Boaters needed to step up safety in the fall

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It's hard being a boater in the fall. Most of your friends on the water are gone, the days shorter, the waters colder.

However, the lack of crowds or better wind in the sails is still appealing to many boaters, anglers and sailors, but safety must be stepped up, says the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water. What makes the risk go up and what can you do?

Click here to read five ways you can easily get in trouble this time of the year.