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Which 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…
Safe Boating with Kids
Remember these tips as you head out on the water a few more times before school is back in session: Expect the unexpected. Pack a change of clothes, have extra snacks and water, and don’t forget sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats. Clear expectations. Establish rules upfront and always practice safe boating…
Boat Fueling Safety Tips
Keep yourself, your passengers, and your boat safe during fueling with these tips: Secure boat to the dock Switch off engine Extinguish all open flames Do not use electrical switches No smoking Ports, hatches, and doors closed Make certain all passengers are ashore Determine quantity of fuel required and make…
Stock Up on Boating Outreach Resources
Now’s the time to stock up on your favorite outreach materials from the NSBC. Many items are already FREE. Shop NSBC for flyers, brochures, coloring books, and more — many resources are available for only the cost of shipping & handling! Safe Boating Campaign Box Set Safe Boating Campaign Flyer Box…
Safe Boating Campaign Featured on FOX Weather
Watch Hunter Bland share about the Safe Boating Campaign and his passion for boating safety with FOX Weather during the Fourth of July weekend.
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Boat Sober and Save Lives This Fourth of July Reminds the Safe Boating Campaign
The Safe Boating Campaign, a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating, reminds boaters to boat sober this Fourth of July. Boating under the influence, or BUI, is the leading contributing factor in recreational boater deaths, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
NSBC Launches New Resources for the Safe Boating Campaign
The Safe Boating Campaign, a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating led by the National Safe Boating Council, has the largest online library of FREE resources to encourage new and experienced boaters to choose to boat responsibly.
America’s Boating Channel Promotes National Safe Boating Week
Boating Safety Video Content Partners Will Be Featured Daily on Smart TV Raleigh, NC, 19 May 2023 – America’s Boating Channel™, the U.S. Coast Guard funded boating safety and boater education video service, produced by United States Power Squadrons® (USPS), will promote National Safe Boating Week (NSBW) on its new…
Share These Boating Safety Messages on Social Media
Join us in sharing these boating safety messages each day of National Safe Boating Week!
2023 National Safe Boating Week Offers Tips for All Boaters
National Safe Boating Week will be held from May 20-26, 2023, reminding all boaters to brush up on boating safety skills and prepare for the boating season.

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