Tag: safe boating campaign
May 19, 2020
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…
May 5, 2020
Recreational boating and water activities are enjoyed by millions of Americans each year. To encourage growth in recreational boating and water activities, the Safe Boating Campaign recommends these boating and water safety media best practices to support a culture of safety and encourage those enjoying the water to have the…
April 27, 2020
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.
April 23, 2020
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.
March 29, 2020
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…
March 25, 2020
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…
February 1, 2020
Ready, Set, Wear It Life Jacket Events teach boaters about the importance of always wearing a life jacket, along with helpful care and maintenance information. With a bit of fun along the way! These events are hosted by Safe Boating Campaign partners around the world. Find an event or register…
January 15, 2020
Are you looking for recreational boating educational resources? Look no further than the Safe Boating Campaign resources. Communication efforts strive to enforce that responsible boating is fun and encourage more people to get out on the water with important safety tips such as always wearing a life jacket, never boating…
September 28, 2019
It is important to perform some maintenance before storing your boat and boating gear for winter.
September 24, 2019
The Safe Boating Campaign encourages boaters to snap a picture to share how they Wear It Out and tag the campaign on social media.