With the unofficial kickoff to summer and boating season, the Maine Marine Patrol is offering some safety tips to help keep residents safe on the water.

I've already had my first boating trip of the year. How about you? I went fishing last week, and had a lot of fun. Even caught a pretty nice small mouth bass. It's a great way to get outside and have some fun, while also practicing social distancing. A lot of people will be doing the same over the holiday weekend, so the Maine Marine Patrol is providing some safety tips to keep in mind. Take a minute to look them over, so we can all have a safe and successful summer of boating fun.