February 23, 2024
Recently, we interviewed Captain Jon Meyer with Boat Safe Chicago and Boat Safe Great Lakes to learn more about his safe boating efforts.
February 8, 2024
Make sure to stop by and meet Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel at the 2024 International Boating and Water Safety Summit! IBWSS will be held April 8-11 in Albuquerque, NM.
January 29, 2024
This blog series continues to celebrate the efforts and impact of our Safe Boating Campaign partners around the world. Recently we interviewed Safe Boating Campaign partner Captain Sarah Lawrence, owner of Chesapeake Boating Academy, to learn more about her team’s safe boating outreach efforts. Chesapeake Boating Academy was established to…
September 7, 2021
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.”
August 30, 2021
Each year, Safe Boating Campaign partners around the world work together towards one goal of helping create a safe boating experience for all boaters. Partners serve and educate their local communities by hosting events, safety trainings, and other various outreach programs and efforts. Theresa DaBiere-Craig and her team at the Sean Craig Memorial Fund are some of those special partners who deserve recognition for their outstanding work this summer in reaching their community in upstate New York.
January 26, 2021
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners. The Vava’u Volunteer Maritime Response Association (VVMRA) is an incorporated society of the Kingdom of Tonga that assists the Ministry of Police with Search and Rescue Operations. They also handle requests for marine assistance, provide VHF radio watch, and promote water safety education in their community year-round.
August 15, 2020
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners. The Alaska Office of Boating Safety’s Kids Don’t Float Life Jacket Loaner Board Program started in 1996 in Homer, Alaska and now extends to many far corners of the state. These loaner…
August 8, 2020
This blog post is part of a series celebrating the great work of our Safe Boating Campaign partners. Since 2008, the Sea Tow Foundation has distributed thousands of life jackets to local businesses and organizations in order to help recreational boaters stay safe while having fun on the water. The…
July 6, 2020
For many of us, summer is the best time of year because it means fun times on the water with family and friends. This summer can be just as enjoyable, even during COVID-19, if everyone takes a few simple safety measures. As communities gradually begin re-opening and boaters take to…
August 21, 2019
To support the Safe Boating Campaign, Patrick Kilby, Current Boating Education’s program director, incorporates boating safety and life jacket wear messaging into each training.