Make sure you check the weather before you leave the dock, have foul weather gear just in case, be sure your boat is sea worthy, you have navigation skills, you have updated fishing equipment, you have the right bait for what you are trying to catch, have an icy and secure hold to put your catch in, plot a safe return.
I'm a mature man of 65. POF won't let me change the age listed on my profile. It took me longer to finally "get it" than some. I'm a single homeowner fishing to meet that one special lady. I hope you find what you are looking for and deserve. In fact you can stop right here and check a brotha out.....smile