Boats and children are definitely compatible in terms of fun, most of kids love the water and enjoy being part of the daily activities, nevertheless , boating is not the safest activity for a kid, there are risks all the time, so here will talk about children and boating safety. The idea is not to scare you of being on a boat with your kids, the idea is to learn how to avoid some of the possible problems and also face them in case they happen.
Some countries have specific regulations in terms of kids and boats, also in terms of people and boats, for example, the Canadian regulations indicate that if you operate a boat with an engine then you need some specific documents and certificates, and the Australian regulations indicate specifically when a kid must use a lifejacket. So remember, take a look at your country's regulations to avoid tickets and take care better of your kids.
When it comes to children and boating safety there are several things to take into account, let's see the most important ones:
As you can see, these type of rules, as simple as they might be, can be really useful at the time of boating with kids.