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Start the spring season right with a boat safety check

Published April 8, 2013
Walla Walla District motorboat instructor, Paul Pence, showing District Office civil engineer, Arron Schuff, how to properly change a boat propeller at the District Motorboat Licensing course.  All Corps of Engineers employees who operate USACE boats/vessels less than 26 feet in length are required to be trained, tested and licensed in accordance with recognized Federal, state and local laws and standards.

Walla Walla District motorboat instructor, Paul Pence, showing District Office civil engineer, Arron Schuff, how to properly change a boat propeller at the District Motorboat Licensing course. All Corps of Engineers employees who operate USACE boats/vessels less than 26 feet in length are required to be trained, tested and licensed in accordance with recognized Federal, state and local laws and standards.

You can outfit your boat with the required safety equipment and know how to use it. You probably can't service an engine in the middle of a river, and you can't put on a life jacket unless you brought one with you.  Boating is supposed to be fun! But, many boaters experience disappointment or even disaster on their first few outings in the spring.  Take the time and start the season right with a boat safety check.