Tom’s Tips About Look Buckets

By Tom Neale, 11/3/2009

1. If your boat is moving as you use it, be sure it’s moving very slowly and that the boat operator is keeping watch, not looking through the look bucket.

2. Use of a look bucket usually involves leaning over the side. This can be particularly dangerous for children and even for adults if it is rough, the boat tips too much and for other reasons.  Wear life jackets, proceed very slowly, if at all, and don’t have too much weight on one side of the boat.

3. Often you can see many interesting things by simply anchoring, or drifting with the current. This is safer than being underway. Even if you’re only drifting, the boat operator must keep proper watch and let others enjoy the look bucket.

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