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Summer Heat

  Summer solstice is here and so is the heat and with summer   boating season is in full swing. It’s the time of year for water sports, fishing off  boat docks  or catamarans, and just simply enjoying that summer sun. But it’s also the time of year when it can get dangerously hot. It can be difficult to know just how to stay cool when working outside in the heat for hours at a time. That’s why taking the proper summer heat safety precautions is a must. Follow these summer heat safety tips, and you’ll be cool and comfortable all day long. Stay Hydrated One of the most basic (and one of the most forgotten) ways to keep your body cool on hot days is by keeping yourself hydrated. When your body is hot, it perspires as a way to regulate your body temperature. So, you need to frequently replenish liquids in order to remain hydrated on extra hot days. Even if you don’t feel thirsty, you need to drink plenty of water in order to keep your body cool. If you don’t drink enough fluids, you ma