Safe Boating Campaign 2022 Worldwide Events

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At its heart, the Safe Boating Campaign is a grassroots effort that collaborates with partners around the world to share about safe boating in their local communities through events, social media, workshops, and more.

Safety on the water is everyone’s responsibility. We are thankful for each partner for their support in building a generation of responsible boaters. Join us in celebrating these 2022 events and follow us on social media (@BoatingCampaign).

For organizations, learn more and become a partner.

For individuals, find partners in your local community and support their outreach efforts.

Worldwide Events

Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day | May 20, 2022: Hosted by the National Safe Boating Council, this annual event is a fun, educational way to heighten life jacket awareness and highlight the various styles just prior to the official launch of the Safe Boating Campaign. Anyone can join in this fun event! Wear your life jacket at work – whether that’s home, the office, in a suit, or in your jammies – and snap a picture! Share on social media with the hashtags #wearyourlifejacketatworkday #safeboating. Be sure to tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @BoatingCampaign.

National Safe Boating Week | May 21-27, 2022: The Safe Boating Campaign kicks off the weekend before Memorial Day with National Safe Boating Week and continues throughout the year with various events and activities. Find partners in your local community who support the Safe Boating Campaign and learn how you can get involved in outreach events. Remember, any time you’re boating, set the example for others and always wear a life jacket and boat responsibly. Follow us on social media @BoatingCampaign throughout the week for tips, contests, and more!

Ready, Set, Wear It | Dates Vary by Local Partners: Previously only offered on select dates throughout the summer, Ready, Set, Wear It is now implemented by campaign partners on various dates throughout the summer boating season. This family-friendly event teaches boaters about the importance of always wearing a life jacket, along with helpful care and maintenance information. With a bit of fun along the way! This may be a standalone event or incorporated into other local outreach efforts. #readysetwearit