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New Fire Extinguisher Regulations
Beginning April 20, new U.S. Coast Guard regulations change extinguisher expiration dates and the minimum classification of fire extinguishers carried aboard newer boats.
Tips for Safe Cold-Weather Fishing
Many anglers enjoy spending a bright, sunny day on the water in the winter and early spring. It’s peaceful and quiet, and you may just get your best catch of the year. What looks like a perfect day can quickly become hazardous if you end up in frigid waters, so…
Get Ready for Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day 2022
Join us on May 21, 2021 for Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day! This fun holiday promotes life jacket awareness and use. There are many different comfortable options that work for your boating activity of choice – hunting, fishing, paddling, or boating!
Tips to Winterize Your Boat
Winter is coming fast – and, with that, you’ll need to winterize your boat before freezing temperatures come.
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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…
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!

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