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Top 5 Reasons to Wear a Life Jacket
We’ve heard just about every excuse not to wear a life jacket. Here are the most common excuses with the top five reasons to wear a life jacket. 1. “I have life jackets on board.” Having life jackets on board the vessel is not enough. Accidents happen too fast to…
More than 5,600 participated in #RSWI2018
More than 5,600 people around the world participated in Ready, Set, Wear It events during the 2019 summer boating season! Boaters gathered at family-friendly events around the world to inflate their own inflatable life jacket or to wear an inherently buoyant life jacket, helping to heighten awareness of boating safety…
Ready, Set, Wear It planning checklist
Use this helpful checklist as you plan your Ready, Set, Wear It event! Find more resources at www.safeboatingcampaign.com, and join the discussion on social media with hashtags #RSWI2018 and #safeboating. PLAN: Determine the date, location and intended audience. Suggested locations are marinas, launch ramps, retail stores, parks, community festivals, and…
Don’t miss these 2018 Safe Boating Campaign events
Lots of fun events planned for the 2018 summer boating season! Join the Safe Boating Campaign in promoting boating and life jacket safety to boaters around the world. Resources for these events and more available at www.safeboatingcampaign.com/resources. May 18: Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day Wear your life jacket, snap…
Wear It! Urges Boaters to Have the Right Life Jacket for High-Boating Traffic Fourth of July
The Fourth of July holiday is the highest boating traffic weekend of the summer. The annual Wear It! boating safety campaign is urging boaters to make sure they have the right life jacket before they hit the water. “Life jackets are designed for a boater’s recreational water activity – from…
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Boating Enthusiasts Attempt to Set Life Jacket World Record
Manassas, VA (May 10, 2016) – Boating enthusiasts will team up around the globe to heighten awareness of different life jacket styles, including inflatable and inherently buoyant life jackets, for Ready, Set, Wear It! Life Jacket World Record Day on May 21, 2016. The National Safe Boating Council and Canadian…
Wear It! Shares Safety Tips for Spring Boating
Manassas, VA (March 21, 2016) – Many people enjoy recreational boating and fishing in the spring. Yet, what looks like a perfect day can quickly become hazardous if you end up in frigid water. The annual Wear It! boating safety campaign reminds spring boaters to take extra precautions. “Situations on…