winter boating infographic: 1. Always wear a life jacket 2. At least the operator, and especially solo operators, should carry emergency communication devices (VHF radio, cell phone in waterproof bag) and signaling devices on their person 3. Make sure the boat has a re-boarding device that can be used by a person overboard 4. Solo operators should always attach an engine cut-off device when underway 5. Cold water boaters should consider carrying a small dingy or life raft, and immersion survival suits 6. File and stick to a float plan