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Fourth of July Boating Safety Information
The best boating experience is a safe boating experience. The Fourth of July is one of the busiest weekends for boating. Do your part and be responsible in the water. The Safe Boating Campaign offers these safety tips for safely enjoying the Memorial holiday: Wear a life jacket. Make sure…
Take the Pledge. Real Boaters Wear It.
Recreational boating and water activities are enjoyed by millions of Americans each year. Boating safety advocates recommend all boaters and passengers not only have a life jacket, but wear it at all times while boating. Regardless of your age or experience level, the data shows the life jackets save lives.…
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…
May 15 is Wear Your Life Jacket to Work (or Home) Day
Please follow state and local public health guidance if you are recreating on the water during this time. Remember, we’re all in this together. Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day We can’t wait to see photos of your smiling faces tomorrow, May 15, for Wear Your Life Jacket to…
Boating and Water Safety Media Best Practices
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…
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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.
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…
#RSWI2020 Here’s What’s Happening
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…

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