Tag: safe boating

The Boating Safety Seven
This spring, remember the boating safety seven! These are seven simple tips that serve as a helpful reminder to always boat safe while recreating on the water.
FREE Online Training: Boat On Course
Are you ready to get on the water but need a few refresher tips before heading out? National Safe Boating Council's Boat on Course video series was created with boaters like YOU in mind!
Largest Library of FREE Boating Safety Resources
The Safe Boating Campaign, a worldwide effort focused on responsible boating led by the National Safe Boating Council, has the largest online library of FREE resources to encourage new and experienced boaters to choose to boat responsibly. Whether you’re planning outreach for the remainder of the year or getting a…
Partner Profile: Boat Safe Great Lakes
Recently, we interviewed Captain Jon Meyer with Boat Safe Chicago and Boat Safe Great Lakes to learn more about his safe boating efforts.
Watch NSBConTV!
Have you checked out America's Boating Channel? This is a FREE smart TV option featuring all of your favorite boating content - including NSBC videos, cooking shows, classic boating TV shows and movies, and more - available to stream completely for FREE!
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Boating + Carbon Monoxide Dangers
What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. It is produced when a carbon-based fuel—such as gasoline, propane, charcoal, or oil—burns. Sources on your boat may include engines, gas generators, cooking ranges, space and water heaters. Why is it so dangerous? Carbon monoxide (CO)…
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…
Safety Reminders for Labor Day
Many boaters will be on the water this three-day Labor Day weekend. The Safe Boating Campaign, a program of the National Safe Boating Council, reminds all boaters of key tips to prevent a boating accident – always wear a life jacket, never boat under the influence, be alert and aware…
North American Safe Boating Campaign Reminds Boaters to Boat Responsibly Labor Day Weekend
Labor Day marks the last big summer hurrah for many people, with boaters enjoying beautiful waterways with families and friends. However, a fun day on the water could go wrong in an instant. “My friend Conner and I were thrown from our boat due to a hydraulic steering part failure,…