Tag: boating safety

National Boating Safety Advisory Committee appoints new members

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the appointment of 20 individuals to serve as members of the National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (NBSAC).

U.S. Coast Guard releases National Recreational Boating Safety Survey results

The U.S. Coast Guard is announcing the release of the National Recreational Boating Safety Survey for 2018. The Survey, which was mailed to over a quarter-million Americans, produced scientific estimates about characteristics […]

This just in: Results from 2019 Operation Dry Water

The Coast Guard Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety is sharing the latest results from 2019’s Operation Dry Water, a nationwide awareness and enforcement campaign to deter boating under the influence.

5/3/2019: Stay “face up” – Try on your lifejacket in a controlled water environment to ensure proper fit

The Coast Guard recommends everyone try on their lifejacket in a controlled water environment to ensure proper fit and performance on their body. All Coast Guard approved lifejackets meet industry standards and Coast Guard requirements for construction, performance, and manufacturing. However, the only way to ensure proper fit and performance on an individual is to try it on in the water.

3/1/2018: National Marine Manufacturers Association honors Coast Guard employee with 2018 Charles Chapman Award

The Charles Chapman Award honors individuals or groups within the marine industry who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of boating for the benefit of the recreational boating industry and boating public.

3/22/2016: National Boating Safety Advisory Council public meeting

The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will hold public meeting to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety.

3/22/2016: National Boating Safety Advisory Council vacancies

The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council to advise the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters.

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