Lake Superior Boating Tips

Lake Superior Boating Tips

  • Wear your life jacket—water temps. average 40º-50º
  • Watch the weather—it can change rapidly
  • Carry a VHF marine radio, compass, chart & GPS—know how to use them
  • Carry adequate fuel
  • Maintain your engine
  • Let someone know where you are going and when you plan to return
  • In case of a storm—head into the waves at a 45º angle
  • If you capsize or swamp—stay with the boat