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Now available – 2019 Boating Safety Calendar
The Safe Boating Campaign’s 2019 Boating Safety Calendar is now available! This calendar is a helpful guide for communications and public outreach opportunities – includes a month-by-month guide of boating safety topics and events. Download the 2019 Boating Safety Calendar on the Resources page. Original artwork is available by request…
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…
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! 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…
A World Record Event With a Lifesaving Message: Wear It!
Thank you to everyone who was involved in this year’s Ready, Set, Wear It! Life Jacket World Record Day! The National Safe Boating Council is inspired to know so many dedicated individuals around the world are committed to making recreational boating safer. More than 36,784 people have participated in the event since 2010…
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Boating Safety, Life Jackets, Top Priority of National Safe Boating Week
Manassas, VA (May 16, 2016) – Boating safety advocates across the United States and Canada have teamed up to promote safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear during recreational water activities, during National Safe Boating Week to be held from May 21-27, 2016.   National Safe Boating Week…
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…
National Safe Boating Week, May 21-27, Kicks Off with Reminder for Boaters to Always ‘Wear It!’
Wearing a life jacket is the simplest life-saving strategy for safe boating Manassas, VA – Boating safety advocates across the U.S. and Canada have teamed up to promote safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear every time boaters are on the water, during National Safe Boating Week, held…
National Safe Boating Council Receives National Awards for Wear It! Campaign
It has been an exciting year for the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) and agency partner Paul Werth Associates, who recently clinched national awards for its integrated communications efforts on behalf of the North American Safe Boating Campaign. This yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary…
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…

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