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Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Safety Information
The Memorial Day weekend holiday is the unofficial kick-off of the summer boating season. The National Safe Boating Council, a lead organization of the Safe Boating Campaign, encourages boaters to be responsible at all times while on the water. “In many areas, the water is open, however, it’s more important…
Maryland Teen Leads Life Jacket Collection Campaign
In times of tragedy, we often see the best elements of human nature prevail. This was the case in Maryland, where local teen, Parker Diez, started a campaign to collect donated life jackets. Growing up on the water and boating most of this life, Parker began seeing an increase in…
Boating and Social Distancing Tips for National Safe Boating Week
For the annual celebration of National Safe Boating Week, held May 16-22, 2020, the National Safe Boating Council recommends boaters follow local guidance for social distancing and outdoor recreation.
Fishing and Boating Access
Get the latest fishing and boating updates from your state on COVID-19 using this tool from our friends at Take Me Fishing™. Click on a state to find out everything you need to know about the latest updates, changes, closures, and more for fishing and boating related activities. We encourage…
Tips for Navigating Social Distancing + Boating
COVID-19 is forcing everyone to navigate uncharted waters, including boaters. Many people are wondering if they can go boating, who they can boat with, and where they can go once they leave the dock. In many areas, the water is open, however, it’s more important than ever that boaters are…
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COVID-19: Cleaning and Storing Your Life Jacket
If you think your life jacket has been exposed to a virus, clean as recommended by the manufacturer and then let dry in warm, low humidity environment for at least 72 hours before reuse. Manufacturer’s recommendations from the Life Jacket Association for cleaning your life jacket or personal flotation device…
Safe Boating Campaign & COVID-19
Dear Safe Boating Campaign Partners, With the ongoing coverage surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, our top priority is to keep our Safe Boating Campaign partners around the world safe. Historically the NSBC has developed resources for partners around the world to use in their local grassroots efforts and encouraged local participation…
Partner Profile: Sea Scout Ship 41
The Safe Boating Campaign is proud to partner with Sea Scout Ship Intrepid (41) in Bay Village, Ohio. Youth from the Greater Cleveland area are involved with Sea Scout Ship 41, a proud member of the Sea Scouts, Boy Scouts of America (BSA). In this post, we learned more about…