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Article Repository (Boating Safety Articles)

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The U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Division is making the following articles available for publication inmagazines, newsletters, and club publications.

Boating safety advocates may publish this material in whole or in part without charge. We only request that alluses of this material be credited "Courtesy of the United States Coast Guard" and that language not be altered without Coast Guard permission.

To access and download each article, many with supporting photographs, simply click on the title.

Note that new titles will be added as they become available, so check back from time to time to see what's new.


Downloadable logos from the USCG Boating Safety Division, including "Boat Responsibly" logos, "Sport Fish Restoration" logos, and the U.S. Coast Guard Seal.


This section includes multiple promotional materials such as brochures, posters, inserts and Power Point presentations.

Photo Library

The U.S. Coast Guard has provided the Image Library as a resource tool for boating safety specialists, advocates and the general public.  All images therein are considered "public domain" and therefore, are free to be used for any educational or promotional purpose.  The Coast Guard’s sole request is that all users identify "U.S. Coast Guard" as the source of any and all images.

Downloadable photos to use in your internal publications or to accompany articles you might write about boating safety.

If you use any of these photos in a publication, on a web site, or as part of any other project, please consider using the following credit line:

* Photo Courtesy of The U.S. Coast Guard.

These photos may not be used to infer or imply U.S. Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety endorsement of any product, company, or position. Please do not distort or alter the images the photos portray.




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.




Videos are available as a QuickTime file or Windows Media Player file that can be viewed online or downloaded.


Radio PSA’s


Radio Public Service Announcements are availbile to download.