NYNJ.com – Boaters: 3 Tips to Stay Safe on the Water This Summer

August 8, 2019

In the throes of summer, New York City has a tendency to heat up pretty quickly – with weeklong spells that find temperatures hovering near 100 degrees. Boaters must still be mindful of cooler water temperatures, where prolonged exposure to 70-degree water can lead to a loss of muscle function or worse. Experts from ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, the city’s newest recreational marina set on 8 acres between Piers 4 and 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, offer tips on how to approach summer boating, beat the heat and manage cold waters.