby land. The other two were left gripping the overturned boat. Read the full article in the March 30 […]

Boating course clearly impacts water safety

Boating course clearly impacts water safety

For nearly two decades the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has provided a Florida Boater Education ID test that can be taken online or at home and mailed in. The 75-question certification exam is required for those born on or after Jan. 1, 1988, in order to operate a vessel on the water. “We […]

Lifeguards return for the season

Lifeguards return for the season

March marks the return of the spring breakers along with the only thing that keeps them from hurting themselves: Navarre Beach Lifeguards. “We have hired eight guards this season and expect to hire another six,” Sonja Lusk of the Navarre Beach Water Department said. “The guards will be on duty seven days a week from […]