Welcome to 2018! We have concluded our annual planning meeting – and it looks like it’s going to be an exciting year! We have cruises to all the best local areas, plus an exciting trip to the British Virgin Islands in June! Be sure to check the calendar for all the events we have planned. […]
Flags are of utmost importance while underway and flying them properly will show others you are a responsible and respectful boat operator. Flags can also be fun! Let’s look at proper flag protocol aboard your boat, so we can all enjoy this wonderful tradition. Three types of flags are usually flown: national ensign, club affiliation, […]
To many first time boaters, the most frightening thing after learning to dock, is navigating safely with other boaters. While a post on docking would be hard to write – navigation essentials is something we can all benefit to learn more about. There is a simple rhyme to help you remember where to keep those […]
After being a boater for many years, I’ve come to realize the openness of the boating community. Through my years of being gay, I’ve also realized it’s nice to stick together and build off the camaraderie our community has – hence, the Gulf Area Yachting Society was born.