January 26, 2021
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners. The Vava’u Volunteer Maritime Response Association (VVMRA) is an incorporated society of the Kingdom of Tonga that assists the Ministry of Police with Search and Rescue Operations. They also handle requests for marine assistance, provide VHF radio watch, and promote water safety education in their community year-round.
November 5, 2020
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). For more information on boating in cold water, visit coldwaterbootcampusa.org. Dos and Don’ts of Cold-Water Boating • Do make sure everyone is wearing a life jacket. Even experienced…
October 23, 2020
Many are out this fall hunting and fishing. Are you using a boat to hunt or fish? Please obey all boating laws and follow all safe boating or paddling practices.
October 15, 2020
In many communities, boating continues during the cooler months. This FREE partner toolkit from the Safe Boating Campaign provides responsible boating tips, social distancing talking points, social media images and posts, template letter-to-the-editor, images and more. And, don’t miss out on the camo Wear It logo! Fall/Winter Partner Toolkit
October 1, 2020
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Safe Boating Campaign partner! Each campaign partner is unique in how they lead efforts in their local community to encourage responsible boating. Following are a few ways you can get started as a Safe Boating Campaign partner. We encourage you to use…
September 23, 2020
Here are our tips that could save you time, money, and maybe a pesky headache when you’re ready to take the boat out next season! It is important to perform some maintenance before storing your boat and boating gear for winter. Boat Storage Boat battery. Remove your battery and store it…
September 16, 2020
New animated videos are available from the Safe Boating Campaign! Watch the playlist on Facebook, view on Vimeo, or watch on YouTube.
September 15, 2020
Fall is one of the best times to go boating. As families continue to social distance, many predict the increase in boaters on the water will continue through the fall. Here are some ways you can enjoy boating safely this fall. 1. Fishing and hunting. Fall is one of the…
August 25, 2020
Safe Boating Campaign Shares Safety Reminders for Labor Day Weekend MANASSAS, Va. (AUGUST 25, 2020) – As the official end of summer approaches with Labor Day weekend, the Safe Boating Campaign, a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating, reminds boaters to follow safety guidelines, always wear a life jacket and…
August 15, 2020
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners. The Alaska Office of Boating Safety’s Kids Don’t Float Life Jacket Loaner Board Program started in 1996 in Homer, Alaska and now extends to many far corners of the state. These loaner…