Houseboat Safety Features

Date: August 16, 2019
Category: Blog Houseboat Rentals

Those who are searching for a vacation near the water will be delighted when they discover that they can book a trip where they never have to leave the water. A houseboat vacation is ideal for all types of travelers, from couples seeking romance to families looking for fun with their young children. While vacations are all about relaxing, having fun and making memories, it’s important that you stay safe as well. At Cottonwood Cove, safety is our top priority. These are the houseboat safety features that are in place on our equipment:

Fully-Automatic On-Board Safety Systems

There are several safety systems in place that are fully-automatic and will operate immediately in the event of an emergency. Those include:

  • Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors
  • Bilge Fire Suppression System
  • Gas Fume and Vapor Detectors

Additional Safety Equipment for Passengers and Crew Members

In addition, there are many other pieces of safety equipment and resources that are on board. These are to be used by both passengers or crew members in the event of an emergency. The on-board safety equipment includes:

  • Fire Extinguishers — For use when extinguishing a small fire.
  • Marine Band Radio — For communicating with all marina facilities and services.
  • Global Positioning System — For keeping track of your location on the lake.
  • Personal Flotation Devices — For keeping passengers and crew members afloat in the water.
  • Throw Rings and an SOS Flag — To help save anyone who has gone overboard, and to alert others in the area that there is an emergency.
  • Anchors and Ropes — To allow you to anchor your boat in the appropriate locations.
  • First Aid Kit — To treat minor cuts or injuries that may occur while boating or while exploring the lakeshore.

We want you to enjoy an unforgettable vacation while staying on your houseboat on Lake Mohave. Our experienced staff members are available to help you, and we will work to make sure you are trained on all of the safety equipment that is on board. When you feel safe and confident on board your houseboat, you and the rest of your travel party will enjoy a more relaxing and enjoyable vacation.

For more information on renting a houseboat from Cottonwood Cove on Lake Mohave, contact us today.