Resources

All Safe Boating Campaign resources are available for free to support local boating safety outreach efforts.

Worldwide Events

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day: May 16, 2020

National Safe Boating Week: May 16-22, 2020

Ready, Set, Wear It: Dates Vary by Local Partners

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2019 Resource Kit

Questions? Email Yvonne Pentz

Fact Sheets

Boating safety advocates recommend that all boaters and passengers not only have a life jacket, but wear it at all times while boating. These fact sheets share important information about life jackets along with more boating safety tips.

Research

An annual survey of recreational boaters found the Safe Boating Campaign continues to have a positive impact on boater behavior, specifically the impact on life jacket wear, attitudes and safety behavior of boaters.

Social Media

The Safe Boating Campaign has a variety of images and infographics as part of this resource library to accompany these suggested social media posts. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

  • General hashtag: #safeboating
  • Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day: #lifejacket2work
  • National Safe Boating Week: #safeboatingweek
  • Ready, Set, Wear It: #RSWI2019

Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is May 17, 2019. Wear your life jacket, snap a picture while at work and share on social media with the hashtags #lifejacket2work and #safeboating.

Hosted by the National Safe Boating Council, this annual event is a fun, educational way to heighten life jacket awareness and highlight the various styles just prior to the official launch of the Safe Boating Campaign.

Ready, Set, Wear It

Ready, Set, Wear It is hosted by boating safety advocates around the world to share about the importance of always wearing a life jacket. It may be a standalone event or incorporated into other local outreach efforts. It is celebrated throughout the summer on various dates. #RSWI2019

Additional Resources

Looking for more resources? Visit the National Safe Boating Council Online Store.