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Safe Boating Campaign’s Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day is Friday, May 17, 2024
Whether you’re working in the office, at home, in the air, or on the water, all boating enthusiasts can participate in Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day on Friday, May 17, 2024. This fun day is part of the Safe Boating Campaign, a global awareness effort that encourages boaters to make the most of their boating adventure by being responsible.
Plan Now for Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day: May 17
We encourage all boaters to participate in Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day on May 17, 2024, the day before National Safe Boating Week. No matter where boaters are working, they can join in the fun by wearing their life jacket and posting creative pictures on social media for…
Register as a Safe Boating Campaign 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…
Staying Afloat: The Vital Role of Life Jackets
It's always encouraging to see the next generation of boaters take a hold of the safe boating message and run with it! Check out this article written by West Ottawan student writer, Anne Uzelac.
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…
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2020 Safe Boating Campaign Launches with Wear Your Life Jacket to Work (or Home) Day
The National Safe Boating Council encourages all boaters to participate in Wear Your Life Jacket to Work (or Home) Day on May 15, 2020, the launch of the 2020 Safe Boating Campaign. No matter where boaters are safely working, they can join in the fun by wearing their life jacket…
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.
New Life Jacket Labels
Boaters love their gear, and most boaters have their favorite life jacket. As we head into boating season, it’s time to inspect and test our gear before we hit the water.
Holiday Gift Ideas for Boaters
Looking for ideas on what to get for the boater in your life for the holidays? We gotcha covered. For more ideas, check out these gift guides from Overton’s, Orvis, REI, and West Marine. Life Jacket: Having a life jacket for any water activity has you prepared to have the…
Top 5 Reasons to Wear a Life Jacket
We’ve heard just about every excuse not to wear a life jacket. Here are the most common excuses with the top five reasons to wear a life jacket. 1. “I have life jackets on board.” Having life jackets on board the vessel is not enough. Accidents happen too fast to…

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