It’s National Safe Boating Week – May 22-28, 2021! This observance week is the annual kick-off of the Safe Boating Campaign, a global awareness effort that encourages boaters to make the most of their boating adventure by being responsible. It’s a great opportunity to remind all boaters to brush up on boating safety skills and prepare for the boating season.
Join us in sharing these boating safety messages:
May 22 (Image | Infographic): Brush up on boating skills with an online course and make sure your boat has all essential gear. #safeboating
May 23 (Image | Infographic): Heading out on the water? Make sure you wear a life jacket and have (and know how to use) other required boating gear. #safeboating
May 24 (Image | Infographic): Be sure everyone wears a U.S. Coast Guard approved, properly fitting life jacket while boating. For life jacket fit facts visit: https://safeboatingcampaign.com/life-jackets #safeboating
May 25 (Image | Infographic): There are many dangers to boating under the influence. Protect your life and others – never BUI! #safeboating #opdrywater #boatsober
May 26 (Image | Infographic): Check the latest weather forecast before you leave shore. Hop on over to weather.gov for the latest updates. #safeboating
May 27 (Image | Infographic): Did you know the environment may stress your body & mind enough to make the risk of an accident much greater while boating? #safeboating
May 28 (Image | Infographic): Always maintain a proper lookout and be aware of other boaters and the environment while boating. #safeboating
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