Life Jackets Can Save Your Life, Even if You’re Cool

May 21st, 2012 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Life Jackets & Flotation - (Comments Off on Life Jackets Can Save Your Life, Even if You’re Cool)

While many think that they are too cool for school and that life jackets are cramping their style, The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is trying to show that safety while on the water is something that should be taken seriously.  This week (May 19-26) is National Safe Boating week and the NSBC is making …
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Cruising the Willamette by Jet Boat

July 26th, 2011 | Posted by denise in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Cruising the Willamette by Jet Boat)

My first time out on the water this year was in mid-June with Willamette Jet Boat Excursions. I had seen their billboard advertisement on my way to work for the past few months and every time I passed by I kept thinking “that looks like fun.” But it wasn’t until we had visitors in town …
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Cardboard Boats: Sink or Swim?

June 22nd, 2011 | Posted by denise in Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on Cardboard Boats: Sink or Swim?)

Students in Plentywood High School’s Advanced P.E. class received an unusual assignment this year: construct a cardboard boat and paddle across Bolster Dam. Bolster Dam is a small, 100 acre dam on the north end of Plentywood, MT. It is a popular spot for fishing, kayaking, and the occasional jet skier. Bitterly cold temperatures during …
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