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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…
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…
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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…
More than 5,600 participated in #RSWI2018
More than 5,600 people around the world participated in Ready, Set, Wear It events during the 2019 summer boating season! Boaters gathered at family-friendly events around the world to inflate their own inflatable life jacket or to wear an inherently buoyant life jacket, helping to heighten awareness of boating safety…
Ready, Set, Wear It planning checklist
Use this helpful checklist as you plan your Ready, Set, Wear It event! Find more resources at www.safeboatingcampaign.com, and join the discussion on social media with hashtags #RSWI2018 and #safeboating. PLAN: Determine the date, location and intended audience. Suggested locations are marinas, launch ramps, retail stores, parks, community festivals, and…
Don’t miss these 2018 Safe Boating Campaign events
Lots of fun events planned for the 2018 summer boating season! Join the Safe Boating Campaign in promoting boating and life jacket safety to boaters around the world. Resources for these events and more available at www.safeboatingcampaign.com/resources. May 18: Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day Wear your life jacket, snap…
Wear It! Urges Boaters to Have the Right Life Jacket for High-Boating Traffic Fourth of July
The Fourth of July holiday is the highest boating traffic weekend of the summer. The annual Wear It! boating safety campaign is urging boaters to make sure they have the right life jacket before they hit the water. “Life jackets are designed for a boater’s recreational water activity – from…

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