The team of repair technicians at Anchor Marine Repair want to wish all boat owners a very happy holiday season and a joyous New Year. During these winter months, many boat owners have dry docked their boats and are in for the season. There are a few things that we feel would be great New Year’s resolutions:
As Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes (14,380 to be exact, but who’s counting?), there is no shortage of lakes and waterways to explore. You might be surprised to learn that boating is much better at a lake just down the road, or that the fish are much more plentiful at a lake in an adjoining county. Expanding your knowledge of the waterways will allow you to fully enjoy the amenities your boat has to offer from swimming/diving, to skiing, to fishing, or just sunbathing on the deck of your boat. Make a New Year’s resolution to expand your adventures.
Earn Your Captain’s License: Getting your captain’s license is a great way to feel more confident as you navigate the waters of our great state. You’ll find yourself using your skills every time you hit the waters. There are classes offered all over the state and throughout the year. The benefits will pay off once you’re licensed and better prepared.
Boost your navigational skills: If you must keep reminding yourself, “red right returning” then it’s probably time to brush up on your navigation skills. From classic chart plotting to plotting a course on your GPS, proper navigation techniques are essential when playing on the water. Bonus points for those of you willing to take on the advanced challenge of celestial navigation!
Inspire A Future Boater
All too often, we get wrapped up in our own worlds: dealing with our own adventures, our own boats, the care, and maintenance of them, and yet we forget about teaching those that will follow in our footsteps. Make a New Year’s resolution this year to teach a future boater about the ins-and-outs of boating and navigating our great lakes!
Upgrades, whether monumental, intermediate, or small help you run your boat a lot smoother and in a safer manner. Make a list of equipment that needs some extra love and get to it.
Marine Repair In Delano
If you resolved to make any repairs or upgrades to your boat, let the professional technicians at Anchor Marine Repair in Delano, MN handle your project from start to finish. With pickup and delivery services available, we can handle everything. To discuss your project, call us at (763) 972-3540 today.