Boating and Lake Safety

Boating is a great way to enjoy the beauty of nature, soak up the sun, and have fun with your friends and family. However, it’s important to always prioritize safety when out on the water. Whether you’re an experienced boater or a first-timer, there are several important things to keep in mind to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

First and foremost, it’s crucial to watch over your group at all times. This means keeping an eye on everyone in your party, making sure they are following safety rules, and being aware of any potential hazards or risks on the water. It’s also important to not swim too far away from the boat and to always wear a life vest when spending extended periods of time in the water.

Responsible drinking is another important aspect of boating safety. Alcohol can impair your judgment and reaction time, so it’s best to avoid drinking while operating a boat or swimming in the water. If you do choose to drink, designate a sober driver or bring along a designated captain from Float On Boat Rentals.

Sun protection and heat exhaustion prevention are also critical when out on the water. Be sure to apply sunscreen regularly, wear a hat and sunglasses to protect your eyes and face, and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Additionally, it’s important to take breaks in the shade and to recognize the signs of heat exhaustion, such as dizziness, nausea, and rapid heartbeat.

Finally, always be aware of your surroundings and any potential hazards in the water. This includes rocks, stumps, and other boats. Keep a safe distance from other boats and obey all posted speed limits and other regulations.

At Float On Boat Rentals, we understand the importance of boating and lake safety. That’s why all of our boats come with life vests and our experienced Captains are always there to watch over everyone in your party and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Our number one priority is to ensure that our customers have both fun and SAFE time while spending their day out on the Lake.

Contact / Hours

(512) 436-3505
Office Hours: 9am-6pm

Lake Austin Boat Rentals
5019 Capital of Texas Hwy N
Austin, TX 78746

Lake Travis Boat Rentals
16405 Clara Van Street
Austin, TX 78734

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