Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Spring Break Adventures: Boat and Jet Ski Safety tips
Now that March is already here, Myrtle Beach residents are preparing for spring. A lot of those avid warm weather water junkies will dive into boating activities as soon as they get a chance. That is just around the corner. Spring Break is almost here and many are excited to go jet skiing and boating, particularly young adults and college students. Unfortunately, boating and riding jet ski rentals come with the risk of preventable injuries and accidents. Each year, people throughout Myrtle Beach are hurt in various accidents on the water. Reports revealed that there have been more than 3,300 boating related casualties every year. Most of those accidents happen on conventional motorboats and personal water crafts as well as jet skis. The most common injuries suffered by water travelers are trauma caused by collisions and drowning. This year, promise yourself that you and your loved ones won’t’ be one of them. Many jet ski and boating accidents are totally preventable. Before you get on the water and enjoy the sun, take the time to review the basic safety measures when riding a boat or jet ski.