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Holiday Gift Ideas for Boaters
Looking for ideas on what to get for the boater in your life for the holidays? We gotcha covered. For more ideas, check out these gift guides from Overton’s, Orvis, REI, and West Marine. Life Jacket: Having a life jacket for any water activity has you prepared to have the…
Boat + Gear Storage Tips
It is important to perform some maintenance before storing your boat and boating gear for winter.
Safe Boating Campaign Challenges Boaters to ‘Wear It Out’ to Win a Prize
The Safe Boating Campaign encourages boaters to snap a picture to share how they Wear It Out and tag the campaign on social media.
Partner Profile: Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners! We interviewed Stephanie Hussey with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) to learn about their boating and life jacket safety efforts. RBFF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase…
Partner Profile: Sea Scout Ship 41
The Safe Boating Campaign is proud to partner with Sea Scout Ship Intrepid (41) in Bay Village, Ohio. Youth from the Greater Cleveland area are involved with Sea Scout Ship 41, a proud member of the Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts of America (BSA). In this post, we learned more about…
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Safety Reminders for Labor Day
Many boaters will be on the water this three-day Labor Day weekend. The Safe Boating Campaign, a program of the National Safe Boating Council, reminds all boaters of key tips to prevent a boating accident – always wear a life jacket, never boat under the influence, be alert and aware…
Get the Facts: Recreational Boating
The following figures are from the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2018 Recreational Boating Statistics, the latest record of reported boating accidents in the U.S. In 2018, the Coast Guard counted 4,145 accidents that involved 633 deaths, 2,511 injuries and approximately $46 million dollars of damage to property as a result of…
Partner Profile: Current Boating Education
To support the Safe Boating Campaign, Patrick Kilby, Current Boating Education’s program director, incorporates boating safety and life jacket wear messaging into each training.
New Social Change Initiative from the Safe Boating Campaign: Wear It Out
“Wear It Out” is part of the Safe Boating Campaign, an annual worldwide effort focused on responsible boating.
Partner Profile: Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners. Watch the latest video PSA from Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries and Virginia Conservation Police. As K9 Officer Bailey says, “Wear it!” Learn more about Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

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