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Tips to Winterize Your Boat
Winter is coming fast – and, with that, you’ll need to winterize your boat before freezing temperatures come.
Become a Campaign Partner
At its heart, the Safe Boating Campaign is a grassroots effort that collaborates with partners to share about safe boating in their local communities through events, social media, workshops, and more.
What Life Jacket is Best for Me
The best life jacket is the one you will wear. It’s hard to have fun if you’re wearing something uncomfortable – luckily, life jackets can be and ARE comfortable! There are many different life jacket styles based on boating activity. Whether you’re powerboating, whitewater paddling, fishing from a boat, or…
Life Jacket Label
You will see a new label on life jackets in store. What does that mean for you? It does not make your old life jacket obsolete! The most important rule to remember – check your life jacket every year to make sure it still floats you, has no rips or…
Become a Partner
The Safe Boating Campaign is a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating led by the National Safe Boating Council with support from boating safety advocates around the world. At its heart, the Safe Boating Campaign is a grassroots effort that collaborates with partners to share about safe boating in their…
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Use an Engine Cut-Off Switch
Always use an engine cut-off switch on a powerboat. It's the law.
Partner Profile: America’s Boating Club
The Safe Boating Campaign partners were hard at work this past year, especially America’s Boating Club!
Fall Fishing Safety Tips
Whether you’re fishing from a boat or shore, safety tips from the Safe Boating Campaign.
Do’s and Don’ts of Cold Water Boating
Cold-water immersion is the cause of many boating-related fatalities. The danger increases as water temperature decreases below normal body temperature (98.6° F). Dos and Don’ts of Cold Water Boating • Do make sure everyone is wearing a life jacket. Even experienced swimmers will experience shock within one minute in the…
National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27, 2022
National Safe Boating Week will be held from May 21-27, 2022, reminding all boaters to brush up on boating safety skills and prepare for the boating season. This observance week is the annual kick-off of the Safe Boating Campaign, a global awareness effort that encourages boaters to make the most…

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