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 has released it's annual reported of recreational boating accidents. These statistics are derived from accident reports that are filed by the owners / operators of recreational vessels involved in accidents in all fifty states, five U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
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.
A search engine that allows you to produce downloadable tables and charts using national and local accident data.
The Coast Guard has become aware of certain Mustang Survival Inflatable PFDs with Hammar MA1
hydrostatic (HIT) inflation systems which may not inflate and require a new re-arm kit to properly
inflate by manual or automatic activation.
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 Wednesday March 20, 2013