MIAMI (CBSMiami) – There are so many things to do in South Florida including enjoying a day on the water. But it’s important to stay safe while boating and having the right equipment on board is key.READ MORE: Florida Town Makes Money Magazine's 50 'Best Places To Live' List
CBS4 Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer says that means having a marine GPS which provides your position through a latitude and longitude.READ MORE: Rashaun Jones Pleads Not Guilty In Murder Of Former Hurricanes Teammate Bryan Pata
Having a latitude and longitude is critical information in case you need to be rescued.
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