Whether you're brand new to boating or an old salt, sometimes it's a good idea (and hilarious) to see the mistakes other people are making on the water so we can better prepare ourselves to not make those same, and usually stupid, mistakes.

As part of our virtual 2021 boat show, we're putting together a series of different articles, most with videos included, to showcase all the different things you should know prior to heading out on the water in your brand new boat for the first time.

Whether you're getting a bow rider, a fishing boat, a pontoon or a big ol' cuddy, the clips in this video are sure to make you laugh, but also think about common sense safety aboard your own watercraft.

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