David Letterman has his Top 10 List, so why not a list for Lake Havasu boaters with small runabouts, center consoles or bow riders? Our friends at Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) recommend 10 gear items that should be aboard every boat 20 feet or smaller. See if you have these.
Paddles: If your engine quits, you’ll be up the creek without a paddle. Keep the outboard or stern drive down for a rudder, and if you’ve got a buddy or a spouse aboard, you can make decent headway. [...]