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National Safe Boating Week Impact on Recreational Boaters
On behalf of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, the National Safe Boating Council is extremely proud of each of you for your support during National Safe Boating Week, held from May 20-26, 2017! This annual boating safety effort reached boaters around the world with safe boating messages on social…
Ready, Set, Wear It! Results Coming Soon
Thousands participated worldwide in Ready, Set, Wear It! A Life Jacket World Record Day, organized by the North American Safe Boating Campaign. This event is part of the campaign’s efforts to promote boating safety and voluntary, consistent wear of life jackets while boating. From marinas to in-store events, Ready, Set, Wear It! took…
Boating Safety Advocates Across North America Promote Safe and Responsible Boating During National Safe Boating Week
What looks like a perfect day for boating can quickly become hazardous if someone ends up in the water. Boating safety advocates across the United States and Canada have teamed up to promote safe and responsible boating – including consistent life jacket wear every time boaters are on the water…
2017 North American Safe Boating Campaign Kicks Off This Month: Events, Social Media, and More
We’re excited about the 2017 North American Safe Boating Campaign kick off with Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day, Ready, Set, Wear It! and National Safe Boating Week just two weeks away! Thank you to all our new and returning partners as we continue sharing the importance of responsible boating,…
Spread Safe Boating Through the 2017 Grassroots Outreach Program!
As part of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, the National Safe Boating Council is offering resources to state agencies, organizations, and other groups to help promote the campaign in their communities. The North American Safe Boating Campaign and this project support are produced under a grant from the Sports…
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Have the Right Life Jacket?
Today’s life jackets come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and materials. No matter which life jacket you choose, it should be U.S. Coast Guard approved and right for you, the water activity, and the water conditions you expect to encounter. “Life jackets are designed for a boater’s recreational…
Safe Boating Brochures Offered for Free!
Free Safe Boating Resources Available! As part of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) is offering FREE resources to state agencies, organizations, and individuals to help promote safe boating in their communities. Currently, the NSBC is offering over 20 free resources such as brochures, DVDs, pamphlets, decals, stickers, and more! There are two new…
How to Impact Safe Boating this Winter with $1,000 Grassroots Funding
As part of the North American Safe Boating Campaign, the National Safe Boating Council is offering resources to state agencies, organizations, and other groups to help promote the campaign in their communities. The North American Safe Boating Campaign and this project support are produced under a grant from the Sports…
2016 North American Safe Boating Campaign Awareness Survey
We’re excited to share the results for our annual North American Safe Boating Campaign Awareness Survey, conducted by Paul Werth Associates. The survey goals were to determine the campaign’s effectiveness, specifically the impact on life jacket wear, attitudes and safety behavior of boaters. Thanks to the support of trained volunteers…
Finalist in Platinum PR Awards!
On October 19, 2016, the National Safe Boating Council and Paul Werth Associates attended the Platinum PR Awards Luncheon in New York. The North American Safe Boating Campaign was recognized in the Research & Measurement category for the efforts to collect data about boaters’ behaviors as it relates to life…

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