16th May 2013

911 Addresses on Docks

State law says by January all docks will have to have 911 addresses. A bill requiring 911 addresses to be displayed on docks on lakes with […]
13th May 2013

No Wake Buoys

Did you know that when you see a “No Wake” buoy that you are to operate your motorboat or PWC at idle speed. Most people do […]
3rd May 2013

The Good Captain and Boat Wakes

Boat wakes are those long, frothy, V-shaped waves trailing from the stern of a powerboat as it slices through the water. When other vessels encounter them, […]
23rd April 2013

Safe Docking and Undocking

It’s inevitable that when conditions are at their worst, you’ll have an audience. Prior planning and practice will not only keep you and your passengers safe […]
16th April 2013

Ethanol Fuel Issues

Dear Customer G & G Marina has recently received several inquires about the state mandate to add 10% Ethanol alcohol to gasoline sold in Missouri. Ethanol […]
5th April 2013

Dock Permits

It happens almost weekly. Lakefront landowners find out from AmerenUE that their dock does not match the specs of its permit. Most of the time it’s […]
1st April 2013

Sober Captains

In an effort to promote water safety on the Lake of the Ozarks, the Water Safety Council will continue their campaign to encourage boaters to designate […]
16th March 2013

Electricity and the Boater

There are two potential failures in a boat’s electrical system that can put people on or around the boat at risk of lethal electric shock. In […]
12th March 2013

Springtime Checklist

It’s a sad fact: Every spring, shortly after being launched and commissioned for the season, boats sink while safely tied up at the dock, turning what […]
1st March 2013

Boating While Intoxicated

Effective Aug. 28, 2008 the legal limit for boating while intoxicated dropped from the current .10 to .08 blood alcohol content, the same as on the […]