National Safe Boating Week will be held from May 22-28, 2021, 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 of their boating adventure by being responsible.
Join us in sharing these boating safety messages each day of National Safe Boating Week!
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