No one thinks twice these days about drinking and driving – why should drinking and boating be any different? As the weather warms and boating season kicks off, every boater needs to know and understand the risks of consuming alcohol while boating.
Tag: Safe Boating Week
Why should you take the time to prepare a float plan? The answer is simple… there are just too many facts that need to be accurately remembered and ultimately conveyed in an emergency situation.
“If you’re going to be boating, always wear your lifejacket and require the same of all your passengers,” said Joe Carro, a Coast Guard boating safety specialist. “Life jackets save lives.”
Coast Guard active duty members and civilian employees get their final instructions before activating their inflatable life jackets for Inflatable Life Jacket World Record Day in front of Coast Guard Headquarters. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers) Earlier today, Coast Guard headquarters personnel participated in Ready, Set, Inflate – a
Thousands are expected to simultaneously inflate life jackets across North America on May 20 at 11 a.m. in an effort to set a world record and raise awareness of Safe Boating Week 2010. Ready, Set, Inflate is a joint effort by the National Safe Boating Council and the Canadian Safe Boating Council. (Full disclosure: NSBC