boating safety

8th April 2014

Buoy Check Request from Missouri Water Patrol

The Missouri State Highway Patrol released the following request April 2nd, 2014. Buoy Audit For 2014 MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL a division of the DEPARTMENT OF […]
28th March 2014

Storm Safety

After our first spring storm on the Lake we thought it was time to make sure everyone is aware of safe boating procedures during storms. Before […]
22nd February 2014

TowBoat U.S. Lake of the Ozarks

Tow Boat US is the marine towing division of Boat US. Lake of the Ozarks has a Tow Boat US located on our lake. The basic […]
11th February 2014

Free Boater Safety Certificate Course

If you were born after 1983 Missouri law says you must take a boater safety certification course in order to legally pilot a boat.  The Missouri […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]