As summer approaches and more people are enjoying America's waterways, TV personality Al Roker is reminding you to boat responsibly.
The U.S. Coast Guard announced that they have awarded 24 competitive grants totaling more than $4.8 million for recreational boating safety initiatives.
Mustang Survival has recalled the MRD100/MRD101 Rescue Stick.
There is an update for more information regarding the follow Items: Release of Propeller Guard Test Procedure Report; Bare Hulls; What Are They; Kit Boat Manufacturers and Coast Guard Safety Standards and Regulations; Sale of Foreign-Built Boats by Importers; Recreational Boat Factory Visit Program; Coast Guard Manufacturer Identification Code Database; Websites of Note and Recalls.
Currently the National Vessel Documentation Center (NVDC) is operating with an approximate 4 month backlog on Recreational Vessel Initial and Reissue/Exchanged Certificate of Documentation.
On the water, safety is priority number one. As part of their preparations, boaters need to make sure that they have the latest NOAA nautical charting calendar on hand to avoid groundings or accidents while navigating along the coast. With modern technological advancements, obtaining the
latest charting calendar is easier and more important than ever.
This plan presents the key performance goals of the program: to reduce fatalities and injuries via eleven objectives and strategies within each objective judged necessary to attain these goals
Members of the press, boating safety specialists and advocates, and the general public are invited to utilize any and all of the media and marketing materials in this section.
The U.S. Coast Guard has provided the Image Library as a resource tool for boating safety specialists, advocates and the general public.
The U.S. Coast Guard has provided the Video Library as a resource tool for boating safety specialists, advocates and the general public.
The U.S. Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division (CG-BSX-2) is dedicated to reducing loss of life, injuries, and property damage that occur on U.S. waterways by improving the knowledge, skills, and abilities of recreational boaters.
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Last Modified Thursday April 10, 2014