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Be Prepared for Cold Weather Boating
When 51-year-old John Stravalle of Newburgh, NY headed out to go fishing on an early evening in January in Lackawaxen, PA, he never thought he’d find himself fighting for his life in 33-degree water. After attempting to retrieve his anchor he fell overboard from his canoe, and began the difficult…
2018 Planning Update
Thank you for your continued support of the Safe Boating Campaign! We’re hard at work on the new brand for the 2018 boating season, and can’t wait to share it with you. A few updates: Be sure to update your email address book to receive updates from the National Safe…
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,…
Hunters and Anglers Urged to Wear a Life Jacket: You Never Know When You May Need It
Manassas, VA (September 28, 2016) – Fall hunting season is well underway and the winter season is just around the corner. More hunters and anglers are on the water, putting themselves in potential danger if they don’t use common sense precautions. The National Safe Boating Council, a lead organization of…
Wear It! and Legendary Pro Angler Shaw Grigsby Remind Boaters to Stay Safe this Labor Day
Shaw Grigsby – Pro Angler Many boaters will hit the water this Labor Day weekend to enjoy the last holiday weekend of summer. Shaw Grigsby, legendary pro angler and spokesperson for the Wear It! annual boating safety campaign, reminds boaters to take a few extra minutes to make sure everyone…
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