There are many ways to celebrate our nation’s independence: carnivals & fireworks, parades, picnics, barbecues and more. Our favorite way to celebrate? Spending quality time with family and friends out on the boat. Because many share our same passion for boating, we know that this holiday, in particular, means increased traffic on many local lakes. To help make the most of your day on the water, we remind everyone to boat smart, safe, and responsibly. Doing so will allow you to focus your attention on more enjoyable things—like making memories.