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!
Fall Fishing Safety Tips
Whether you’re fishing from a boat or shore, safety tips from the Safe Boating Campaign.
Do’s and Don’ts of Cold Water Boating
Cold-water immersion is the cause of many boating-related fatalities. The danger increases as water temperature decreases below normal body temperature (98.6° F). Dos and Don’ts of Cold Water Boating • Do make sure everyone is wearing a life jacket. Even experienced swimmers will experience shock within one minute in the…
National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27, 2022
National Safe Boating Week will be held from May 21-27, 2022, 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…
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Cleaning and Storing Life Jackets
Manufacturer’s recommendations from the Life Jacket Association for cleaning and storing your life jacket or personal flotation device (PFD): Inflatable life jacket: Hand wash or sponge down in warm, soapy water, taking care not to submerge the inflator. Rinse your PFD with clean water and hang to dry on a…
Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day is May 20, 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!
Safe Boating Campaign 2022 Worldwide Events
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…
Partner Profile: Jeff Moag, Water Sports Foundation
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the remarkable work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners! We interviewed Jeff Moag with the Water Sports Foundation (WSF) to learn about their boating and life jacket safety efforts. WSF is the non-profit extension of the Water Sports Industry Association founded on the premise that “a safer boating culture saves lives and that more should be done to reduce senseless boating casualties.”
Tips for Boaters this Labor Day Weekend
The Safe Boating Campaign, a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating led by the National Safe Boating Council, shares key tips for boaters to responsibly enjoy the high boating-traffic Labor Day weekend.

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