Boating Basics: Weather (Saltwater)

If you are new to boating, the “Boating Basics” series of videos from Mercury Marine provides an engaging, educational guide to our favorite pastime that will help you gain confidence on the water. Even if you are an experienced boater, you might pick up a few tips! “When in doubt, don’t go out.” When it comes to the weather, that is the saying recreational boaters should live by. No matter how much you were anticipating spending a day on the water, if the forecast is for high winds or thunderstorms, it’s wiser to stay in port and wait for a better day.